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 2021-11-30 15:42 

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How to watch NC Gov. Cooper's briefing on Cohen departure, COVID omicron variant...

North Carolina DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen is leaving the department....

 2021-11-30 15:24 

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Mandy Cohen, the face of North Carolina's COVID response, to leave health department...

Mandy Cohen, North Carolina's health secretary, led the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-11-30 14:20 

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Caller asking sex offenders for cash to avoid penalty. It's a scam, NC sheriff warns....

Law enforcement doesn't ask for cash or gift cards to meet legal obligations, Sheriff Charles Blackwood said....

 2021-11-30 12:50 

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You think you hear gunshots in a public place. How should you respond?...

Friday's shooting at the Southpoint mall in Durham is a reminder that we never know when we might be in a scary situation. Here's how to be prepared....

 2021-11-30 12:20 

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It's V Week: How to watch Jimmy V Classic games, Valvano's ESPY speech and more...

Former NCSU coach Jim Valvano's famous "Don't Give Up" speech is one the best ever given. Grab some Kleenex and tune in....

 2021-11-30 12:04 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on Nov. 30...

About 61% of people in North Carolina have received at least one shot....

 2021-11-30 11:15 

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Developer renovating former Kroger to attract life sciences company to Raleigh...

New owners of a vacant Kroger building on Six Forks Road want to lure the burgeoning life sciences industry to midtown Raleigh....

 2021-11-30 11:00 

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Want to watch the Duke-Ohio State basketball game on TV? Here's where you can find it...

No. 1 Duke men's basketball plays at Ohio State tonight in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Want to watch the game on TV? Here is everything you need to know....

 2021-11-30 10:00 

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Ten things we've learned through 20 games as the Canes reach the NHL quarter pole...

The Hurricanes have a 15-4-1 record, should be a contender for the Metro Division title, and could be a Stanley Cup contender. Here's what the first quarter of the NHL season has taught us so far....

 2021-11-30 00:56 

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A bill stopping NC governments from banning natural gas heads to governor's desk...

Similar legislation has passed in at least 20 other states. It is moving ahead, even though no NC governments have tried to ban natural gas....

 2021-11-30 00:40 

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NC Lt. Gov. confronts Democrat after she says politicians shouldn't attack LGBTQ constituents...

The lawmaker says Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson berated her after her speech, telling her he didn't appreciate her equating Black people to gay people....

 2021-11-30 00:34 

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NC issues statewide burn ban as wildfire continues to scorch iconic Pilot Mountain...

The ban on open burning went into effect Monday evening as the fire at Pilot Mountain had consumed about 300 acres in the North Carolina state park....

 2021-11-29 22:50 

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Is omicron coming to NC? Here's what local health officials say....

The highly-mutated variant was found by doctors in South Africa last week, though it did not necessarily emerge there....

 2021-11-29 22:41 

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People share stories, express gratitude as Duke football's David Cutcliffe era ends...

The longtime Duke coach took the football program to new heights. But, as a number of people shared, he also left a lasting impact on the lives of many....

 2021-11-29 21:57 

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Vote for the News & Observer high school football and athlete of the week (12.3.21)...

Meet the nominees for the News & Observer high school football and athlete of the week. Readers can vote as often as they want until Friday...

 2021-11-29 20:31 

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NC State loss changed UNC's bowl projections. Here's where Heels could play last game...

Tar Heels won't play in one of the ACC's top tier bowls after loss to the Wolfpack. But the extra practices will be "really, really important," Mack Brown said....

 2021-11-29 19:52 

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One of 2021's biggest new restaurants opens this week in Clayton. Here are the details...

The menu of Crawford Cookshop includes duck wings, venison meatloaf and two kinds of burgers. You'll also want to mark your calendars for the once-a-week fried chicken....

 2021-11-29 19:14 

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Here are three guys who could replace David Cutcliffe as Duke's head football coach...

Parker Executive Search will assist athletics director Nina King and associate athletics director Art Chase in the football program's search for its next coach....

 2021-11-29 19:08 

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61-year-old woman claims third lottery prize in 3 years from same Maryland store...

A 61-year-old bought two $5 Lucky instant tickets and hit a big jackpot....

 2021-11-29 19:00 

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Mike Easley, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other ex-governors take aim at gerrymandering in NC...

Courts must "terminate partisan gerrymandering," Arnold Schwarzenegger says in backing a North Carolina lawsuit....

 2021-11-29 18:31 

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Here's how your NC town or city ranks in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality...

See which Triangle municipalities got perfect scores for their efforts to achieve LGBTQ+ equality — and which one scored the lowest....

 2021-11-29 18:30 

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Fishing boat runs aground on Outer Banks just weeks after a shipwreck was hauled off...

Another grounded fishing vessel was removed weeks ago....

 2021-11-29 18:15 

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UNC, Wake Forest and Clemson: What we were wrong about this college football season...

It just goes to show that almost no one -- not hardcore fans, media "experts" or casual observers -- really has any idea what will happen before a season kicks off....

 2021-11-29 17:55 

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With Giving Tuesday near, NC fundraisers report $10 million drop in charitable giving...

National campaigns that included North Carolina also saw a decline in fundraising....

 2021-11-29 17:43 

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COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in North Carolina on Nov. 29...

More than 1,700 new cases were reported Monday, Nov. 29, in North Carolina....

