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Duke hand transplant recipient can use new hand
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A Texas man who received a hand transplant at the Duke University Hospital earlier this year is developing feeling and use of his new hand. Rene Chavez of Laredo, Texas, told reporters at a news conference in Durham on Thursday that he's very happy with the ...
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Why North Carolina is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from the state's 15 electoral votes.
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NC man convicted of murder as teen won't be tried again
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor has dismissed charges against a man convicted of murder as a teenager and imprisoned 28 years ago, saying there's not enough evidence to re-try the case.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | North Carolina Judge Raleigh North Carolina Jury Wilmington North Carolina South Carolina Carolina League University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Welcome to the Purple State Project
Welcome to the Purple State Project. For the 2016 election, The Denver Post is experimenting with new ways to tells stories about Colorado politics that better explain the state's "purple" status.
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The Latest: North Carolina board settling voting disputes
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on early voting plans being decided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The North Carolina State Board of Elections is working through conflicts among local election officials unable to agree on early voting schedules adjusted after a ...
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Friday’s NCAA men: Carolina defeats Butler
North Carolina expects strong offensive performances but Luke Maye provided an unexpected bonus.        
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Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler, 92-80
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night.Luke Maye recorded his first career double-double with a career-high 16 points and 12 rebounds,...
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TJ Leaf starts strong, but Bruins trail the Wildcats by three points at halftime
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA UCLA March 24, 2017,...
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Berthiaume: It’s the Sweet 16 we all predicted, right? No.
Last week, right before the Round of 32 tipped off in the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament, I made a mistake. I wanted to proclaim, and prove, that this year’s tournament was boring. That’s where the mistake started. It got worse when I wasted a half hour of my life searching for evidence to support...
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Justin Jackson, No. 10 North Carolina dominate No. 14 Virginia
The Sports Xchange CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina appeared to steal some of Virginia's game plan, turning an expected showdown into a romp Saturday night.
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No. 25 Notre Dame rolls over N.C. State
The Sports Xchange RALEIGH, N.C. -- A big effort from senior captain V.J. Beachem kept No. 25 Notre Dame rolling on Saturday against North Carolina State.
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No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. — V.J. Beachem scored 27 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-72 on Saturday in the Wolfpack's first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.Bonzie Colson added 13 points for the Fighting Irish (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who kept themselves in the middle of a crowded race for a top-four finish that would secure a double-round bye in the ACC Tournament.
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No. 10 North Carolina rolls past rival N.C. State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 97-73 on Wednesday to stay alone in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.Luke Maye added a career-high 13 points for the Tar Heels (22-5, 10-3), who shot 56 percent while dominating...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina State University Raleigh North Carolina Big East Conference South Carolina Duke University
No. 10 North Carolina blows by N.C. State
The Sports Xchange RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina went to a familiar formula by showcasing its inside strength, and that was too much for North Carolina State.
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Higher ed group cites UT efforts to boost low-income student graduation rate
Expanding low-income student enrollment has been challenging for universities. They think that graduating these students is crucial to their mission, but struggle to keep students on track academically or cannot provide sufficient financial aid.
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Allen leads No. 18 Duke past No. 8 UNC, 86-78
DURHAM, N.C. – Grayson Allen scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke beat No. 8 North Carolina 86-78 on Thursday night.Luke Kennard added 20 points and freshman Jayson Tatum had all 19 of his in the second half to help the Blue Devils (19-5) win their fourth straight.Justin Jackson scored 21 points and Joe...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | North Carolina Duke University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Basketball Cameron Indoor Stadium Duke Blue Devils Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina Tar Heels
Irate mom claims day care worker breastfed her baby
A North Carolina mother says surveillance video at the day care where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission. Kaycee Oxendine told WTVD-TV in Durham that security footage inside Carrboro Early School showed a woman adjusting her top and bringing Oxendine’s 3-month-old son to her chest to breastfeed him. Oxendine said...
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Mom says she caught day care worker breastfeeding her child
CARRBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mother says surveillance video at the day care where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission.
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Mom says day care worker breastfed her son
Kaycee Oxendine said when a woman in the nursery offered to breastfeed him, Osendine told them no        
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2 officers attacked by inmate at North Carolina prison
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A prison spokesman in North Carolina says an inmate and two correctional officers he attacked suffered no serious injuries.
