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Columnist Barry Saunders learns not all snakes are bad

News and Observer columnist Barry Saunders recorded his encounter with a snake on his back deck. 'This snake, which obviously didn't read the recent story I wrote saying how much I hate having them around, slithered onto my porch this week and caused me to grievously injure my arm while trying in vain to kill it' says Saunders.

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Parkinson's patients fight disease by boxing

Video: Rock Steady is a boxing club for people with Parkinson's Disease that meets in Cary. The workout helps fight the physical and neurological effects of the disease and provides emotional support for the members.
Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Parkinson's patients fight disease by boxing 2:42

Parkinson's patients fight disease by boxing

A misspent youth, a life of crime, then redemption. Toastmasters' speaker shares his story. 2:52

A misspent youth, a life of crime, then redemption. Toastmasters' speaker shares his story.

100-mile-long yard sale offers everything you need and many things you don't 0:30

100-mile-long yard sale offers everything you need and many things you don't

He spent two weeks working on his graduation speech. The principal said no. He did anyway. 6:54

He spent two weeks working on his graduation speech. The principal said no. He did anyway.