 2021-11-29 17:42 

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N.C. State could face these teams in its bowl game. See where the Wolfpack might play...

A bowl victory would secure a 10-win season for the second time in school history. N.C. State is 17-15-1 in bowl games. See what team it could face next month....

 2021-11-29 17:41 

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Construction worker cashing check buys Maryland lotto ticket. It pays off big time...

A 33-year-old bought a $30 Lucky instant ticket and hit a big jackpot....

 2021-11-29 17:05 

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Two more Hurricanes defensemen in NHL COVID-19 protocol. What that means for the team...

Tony DeAngelo and Brett Pesce have been placed in COVID-19 protocol, joining fellow right-shot defender Ethan Bear, who has been in quarantine since a recent road trip....

 2021-11-29 15:59 

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Raleigh actress and family stuck in South Africa as NC awaits news on omicron variant...

The newest variant of COVID-19 has not been detected in the United States, but it is expected. It's already affecting some worldwide travel....

 2021-11-29 15:09 

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NC trooper shot in the face to receive Congressional Badge of Bravery Monday...

The trooper, who was also shot in the neck, continued to pursue a suspect who was ultimately arrested, officials said....

 2021-11-29 14:33 

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Luke DeCock's AP Top 25 basketball poll ballot: Week 3...

There's a new No. 1 -- is it Duke, Purdue or ... Baylor?...

 2021-11-29 13:08 

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This Giving Tuesday, a list of Triangle organizations that need your help...

We've put together a list of local nonprofit groups that could use your help....

 2021-11-29 12:00 

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These UNC students didn't get married for love. They tied the knot to pay for college...

The couple estimates that being married saved them hundreds of thousands of dollars, though there were negative consequences for their relationship....

 2021-11-29 02:00 

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John Wall Holiday Invitational basketball tourney returns, draws top teams, recruits...

One of the nation's best post-Christmas high school basketball tournaments is back in Raleigh for the 49th year, with 28 teams and plenty of NC, national talent....

 2021-11-28 21:25 

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David Cutcliffe's successor at Duke won't face the same long climb to relevance he did...
 2021-11-28 21:01 

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Duke football coach David Cutcliffe will not return for 15th season, source says...

Athletics director Nina King met with the coach Sunday and they "mutually agreed to part ways." Associate head coach Trooper Taylor named interim coach....

 2021-11-28 20:49 

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Late calls helped the Capitals survive Carolina. What we learned in the Canes' loss...

Caps take over solo first place in Metro Division as Alex Ovechkin scores his 19th, Dmitry Orlov scores game-winner....

 2021-11-28 20:24 

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Missing boater left yacht club but disappeared before reaching a friend off NC coast...

The friend told the Coast Guard that the two were supposed to meet a few miles from Frying Pan Tower....

 2021-11-28 19:12 

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NC State fan breaks leg rushing field after win over UNC. '100% worth it,' he said....

"The jump seemed fine. The landing just didn't quite work out," the lifelong Wolfpack fan said....

 2021-11-28 18:38 

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Six small earthquakes reported in a week in North Carolina county, geologists say...

The most recent was reported the morning of Saturday, Nov. 27....

 2021-11-28 17:50 

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Craving a burger and fries? Shake Shack to join PNC Arena restaurant lineup...

The restaurant chain will soon open another Triangle location....

 2021-11-28 16:39 

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This is where Wake Forest, NC State and other ACC teams are on my AP Top 25 ballot...

Jonas Pope IV has four ACC teams on his final AP Top 25 ballot. See how much separation there is between the Wolfpack and the two teams heading to Charlotte....

 2021-11-28 15:53 

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Morrisville man missing for two weeks after car crash found alive, family says...

The 56-year-old crashed on Nov. 12. Officers found the keys still inside his car, along with "a little bit of blood."...

 2021-11-28 11:15 

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'They're the boss.' Why one NC teen's parents want to keep her from a psych unit...

In some states, community-based programs help children with behavioral or mental health care needs without removing them from their families and homes. Could North Carolina eventually work that way?...

 2021-11-28 11:12 

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Psychiatric centers fail many children. NC keeps spending gobs of money on them....

The state continued to pay facilities when they repeatedly broke rules meant to ensure the safety and well-being of clients. One child suffered a broken arm at the hands of an employee....

 2021-11-28 11:09 

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Foster kids just needed a bed. Lacking one, NC sent them to psychiatric lockup instead....

Overwhelmed and underfunded, social service agencies have been turning to locked psychiatric centers to house foster children....

 2021-11-28 11:06 

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'I miss my damn charmed life': A suicide risk, Ariel navigated chaos in youth centers...

A child psychiatric center had seemed like the only solution for 16-year-old Ariel Wolf. It was hell. But writing in lockup became a tool for healing....

 2021-11-28 11:03 

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North Carolina ships abused, neglected kids out of state. Some are traumatized again....

Officials try to put children in psychiatric facilities near family. But when they can't find a placement locally, the kids are sent to out-of-state centers. Some have been accused of physical and sexual abuse and other mistreatment....

 2021-11-28 11:00 

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With fakes languishing in some ports, demand grows for NC's fresh-cut Christmas trees...
 2021-11-28 11:00 

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How does a Christmas tree from NC get to grace the Blue Room at the White House?...

North Carolina has sent more Christmas trees to the White House than any other state since the tradition began in the 1960s....

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