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 2021-04-21 14:23 

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Recap of Serial's 'The Improvement Association' Chapter 3: Nursing Home Ballots...

The five-episode podcast series uses a case in Bladen County to examine the power of election fraud allegations....

 2021-04-21 12:30 

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Here's why flags are flying at half-staff in North Carolina this week...

Gov. Roy Cooper ordered flags to be lowered at state buildings....

 2021-04-21 12:01 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on April 21...

Over 31% of the adult population in North Carolina is fully vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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New police chiefs should drive a new approach to policing across NC...

Raleigh and Durham will be hiring police chiefs...

 2021-04-21 01:00 

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'Bittersweet moment': Relief, calls for vigilance in the Triangle after Chauvin verdict...

Some people exhaled after the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in the murder of NC native George Floyd. But it was also a moment to recommit to speaking out for change....

 2021-04-21 00:44 

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'It just keeps happening.' NC youth speak out on killings of people of color by police...

As a jury deliberated the fate of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Black and Latino teens spoke out on their experiences and relationships with law enforcement. Here's what they said....

 2021-04-21 00:22 

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Justice, finally. But will Chauvin verdict bring change?...

Three guilty verdicts calm a tense nation...

 2021-04-21 00:12 

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Wake schools will bring back Virtual Academy in fall. Here are the details for applying....

The lack of a COVID-19 vaccine for children under age 16 is expected to fuel continued interest in the Virtual Academy....

 2021-04-20 22:44 

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Live updates, Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning...

Canes look to play with more emotion in the eighth and final regular-season game against the 2020 Stanley Cup champions....

 2021-04-20 22:44 

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NC would end pistol permits under bill moving through House...

Why sheriffs say North Carolina's pistol purchase permits are about as useful as a fax machine....

 2021-04-20 21:47 

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NC leaders react to Derek Chauvin's murder conviction in the death of George Floyd...

A jury's decision to convict former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the death of George Floyd brought swift praise from leaders in the Triangle and North Carolina....

 2021-04-20 20:08 

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Man shot and killed in Durham was son of former deputy chief...

The man was shot near the intersection of East Pilot Street and Weaver Street...

 2021-04-20 19:33 

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NASA executive spent $272,000 in COVID loans on pool, cars and dog breeder, feds say...

Prosecutors said the 36-year-old earned upwards of $170,000 a year as director of policy for NASA....

 2021-04-20 18:37 

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How will this year's army of Brood X cicadas affect NC? Here are tips and ... recipes...

These insects surface every 17 years. But it's the 13-year cicadas, coming back in 2024, who will be "everywhere" in the Triangle....

 2021-04-20 18:32 

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Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations highest in weeks...

COVID-19 metrics across the board — new cases, hospitalizations and percent positive rate of tests — are ticking back up. They had been improving for weeks....

 2021-04-20 18:31 

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Duke losing a big man to the transfer portal...

Blue Devils added two grad transfers last week...

 2021-04-20 18:25 

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Community group urges Durham Housing Authority to change eviction filing process...

"We are not interested in evicting residents for nonpayment of rent. It is not at all what DHA is about," said CEO Anthony Scott....

 2021-04-20 18:23 

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NC House Speaker Tim Moore orders removal of fellow Republican from leadership role...

Speaker Tim Moore has directed that Republican Rep. Julia Howard be removed from a key position in the state House, following her opposition to a bill that would've benefited the speaker....

 2021-04-20 17:40 

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Transgender people are a normal part of our community and deserve your respect...

Recently proposed anti-transgender legislation in NC underscores centuries of religious prejudice. (Letters to the Editor)...

 2021-04-20 17:14 

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Zion Williamson now has a signature shoe. Here's when you can get a pair of Zion 1s....

"It's like looking at a famous painting. No one's really arguing about how special it is."...

 2021-04-20 16:53 

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This 4/20, NC has growing momentum for changing marijuana laws. But will it matter?...

Just in case you're having any short-term memory issues today, here are the stories we've written on where marijuana reforms stand in 2021....

 2021-04-20 16:45 

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15-year-old found shot and killed in NC, cops say. Two men arrested 700 miles away...

A 23-year-old and 26-year-old have been charged with murder....

 2021-04-20 16:08 

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Genetics testing company to invest $115 million in NC with new lab, adding 350+ jobs...

Invitae Corporation said it will build a testing and lab facility in Morrisville, giving the San Francisco company a presence on the East Coast....

 2021-04-20 16:05 

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John Legend will give 2021 commencement speech at Duke University in May...

