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Drilling opponents converge on NC federal meeting

Hundreds of environmentalists opposed to the Trump administration proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters converged Monday to press their case at the federal government's only public meeting for input in North Carolina.

North Carolina man dies in Colorado skiing accident

Authorities say a skier who died after hitting a tree at a Colorado resort was a 32-year-old North Carolina man.

NC inmate escapes, dies in crash less than two hours later

A Gaston Correctional Center minimum custody inmate who left his outside work assignment was killed in a single vehicle accident.
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Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

Thousands of people from all walks of life — including a former president — filed slowly past the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham on Monday to pay their final respects to a man who reached millions with his message of salvation through Jesus Christ.

Mom’s boyfriend to be tried for capital murder in Mariah Woods case

The DA announced Monday that Adolphus Earl Kimrey II will be tried for capital murder in the case of Mariah Woods and the state will seek the death penalty.

Body awaiting cremation found 3 years later at funeral home

A South Carolina coroner says the decomposed body of a woman whose family thought she had been cremated almost three years ago has been discovered at a funeral home.

NC man donates bouquets of flowers to all teachers in a school system

When Vincent Mitchell took in a donation of more than 70,000 bouquets of flowers, he didn’t know what to do with them at first.
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President Trump to travel to NC for Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral

The White House says President Donald Trump will attend Friday’s funeral for the Rev. Billy Graham.

Man visiting NC for bachelor party dies in fall from waterfall

A Georgia man has died after falling from a waterfall in Old Fort over the weekend.

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