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Research crews surface an anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
Shipwreck-hunting company sues NC over Blackbeard’s ship
The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:07pm
The National Air and Space Museum has started a Kickstarter to campaign to conserve Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his 1969 moonwalk. (Photo: Smithsonian Institution)
Crowdfunding project aims to save Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit
The National Air and Space Museum is launching a crowdfunding campaign to conserve the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon. Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:51pm
Photo of the remnants of a newly-discovered shipwreck in the seabed off of the North Carolina coast. (Source: Duke University)
Scientists find shipwreck apparently centuries old off NC
Duke University says scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date back to the American Revolution. Fri, 07/17/2015 - 1:59pm
This memorial to Confederate soldiers is one of two monuments to the Confederacy near the intersection of 3rd and Market streets in downtown Wilmington.
NC bill to shield memorials advances amid Confederate debate
A bill banning the removal of public "objects of remembrance" is moving forward in the North Carolina General Assembly. That's despite objections by opponents who say it will protect Confederate memorials. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:10pm
The Confederate flag is removed from the SC Statehouse grounds on July 10, 2015. (Photo: CNN)
Confederate flag removed from SC Statehouse grounds
The Confederate flag has been removed from a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, where it has had a presence for 54 years. Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:35pm
Apple Annie's sold red, white and blue cupcakes to support the Battleship North Carolina.
Apple Annie’s cupcakes support Battleship
Apple Annie's has donated more than $300 to the Battleship North Carolina. Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:13pm
The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
Confederate flag’s days are numbered in South Carolina
After 54 years flying at South Carolina's Capitol, the Confederate flag's days there are numbered. Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:36am
The Confederate flag flies over a monument in front of the SC Statehouse in Columbia (Photo: eyeliam/MGN)
South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag
The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 4:29pm
A North Carolina woman scaled the pole flying the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse in Columbia and removed the flag June 27, 2015 (Source: Instagram/queerplatonic)
NC duo arrested for removing Confederate flag from SC statehouse out of jail
The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital. Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:49pm
North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate (Source: NCDOT)
McCrory: Time to end NC Confederate flag license plate; other states consider changes
A spokesperson for Gov. Pat McCrory says he feels it is time for the state to stop issuing Sons of Confederate Veterans car license plates which feature the Confederate battle flag. Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:15pm