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    The Stanford Cardinal and the North Carolina State Wolfpack will play in the first game of the 2021 College World Series. The College World Series is officially back! A global pandemic put an end to the 2020 NCAA baseball season well before anyone was able to get into their conference tournament, let alone the NCAA baseball tournament, so it’s been...
    Two members of a group of nine tube riders involved in a deadly Dan River dam mishap in North Carolina this week remained missing Friday after a search, authorities said, according to reports. The missing tubers were identified as Teresa Villano, 30, and Isiah Crawford, 7, both of Eden, North Carolina, WSET-TV of Lynchburg, Virginia, reported. "We want to find...
    OFFICIALS have identified the family of nine who went plunging off of a North Carolina dam while tubing on Wednesday night, leaving three family members dead and another two missing. Rockingham County officials identified the individuals that were involved in the tragedy, including little seven-year-old Isiah Crawford who is one of two people still missing. Ruben Villano, 35, his son...
    North Carolina officials identified the extended family involved in a tubing accident that killed three people on Wednesday, as the search continues for two missing people — including a 7-year-old girl. Nine relatives were tubing on the Dan River in Eden, near the Virginia border, but several of the tubes got untied and some floated over an energy dam, officials...
    A councilman in North Carolina has been slammed after he suggested making it a misdemeanor crime to donate food and money directly to homeless people.  Tariq Bokhari​, who serves as a representative for Charlotte's 6th district, floated the radical idea during a council business meeting on Monday.  'People aren't getting it and they're still bringing food and money and resources...
    The mother of a 4-year-old girl whose remains were found at a North Carolina home last month forced her 13-year-old daughter to help bury her sister in the backyard, according to a search warrant. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged Malikah Bennett, 31, with first-degree murder, felony child abuse, inflicting physical injury and felony concealing a death, The Charlotte Observer reported. Bennett also has three...
    Three people are dead and two are missing after a tubing group went over a dam in North Carolina on Wednesday evening. The five tubers were part of a group of nine people on the Dan River. The group's tubes were reportedly tied together but at one point came apart. Around 7 or 7:30 p.m., the tubers crossed a Duke...
    Three tubers are dead and two others are unaccounted for after the group floated over a dam along a river in North Carolina while participating in a tubing event. A group of approximately nine people was participating in “tubing” along the Dan River in Eden, North Carolina on Wednesday night before the group went over a Duke Energy dam, ABC11...
    EDEN, N.C. -- Three people are dead and two others are still missing after a group of tubers went over a Duke Energy dam along the Dan River in Eden, authorities said.The Rockingham County Sheriff's office said nine people went tubing Wednesday evening on the Dan River but at some point, several of the tubes came untied and some floated...
    Eden, North Carolina — Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said Thursday. Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan River went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden around...
    Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman ever appointed to the nation's highest court, was unjustly omitted from a list of remarkable women in American history, critics of new grade-school teaching guidance in North Carolina claimed this week. The North Carolina State Board of Education approved the controversial new "unpacking documents" for social studies teaching standards Thursday,...
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    The bodies of three tube riders were found Thursday after an apparent mishap along the Dan River in North Carolina and two more tubers were still missing, according to reports. Four members of the total group of nine tubers were rescued and were being treated at a hospital, WFMY-TV, of Greensboro, North Carolina, reported. A search was underway for the...
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    A man was filmed gripping onto the hood of a car for dear life as it sped along a highway in North Carolina.  The incident happened as the car drove down I-77 near Charlotte.  According to an unidentified witness, the incident originally began as a fight between two men at the Circle K on North Graham.  A man was...
    Congress is considering a bill attempting to protect freedom of expression on college campuses. Rep. Greg Murphy, a North Carolina Republican, the ranking member of the House’s Higher Education and Workforce Innovation subcommittee, introduced the Campus Free Speech Restoration Act of 2021 on Thursday. “Every individual should be free to profess, and to maintain, the opinion of such...
