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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Storms moving across North Carolina have left thousands of customers without electricity. The storms dumped up to 4 inches of rain in the Charlotte area. Up to 6 inches could fall in parts of central North Carolina. Duke Energy reported more than 59,000 customers without electricity Monday, most of them in the Charlotte area. A flood watch is in effect in most of the state.

SEVEN SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) - A member of a club's security personnel team has died after being assaulted by two men. News outlets report that 32-year-old Jerry Wayne Anthony Chandler and 27-year-old Dustin Steve Kirk have each been charged with murder in the death of 49-year-old Michael Ray Brinkley.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A woman has been arrested for conspiring with another man to rob her date, who was stabbed during the incident. The Fayetteville Observer reports 25-year-old Lechonte-Andrea Ilima Day and 25-year-old Nikita Fuquell Creech face several charges in the robbery of Sylvanus Ralls.

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Developers will submit a rezoning request to the town of Cary on Monday, advancing a 2-million-square-foot mixed-use space project. The News & Observer reports that Columbia Development Group's proposal is expected to bring office and retail space, restaurants, hotels, housing, an amphitheater, green space and a Wegmans grocery store to the 92-acre site, along with thousands of jobs.

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