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UNCW baseball blanks Charleston; JMU softball blanks UNCW

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videoThe UNCW baseball team knocked off the College of Charleston out of first place on Friday night. The first place James Madison Dukes shutout UNCW in a softball afternoon doubleheader. Day one of the CAA track and field championship is complete. UNCW's Cam Walton won the long jump. Full story...
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NC State's T.J. Warren to enter NBA draft

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North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren is entering the NBA draft. In a statement released by the school Tuesday, the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year said he had "a fun ride" but was ready for the NBA. Full story...
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Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

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Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands. Full story...
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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million

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A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school. Full story...
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Raleigh 5-mile race includes a dozen doughnuts

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A five-mile run through downtown Raleigh is just the sort of thing a healthy person would do. Perhaps not, since Saturday's race includes a stop at the Krispy Kreme to eat a dozen doughnuts at the halfway mark. Full story...
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NC endowment gives $10M to improve college access

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A North Carolina endowment is giving $10 million to improve access to higher education for low-income students in rural North Carolina high schools. Full story...
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Buyer: No current plans to develop Hofmann Forest

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The proposed buyer of a massive research forest owned by North Carolina State University is distancing itself from a leaked prospectus suggesting it would clear cut much of the woodland for a golf course, homes and farms. Full story...
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NC State wins $60 million NSA data partnership

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videoNorth Carolina State University has won a $60 million federal contract to partner with the National Security Agency on a new center dedicated to researching the challenges of collecting, sorting and storing massive amounts of computer data. Full story...
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This Day In NC History: Wolfpack Quarterback Roman Gabriel born in Wilmington

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On August 5, 1940, Roman Gabriel, Jr. was born in Wilmington. Gabriel gained fame as the quarterback for N.C. State from 1959 to 1961, where he was a two time All-American and a two time ACC Player of the Year. His skill as a quarterback led him to set numerous passing records at N.C. State. As a result, his jersey was officially retired in 1962. In 1989, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Full story...
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NC State grad student's statistics project goes viral

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videoIt's an age old question… soda or pop? Now a doctoral student at NC State University has mapped out what people call things from different areas for a statistics class project. The results have gone viral. Full story...
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Do you say soda, Coke or pop? NC State grad student creates maps of regional dialects that take Internet by storm

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A New Jersey native who swapped “hoagies” for “sub” sandwiches when he came to N.C. State University for graduate school has found himself in the international limelight in the past week thanks to his detailed maps that illustrate speech patterns across the nation. Full story...
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NC State great David Thompson visits Wilmington

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videoBasketball legend David Thompson was on the campus of UNCW this morning to raise money for Fathers for Hope and to dunk domestic violence. Full story...
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Report shows offshore drilling could be big business, but hurt fishing, tourism

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video Fishing and tourism are two multi-million dollar industries in North Carolina, but Dr. Mike Walden's new study says there could be even more money to be made if the coastline had a slightly different view featuring drilling wells. Full story...
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NC State researchers predict active hurricane season for 2013

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2013 should see 13 to 17 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin, which includes the entire Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, according to researchers at NC State University. Full story...
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UNC will face Miami in ACC title game

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Miami led from start to finish against NC State on Saturday in Greensboro at the ACC Tournament. Despite the setback NC State is still expected to get an invitation to next week's NCAA Tournament. The North Carolina Tar Heels held off Maryland to advance to the finals on Sunday. Full story...
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