    The North Carolina General Assembly has approved a bill that could protect taxpayers from pension-spiking costs. Senate Bill 668 temporarily stops local boards of education from suing the state for its retirement benefit cap and authorizes additional payment options for the liabilities under the cap. Pension spiking occurs when a retiree earns more from the retirement fund than...
    Michael Jordan is crushing life at a fishing tournament in North Carolina. According to Business Insider, the six-time NBA champion caught a 25-pound dolphin while competing in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) As of the time of his Wednesday catch, Jordan has the biggest dolphin on the...
    A North Carolina mother allegedly forced her 4-year-old daughter to stand in a laundry room for three straight days as a punishment before her death last year, new search warrants reportedly reveal.  Majelic Young, 4, died last year but her remains weren’t discovered until late May when investigators found the little girl's body in her own backyard in north Charlotte,...
    The GOP-led North Carolina Senate passed a trio of election measures on Wednesday that will likely be stalled by the time it gets to the Democratic governor's desk. One of the measures passed would cut off the acceptance of mail-in ballots to the day of the election. North Carolina currently allows mail-in ballots to be accepted up to three days after Election...
    Michael Jordan on his boat, "Catch 23." Grace Bell Photography Michael Jordan brought his boat to the Crystal Coast for the 2021 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. The NBA legend and his "Catch 23" crew hit the leaderboard on Day 1 by catching a 25-pound dolphin. Jordan and company are competing for a $3.4 million purse in...
    North Carolina's Office of State Budget and Management and the General Assembly's Fiscal Research Division released an updated revenue forecast Tuesday that showed the state is expected to collect $60.4 billion in revenue over the next two years, reflecting a $6.5 billion increase over previous estimates. The new estimate comes as the General Assembly draws closer to the deadline for...
    A three-judge panel unanimously upheld a ruling Wednesday finding North Carolina’s ban on abortions after 20-weeks is unconstitutional. The state implemented the partial ban in 1973 following Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. The North Carolina legislature adopted amendments in 2015 that imposed several additional requirements to receive an abortion such as longer waiting periods, reporting requirements and other measures...
    A unanimous three-judge panel in a federal appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling that North Carolina's ban on abortion after 20 weeks is unconstitutional, a blow to abortion opponents in one of many such cases currently percolating through federal courts.  Several pro-life organizations and more than a dozen Republican states supported North Carolina in the effort. The ruling may be...
    Former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE is set to hold his first rallies since leaving the White House beginning later this month. Trump is expected to...
    Many people in the United States traded in their blue-state residencies during the coronavirus outbreak and migrated to Repubican-led states where the cost of living tends to be lower and pandemic rules were generally less restrictive in a continuation of recent moving trends. A report from national moving company North American Moving Services revealed that Illinois, New York, and...
    Bears need to watch out. The past 12 months have been very exciting for hunting and fishing enthusiasts. With many businesses closed due to the lockdowns, many more people headed out into the wild than in previous years. With more people hunting and fishing, more records were set across the country. Hunters in North Carolina killed more black bears...
    (CNN)A growing number of GOP Senate contenders are spurning former President Donald Trump's wishes with campaigns that defy his criticism or ignore his support of a rival, as the Republican Party debates his role in its future.In Alabama, Trump's early endorsement of Rep. Mo Brooks has failed to stop the GOP primary field from expanding. Last week, Katie Boyd Britt,...
    A bill that would delay certain municipal elections this year is on its way to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. The COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters have delayed the release of the U.S. Census Bureau data used to determine local population counts, officials said. That data was scheduled to be published in spring, but it will not be delivered to...
    Former President TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE’s endorsement of Rep. Ted BuddTheodore (Ted) Paul BuddLara Trump lost her best opportunity — if she ever really wanted it Trump...
