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 2021-07-23 13:52 

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The Hurricanes have nine picks in the NHL Draft. Here's what they could do with them...

The Canes have one pick late in the first round Friday, where they could add another forward, or go with the 'best player available.'...

 2021-07-23 11:09 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on July 23...

Several hospitals announced Thursday that a COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for all employees....

 2021-07-23 11:00 

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Few COVID cases are tested for delta variant. Here's why NC officials trust the numbers....

North Carolina and the CDC only sequence a select few COVID-19 tests. Here's how the process works....

 2021-07-23 10:15 

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Boba tea's popularity is on the rise. But a boba shortage means shops struggle to keep up...

Just like computer chips and lumber, there has been a shortage of boba pearls, an essential ingredient that has Triangle boba tea shops struggling....

 2021-07-23 10:00 

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Will business travelers return to the skies? RDU airport and airlines sure hope so....

Zoom and other virtual software may keep some travelers home in the Triangle....

 2021-07-23 10:00 

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Will business travelers return to the skies? RDU airport and airlines sure hope so....

Zoom and other virtual software may keep some travelers home in the Triangle....

 2021-07-23 09:45 

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Aldi, low-cost grocery store, opening in Chapel Hill. Here's what we know....

The Germany-based retailer will join Trader Joe's, as a second grocery anchor in the shopping center....

 2021-07-23 03:47 

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Why Bandwidth is calling everyone back to the office...

N&O Innovation and Technology Newsletter: July 23, 2021...

 2021-07-23 02:02 

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Senate Republicans push bill to eliminate NCHSAA, but what's the end game?...

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 2021-07-22 23:10 

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Hurricanes to open the 2021-22 season with home game against Islanders...

Carolina's regular-season schedule begins Oct. 14 at PNC Arena and ends April 29 at Pittsburgh against the Penguins....

 2021-07-22 23:06 

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Durham police charge 2 teens with murder in April shooting of Person High student...

A 16-year-old and a 15-year-old have been charged in connection with the death of a 15-year-old in Durham....

 2021-07-22 22:58 

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Just weeks after cobra's escape, Raleigh could see new rules on dangerous animals...

Some Democratic legislators also want to beef up the state's fairly lenient laws, but GOP leader Phil Berger said he's reluctant to get involved....

 2021-07-22 22:32 

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Scotty McCreery announces release date for 5th studio album. Here's what we know....

Scotty McCreery will be releasing his fifth album this fall, 10 years after he won "American Idol."...

 2021-07-22 21:40 

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Director exits and state investigates NC domestic violence shelter in disarray...
 2021-07-22 21:18 

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Mandating COVID vaccinations at schools is 'problematic,' top NC lawmaker says...

Decisions on masks requirements at schools are now left to local school districts. No rules are in place about vaccinations for COVID-19....

 2021-07-22 20:44 

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Uber driver charged with sex crimes as Wake Sheriff urges caution for passengers...

A woman reported she was sexually assaulted by her Uber driver in May. Sheriff Gerald Baker said he wants to prevent similar incidents from happening....

 2021-07-22 20:19 

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UNC System board wants to know what individual campus trustees have delegated to whom...

If campuses don't provide the information by Nov. 1, decision-making authorities delegated to others automatically will revert to trustees....

 2021-07-22 20:12 

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Expectations high for NC State football. Is the Wolfpack ready to step up this season?...

NC State expects 2021 to be a big season, perhaps bigger than usual? Or same old stuff from the Pack?...

 2021-07-22 20:05 

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Hurricanes' goalie trade speaks loudly: Team thinks it can do better in net than Ned...

It's never easy to see a fan favorite traded, but the Hurricanes clearly weren't sold on Alex Nedeljkovic....

 2021-07-22 19:40 

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ACC coaches were pitched on expanding the College Football Playoff. Not all are sold...

Exclusive: Get a look inside the CFP expansion meeting with ACC football coaches that happened this week in Charlotte....

 2021-07-22 19:20 

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Amid Bobby Bowden's terrible news, ACC football can still feel his presence...

Florida State's arrival and Bobby Bowden's stardom changed the ACC forever. That was clear this week in Charlotte....

 2021-07-22 19:13 

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The Tokyo Olympic Games: How and when to watch and stream, plus schedule highlights...

We have the info you need about which streaming services carry the games and what those cost, plus when to catch opening and closing ceremonies....

 2021-07-22 18:47 

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After NC State COVID scare, here's what Dave Doeren says about vaccinating his players...

Here are steps the NC State football team is taking to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak after an outbreak on the baseball team dashed hopes at the College World Series....

 2021-07-22 18:22 

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Rex, UNC Medical Center and Duke hospitals will require employees to get vaccinated...

The decision reverses a policy of voluntary vaccination....

 2021-07-22 18:15 

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Sightings of multiple dorsal fins off North Carolina beach trigger shark fears...

