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VCU becomes first team pulled from NCAA Tournament because of COVID-19 protocols

The school says it had “multiple” positive tests within the past two days.

Columbus County forester battling wildfires in Oregon

Wildfires are continuing to rage in several states out West and a number of North Carolina Forest Service firefighters are on the front lines battling the blazes.

Smoke chokes West Coast as death toll continues to climb

The death toll from fires in California, Oregon and Washington state stands at 27 and is expected to rise.

Biden says Trump ‘recklessly encouraging violence’ after deadly shooting in Portland

A day after a deadly shooting in downtown Portland, Joe Biden is accusing President Donald Trump of "fanning the flames of hate and division in our society" as other Democratic leaders condemn the violence.

Police in Portland, Oregon arrest 4 as protests continue

Authorities said some of the protesters carried heavy wooden shields and wore gas masks and other protective gear.

Residents in one Oregon town call 911 because they’ve run out of toilet paper

As toilet paper shelves across the nation sit empty, some people consider that an emergency situation. An emergency that's worth a call to 911 when they've run out of toilet paper, at least, that's what's happening in one Oregon town.

Surveillance video captures the dramatic moment a high school coach disarmed a student with a gun

Earlier this year, a high school coach in Oregon was celebrated as a hero for stopping an armed student before he could hurt anyone. Now, new surveillance footage reveals the coach brought the student into an embrace after disarming him. 

Oregon teen nearly loses eye as e-cigarette explodes in his face

A 17-year-old boy from Oregon suffered injuries to his teeth, hands and face when an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth this week.

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

For most people, a total solar eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime event. For some eclipse chasers, it's a way of life.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.