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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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NC audit scrutinizes prof's summer beach trips

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An audit says a North Carolina State University professor took Outer Banks trips using public funds but could not provide documents showing the travel was work-related. Full story...
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Sea turtle recovers after trip to Raleigh for special surgery

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video Summer is in full swing, and that means it's busy season at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Topsail Beach. The facility is full of turtles in need of help. And one in particular just got some special attention. We told you yesterday about an injured sea turtle taken to Raleigh for surgery. Today, we stopped by the hospital to check on patient. Full story...
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Veterinarians perform experimental surgery on turtle rescued from Holden Beach

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Veterinarians from NC State University have successfully completed experimental skull surgery on an endangered sea turtle. Full story...
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NCSU researchers predict average hurricane season

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Researchers at North Carolina State University are predicting a relatively average hurricane season, but say even minor storms can still cause serious problems when they make landfall. Full story...
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Facebook co-founder will deliver lecture at NC State

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Facebook co-founder and North Carolina native Chris Hughes is coming back to his home state, where he's scheduled to give a talk on how social media has transformed the state of communications Full story...
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