North Carolina patrol head says he didn't shove reporter

North Carolina patrol head says he didn't shove reporter

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is disputing a report that its commander shoved a television news reporter questioning him about a state audit focusing on waste in the agency.
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American Airlines flight turns around because of cabin odor

An American Airlines flight has returned to a North Carolina airport about an hour after takeoff because of an odor in the cabin.
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Crime rate declines in North Carolina's largest city

Police in North Carolina's largest city showed the crime rate for 2017 went down overall.
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North Carolina tennis coach suspended over player's comment

North Carolina tennis coach suspended over player's comment

A college men's tennis coach has been suspended after one of his players made a racially charged comment to an opposing player.
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Video game maker using courts to stop online game cheaters

The maker of a video game that pits players worldwide in a fight for survival on virtual terrain is using U.S. courts to chasten cheaters from Ukraine to Minnesota.
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North Carolina family offers reward in 2011 murder

A North Carolina family is offering a reward it hopes will provide answers in the death of a family member almost seven years ago.
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Judge restores judicial primaries for appellate court races

A North Carolina law that cancels primaries this year for judicial seats has been partially halted.
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Egypt court releases two people arrested for raising rainbow flag at concert

Egypt court releases two people arrested for raising rainbow flag at concert

An Egyptian court has released two people who raised a rainbow flag during a Cairo concert in September. Egyptian Streets — which describes itself as an “independent, young and grassroots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on
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Lexington Pops Chorus will present Winter Concert

The Lexington Pops Chorus will present “A Salute to American Composers” at its annual Winter Concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 12-13 at Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington. The concert includes selections from Aaron Copland's “Old American Songs” featuring Mark Morga
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Ravinia offers classical concerts in winter, too

It's the first time he's done such a concert since 2000, and he asked Ravinia Festival if he could perform at the Gordon Hall concert series this season, Kauffman said. Gordon Hall has a balcony where people with children can go upstairs if they want. For $50, participants can attend the con
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North Island Choral Society celebrating special anniversaries for spring concert

Following two successful concerts in the fall, the North Island Choral Society resumes rehearsals on Jan. 9 at Mark Isfeld Secondary School, 1551 Lerwick Road, Courtenay for its spring presentation. The choir provides a unique musical opportunity in the Comox Valley. Its repertoire covers a broad
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Nash County Sheriff's Office welcomes new K9 Unit puppy

Nash County Sheriff's Office welcomes new K9 Unit puppy

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office welcomes the newest addition to the K9 Unit, Pebbles the bloodhound puppy.
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Body found in east Raleigh identified as missing woman

Police on Wednesday identified a body found more than three weeks ago in an east Raleigh neighborhood as that of a woman who had been missing since last August.
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During flu season, parents complain about lunch cleaning procedures at Wake County schools

This flu season is proving to be especially dangerous, and that’s making some parents concerned about cleaning procedures at Wake County Schools.
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Durham chef uses workplace accident to urge men to talk about pain

Chef Scott Howell was at the top of his game in November 2013, but an accident that cost him his right leg taught him to talk about his pain.
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'Is this for real?': Hurricane Matthew victim wins $2M Powerball prize

'Is this for real?': Hurricane Matthew victim wins $2M Powerball prize

A Lumberton man whose home was damaged by Hurricane Matthew thought he was dreaming when he won a $2 million Powerball prize.
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WakeMed worker charged with selling medical supplies on eBay

A WakeMed employee has been charged with stealing about $20,000 in medical supplies and equipment from the Raleigh hospital.
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NC school leaders ask for budget flexibility as lawmakers examine school funding

North Carolina public school leaders urged lawmakers to give them more flexibility in managing their budgets, more funding for students with disabilities and less responsibility of distributing money to local charter schools.
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Help Wanted: NC has shortage of high school officials

They don’t make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don’t make the all-star teams, but perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials.
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York International Schools annual concert 2017

York International Schools annual concert 2017

York International Schools, Sapugaskanda, Wattala and Kadawatha held their annual concert 2017 at the Sapusgaskanda School Auditorium recently. The Chief Guests were former Ministers Dinesh Gunawardena, A H M Fauzi, Tissa Arranayake and OIC Crime Division of Sapusgaskanda Police Linton
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The Navigators performing New Year's Day at Quidi Vidi Lake

A New Year's Eve concert by The Navigators that was delayed by weather will instead go ahead this evening. The City of St. John's announced Sunday evening that the local band will perform at Quidi Vidi Lake from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on New Year's Day. While the band's performance was postp
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Oakmont's 'Boston Piano Kid' headlines holiday concert at Florida Air Force base

For Bradley, though, first there was another holiday concert back here on Dec. 21, at Oakmont Regional, playing with the Spartans' Jazz Band. The same night after the Oakmont concert and after returning to their home in Athol, Bradley, his father, Paul, and mother, Vicky, were ready for their no
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Orchestra of the Music Makers celebrates 10 years

A concert by the Orchestra of the Music Makers (OMM) on Jan 13 has a triumphant tone as the homegrown ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. OMM has a strong local following and a regular season of performances, but conductor and co-founder Chan Tze Law says that 10 years ago,
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Death investigation underway in Durham

Death investigation underway in Durham

Durham police on Tuesday night were investigating a death in the 1300 block of South Roxboro Street.
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Police investigate death at Durham's Hillside Park

Durham police on Wednesday morning continued to investigate a death at Hillside Park in Durham.
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Police: Woman found stabbed to death at Durham's Hillside Park

Police on Wednesday morning said a woman was found stabbed to death at a park in Durham.
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Seymour Johnson airman charged with hit-and-run that injured 5-year-old boy

Goldsboro police on Tuesday charged a Seymour Johnson airman for a hit-and-run crash that injured a 5-year-old boy.
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Man found shot to death in North Carolina; no arrests

Man found shot to death in North Carolina; no arrests

Police are investigating a shooting death in one of North Carolina's largest cities.
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Fishing managers: Oil drilling in Atlantic is a bad idea

Northeast fishing managers say offshore drilling for oil and gas off of New England and the mid-Atlantic states could jeopardize marine life and industries and is a bad idea.
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Study: Federal utility shifts costs to residential customers

A study says the nation's largest public utility has given large businesses breaks on electric rates over six years while residential customers' rates increased.
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Avett Brothers offer change of pace to welcome 2018

Avett Brothers offer change of pace to welcome 2018

As midnight drew near at the Avett Brothers' annual New Year's Eve show, Scott Avett had a question for the PNC Arena crowd: “Who's ready to see 2017 go?” Everyone roared in response, and he said, “I got a good feeling about 2018.” And while that's no guarantee, o
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Lorde called a bigot in Washington Post ad over cancelled Israel concert

Advert placed by 'America's rabbi' Shmuley Boteach also accuses singer's native New Zealand of prejudice against IsraelA full-page advert has been placed in the Washington Post calling Lorde a bigot, a week after the New Zealand-born singer cancelled a concert in Israel. Related: Lor
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Kylie Jenner's BFF's Party With Travis Scott On New Year's Eve As The Pair Fights Split Rumors

Kylie Jenner's friends were at Travis Scott's concert on New Year's Eve and it leaves us wondering the status of their rocky relationship. Get the details here! Kylie Jenner, 20, and 25-year-old Travis Scott's relationship has reportedly been on the rocks but that didn't stop her
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ChildAid stars perform on world stage

ChildAid stars took centre stage in November, singing and dancing in the charity concert. Now, a few of the young talents are taking centre stage internationally. They include Lilo Baier, 11, and Emiliano Cyrus, nine, both of whom played lead roles in the two-day concert. Lilo performed in New York&
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