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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for November 19, 2014

It’s camel day. And as we’ve promised before, that’s all we’ll say about him. Onward to your news:

News Across North Carolina for November 19, 2014

More news on the joint effort by Greensboro and Winston-Salem’s mayors to combat homelessness among veterans.

We try to stay clear of crime stories, because we figure you already have heard about them. But this one and the source of the inquiry gave us pause.

What Greensboro’s next park will look like. Groundbreaking is today as well.

Greensboro’s three interim assistant city managers are now officially city managers.

A panel that determines the exact level of sea level rise will meet soon. A state panel will also meet to determine the size of sandbags used along the coast to mitigate sea level rise and other issues from natural disasters.

The High Point Police Department will receive an award from the FBI tomorrow. Greensboro details what it wants in its next police chief.

The Greensboro NAACP held a press conference yesterday to oppose the potential city takeover of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.

Randolph County’s first microbrewery is scheduled to open in 2015.

The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System has been cited for OHSA violations.

The Yadkin Riverkeeper has new leadership.

Textile production is coming back to Western North Carolina.

The French Broad River is part of a plan to conserve 287 acres in Western North Carolina.

Asheville has been named one of the smartest cities in the country by Forbes.

The EPA is allowing residents who live near Asheville’s CTS superfund site to return to their homes.

The General Assembly will be looking at new regulations on Uber, Lyft and other sharing economy businesses.

The state’s Medicaid program is forecasting a small surplus and expansion of the program may not happen even in 2015.

Wilmington City Council wants more details on the potential city-county fire department merger.

The Sunny Point development in Carolina Beach will consider resident input on a proposed bike path.

The New Hanover country DSS has an interim director.

The NC Wildlife Commission has imposed new rules on deer farms, which some farmers are protesting.

Triangle Transit is holding meetings this week to garner public input on the Durham-Orange county light rail proposals.

And finally, this is what a French company thinks we should all wear if we ever did a 50 States Soccer Cup.

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