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

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The UNC system board is capping tuition increases at 5 percent annually for each campus. The board also voted to cap the amount of tuition revenue diverted to financial aid at 15 percent. If a campus exceeds the 15 percent cap, the amount of financial aid would be frozen until it falls back below 15 percent of tuition income.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The UNC Board of Governors has selected Mary Grant as the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She'll assume her duties Jan. 5, 2015. Grant succeeds Anne Ponder is retiring after nine years.

ATLANTA (AP) - Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Hospital officials did not identify the patients but they previously have been identified as Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol.

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A federal prosecutor in Albany says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results. One of three defense lawyers in the trial say company owner Stewart Parnell struggled to keep up with day-to-day operations. Two other defendants have deferred openings until later in the case.

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