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Nesting loggerhead turtle found dead, investigation underway

The National Park Service says it is investigating after a nesting loggerhead sea turtle was found dead on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach, with signs that the creature was run over by a vehicle.

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North Carolina man sentenced to prison for cyberstalking

Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after sending hundreds of harassing messages to a woman in Maryland.

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North Carolina authorities seize $15K in ecstasy pills

Authorities in North Carolina say that they seized more than 1,500 illegal ecstasy pills worth more than $15,000 during a search of a suspect’s house.

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Threatened bird thrives in a North Carolina county’s refuge

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Sheriff: Deputy shot armed man who disrupted church service

Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man who was armed with a knife when deputies responded to a complaint that he had disrupted an outdoor church service in North Carolina on Sunday.

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Police: 6 wounded in shooting in parking lot

Police say six people were wounded in a shooting at a North Carolina parking lot where a fight broke out during a social gathering.

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Riders flock to reopened West Virginia ATV trails system

Riders have packed a vast network of ATV trails in southern West Virginia on the first weekend the system was allowed to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Greenhouse owner calls last frost date with uncanny accuracy

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Lawsuit: NC laws expose many voters to virus risks

A lawsuit filed by voting rights advocates claims North Carolina has failed to change its election laws to ensure that voters can safely cast ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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School head charged in plot to steal $700K in student aid

A school director has been charged with plotting to steal approximately $700,000 in student financial aid to help fund a religious leader’s North Carolina ranch.

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Teen accused of dropping stray dog from balcony on video

Authorities say an 18-year-old North Carolina man accused of dropping a stray dog from a balcony and posting a video of it on social media was charged with animal cruelty.

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North Carolina strawberry field trips offer timely benefits

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Heavy rains create hazards along Blue Ridge Parkway

The National Park Service says heavy rain over the past week has created multiple road hazards which have led to closures on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Roanoke, Virginia, area.

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Forecast: Pandemic will take $4B bite out of state revenue

Top state government fiscal researchers predicted Friday that North Carolina will collect $4 billion less in revenues over a two-year period than previously forecast as the pandemic-related economic slowdown continues.