He previously came to Durham for a last day of classes concert with Kanye West....

 2021-04-20 15:58 

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Man pistol-whipped and shot in neck during meetup to sell motorcycle, NC police say...

Police say the man was shot as he and a friend drove away....

 2021-04-20 15:41 

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Is NC State's Payton Wilson the 'best defensive college football player in America?'...

"Nobody thought he would do what he did as a first-year starter."...

 2021-04-20 15:40 

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Durham police say 2 children reported missing have been found safe...

The sister and brother, ages 5 and 2, had been reported last seen Monday...

 2021-04-20 15:23 

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Woman stumbles upon headless shark while walking dog on NC beach, photo shows...

The shark was about 4 to 5 feet long....

 2021-04-20 15:17 

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Another futuristic form of transportation comes to Kitty Hawk; this time you can ride...

Another futuristic form of transportation has arrived at Kitty Hawk. This time, visitors can ride it....

 2021-04-20 15:07 

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Kamala Harris takes a seat at NC lunch counter where 4 students made history in 1960...

The image said it all: the first Black vice president of the United States took a seat at the same Southern lunch counter where four Black college students helped spark the civil rights movement....

 2021-04-20 14:59 

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Health care ban for transgender kids will not become law, top NC Republican says...

The NC Senate leader's spokesperson said there's no pathway forward for a bill banning health care treatment for transgender teens....

 2021-04-20 14:26 

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Murder trial begins in robbery turned shootout targeting Durham Chinese restaurant owners...
 2021-04-20 12:35 

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Driver plows through basketball game to break it up, striking a child, NC deputies say...

She drove around, cursing and waving a knife, cops say...

 2021-04-20 11:31 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on April 20...

"There is this perception that COVID is on the decline, and unfortunately that is just not true," one health expert said....

 2021-04-20 10:10 

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Wake County to offer COVID-19 vaccines in public parks in effort to expand distribution...

Wake County health department's vaccination program will rotate between parks in Wendell, Raleigh and Holly Springs....

 2021-04-20 10:00 

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In a small North Carolina town, a company is using old tires to mine cryptocurrencies...

A company in Franklin County thinks it has come up with a process to transform used tires into a energy source to power cryptocurrency data centers....

 2021-04-20 09:45 

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Wake County approves $10.3 million for future affordable housing developments...

Developers will apply for tax credits for the proposed communities. Here's where they would go....

 2021-04-20 09:30 

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Donating to these NC campaigns? You'll be giving again if you don't uncheck this box...
 2021-04-20 04:00 

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Bill would usurp rights of parents, doctors and teenagers on transgender decisions...

State lawmakers seek to take transgender decisions away from the people who know best....

 2021-04-20 03:15 

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SBI arrests former NC police chief on 73 charges of evidence tampering, drug trafficking...

The former police chief of Chadbourn, NC, resigned earlier this month as the SBI conducted an investigation....

 2021-04-20 00:21 

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Duke basketball adds a fourth player to its recruiting class...

Blue Devils add another guard to their arsenal...

 2021-04-19 23:37 

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NC Lt. Gov. Robinson decides on his plans for a 2022 US Senate run...

Days after Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson said he is "taking a serious look" at a US Senate run, the Republican has made a decision....

 2021-04-19 22:49 

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Paratrooper dies during training exercise at Fort Bragg, military officials say...

The soldier was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division....

 2021-04-19 22:41 

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Live updates, Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning...

Canes play two games at Tampa Bay, then two at Florida in possible preview of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs....

 2021-04-19 22:06 

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NC approves rules for new summer learning program. Parents wait to hear from schools....

The program was created to help students who experienced learning loss during COVID-19. But it's open to all students....

 2021-04-19 21:11 

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Blue Devil makeover: A look at Kara Lawson's transfer-fueled Duke roster rebuild...

Second-year coach continues to add top transfers to Duke...

 2021-04-19 20:00 

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As more people get vaccinated, which COVID numbers matter most in North Carolina?...

Here are some of the metrics that matter, more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-04-19 19:29 

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More than 31,000 gallons of sewage spilled in Northeast Raleigh...

Sewage reached a storm drainage channel in the Neuse Basin....

 2021-04-19 19:24 

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NC legislators want you to be able to sue Facebook for 'censoring' your posts...

The activist who proposed the bill in multiple states has been labeled a "security concern" at one statehouse and is best known for trying to marry his laptop....

 2021-04-19 18:51 

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Music teacher dies trying to save 2 children from rip current off NC beach, cops say...

Multiple people were injured in the rescue effort, police say....

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