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Man Killed When Pinned Under Tractor

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in Pitt County say a man was killed when his tractor jumped into gear and pinned him under a tire. The sheriff’s office said 75-year-old Thomas Darden was moving a […]

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NC Had The Second Largest Employment Increase In March

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday that North Carolina showed the country’s second-largest employment […]

04/18/2014

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North Carolina Flu Deaths Reach 100

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State health officials say 100 people have died from flu in North Carolina this season. Officials said two people died from the flu last week, bringing the deaths from the viral […]

04/18/2014

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Cleveland County Shelter To Stop Using Gas Chamber

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — Cleveland County will stop using a gas chamber for euthanasia of unwanted animals. Officials say they plan to stop using the gas chamber by the end of June. The change comes […]

04/18/2014

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USDA Says NC Health Agency Met Food Stamp Deadline

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The federal government says it’s satisfied that North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications at local […]

04/16/2014

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NC Officials Urge Caution After Hepatitis A Cases

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. The warning comes as officials help […]

04/16/2014

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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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