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  • Abused kids die as officials fail to protect them

    At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities – many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated...

  • Gov. McCrory launches assault on Associated Press

    The day after a wire service reported that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor's emphatic reaction to the story nearly eclipsed the news itself...

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Holiday Faces 2014 12.04.14

A collection of images by N&O photojournalists featuring people in the area that capture the...