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  1. PM report: House catches fire, explodes in Rockingham Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    RIGHT NOW, INVESTIGATORS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE CAUSE OF A TREMENDOUS EXPLOSION THAT LEVELED A HOME. IT HAPPENED ON HIGHWAY 158 EAST IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY.

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  2. NC Gop fight gay marriage at courthouse stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    NC GOP fight gay marriage at courthouse steps The battle over same sex marriage in North Carolina has moved from the courtroom to the courthouse door. Check out this story on WCNC.com: North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger went to the courthouse steps in Rockingham County, north of Greensboro, Tuesday afternoon to stand with a magistrate who quit his job rather than perform same sex marriages.

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  3. Reidsville Home Leveled In Massive Explosion, Fire Marshal Says Copper Theft Is To BlameRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Crews responded to the home on Route 158 around 8:40 p.m. and found it engulfed in flames. The cause? The Rockingham County Fire Marshal said someone trying to steal copper severed a gas line in the process.

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  4. Home explodes, catches fire in ReidsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    Investigators are looking into the possibility that stolen copper piping led to a house explosion and fire at a Rockingham County home Monday night. The fire was reported around 8:30 p.m. on Highway 158 near Motorcross Trail near Reidsville.

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  5. PM report: House catches fire, explodes in Rockingham Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    RIGHT NOW, INVESTIGATORS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE CAUSE OF A TREMENDOUS EXPLOSION THAT LEVELED A HOME. IT HAPPENED ON HIGHWAY 158 EAST IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY.

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  6. Copper theft causes explosion at Reidsville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Rockingham County Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell said someone stole the air conditioning unit from a vacant home located at 1699 U.S. 158 east. A window screen became embedded in the grill of his truck when he passed by the home as it exploded.

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  7. Duke professor finds fracking footprintRead the original story

    Monday | Burlington Times News

    A prominent Duke University researcher contributed to a recent discovery that makes it easier to say what role the controversial technology of hydraulic fracturing plays in water pollution. Duke geochemist Avner Vengosh worked with other American and French scientists in identifying what they believe is the unique, chemical "fingerprint" left behind by the relatively new process of extracting natural gas from shale.

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  8. Eagles ease past Rockingham Co. in Class 3-A volleyballRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Burlington Times News

    ... we know what to do, so we just do it." Eastern Alamance's Class 3-A opener in the state playoffs against Rockingham County on Saturday afternoon was no different, as the Eagles worked to a 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 victory. Eastern Alamance (22-3) was ...

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  9. Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Press-Telegram

    ... The memo said state magistrates who refuse to marry same-sex couples are violating their sworn oaths, but Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. said that when he took the oath, he didn't know he'd be required to perform gay marriages. The ... 28 comments

  10. Authorities: Father shot son after disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Burlington Times News

    ... threatening, according to the news release. Bail for Oakes was set at $5,000. He is set to appear in Rockingham County District Court on Oct. 29. SUMMERFIELD - Rockingham County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his son in ...

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  11. Prep football roundup: Graham rolls up points on JetsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Burlington Times News

    ... Dudley rolled past visiting Southern Alamance in the All Metro Conference game. a- WESTERN ALAMANCE 28, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 19 : At Wentworth, the visiting Warriors snapped a two-game losing streak by winning the Mid-State 3-A Conference game. Western ...

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  12. Judge: All Alamance County magistrates required to perform same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Burlington Times News

    ... enforce the Constitution. At least two magistrates in North Carolina have resigned over the issue, one in Rockingham County and one in Swain County. Earlier this week, Roberson said he wanted to find a compromise in the law out of respect for ...

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  13. North Carolina Magistrate Resigns Over Gay Marriage Mandate: It...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | TheBlaze.com

    John Kallam Jr., who has served in Rockingham County, wrote in a resignation letter addressed to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins that he believes marrying homosexuals "would desecrate a holy Institution established by God Himself." Kallam, who will leave his position effective October 31, also said that it wasn't his understanding when he took the oath of office that he would be forced to marry gays and lesbians, as the Associated Press reported .

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  14. N.C. Magistrate Resigns Because Same-Sex Marriage 'Would Desecrate A Holy Institution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Politix

    Rockingham County magistrate John Kallam Jr. wrote a letter to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins explaining that allowing gays to marry goes against his religious beliefs. "When I took my oath of office, I understood I would be required to perform weddings and have done so throughout my tenure," Kallum wrote.

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  15. North Carolina Magistrate Resigns Over Gay Marriage: VIDEORead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Towleroad

    Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. said performing same-sex marriages would violate his religious beliefs and "would desecrate a holy Institution established by God Himself."

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  16. NC magistrate resigns over same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins on Thursday saying when he took his oath of office, he didn't take it with the understanding that he would be required to marry same-sex couples. Kallam's resignation, effective Oct. 31, comes a day after North Carolina magistrates were ordered to perform civil marriages for same-sex couples or face suspension or dismissal.

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  17. Gay marriage: North Carolina official resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Cybercast News Service

    ... The memo said state magistrates who refuse to marry same-sex couples are violating their sworn oaths, but Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. said Thursday that when he took the oath, he didn't know he'd be required to perform gay ...

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  18. Magistrate Resigns Rather Than Perform Gay MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | CBS Local

    ... our staff. Program Guide 6:00AM-9:00AM: Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson 9:00AM-12:00PM: [] Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. declared performing gay marriages would violate his religious beliefs. (Photo by David McNew/Getty ...

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  19. Another N.C. magistrate out of a job over gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins on Thursday saying when he took his oath of office, he didn't take it with the understanding that he would be required to marry same-sex couples. Kallam's resignation, effective Oct. 31, comes a day after North Carolina magistrates were ordered to perform civil marriages for same-sex couples or face suspension or dismissal.

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  20. Prep sidelines: BCA's Cheek makes it four-for-four in titlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Burlington Times News

    ... of rain that soaked fields earlier this week. Eastern Alamance's first-round matchup at home against Rockingham County was delayed until 4:30 p.m. today. Williams won't play its home game against Eden Morehead until Friday night. Graham's Mid-State ...

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