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Johnston County Dropout rate is going down

the dropout rate in Johnston County continues to fall, plunging to 3.2 % for the 2011 academic year. WPTF's Jeff Hamiln reporting.


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What Will Happen To Head Start?

Gurnal Scott talks with Gov. Bev Perdue on the future of Head Start in North Carolina.


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Mitt Romney The Big Loser in the Deep South

The Deep South wasn't kind to GOP Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney last night. WPTF's Rick and Donna Martinez break down the primary results and talk North Carolina politics.


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MADD LONG

Three people charged in connection with the drunk driving death of Millbrook High School student Elizabeth Molloy were in court Wednesday. They're accused of buying alcohol for minors and hosting an underage drinking party. WPTF's Stephanie Hawco looks at the message the charges send.


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031312 DPAC PRISCILLA

It's an over-the-top story about people traveling through Australia on a bus - and it's coming soon to the Durham Performing Arts Center. "Priscilla : Queen of the Desert " is guaranteed to be unlike any musical you've ever seen. WPTF'S Gurnal Scott talked to one of the star's in New York.


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031312 Unemployment Numbers

Jobless numbers released today show that unemployment is still in double digits in North Carolina at 10.2%. WPTF'S Bruce Ferrell broke down the numbers with Larry Parker from the Dept of Commerce.


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031312 Unemployment Numbers

Jobless numbers released today show that unemployment is still in the double digits in North CArolina at 10.2% WPTF'S Bruce Ferell broke down the numbers with Larry Parker from the Department of Commerce.


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031312 Southern Politics

There's only one Southerner running in today's presidential primaries , but you wouldn't know it to hear the candidates talk. WPTF'S Stephanie Hawco talked to Wake Forest University Professor David Coates about campaigning in the Deep South.


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031312 Farm Talk

Some of our state's farmers got up early not to tend crops but to hear how government will affect livelihood. WPTF'S Gurnal Scott has the story.


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