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Official: Multistate Crime Rampage Suspect Kills Self

Authorities say one of two suspects arrested in a multistate crime rampage which included the deaths of a North Carolina couple has committed suicide in prison.


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Officials: 55 Passengers Injured In Truck-Train Collision

An Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer that was stuck on the tracks while trying to make a difficult left-hand turn Monday. At least one of the train’s cars toppled and 55 or more people were injured.


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Emu Jumps Fence, Escapes From Farm When Noise Spooks Bird

An emu jumped a fence and escaped from a farm in North Carolina when it was spooked by a loud piece of farm equipment.


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Study: US Teens Can Easily Order E-Cigarettes Online

Teens in the U.S. can easily buy electronic cigarettes online, a new study finds.


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$4.8 Million In Gold Stolen From Armored Truck In North Carolina

Two security guards had pulled over for mechanical problems when they were approached by 3 armed men in a van, who tied them up in the woods and unloaded barrels filled with gold.


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Jackets Hope To Avoid Fourth-Straight Loss To End Regular Season

North Carolina is just about the last opponent a team wants to face to finish out the regular season. Guess that means Georgia Tech is especially lucky.


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North Carolina Bitter Cold Breaks 6 Records For Low Temperatures

A€” Bitter cold produced at least six records for overnight low temperatures across North Carolina, and forecasters say winter will take one more swing at part of the state this weekend.


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North Carolina Prepares For Record Cold

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) —The National Weather Service said North Carolina faced “life threatening cold” as it issued a wind chill advisory for area stretching across most of the state. Forecasters on Thursday also issued a […]


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Mike Bell: Random Notes From Cocktail Napkins… “Another Tobacco Road Classic”, “Why Sign Julio This Summer?”, And “If The Hawks Ain’t Broke”…

I will have to come up with a new name for the blog (more on that later)… No it wasn’t as good a game as the 1995 UNC-Duke classic where everyone’s shot but Wojo’s final […]

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory: Stay Off The Roads

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory says road conditions have improved and power outages eased since North Carolina’s winter storm departed the state. But he cautioned next two nights would be dangerous due to […]