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Archive - Nov 5, 2012

2 women charged in deadly Fayetteville shooting

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Authorities say two women are charged with killing a 43-year-old Fayetteville man during a robbery. Investigators say Bobby Boose was found shot to death in his home Friday evening. Full story...
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2 killings in tiny town of Seaboard in 10 days

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Police in the Northampton County town of Seaboard are investigating two fatal shootings in the past 10 days. Full story...
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15-year-old boy kills 13-year-old girl in Durham

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Investigators in Durham say a 13-year-old girl has died after being shot by a 15-year-old boy. Authorities said the girl was shot Friday and died Monday in the hospital from her injuries. Full story...
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UNC releases additional documents from NCAA probe

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released more than 2,500 pages of documents connected to an NCAA investigation of the football program as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight with media outlets. Full story...
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Convicted US terrorist in NC beheading plot trial

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A North Carolina man spending 45 years in prison for a homegrown terrorist plot read Quranic verses to jurors and scolded the federal judge and prosecutors at his trial on charges he plotted to have government witnesses beheaded. Full story...
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Sea turtles rescued in wake of Hurricane Sandy

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video As Hurricane Sandy washed away the Topsail Island beach head, it swept some young sea turtles back ashore. Full story...
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81 families step up to host Marines at Thanksgiving

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Port City Java has enough families to host Marines for its second annual Make a Marine's Thanksgiving drive. Port City Java CEO Steve Schnitzler says all 165 Marines from Camp Lejeune will have a family to spend the day with. Full story...
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Area kids pick Obama, Dalton

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Last week we told you about local students casting their own votes in the national Kids Voting program. Now the results are in. Full story...
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Campaign against ballpark gives to Sandy relief

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As folks in the northeast continue to be recover from Hurricane Sandy, our community is coming together to help, including support from a political campaign. Full story...
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Sandy helps uncover old shipwreck at Surf City

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Beach erosion from Hurricane Sandy has unearthed a section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted scooner that ran aground in Surf City in 1919. The ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to New York when it happened. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Governor and UNC Founder William Davie died

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On November 5, 1820, soldier, politician, and founder of the University of North Carolina, William R. Davie died at the age of 64. Full story...
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Melissa Gott registers, votes in New Hanover Co.

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Melissa Gott, whose ascent in New Hanover County politics abruptly collapsed under skepticism about whether she owned a permanent residence there, re-registered to vote in the county last week only days after the Board of Elections purged her from the voting rolls. Full story...
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Autopsy scheduled for homeless found dead, burned

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An autopsy is scheduled for a homeless man investigators found dead and burned at a homeless camp in the woods. Wilmington Police got a call Sunday morning from a man who said his friend was dead from a fire at their camp in the woods near 16th and Kidder Streets. Full story...
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Search continues for missing elderly woman

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Wilmington Police are asking for help searching for a missing elderly woman. Alma Lawson, 83, was last heard from at about 4:30 p.m. yesterday. A family member says Lawson is believed to be experiencing the early signs of dementia. Full story...
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NC election official predicts 69 percent turnout

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North Carolina's chief elections official predicts overall voter turnout for Tuesday's election will fall a tad short of the percentage recorded in 2008. Full story...
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