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UNC’s Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had made “racially insensitive” comments and applied “undue influence” regarding players’ ability to compete through medical issues. The school issued a release late Thursday announcing the Hall of Famer’s resignation and findings from the review by […]
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Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Warren Foegele scored 17 seconds in, giving him three goals in two home games, and Petr […]
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Golden Knights One Win From Advancing

The Vegas Golden Knights are on the brink of reaching the second round for the second time in their two-year history. A year after advancing all the way to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season, the Golden Knights are one win away from moving past the San Jose Sharks in the post-season again as the teams head into Game 5 (10 p.m. EDT, NBCSN) on Thursday night. After losing the series opener at San Jose, Vegas has won three straight and will be looking to close it out back on the ...
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NC State adding Lehigh’s Andree as graduate transfer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lehigh’s Pat Andree is headed North Carolina State as a graduate transfer for next season. In a social media post, the 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward said he will graduate in May then join Kevin Keatts’ Wolfpack squad. Andree would have one year of eligibility in Raleigh. Andree averaged 12.7 points and 6.0 […]
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NC Woman: Dog show reserved handicapped spaces for judges

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A disabled North Carolina woman says more than 20 handicapped parking spots near the Raleigh Kennel Club Dog Show were reserved for judges, forcing her to walk over a quarter mile. Raina Jones tells WRAL-TV that trash bags covered the accessibility signs and notes labeled them for show judges. Jones says […]
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Federal grand jury investigating N Carolina ballot fraud

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race. The grand jury is meeting Tuesday through Thursday in Raleigh to review election irregularities in the 9th Congressional District. State elections board spokesman Pat Gannon said Wednesday that the agency turned […]
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Planner II - Current Planning at Town of Fuquay-Varina in Fuquay Varina, NC

Fuquay-Varina, located in southern Wake County, North Carolina within 30 minutes of both downtown Raleigh and Research Triangle Park, is one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina—the Town estimates that its population reached 30,000 in July 2018. Fuquay-Varina offers a rich quality of life, with an extensive park system, two vibrant downtowns poised for significant new investment, and a commitment to maintaining and enhancing its historic charm and sense of place. Planner II – Current ...


3 Thoughts on the Svechnikov vs Ovechkin “Fight”

Monday night was epic in Raleigh, NC as the Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Washington Capitals in what was their first home playoff game in a decade. A capacity crowd was loud and all-in to help their team battle back from being down 2-0 in the series to the defending Stanley Cup champion. In the first period, Andrei Svechnikov and Alex Ovechkin dropped the gloves. What ensued was not pretty, as Ovechkin pounded Svechnikov, whose head bounced off the ice as he went down apparently unconsciou...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Raleigh, Washington Capitals, Carolina Hurricanes, Alex Ovechkin, Jeff Skinner, Raleigh NC, Ovechkin, Ovi, Tom Wilson, Micheal Ferland, Michael Smith, Rod Brind Amour


Sheriff: Man had 2 children with him during fatal shooting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man had two young children and his girlfriend with him in a car when he fatally shot a man as he went to buy drugs. The Wake County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets 26-year-old James Hooker of Fuquay-Varina is charged with murder and child abuse after […]
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North Carolina lawmaker’s funding leads 10 in GOP House race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina lawmaker who loaned his campaign $250,000 leads fundraising among 10 Republicans seeking a congressional seat left vacant because a ballot rigging probe voided last November’s contest. Federal Elections Commission reports show State Sen. Dan Bishop of Charlotte collected $130,717 from individuals in the year’s first quarter, atop his […]
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Don't blame Alex Ovechkin for the injury to Andrei Svechnikov, blame fighting in the NHL

Dont blame Alex Ovechkin for the injury to Andrei Svechnikov, blame fighting in the NHL originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Monday's Game 3 in Raleigh had an ugly end for the Capitals, but the start was just as ugly for everyone watching. Early in the first period Alex Ovechkin and Andrei Svechnikov dropped the gloves and Ovechkin dropped Svechnikov soon after. Ovechkin connected with a punch and Svechnikov went down hard to the ice, hitting his head on the ice as he fell.
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Svechnikov in concussion protocol after fight with Ovechkin