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2 employees attacked by inmate at Raleigh prison
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Prison officials in North Carolina say an inmate has attacked two employees at the Central Prison in Raleigh. Public Safety Department spokesman Keith Acree told local media outlets the attacks occurred around 11 p.m. Monday. Acree says medical workers at the prison treated the inmate and ...
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Bill easing class-size limits in early grades considered
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Some North Carolina lawmakers want to respond early this session to worries from local school districts that new class-size restrictions in early grades are too difficult to meet financially. A House education committee scheduled a meeting Tuesday to discuss legislation that would ease the planned maximum ...
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College basketball: North Carolina tops Notre Dame in relocated game
Justin Jackson scored 16 points to help No. 12 North Carolina beat No. 20 Notre Dame, 83-76, on Sunday in a game postponed a day and relocated from UNC's campus because of a water shortage.  Isaiah Hicks added 14 points for the Tar Heels (21-4, 9-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot 49% and dominated...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | Big Ten Conference Atlantic Coast Conference ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Big East Conference Notre Dame Fighting Irish University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Coach K returns, No. 21 Duke beats Pittsburgh
Grayson Allen scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and No. 21 Duke beat Pittsburgh 72-64 on Saturday in coach Mike Krzyzewski's return after a four-week break following back surgery.
12 points by The Denver Post | Atlantic Coast Conference Duke University North Carolina North Carolina Tar Heels Mike Krzyzewski Duke Blue Devils men's basketball University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jeff Capel III
North Carolina-Notre Dame game postponed and moved due to water break
The Sports Xchange No. 12 North Carolina and No. 20 Notre Dame will play at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum.
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‘Worst case scenario’: Water emergency declared in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
An oversupply of fluoride and a water main break in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, resulted in a declared emergency. Without safe drinking water, all restaurants along with a state university and other schools may be closed until Sunday, officials estimate. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Warning: Wildfires spreading unhealthy air over most of NC
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Environmental officials are warning of unhealthy air spreading across most of North Carolina as 15 wildfires burn more than 45,000 acres of land. The North Carolina Division of Air Quality said Friday that the wildfires in western North Carolina could carry high levels of air pollution ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | North Carolina Asheville North Carolina United States Buncombe County North Carolina North Carolina State University Research Triangle University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Durham North Carolina
Drought now covers more than 40 percent of North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Five North Carolina counties are now in the highest level of drought as the dry conditions move east from the state's mountains. State officials say Graham, Macon and Swain counties have joined Cherokee and Clay counties as being in an exceptional drought, the highest level determined ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Piedmont Triad Greensboro North Carolina Georgia United States South Carolina Piedmont
Huma Abedin smiles day after new Anthony Weiner scandal revealed
Huma Abedin, sporting a tight smile and sunglasses, held both her son and her tongue Thursday morning.
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UNLV hoping local basketball players want to stay home
Three Las Vegas area players are among the top 35 basketball recruits, according to ESPN.com. UNLV is recruiting each of them.
4 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | North Carolina North Carolina State University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Association of American Universities American Civil War U.S. state Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities United States
Broncos’ Demaryius Thomas (hip) said to seek second opinion after MRI
Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas underwent an MRI on his hip Friday and, according to ESPN, is expected to seek a second opinion.
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North Carolina pulls away from Illinois for 48-23 victory
Less than an hour before Illinois kicked off, its fans had something to cheer about. As the end of rival Northwestern's loss to Illinois State was shown on the big screen at Memorial Stadium, the few fans trickling into the stands applauded. Things turned even brighter for Illinois as the sun set...
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Lovie Smith says Illinois must move past penalty-riddled loss
Illinois coach Lovie Smith wasn’t going to dissect each of the team’s 13 penalties from Saturday night's 48-23 loss to North Carolina. Not to reporters, and it sounded like, not to the team. “Don’t explain them,” he said. “If you have a penalty, how do you explain it? Don’t do it. We preach it....
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Saturday's matchup, prediction: North Carolina at Illinois
TV/radio: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, BTN, WSCR-AM 670.Line: North Carolina by 7.5.Records: North Carolina 0-1; Illinois 1-0.Last meeting: The Illini got 133 rushing yards and a TD from Josh Ferguson but little else in a 48-14 loss Sept. 19, 2015, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Marquise Williams threw three TD...
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