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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for December 9, 2014

Still movin’, groovin’ and this morning it’s a rain dance. However, I’ve still brought you news:

News Across North Carolina for December 9

NC A&T’s struggling nursing program has three years to improve or else.

Winston-Salem and the Triangle are getting high-speed internet.

Rockingham County Schools has found several irregularities and issues in its most recent audit.

The Guilford County School Board has appointed a new representative in the District 1 seat vacated by new county commissioner Carlvena Foster.

Duke Energy plans to invest $500 million in solar energy.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will move their education facilities downtown due to a $100 million investment.

KeraNetics, a biotech firm, shows off its new space in the Winston-Salem Innovation Quarter.

How this Asheville company turns 40 tons of food waste into a profitable composting business.

New city rules in Asheville could quadruple housing density.

What all the new hotels in Asheville will look like when they are done.

A complete list of all the Western North Carolina breweries.

Conservative groups are planning a police support rally in Asheville.

More on the Charlotte Fire Department controversy, including the building at the center of it.

A senior leader with CATS, Charlotte’s transit system, will be taking on a post with the Federal Transit Administration.

American Airlines will be updating several planes and hubs, including Charlotte-Douglas Airport.

More reports are surfacing that the fish in Sutton Lake are contaminated.

Fayetteville City Council members will be busy this week, mediating issues with the Fayetteville public works commission and hearing from the public on tobacco shops and utility trailers.

Wake County Schools “bring-your-own-device” to school pilot program has started. Suspensions of students in the school system have also dropped by 45%.

While the mixed-use concept of Raleigh’s proposed Glenwood Place development is welcomed and in line with city goals, there are still major traffic issues to sort through.

And finally, this chronically ill Durham Public Schools student is able to attend classes virtually, through a movable, responsive robot.

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