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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | WBTV

North Carolina laws allow children to use automatic guns

A 9-year-old Arizona girl's accidental killing of her firearms instructor this week reignited the national debate over guns, but with an unusual focus: children using fully automatic rifles.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Guns, Mecklenburg County, NC, Mooresville, NC

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 things to watch in North Carolina's elections

North Carolina government has undergone a dramatic shift to the right. How voters feel about Republican control should shade Election Day results for the U.S. Senate and on down the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, Representative Renee Ellmers, Mike McIntyre, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate

9 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

U.S. hurricane drought still in record territory

Its been almost nine years since the last major hurricane struck the US Mainland.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal

13 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

SC woman pleads guilty in NC kidnapping plot

A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

EMS1

Woman at Burning Man killed, hit by bus

A Wyoming woman described as having an "adventurous, caring spirit" died at the annual Burning Man festival in northern Nevada early Thursday after she was run over by a bus carrying participants, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Social Software

Burlington Times News

UNC revamps sexual assault policy

Chapel Hill announced a new sexual misconduct policy Thursday, more than a year after five women filed federal complaints against the university for its handling and reporting of sexual assaults.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Guilford College

Medical News

New research identifies five medical conditions that contribute to more North Carolina SUD cases

Sudden unexpected death results from a malfunction of the heart and causes a rapid loss of blood flow through the body, leading to death.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Wake County, NC

The Washington Post

North Carolina lawmakers press governor for special session to pass...

A scene from the CBS drama "Under The Dome," which is filmed in North Carolina. Pictured from left, actors Grace Victoria Cox and Rachelle Lefevre .

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Obama visit adds heat to contentious and crucial North Carolina Senate race

About the only thing that's certain about North Carolina's crucial Senate race is that it's close.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Wedding, Life, Veteran Affairs

Washington Blade

Marriage case roundup: Oregon, North Carolina, Oklahoma

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to halt same-sex marriages from taking place in Virginia, numerous developments throughout the country have taken place in litigation seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

New Smart GasWatch Scale Keeps Eye on BBQ Tank with Digital Alerts to Keep Propane Fires Burning

The new Smart GasWatch Scale makes sure that backyard entertaining never runs short of propane, a true "peace of mind" innovation that will keep the BBQ grill fired up in the summer and outdoor patio heater warming in the winter.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Carolina Beaches

2014 North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

On Thursday, October 16, 2014 the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame's 2014 Induction Ceremony will be held at the historic Gem Theatre in Kannapolis, NC at 7:15pm.

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Related Topix: Events, Kannapolis, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Benson, NC

The Wall Street Journal

Politics Counts: North Carolina's Voter Growth Could Help Kay Hagan

President Barack Obama greets North Carolina Democratic Senator Kay Hagan upon arrival at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte Aug. 26. Dante Chinni writes Politics Counts as a regular Capital Journal feature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Barack Obama

The Gaston Gazette

Man faces child sex charges

Detective Lt. Tim Johnson and Detective Dan Renn arrested Erik Paul Collins, 42, of 110 Bancroft Lane, Statesville, on Wednesday on one count each of indecent liberties with a child and disseminating obscenity to minors under the age of 13 years.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

The Republic

Hurricane Cristobal to move toward north Atlantic

Hurricane Cristobal is expected to move rapidly toward the north Atlantic, staying away from Bermuda and passing south of Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Hurricane Cristobal, Hurricane, Weather

Daily Mail

Amber Rose keeps her famous curves under wraps for day out with son ...

The fateful seconds before nine-year-old girl accidentally shot her gun instructor dead with an Uzi: Video of child losing control of submachine gun after being told to go 'full auto' is released by cops LA film producer on way to Emmys party is mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed on curb and held by cops for SIX HOURS until they realized their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Burning Man, Arts, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Insurance Journal West

N.C. Authorities Announce Arrests for Alleged Insurance Fraud Schemes

Authorities said Eric Delano Smith was arrested on Aug. 20 and charged with five counts of insurance fraud, four counts of obtaining property by false pretense and one count of attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

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The Tribune

Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.

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Science Daily

NOAA's Marine Debris Program reports on national issue of derelict fishing traps

Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

WLOS

Anti-abortion groups to rally at Hagan's office

Anti-abortion leaders are planning a rally outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's office in Charlotte to highlight her position on proposed abortion legislation.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

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