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

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kellogg Co. has announced layoffs at its Charlotte bakery in November as it gets closer to shutting down the operation. The company says 161 workers will be laid off in phases ending in January as it moves to consolidate its bakery work at other facilities elsewhere.

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. Authorities say another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case and the judge ordered the immediate release of half brothers Henry McCollum and Leon Brown.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Police in Greensboro say they are seeking a lone gunman responsible for a Labor Day shooting that left two people dead and two others wounded in that city. Reports say the man shot four people in the parking lot of a townhome complex and two of the victims died later Monday night.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Turner Scott Motorsports has shut down the Truck Series team driven by Ron Hornaday Jr., a move that required the organization to release 18 employees. Hornaday was fourth in the Truck Series standings when team co-owner Harry Scott announced last week that entry would not race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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