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Olympics a ratings winner for WRAL, bucking national trend

The local ratings for the prime time Olympics coverage broadcast over 17 nights on Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL rose 2 percent compared to the 2012 London Olympics. Not a huge increase, but those numbers stand in stark contrast to the national picture, where Nielsen data showed the prime-time audience fell 18 percent, to 25.4 million.

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Mayberry's Thelma Lou turns 90

Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show', will celebrate her 90th birthday with friends and fans in Mount Airy, N.C.
Mark Washburn and Todd Sumlin charlotteobserver.com
Mayberry's Thelma Lou turns 90 2:27

Mayberry's Thelma Lou turns 90

Durham's Mosaic Man transforms home, property with mosaics, artwork 1:44

Durham's Mosaic Man transforms home, property with mosaics, artwork

Suicide Squad movie trailer 2:24

Suicide Squad movie trailer

Launching Southern Peak Brewing 3:16

Launching Southern Peak Brewing