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Woman killed driving similar car in SC shootout

Authorities say a 36-year-old woman was shot to death in North Charleston because she was driving the same type of car that was involved in a shootout near Interstate 26.

Attorney: George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

A lawyer for George Zimmerman says his client wasn't seriously injured after being involved in a shooting in Florida.

White House calls bin Laden article ‘outright falsehoods’

The White House is dismissing as untrue an article alleging that President Barack Obama misled the public about how the U.S. killed Osama bin Laden.

Final Civil War land battle was 150 years ago… in Texas

It's common knowledge that the four bloody years of the American Civil War came to an end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox - but it's not true.

Starbucks hopes ‘Mini Frappuccino’ tempts new customers

If even a small Frappuccino seems like too much of an indulgence, Starbucks is now selling a "mini" version of the sugary coffee drink.

Mitsubishi recalls cars for faulty defrosters, head lights

Mitsubishi is recalling more than 130,000 cars because of two separate issues that could lead to reduced visibility for drivers and raise the risk of a crash.

Broad cuts, narrow tax breaks boost NC business better?

North Carolina legislators who say their corporate and personal income tax cuts two years ago spurred job growth are debating whether to preserve elective tax breaks Gov. Pat McCrory wants to expand.

Coalition: NC health agency violating part of voter law

A coalition of groups says North Carolina's health agency is violating a federal law requiring voter registration help for low-income residents.

4-state Southeast high-speed rail compact being discussed

Interest from Georgia and South Carolina in a compact that already includes North Carolina and Virginia has raised the hopes of the U.S. transportation secretary that high-speed rail will eventually become a reality in the Southeast.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.