    North Carolina Republican Lieutenant Gov. Mark Robinson sounded off Monday on "Fox News Primetime" on the rising crime and the widespread disrespect our police and law enforcement currently face.  BRIAN KILMEADE, HOST: What's your reaction to what's happening in Baltimore [with crime]? Not unique, is it? NORTH CAROLINA'S LIEUTENATNT GOVERNOR DETAILS AMERICA'S SUCCESS STORY AND WORTH ETHIC MARK ROBINSON: No,...
    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper extended his COVID-19-related emergency orders to July 30 on Friday despite calls to end the state's emergency declaration. Cooper declared a public health state of emergency in March 2020, putting restrictions in place intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Cooper gradually has reduced restrictions as North Carolina's COVID-19 trends have decreased amid a...
    Littleton, NC -- Eighteen miles off I-95 nestled near the North Carolina-Virginia border there's a tale of a beast only seen by few - a beast with eyes as black as night - a beast they call Bigfoot. It's only in the faraway town of Littleton, North Carolina, where a man brave enough to catch this beast in the flesh...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One of the three systems the CBS4 Weather Team has been monitoring for development has formed into a tropical depression off the coast of North Carolina. At 11 a.m., the center of the system was about 105 miles east of Cape Hatteras. READ MORE: AAA: Florida Gas Prices Jump To Most Expensive Since 2014 Maximum sustained winds...
    Defender Eric Gelinas has signed a contract with Hurricane Carolina after playing in Europe for the past three seasons. Raquel BK, who formed in the Swedish elite league where he previously played, has confirmed the news of his exit to the National Hockey League. According to the Express.com site, which did not release details of the deal, Carolina is targeted...
    Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina Mark Robinson emphasized the importance of the American work ethic and his success story Saturday on "Unfiltered with Dan Bongino." Robinson is the first African American to hold the office of Lieutenant Governor in North Carolina and caught the public eye at a Greensboro City Council meeting, when he defended the Second Amendment. Fox News...
    When the Krispy Kreme light is on, customers know doughnuts are fresh. Joe Raedle/Staff/Getty Images The doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has offered its iconic glazed doughnuts since its opening in 1937. The chain has developed a cult following over the past nearly 84 years. From a single shop in North Carolina to its third IPO, here's what business...
    After former President Donald Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd for Senate, the North Carolina Republican Party sat on the results of a straw poll that former Rep. Mark Walker won by a country mile. Walker topped Budd 44% to 29.4% in a survey to gauge who grassroots Republicans support for Senate in the 2022 primary. Former Gov. Pat McCrory finished...
    Latta Plantation, Huntersville, North Carolina. Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images A North Carolina plantation had an event that honored "white refugees" planned for Juneteenth.  It has since been canceled following backlash, The Washington Post reported.  Juneteenth is celebrated as a commemoration of the end of slavery.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A North Carolina Plantation canceled an...
    Loading the player... A historic plantation in North Carolina is under withering backlash for a planned Juneteenth event that promised a perspective from a slave master. The Historic Latta Plantation located near Charlotte, NC is a living history museum and farm that offers education, guided tours that cost $9 for regular admission, re-enactments that predominately feature white people, and...
    MONROE, N.C. -- A North Carolina mother met the 911 operator who talked her through delivering her baby.Keri Michaels got the call around 3:30 in the morning. Samantha Lockhart of Union County was on the other end of the line.Lockhart was out of breath and struggling to communicate with Michaels."I knew that she was already in labor, and the child...
    North Carolina will give away $4 million in cash and cover college tuition for people who get vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. The giveaway is part of an initiative to motivate North Carolinians to get vaccinated. The money for the vaccine lottery comes from federal coronavirus aid, Cooper said. The state will conduct four drawings...
    The Brunswick County, North Carolina, Board of Education voted unanimously this week on a policy that bans employees from using their positions to persuade students to support particular political theories or issues. The new policy aims to “ensure that social theories of any kind (i.e. Holocaust Denial Theory, 9/11 Theory, Critical Race Theory) are not presented to students unless approved...