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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for October 24, 2014

We are on our way to a sunnier, warmer place. And because we are going there, we will see you again on Tuesday And while we travel, make sure you know how to vote and catch up with the news:

News Across North Carolina for October 24

Folks are coming out to vote, and lines are long thus far.

So we’ve barely been voting in NC and we already have at least one FEC complaint.

RDU could be getting another international flight to either Paris or Frankfurt.

Ten Uber drivers have been approved by RDU to provide services to the passengers at the airport.

High Point City Council rejected the road diet proposal for the N. Main Street area.

What the new rules for second jobs could be at UNCG.

The City of Greensboro is inviting public input as it begins it search for a new police chief.

Shaw University, the HBCU in downtown Raleigh, is 150 years old.

Controversy is arising about the promotion of the quarter-cent sales tax by Guilford County Schools, due to the state law prohibiting taxpayer money going to full-blown advocacy, versus information on referendums.

Although prices have dropped, routines have not changed around gas prices.

The City of Asheville wants public input on their latest mobility plan.

The DA’s office in Asheville will be dropping 230 parking tickets, issued due to the faulty equipment of the police scanners that’s under scrutiny.

Domestic violence in North Carolina costs the state over $300 million a year.

The Charlotte City Manager is defending the recent discovery of cell phone surveillance by their police.

The Governor sees the new polar bear exhibit at the zoo as economic development.

An in-depth report on tree re-planting efforts being launched in Western North Carolina’s major national forests.

Voters in Pender County will be voting for potentially new county commissioner candidates, but not just the people, thanks to new lines drawn.

The film industry is staring in a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History.

Wreckage from another World War II U-boat has been found off of the coast.

Robeson County residents expressed their views on the coal ash controversy last night.

Five million has been raised for the Fayetteville Civil War History Museum.

Residents were able to tour the new Fayetteville Police crime information center yesterday.

And finally, North Carolina and Virgina officials have partnered to add better train service between the two states and the points they connect, sooner rather than later.

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