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Thursday May 26th

N.c. General Assembly

State sees rise in child suicide

North Carolina's child suicide rate has doubled since 2010, according to recent statistics.  The number of suicides committed by children in the state has increased from 23 to 46 over the past five years — a trend which will be addressed by the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force Feb.

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Former Board of Governors chair John Fennebresque leads a meeting announcing the new UNC-system president in Chapel Hill on Friday.

Tension rises among NC Republican leaders

Intraparty disagreements among Republican leaders in North Carolina have come to the fore amid this year’s protracted budget fight and accusations of a lack of transparency during the Board of Governors’ UNC-system president search — which led to chair John Fennebresque’s resignation Monday.

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