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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EST

BOSTON (AP) - An annual survey says the presidents of America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015. The Chronicle of Higher Education's survey of 500 schools finds the average chief made nearly $570,000 including salary, bonuses and benefits. Among the top earners were 48 who made at least $1 million and 10 who made more than $2 million, led by Wake Forest University's Nathan Hatch at $4 million.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead and one injured after a man shot his family before killing himself in North Carolina. Multiple media outlets report that 37-year-old Antioco Andrade Chacon shot and killed his mother and wife and injured his daughter before killing himself inside an apartment in Charlotte.

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina woman is scheduled to go to trial on charges related to the death of her son, who froze to death earlier this year. The News Herald of Morganton reports that 24-year-old Jamie Basinger faces one count each of involuntary manslaughter and child abuse.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The iconic "Welcome to Florida" sign in the northwest part of the state was covered in light snow as winter weather dipped into the Sunshine State. The storm hit the Deep South over the weekend and left thousands of people without power in the region.

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