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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Lumina News 

    Obituary: Althea Virginia "Mickey" Banks

    Mickey was born March 8, 1930, in Wrightsville Beach to her parents, Frank and Drurie Brown. She was the youngest of five children.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Daily-Jeff.com 

    Edward C. Schleappi 1936-2015

    He was a graduate of Malone College, where he earned a bachelor's degree, later earning a master's degree from the University of Akron. Mr. Schleappi was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War.

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  • Monday Feb 23 | via Recordpub.com 

    Leon Reiss

    Leon Reiss, formally of Akron, OH passed away in Raleigh, NC on Jan. 24, 2015 at the age of 75. He spent his younger years in Randolph, OH.

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  • Saturday Feb 21 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Hoops 4 Hope continues legacy Yow created

    The concept has grown into "Play 4Kay," which has helped raise millions of dollars for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. "Play 4Kay" has spread from annual women's college basketball games to Oregon football to rec league soccer.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via Altoona Mirror 

    William E. Groff Jr.

    William E. Groff Jr., 78, formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C., after a lengthy illness. He was born in Coatesville, son of the late William and Catherine Groff.

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via GwdToday.com 

    Nell Harrell Perry Squires - Greenwood

    Nell Harrell Perry Squires, 92, formerly of Greenwood, widow of William H. Squires, Sr., died Saturday, February 14, 2015, at The Heritage at Lowman in White Rock, SC. Born June 21, 1922, in Raleigh, NC, she was the daughter of the late George Oliver Harrell and Elizabeth Cheek Harrell Porter.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    FBI launches new investigation into Chapel Hill kill...

    Mourners carry a casket during funeral services for Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salh, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. Craig Stephen Hicks was charged with three counts of first-degree murder for their deaths near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus Tuesday. RALEIGH, N.C. - As thousands of mourners prayed for the three Muslim American students killed in Chapel Hill this week, the FBI opened a parallel investigation into the case Thursday.

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  • Friday Feb 13 | via The Charlotte Observer 

    Prosecution of hate crimes are rare, difficult

    Mourners pray during a funeral service at the Method Road Soccer Complex on N.C. State's campus in Raleigh, N.C. on Thursday, February 12 2015. Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21,and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19, were remembered by 5,500 people who came to pray.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Deltafarmpress 

    Dukes Wooters, first chairman of Cotton Incorporated...

    Mr. Wooters was the first chief executive officer for Cotton Incorporated, the not-for-profit research and promotion company founded by American cotton growers in Raleigh, N.C., in the early 1970s. He was tasked with reviving the competiveness of the domestic cotton industry, which was struggling due to competition from synthetic fibers at the time.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via GwdToday.com 

    Prince Yates - Greenwood

    Prince Yates, 51, of 111 Utopia Acers-Lot 3, husband of Wanda Ard Yates, died Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Hospice House. Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Prince Fedrick Yates and Bessie Williams Yates.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

    Shooting victims among 5 honored before Virginia-NC ...

    NC State sophomore Drew Blevins wears a green ribbon before an NCAA college basketball game between Virginia and NC State, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. Student body president Rusty Mau said that the ribbons are, "To remember the lives lost in Chapel Hill." Photo: Ethan Hyman, AP RALEIGH, N.C. - The three people killed in a shooting in Chapel Hill and retired Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith were among five people honored with a moment of silence before Wednesday's game between No.

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  • Wednesday Feb 11 | via SFGate 

    S.F. doctor mourns loved ones shot dead in Chapel Hill

    Suzanne Barakat addresses reporters about the slayings of her brother, his wife and his wife's sister during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday. Barakat is a physician at San Francisco General Hospital.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Rodgers, Peggy Bradley

    PEGGY BRADLEY RODGERS, 72 BARTOW - Peggy Bradley Rodgers, 72, of Raleigh, NC passed away after a brief battle with lung cancer on Friday, February 6, 2015, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge. She was born in Jackson County, NC to the late Walter Sley Bradley and Margaret Belva Ann Messer Bradley.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via Florida Today 

    Martha Lobasso

    She will be remembered as a fun loving gregarious person who was loved by all who knew her.

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  • Sunday Feb 8 | via Florida Today 

    Joseph Edney

    He was the son of Fred and Nancy Edney, both deceased of Hendersonville, NC. He had 3 brothers, Fred Jr., James, and Max, all are deceased.

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  • Saturday Feb 7 | via USA Today 

    Most uplifting stories of the week

    A miracle birth, a miracle recovery, and some miraculously kind people make this week's list: Woman Born Without Womb Has Twins: Hayley Haynes was devastated at 19 to learn she had no Fallopian Most uplifting stories of the week - A miracle birth, a miracle recovery, and some miraculously kind people make this week's list: Woman Born Without Womb Has Twins: Hayley Haynes was devastated at 19 to learn she had no Fallopian Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1D9EX1P : Hayley Haynes was devastated at 19 to learn she had no Fallopian tubes, ovaries, or womb, but in 2007, doctors found new hope-and at 28, she was able to start a family with the confidant who once comforted her.

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  • Friday Feb 6 | via SFGate 

    City Exposed: Remembering Mr. Smiley

    Jerry "Mr. Smiley" McLilly, a San Francisco character in the truest form, died Tuesday, Feb. 3. He was 80. Known for dazzling suits, matching bowler hat and of course his singing in Union Square, Mr. Smiley spent more than two decades serenading tourists with a smile and was featured twice in City Exposed columns. His signature tune was "When You're Smiling."

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  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via GwdToday.com 

    Prince Yates - Greenwood

    Prince Yates, 51, of 111 Utopia Acers-Lot 3, husband of Wanda Ard Yates, died Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Hospice House. Born in Greenwood, he was a son of the late Prince Fedrick Yates and Bessie Williams Yates.

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  • Monday Feb 2 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo 

    Anne Oakley, matriarch of QNI company, dies at 82

    Anne McDonald Oakley, 82, who along with her husband and family helped build Quincy Newspapers -- which owns KWWL -- died Friday at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. She was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Raleigh, N.C., a daughter of Ralph and Mabel Peele McDonald.

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  • Nov 23, 2014 | via Lincoln Tribune 

    State Responds to Winter Storm

    Asheboro, NC - On Saturday, the North Carolina House Republican Caucus voted to elect their leaders for the next biennium session of the North Carolina General Assembly. Rep. Tim Moore was elected to be the Follow your favorite teams in college and professional sports.

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