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  • Amid UNC hazing probe, 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. 1 hour 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... 2 hours ago

  • Police charge 16-year-old with murder of 18-year-old in Durham

    U.S. Marshals arrested Shawn Leroy Butler, 16, of Durham on Mine Valley Road in Raleigh on Wednesday. Authorities suspect he fired a gun into an occupied building on the 600 block of Lee Street off North Alston Avenue on the night of Aug. 9.


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