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Refugees help U.S. (and North Carolina) communities thrive

Like most of the rest of the United States, North Carolina has a history of being a good global neighbor as a site for refugee resettlement. In 2015, 69,920 refugees arrived in our country seeking better opportunities. Though small in number (0.022 percent of the total U.S. population), they and their predecessors have helped enrich communities and revive local economies. They arrive to this country fleeing natural disasters, war zones, and repressive governments.

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Devonte Graham, KU players made halftime adjustment on pick-and-roll

Before Bill Self got back to the locker room, KU guard and Broughton High grad Devonte Graham said the players made a tweak to how they approached their high pick-and-roll play, freeing up Graham and Mason to score in the second half.
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Devonte Graham, KU players made halftime adjustment on pick-and-roll 1:01

Devonte Graham, KU players made halftime adjustment on pick-and-roll

Five questions with new NC State coach Kevin Keatts 2:35

Five questions with new NC State coach Kevin Keatts

Arkansas coach on Joel Berry no-call: 'He ran over one of our guys' 1:20

Arkansas coach on Joel Berry no-call: 'He ran over one of our guys'

NC House Speaker Moore on HB2: 'We have not folded' 1:37

NC House Speaker Moore on HB2: 'We have not folded'