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Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green dies at 73

Lawyers representing the family of Peter Green, the dexterous blues guitarist who led the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, say he has died.

Hunter charged with negligence in father, daughter’s deaths

Authorities say a man who shot and killed a father and daughter while deer hunting in South Carolina has been arrested.

First Black woman to serve on Greensboro City Council dies

Katie Dorsett, the first Black woman to hold a North Carolina cabinet post as well as on the Greensboro City Council, has died. She was 87.

More than 360 elephants die from mysterious causes in Botswana

More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. 

Huge spike in COVID-19 cases overwhelms S. Carolina tracers

South Carolina has set a record for the most COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day with 24.

Atlanta police call out sick over charges in fatal shooting

Atlanta police officers have called out sick to protest the filing of murder charges against an officer who shot a man in the back.

One found dead, one seriously injured at Camp Lejeune

A man was found dead on the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Saturday morning with a gunshot wound.

Atlanta police officer shoots a man dead at a fast-food drive-thru, authorities say

Authorities in Georgia say a suspect who resisted being taken into custody by Atlanta police has been shot and killed.

UNCW mourns the passing of Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), Pat Leonard, passed away peacefully in her Carolina Beach home on Wednesday.

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Couple wedded in Nebraska celebrates 85 years of marriage

Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary for the 85th time.

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A U.S. judge blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.

US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security

The U.S. will ban the use of WeChat Sunday to “safeguard the national security of the United States.”

UNC system sees record enrollment despite pandemic

Schools in the University of North Carolina system enrolled more students than ever before this fall.