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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EST

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - A sheriff's lieutenant is accused of assaulting a woman in North Carolina. News outlets report that Morehead City police arrested 40-year-old David Paul Craft early Sunday morning. The Craven County Sheriff's Office confirmed Craft is a lieutenant with the department.

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say a man was shot in an encounter with officers on patrol. News outlets report that a release from Kinston police say officers were conducting directed patrols at the request of a community, and encountered 44-year-old Anthony Hicks on Saturday, around 9:30 p.m. Police say gunshots were fired, and Hicks was struck.

EDNEYVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A new crime lab in North Carolina aims to increase efficiency within the state's criminal justice system, particularly in regard to drug and DNA evidence. The News & Observer reports that state Attorney General Josh Stein attended the inauguration of the State Crime Lab office for western North Carolina in Edneyville this weekend.

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.

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