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Jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trial

By Pete Yost
The Associated Press
© October 22, 2014

WASHINGTON

A federal jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens.

The shootings in downtown Baghdad shortly after noon on Sept. 16, 2007 triggered an international uproar over the role of defense contractors

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battle of the atlantic ships discovered off obx coast

The coast of North Carolina was called Torpedo Alley during the Battle of the Atlantic as German U-Boats sent 100s of ships to  a watery grave. But the German U-boats paid a price too, and the discovery by NOAA of a WWII freighter in close proximity to a U-boat brings home the price of war.

U-571 preparing to leave France.

U-571 preparing to leave France.

A team of researchers led

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Investigator to reveal findings in UNC academic fraud

The Associated Press
© October 22, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.

An independent investigator with access to more witnesses and records will reveal what he found after digging into academic fraud at North Carolina's flagship public university.

Former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein on Wednesday will describe his findings since he

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Ferry officials discuss passenger ferry idea

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Ferry Division Chief Ed Goodwin talks about ferry operations with islanders in the United Methodist Church rec hall.

By Connie Leinbach
The Hatteras Ferry terminal has a new supervisor, Chris Bock, overseeing the Hatteras Inlet operations and its 140 workers.

Bock, along with several NC DOT Ferry Division officials, attended a two-hour meeting with

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Tillis lone N.C. Senate candidate on live TV program

By Gary D. Robertson
The Associated Press
© October 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

Thom Tillis got the stage alone Tuesday night in North Carolina's tight U.S. Senate race, the only candidate on a statewide television program in which he discussed views on abortion, global climate change and differences with absent Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.

The

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N.C. bill would let officials refuse to marry gay couples

By Michael Biesecker
The Associated Press
© October 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.

Senate Leader Phil Berger Sr. said he will introduce legislation in response to a magistrate in

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Blackwater jurors talk about possible agreement

The Associated Press
© October 21, 2014

WASHINGTON

Jurors in the trial of four Blackwater security guards may have reached agreement on some criminal charges while raising the possibility they may become deadlocked on others.

The former guards are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of 17 others seven years ago in Baghdad.

The

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German U-boat, WWII freighter found off N.C. coast

By Michael E. Ruane
The Washington Post
© October 22, 2014

CAPE HATTERAS

The U-boat skipper, Hans-Dieter Heinicke, had a crippled submarine and was headed home when he spotted the juicy allied convoy off the coast of North Carolina, headed from Norfolk to Key West, Fla.

Although Heinicke, 29, had a damaged boat, he had sunk only three ships

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N.C. jobless rate dips to 6.7 percent in September

The Associated Press
© October 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

North Carolina's unemployment rate is down slightly, but so is the number of people working.

North Carolina officials said Tuesday the state unemployment rate dipped to 6.7 percent in September, down one-tenth of a percentage point from August. The national unemployment rate fell to 5.9

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N.C. campaign flier has background lynching photo

The Associated Press
© October 21, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.

Neither Republicans nor Democrats say they know anything about fliers on the windshields of cars at a Fayetteville church that included a background photo of a lynching.

Multiple media outlets reported the fliers showed up Sunday at Kingdom Impact Global Ministries.

The flier read "Kay

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Tillis to be only N.C. Senate candidate on TV debate

The Associated Press
© October 20, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

It appears Thom Tillis will get the spotlight to himself on a television show billed as a debate for North Carolina's U.S. Senate hopefuls.

The Republican state House speaker will be the only candidate on an hour-long program Tuesday on Time Warner Cable systems statewide. The News &

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Trucks In The 252 - Bogging For Boobies

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By: Robert Heikens

Saturday's race at Dennis Anderson's Muddy Motorsports Park was all about breast cancer awareness and raising money for it. The turnout of people was great, showing that Currituck county and other local residents are always eager to help out a good charity!


Atv racing, autocross, truck show and shine, and street, super street,

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N.C. secretary of state appealing $10K penalty

The Associated Press
© October 20, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

The campaign of North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is appealing a $10,000 penalty from the state elections board issued because officials say they don't have a complete campaign filing.

The penalty stems from the campaign's year-end report due Jan. 31.

A Marshall campaign

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