The defense argues financial stress caused Joseph Mitchell to sleepwalk, but the prosecution argues that stressed forced him to snap. 11:44 AM
As for the make-up days, state law requires public schools to have a minimum of 185 days or 1,025 hours of instruction. The law also requires that schools end the year by the Friday closest to June 10. That has some school districts extending the school year by two days to June 12.
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North Carolina lawmakers are primed to debate what changes should be made to fiscal incentives offered companies to persuade them to build in the state.
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Gov. McCrory Offers Public Education Hints in Budget Proposal
Gov. Pat McCrory says his two-year budget proposal for legislators would give North Carolina public school administrators more flexibility to offer raises to experienced teachers and to pay for textbooks or computers for classrooms. 07:51 AM
Ice Finally Melted From Walkways, NC Zoo Reopens After Week
The North Carolina Zoo is scheduled to reopen Tuesday. It's been closed for seven days as zoo officials waited for ice to melt on five miles of pathways and bridges. 07:42 AM
IHOP Dishes Out Free Pancakes for National Pancake Day
It is National Pancake Day, which means anyone who makes a donation to Children's Miracle Network hospitals or other designated local charities will receive free pancakes at IHOP. 08:09 AM
Three Horses Injured, One Killed After Falling Into Pond
Emergency crews used chains, saws, and an axe before tying a rope around the surviving horse's neck and guiding it to safety. 07:44 AM
Artist of Bill Clinton Portrait Reveals Secret
The painting hangs in the national portrait gallery. Shanks says Clinton always hated the portrait. 09:02 AM
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Testimony Resumes in Mitchell Murder Trial
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Durham Board of Education Votes on Make-Up Days
The Durham Board of Education voted on make-up school days following last week's snow storm. 03/02/2015 08:56 PM
Bond Increased for Cumberland Co. Woman Accused of Killing Dog by Starvation
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Wilson Co. Deputies Search for 3 Men who Stole $4,000,000 in Gold
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NCSU Police Investigate Report of Sexual Assault at Frat House
North Carolina State University police are investigating a report of a sexual assault at a fraternity house early Sunday morning. They say the victim reported being assaulted at a party at the Alpha Tau Omega frat house on Varsity Drive. 03/02/2015 01:05 PM