Raleigh leaders are “very close” to a deal to acquire the Dorothea Dix property, Mayor Nancy McFarlane said after a one-hour special council meeting Thursday morning behind closed doors.
Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.
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.
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.
Tom Earnhardt of Raleigh has spent his life exploring from the mountains to the seashore. His multifaceted...
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