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3 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

NC authorities: 10-month-old girl abducted by dad

Authorities say a 10-month-old North Carolina girl has been abducted by her father, who has made threats to kill himself and the child.


5 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Red drum spring fishing season canceled in NC

North Carolina fisheries officials have canceled the spring red drum fishing season because so many of the species were caught during the fall.


14 hrs ago | World Magazine

Raining on Bart Ehrman's Easter parade

Easter is no longer just a time for Christians to celebrate the Resurrection and non-Christians to celebrate Easter bunnies.


Related Topix: Christian Music, Zondervan, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

18 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Special Easter Brunch at Laurel ...

Laurel Ridge Country Club is open to the public for a very special Easter Sunday Brunch! Bring the family and enjoy a scrumptious meal prepared by our expert Chefs featuring local favorites plus breakfast items.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

22 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

Food stamp backlog still costs NC governments

Meeting deadlines set by federal regulators to eliminate North Carolina's backlog of food stamp applications still came with a cost to state and local governments.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, Medicaid, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Clergy want meeting with N.C. Republican lawmakers

Several clergy members opposed to Republican policies approved in North Carolina are asking to meet with GOP state government leaders before the legislative session begin next month.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

National Public Radio

Sutton Foster And Jeanine Tesori Bond Backstage

Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has written the music for Foster's latest show, and Mabel, her new fluffy pup rescued from a Texas animal shelter and just spayed.


Related Topix: Bunheads, Entertainment, Television, Sutton Foster

Potomac Local

How Planning for Death Made One Mother's Experience Easier

Fresh out of college, the 23-year-old had a lot of life left to live. But when it suddenly came to an end her mother, Jan, knew she wanted to share that unlived life with someone else.


Related Topix: Medicine

Rock Hill Herald

NC man charged in fatal January York Co. crash

A North Carolina man is in jail, arrested three months after troopers say he drunkenly crashed into a man who died two days later.



Smuggled cellphone use a growing concern for U.S. prisons

Cellphones smuggled into prisons by corrupt guards, concealed in food containers or hurled over security fences are an increasing worry for law enforcement as prisoners use them to intimidate witnesses, direct drug deals and plan escapes.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

The Weekly Standard

As Goes North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it's mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that happening are close to zero.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, North Carolina Government, West Virginia

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Observer

30 arrested in NC on sex trafficking charges

Winston-Salem Police said its special investigations division launched an investigation in August 2009 into allegations of organized prostitution.


Daily Kos

North Carolina senate candidate Greg Brannon is what's wrong with the Republican Party

Dr. Greg Brannon, a Republican contending for the party's Senate nomination in North Carolina, once called U.S. property taxes as central planning, referencing the Holocaust and Soviet Union as other examples of central planning, in a 2012 radio interview.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, North Carolina Government

Burlington Times News

N.C. Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120 to $140 million

The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, North Carolina Government


Study: A snack might help you avoid a fight with a spouse

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Bladen Journal

Task force to battle sweepstakes op...

With the proliferation of sweepstakes parlors across Scotland County despite the establishments' tenuous legal footing, law enforcement has teamed up with Hoke County authorities to create a task force that will investigate and prosecute illegal establishments, District Attorney Kristy Newton announced Thursday in a statement.


Related Topix: Scotland County, NC, Hoke County, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Laurinburg, NC, Raeford, NC

Christianity Today

How God Became Jesus - and How I Came to Faith in Him

Bart Ehrman's narrative suggests the more educated you are, the less likely you are to believe.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

US Senate candidate Mark Harris became leader in church, North Carolina marriage fight

U.S. Senate Republican candidate Mark Harris speaks with attendees following The Great Debate, a forum sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club at Hephzibah Baptist Church on Friday in Wendell.


Related Topix: Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Wedding, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Wendell, NC, Personal Finance, Social Security

Expect 'Less Active' 2014 Hurricane Season, Researchers Say

The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Northern Virginia has gotten walloped in the past.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, North Carolina State University


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