<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:44 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:44 EST News Columns & Blogs 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) This football star left his final game at halftime to go to war. He's one of 10 NC service members we remember. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article211581379.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 16:05:24 EDT

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They've collected 1,200 tiny buildings inside their home. It's a very small world after all. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article210372964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 14:48:28 EDT

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Oh #snap! Here are the most Instagrammable spots in Raleigh http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article209094774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 08:40:00 EDT

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If this NC statue had survived the fire of 1831, it would be one of the country's masterpieces http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article209820169.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 May 2018 18:33:14 EDT

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A bulldog is lost, and his heartsick goose friend has inspired an online search to reunite them http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article210228034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 12:50:40 EDT

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Car wash tokens, sardine can keys. These doctors extract weird stuff from people's bodies. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article209710174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 18:11:18 EDT

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The original Siamese twins, who settled in NC, were far more than a freak show http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article209441609.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:47:12 EDT

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Andre The Giant - HBO's official trailer http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article208732739.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:03:11 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article208732739.html Andre the Giant's North Carolina ranch shines in HBO documentary. It's where he could retreat. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article208624454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:28:15 EDT

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Former NFL player circled the Earth 374 times as an astronaut. But he may be better known for his dogs. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article208375404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:09:56 EDT

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Butch Baker and the story of his 23-mile long paper chain http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article207809574.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:31:52 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article207809574.html Pesky pine pollen permeates the Triangle. But it's likely not causing your sneeze. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article207683024.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:53:40 EDT

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This you've got to see: A 23-mile, 2,300-pound chain of folded paper, in his living room http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article207189384.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:50:15 EDT

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Rare eggs from a 15-foot-tall, chicken-like dinosaur are unveiled at NC museum http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article207114194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:47:50 EDT

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Was a pirate's treasure pirated? Ongoing suit says NC stole Blackbeard footage. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article206542249.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:34:22 EDT

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It's finally spring! Time to visit the Top 10 state parks in North Carolina. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/travel/article205897194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:21:36 EDT

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The other Wolf Pack? The Zags seeking redemption? The giant fruit mascot? Who should you pull for in Sweet 16? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article205821464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:49:45 EDT

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Have some earwax you can spare? This admittedly gross scientific study could use it. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article205274784.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:18:33 EDT

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Want to buy this lovingly curated collection of classic computers? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article204725679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:44:27 EDT

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As a Durham lawyer, he got shot. That led to '60 Minutes' and a new career. Now, he's back. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article204280919.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:00:00 EDT

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Is it time to bring back Durham's brontosaurus? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article202889464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:55:07 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article202889464.html How Durham’s brontosaurus got lost in the woods – and why we should bring it back http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article202860644.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:02:14 EST

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Legend of castle and bloody boulder has long entranced UNC students. But how true is it? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article202592719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:08:21 EST

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One couple can win a 3-night stay in Germany – but only if you got married on this day http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article201741564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:03:05 EST

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Slave cemetery fights for life. ‘I’m haunted by who the descendants are of these folks.’ http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article201094524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:40:59 EST

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Smack-talk and game clocks: Chess makes a comeback in downtown Raleigh http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article200480709.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:32:41 EST

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Goats make this Valentine's Day adorable http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article200089784.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:18 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article200089784.html She got a Valentine’s Day gift for the ages – a gift that had ‘never crossed’ her mind http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article200094829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:02:43 EST

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Goats: The newest Valentine's Day gesture of love http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article199428539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 19:40:40 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article199428539.html For Valentine’s Day, some forgo the flowers and chocolates. They give the gift of goats. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article199633404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:56:36 EST

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