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Luke DeCock

UNC allegations will offer window into NCAA’s worldview

Everyone has a pretty good idea of what’s going to be in UNC’s Notice of Allegations: The final reckoning for 18 years of academic fraud that included athletes from all over the athletic department. What no one knows, and what the notice will finally reveal, is how the NCAA feels about all this.

Politics & Government

First batch of Clinton emails reveals little new

The State Department released the first batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server, shedding light on how political bureaucracies work but revealing nothing new about the deaths of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in a terrorist attack in Benghazi.


Beware: Enjoy state parks, but watch your step

State parks in North Carolina had 15 million visitors last year. As outdoor season kicks in, officials are reminding people that deaths from falling are rare. But they still caution people to be aware of their surroundings in hopes of preventing another death like that of Stephanie Anderson on Saturday at Crowders Mountain State Park.


Animazement Raleigh 2015

Thousands of people are expected at Animazement 2015 at the Raleigh Convention Center. The three day event is expected to draw more than 14,000 people over the Memorial Day weekend to downtown Raleigh. The anime convention is not only a chance for those enthused with the Japanese cartoons, comics, and games to show off their makeup and costume skills, but also to promote the Japanese culture and film industry.

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