Was it sharks or dolphins?...

 2021-07-22 18:14 

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NC reports most hospitalizations, highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases since May...

The number of people hospitalized is the highest it's been since May 21. Thursday also brought the highest daily case increase since May 7....

 2021-07-22 17:55 

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Carolina Hurricanes swap goalies with Detroit Red Wings in trade...

The Canes sent their promising goalie to Detroit and will also get a draft pick out of the deal....

 2021-07-22 16:55 

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NC asks too much of teachers. Don't require vaccinated teachers to wear masks....

The governor's mandate requiring masks for students and staff in K-8 schools will worsen staff shortages. (Letters to the Editor)...

 2021-07-22 16:16 

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Wake schools have a shortage of teacher assistants. They hope this bonus will help...

Even with a bonus over the next year, some school board members fear the pay is too low....

 2021-07-22 15:26 

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'Nobody should be denied.' Blue Cross NC expands coverage for transgender people...

"It is important for people to know that these types of denials and exclusions are unlawful and there is legal recourse," the women's attorney said....

 2021-07-22 12:56 

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Grief shaped him for this moment. Holmberg's rise to Duke QB was 8 years in the making...

Not every football player grows up dreaming of being the starting quarterback at Duke. Former Wake Forest Heritage star Gunnar Holmberg did....

 2021-07-22 12:13 

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2-year-old drowns in a pond near her rural North Carolina home, cops say...

The search reportedly began after her family thought the home was "too quiet."...

 2021-07-22 11:00 

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'Saddest moment.' NC community still reeling after assassination of Haiti's president...

Just over 2,000 Haitian-born people call North Carolina home....

 2021-07-22 10:40 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on July 22...

Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that school districts should require K-8 students to wear masks indoors....

 2021-07-22 10:15 

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'A pause point of reflection.' Rhiannon Giddens' musical autobiography now on Audible...

Rhiannon Giddens has performed throughout the world and won a MacArthur "Genius" Grant. In her new musical autobiography released through Audible, the NC native is feeling reflective....

 2021-07-22 09:50 

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'Everybody knows who did it': Durham mother seeks justice 2 years after son's death...

"Even though it's a cold case, it will never be closed until justice is served," says Beverly Coppin. "I won't let it."...

 2021-07-21 23:17 

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'Gain-of-function' research: What it is and who is doing it in North Carolina...

Gain-of-function research has become a topic of heated debate in Washington, D.C....

 2021-07-21 21:23 

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Seeing smoke in the Triangle? It's likely from wildfires, but not in North Carolina...

Smoke from California, Oregon and Washington has reached North Carolina, and there are alerts about the area's air quality....

 2021-07-21 20:57 

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Marine caught in rip current on NC coast rescued after 3 hours at sea, officials say...

"I knew that if I started freaking out and panicking then I wouldn't make it out of this."...

 2021-07-21 20:40 

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Which NC students must wear masks in school? What about outdoors? Answers to questions...

New guidelines were announced by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday. Here's what it all means....

 2021-07-21 20:12 

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Mack Brown hinted at Sam Howell's NFL future, but UNC QB is focused on one thing...

Tar Heels junior quarterback Sam Howell doesn't want to be a distraction....

 2021-07-21 19:52 

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Why the delta variant is more contagious and prevalent in younger populations...

The amount of viral particles people have can affect how sick they get and how infectious they are....

 2021-07-21 19:21 

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How great and awful is this year's NC State corpse flower?...

The pungent curiosity bloomed Tuesday. When you get close, does reality match the hype?...

 2021-07-21 18:17 

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Medical marijuana bill advances in NC Senate. What's needed for it to become law?...

Lawmakers and members of the public spoke about the financial side of medical marijuana on Wednesday....

 2021-07-21 18:15 

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NC adjusts mask guidelines, recommends districts require them in K-8 schools...

NC Gov. Roy Cooper announced whether students will be required to wear masks in schools in the new school year. The executive order also will expire....

 2021-07-21 18:07 

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Seattle Kraken expansion draft must include a Canes player. Here's who it's reported to be....

Published reports have leaked many of Seattle's picks in the expansion draft, scheduled for Wednesday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2, including the Canes....

 2021-07-21 17:09 

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These 4 women want to fill a vacant seat on the Orange County Board of Commissioners...

The county commissioners could vote for one, or choose their own nominee, on Sept. 2....

 2021-07-21 17:08 

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ACC is still getting to know its new commissioner. How he handled his first spotlight...

The ACC honored John Swofford on Tuesday, then Jim Phillips took the stage Wednesday with the job finally being his....

 2021-07-21 17:08 

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North Carolina reports over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, nearly 9% positive tests...

The state went two days reporting less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, but the numbers surged again Wednesday....

 2021-07-21 17:06 

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Suspect identified in shooting death of grandmother at stop sign, NC sheriff says...

The 72-year-old woman was shot while she was out running errands, police say....

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