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911 Call Released in Duke Fraternity Rape Claim
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Junior Guard Rasheed Sulaimon Dismissed from Duke Basketball Program
In a statement Coach K said Sulaimon filed to consistently live up to the standards required to be a part of the program. 05:18 PM
NC Legislature Could Step in on Abortion Clinic Rule Proposal
Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building. 12:25 PM
NC DHHS Reports Nine More Flu Deaths, Total Stands at 137
The Department of Health and Human Services released its newest numbers on Thursday. So far 137 people in North Carolina have died from the virus this season, passing last year’s total. Most of the deaths have occurred in people age 65 and older. 12:50 PM
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