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Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident.
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A Clemmons botanist and her son have been harvesting local herbs and transforming them into teas. But their real work, they say is teaching others the benefits of harvesting their own.
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Shareholders Approve Merger Between Reynolds American, Lorillard
They voted to approve the $27 billion deal between Reynolds American and Lorillard. The deal still needs the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected in the first half of the year. 10:53 AM
As NC Legislature Begins, Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 03:04 PM
NAACP-Led Protests Resume at North Carolina Legislature
North Carolina's NAACP leader has challenged new rules about public assembly in the state Legislative Building as part of protests targeting policies by the GOP-led Legislature. 01:38 PM
Gov. McCrory Applauds Offshore Drilling Proposal for Carolinas
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
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EPA Officials: Dan River Thriving Nearly One Year After Coal Ash Spill
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Senate to Begin Hearings for President Obama's Attorney General Nominee
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CMS Board Names Ann Clark as Superintendent
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