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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for October 30, 2014

Just don’t forget to vote, either today or tomorrow or Saturday or Tuesday. Guide is here. News is below:

News Across North Carolina for October 30

Moyers and Company takes a look at the issues surrounding the early voting site at Appalachian State University.

Kristen can’t wait to check out this new little art shop, underneath Greensboro’s nerdy coffeehouse and cinema and with a 1/2 address to boot.

Beloved eastern North Carolina TV weatherman Skip Waters has passed away.

McDonalds is letting Triad-area customers customize their combos for just a dollar more. The Triad is one of the areas involved in this pilot.

And these are the best restaurants (and other things) of the Triad, as documented by the News and Record‘s readers choice survey.

As of this writing, 20,500 people, Kristen included, have voted early statewide.

The Asheville Citizen-Times explores the effects of the recently made Buncombe County tourism grants.

Alcoa and the state are in court now to decide if Alcoa’s license to operate one of our river dam systems should be renewed.

A consultant presented a proposal to Wilmington officials and the general public to merge both the city and county fire departments.

Wilmington residents of all stripes are wondering what could go on the soon to be abandoned WAVE Transit site.

The Harnett County Health System will be taken over by the Cape Fear Valley Health System.

Lee County may start tracking undocumented children.

One hundred million is the magic number for spending in this year’s US senate race, and confirming that it is in fact the most expensive one ever run in the nation.

Durham’s General Services Department director is retiring.

Parking is an issue at Durham-area early voting sites.

Quiet changes are happening to the state’s worker’s comp system.

Durham is looking to change their policy on roadside memorials.

And finally, a nice editorial on why you should research and vote for the judges on your ballot.

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