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Cops Check For Link Between Body In Bin And Fire

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. Police say […]

04/14/2014

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2 Die Near Finish Line Of Raleigh Half Marathon

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two runners have died near the finish line of a half marathon near Raleigh. Race organizers said the deaths appear to be from natural causes and were treated near […]

04/14/2014

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NC Inmate Charged In Kidnapping Of DA’s Father

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the […]

04/12/2014

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Authorities Find 3 Dead At NC Retirement Community

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of 3 people found in a home in a retirement community near Wilmington. New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon says the three were found on Friday […]

04/12/2014

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Federal Judge Sentences 7 For Charlotte Crimes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced seven men who prosecutors say were responsible for violence and dealing drugs in a Charlotte neighborhood. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1qIFNZZ) the seven are among 10 […]

04/11/2014

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SC Bills Could Outlaw Abortion, Most Contraception

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state Senate panel advanced legislation Thursday that opponents warn could outlaw abortion and emergency contraception in South Carolina. The panel also took testimony on a separate bill that would outlaw […]

04/11/2014

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SC Man Gets 40 Years For Killing Boss

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Laurens County man to spend 40 years in prison for killing his former boss with whom he was living at the time of the shooting. Prosecutors […]

04/11/2014

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FBI: NC Inmate Helped Orchestrate Kidnapping

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prison inmate used a smuggled mobile phone to keep in touch with kidnappers holding the father of a prosecutor who helped send him away for life, federal […]

04/11/2014

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Firefighters Rescue Worker Dangling From Cell Tower

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte firefighters rescued a cellphone tower worker dangling from the structure after a medical emergency. Spokesman Mark Basnight says the Charlotte Fire Department was called to the scene on Thursday. Authorities […]

04/11/2014

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Same-Sex Couples Plan Filing NC Taxes As Married

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gay and lesbian activists are protesting North Carolina’s ban against same-sex marriage as they file their income tax statements. The Campaign for Southern Equality said Thursday that some same-sex couples are […]

04/10/2014