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  • Wake Forest steals receiver Matt James away from UCF, others

    UCF lost a possible recruit Tuesday when wide receiver Matt James of Sanderson High in Raleigh, N.C., committed to Wake Forest, according to the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer. The Observer reported that James, a 6-foot-6, 196-pounder, chose Wake over UCF,...
  • Stress Can Be Good for You?

    Stress Can Be Good for You?
    Raleigh, North Carolina businessman Buddy Howard used to feel his heart race and dread set in every time he thought about driving up profits at his equity research firm or was faced with an unwieldy project that seemed impossible to complete. Then his 11-...
  • 8 killed in North Carolina nursing home

    A gunman burst into a North Carolina nursing home Sunday morning and started "shooting everything," barging into the rooms of terrified patients, sparing some without explanation while killing seven residents and a nurse. Authorities said Robert...
  • Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants

    Tougher rules on policing illegal immigrants
    Luz Maria Diaz knew what happened to illegal immigrants at the Wake County jail. But her teenage daughters didn't. So when the girls were arrested after fighting on their high school campus in September, they freely admitted that they were born in...
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • Obama's health: On the road, on ropes?

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, hitting the road for healthcare reform again today, will take his case to two red states that he turned blue last year: North Carolina and Virginia. The president has some selling to do. Fewer......
  • Tickets on sale June 5 for John Mayer this fall in Tampa

     
    An announcement from our friends at Live Nation: John Mayer comes to Tampa’s Ford Amphitheatre with special guest Owl City on Friday, September 10. Tickets are $63.50 and $43.50 for reserved seats and $30 for the lawn. There is also a special Festival...
  • Former Sen. Jesse Helms dies at 86

    Jesse Helms, the former U.S. senator from North Carolina who for half a century infuriated liberals with his race-baiting campaign tactics and presidents of both parties with his use of senatorial privilege, died Friday. He was 86. Helms, who won...
  • Planning your golfing trip to North Carolina

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Southwest and US Airways have direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Raleigh, N.C. AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest and United have connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
  • Developments: N. Carolina, Oregon, House

     
    A few developments tonight: The Raleigh News and Observer has declared Obama the "unofficial winner" of North Carolina, with a lead of more than 13,000 votes pending the counting of provisional ballots. With 81 percent of the vote counted and......
  • Europe's view of the colonies

    Retained by none other than Sir Walter Raleigh, John White first traveled to North America in 1585, landing on the shores of what is now North Carolina. In a series of watercolors, he opened up the New World: Algonquin Indians and their villages, the...
  • Sharks: How safe are you?

    You walk out amazed at these animals … and drowning in statistics, some of which seem only lightly sourced or geographically vague. Just how accurate are the various reassuring odds? George H. Burgess spoke on "Shark-Human Interactions: Who's...