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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for November 18, 2014

Happy Tuesday peeps! Don’t get cranking too fast until you check out the news you need to know for today:

News Across North Carolina for November 18, 2014

Greensboro has a co-working space now! Looking forward to checking this out in the coming days.

The NC Zoo’s Patches the Polar Bear has died. He was the oldest polar bear at the zoo.

The City of Greensboro could take over the International Civil Rights Center & Museum.

Several other state elections are now under recounts.

Southern Season, the popular Chapel-Hill based store, could bring a warehouse to Alamance County and the county’s thinking about giving them incentives to set up shop.

Rockingham County will give two international companies incentives to set up shop in the county.

The Dan River Basin Association went to the White House Office of Management and Budget in order to push for a federal classification of coal ash as hazardous waste. Lee County residents have spoken out against a coal ash storage proposal in their neck of the woods.

A zoning debate over several new apartments will go before the Greensboro City Council. Meanwhile over in Winston-Salem, Salem College is building its first apartment style dorm and it’s first dorm period since the 1960’s.

The Buncombe County Schools center for immigrant students now has a waiting list.

This popular outdoor store will debut two new store concepts in Asheville this week.

The City of Charlotte will decide in May if they will go to a “Pay as you Throw” system.

The first hotel in Eastern Lincoln County is coming and a New York developer is bringing it there.

Meet Charlotte’s new economic development director.

The New Hanover County Commissioners approved the price for the property of a new elementary school. The latest in the scuffles with the Pender County Commissioners and their school board.

The state has released salary data from the troubled Charter Day School, Inc.

A Wilmington VA sponsored forum brought up several concerns from the veterans in attendance. How cuts at Fort Bragg could affect the greater community around the base.

This center is making a difference in the lives of Wilmington children.

The Lesiure Living Estates, once a major mobile home park in Fayetteville, is now completely empty.

Fayetteville native rapper J. Cole has named his next album after his childhood residence and will hold a listening party at the home next week.

More petitions against the proposed chicken farm were given to Cumberland County Commissioners.

The Hope Mills town board voted to keep billboards on their section of I-95.

A classic downtown Raleigh menswear store is moving out of downtown Raleigh.

The state’s urban loops are all dependent on borrowed money for construction.

And finally, the state’s childcare workers are making poverty wages.

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