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Wrongly Convicted Brothers Each Get $750,000; File Lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An attorney for two brothers freed after 30 years of wrongful imprisonment has filed a lawsuit against the county and town where the killing happened, and others. The lawsuit alleges that the men's civil rights were violated.

Senate Dems Have Votes To Hand Obama Victory On Iran Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for President Barack Obama over ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.

NC May Have Single March Primary For All Races

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are considering whether to move all primary elections next year to March instead of just the presidential primaries.

Suspect In Killing, Sexual Assault Captured In New York City

RALEIGH, N.C. — Police in Raleigh were looking for a man accused in a killing, two robberies and a sexual assault but he was captured in New York City Tuesday afternoon.

NC Public Schools: Student Gains Slim, Graduation Rate Up

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More children are graduating North Carolina public schools, but only about a third of the 1.6 million students are on track with soaking up the knowledge they'll need for the rest of their lives.

Tropical Storm Fred Is Weakening In The Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic. The storm's maximum sustained winds Wednesday are near 45 mph (75 kph).

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