News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press -

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Potential Republican presidential contender Chris Christie stumped in North Carolina on Tuesday on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis, a GOP challenger to North Carolina's Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. Christie, the New Jersey governor, heads later Tuesday to South Carolina to help the re-election bid of that state's governor, Nikki Haley.

SUPPLY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Brunswick County have charged a 17-year-old with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in connection with a wreck that killed one and left seven injured. Reports say the teenager also was cited for violating North Carolina's graduated driver's license statutes by driving after 9 p.m. and exceeding the passenger limit.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It & Lose It" Labor Day campaign. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the arrests were made between Aug. 15 and Sept. 1.

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race in that state on Aug. 9.

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