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White House honor comes as vet's business totters

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A former Marine Corps sniper in Iraq who started a coffee shop that employs fellow veterans is to be honored at a White House event Wednesday even as he solicits online donations to stay open. Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits owner Matt Victoriano admitted Tuesday it's ironic to be honored as an example of the successful veteran-turned-entrepreneur when he may have to shut down in less than two weeks. Full story...
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NCCU students to protest teen's death in Missouri

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Black law students at North Carolina Central University are holding a rally to protest the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Full story...
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NC Central police chief out after DWI charge

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The police chief at N.C. Central University is out of a job, nearly three weeks after he was charged with driving while impaired. Area media outlets reported that the school issued a brief statement Friday. A school spokeswoman didn't say whether Timothy Bellamy resigned or was fired. Full story...
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Body of missing Durham priest found at state park

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Authorities say the body of a 71-year-old Anglican priest from Durham missing for five days has been found at a state park and a suspect has been charged with murder. Full story...
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Three teens charged in Durham bus explosion

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Three teens have been arrested after an explosion on a city bus in Durham last week. No one was hurt when what police called a "Draino bomb" exploded on a bus July 22. Full story...
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Durham, players settle Duke lacrosse lawsuit

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The city of Durham says it has settled a lawsuit filed by three former Duke University lacrosse players who were falsely accused of raping a stripper eight years ago. Full story...
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AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: 10-month old baby found safe; police charge father

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Police say she was taken by her father, 26-year-old Rodney Bryant. Investigators believe the incident began in Angier, N.C., where the family lives and the mother was put out of the vehicle along the highway in Durham. Full story...
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Durham man charged in shooting of 5-month-old child

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Police in Durham have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a 5-month-old girl. Arin Tavon Futrell, 21, is charged with felony negligent child abuse resulting in bodily injury. Full story...
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NCCU campus police kill gunman

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Police at North Carolina Central University in Durham say a gunman has been shot and killed near the southeast part of the campus. Full story...
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Mistrial declared after jury deadlocks in NC trial

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A Superior Court judge has declared a mistrial after the jury in the first-degree murder trial of a Durham man failed to reach a unanimous verdict. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: The Rose Bowl relocated to Durham

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On January 1, 1942, the Rose Bowl was played in Durham—the only time the game has not been played in Pasadena, California. Full story...
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Three juveniles charged in Durham murder

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Police said Saturday they have charged three young people in the murder of a 35-year-old man. Full story...
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US court dismisses bulk of Duke lacrosse lawsuit

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The bulk of a federal lawsuit filed by former Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of raping a stripper has been dismissed. Full story...
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1 dead, 3 injured in North Carolina hospital fire

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Authorities say one patient has been killed and three employees injured in a fire at a long-term care unit at a North Carolina hospital. Full story...
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Democrats send Jesse Jackson, Alicia Keys to NC

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Rev. Jesse Jackson visits university campuses in Durham and Chapel Hill, and singer Alicia Keys in Greensboro and Raleigh to promote early voting efforts Friday. Full story...
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