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  • Ukraine orphan's special trip to Cary must end

    Nastya's host family was unable to find a way to keep her in the United States. The 16-year-old orphan from Ukraine will return to her homeland Thursday. 3 hours ago

  • Amid UNC probe of altercation, four players suspended from season-opener

    UNC has suspended four players from Saturday's season opener, coach Larry Fedora announced Wednesday. Desmond Lawrence, Brian Walker, M.J. Stewart and Donnie Miles were suspended for violating team rules, Fedora said. 2 hours ago

  • NCSU students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs

    Four NC State University students have dreamed up a way to detect date rape drugs, but the invention also is generating a backlash. The idea: nail polish formulated to change color if you dip your finger in a drink spiked with one of the incapacitating...


Tom Earnhardt, the steward of North Carolina outdoors

Tom Earnhardt of Raleigh has spent his life exploring from the mountains to the seashore. His multifaceted...

Tropical Storm Marie kicks up huge west coast waves | 08.27.14

Photos from the surfers and other wave riders

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