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov is in the concussion protocol after Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin punched him, sending his head crashing onto the ice. Coach Rod Brind’Amour said Tuesday that he assumes Svechnikov, who was wearing a helmet, will miss Game 4 of the best-of-seven series Thursday night. He added […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Raleigh, Carolina Hurricanes, Alex Ovechkin, N C AP, Ovechkin, Rod Brind Amour, Svechnikov, Andrei Svechnikov


Hurricanes Dominate Capitals – Mrazek, Foegele & Hamilton Lead

RALEIGH, N.C. — Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek earned his fourth career post-season shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night. Dougie Hamilton also scored two goals, Brock McGinn had a late goal and an assist and Jaccob Slavin had two assists as the rapid-fire Hurricanes outshot Washington 45-18 to cut the defending Stanley Cup champions’ lead to 2-1 in the best...
Tags: Washington, Boston, Sport, Scott Walker, Hockey, NHL, Hamilton, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh, Capitals, Raleigh, Washington Capitals, Carolina Hurricanes, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Dougie Hamilton


North Carolina man gets life for triple murder of neighbors

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison for the triple murder of his neighbors who had accused him of child molestation. News outlets report Jonathan Sander was sentenced Monday for the 2016 deaths of Sal Mazzella’s wife, adult son and daughter-in-law. Before the sentence was handed down, […]
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Hurricanes rout Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since '09

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes waited 10 long years to finally bring the playoffs back to town. They almost seemed determined to cram a decade's worth of goals and hits into one game.
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Hurricanes blank Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since ’09

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek earned his fourth career postseason shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night. Dougie Hamilton also scored two goals, Brock McGinn had a late goal […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Raleigh, Carolina Hurricanes, N C AP, Dougie Hamilton, Petr Mrazek, Brock McGinn, Warren Foegele


Ovechkin injures Carolina’s Svechnikov with punch to face

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin injured Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov with a punch to the face during a fight in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Monday night. The two Russians fought with 9:01 left in the first period, 86 seconds after Warren Foegele put the Hurricanes up 1-0. […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Hockey, Raleigh, Carolina Hurricanes, Alex Ovechkin, N C AP, Carolina, Ovechkin, Svechnikov, Warren Foegele, Andrei Svechnikov


Study: Minority hiring in MLB ranks similar to previous year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report released Monday on Major League Baseball finds the sport remaining largely on the same footing from the previous year in racial and gender hiring practices, with the biggest area of concern coming in the front offices of league teams. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity […]
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Unsuccessful abortions focus of bill in N. Carolina Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The abortion debate is intensifying in North Carolina over a Republican measure supporters say will ensure doctors care properly for live babies delivered in unsuccessful abortions. Abortion-rights activists argue the proposal slated for state Senate floor debate late Monday is unnecessary for a non-existent problem and is designed to intimidate physicians […]
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Williams Ready for Canes’ 1st Home Playoff Game in 10 Years

RALEIGH, N.C. — The last time Justin Williams played in a post-season game in Raleigh, he skated off with the Stanley Cup. The stakes aren’t quite that high — yet — for the Carolina Hurricanes, but the third game of their best-of-seven series with the Washington Capitals on Monday night does bring his career full circle. Now, “Mr. Game 7” is ready for Game 3 — the first playoff game at PNC Arena in 10 years — and hoping to keep the Hurricanes from falling into a three-games-to-none hole. ...
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Williams ready for Canes' 1st home playoff game in a decade

Justin Williams is ready for Raleigh's first playoff game in a decade            [Author: AP]
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Williams ready for Canes’ 1st home playoff game in a decade

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The last time Justin Williams played in a postseason game in Raleigh, he skated off with the Stanley Cup. The stakes aren’t quite that high — yet — for the Carolina Hurricanes, but the third game of their best-of-seven series with the Washington Capitals on Monday night does bring his career […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Williams, Hockey, Raleigh, Carolina Hurricanes, Justin Williams


Worker calmly reveals gas leak in 911 call before blast

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Emergency calls related to an explosion that leveled a North Carolina building start with a worker calmly telling a dispatcher the crew hit a gas line. The 911 call released Friday starts with the worker saying: “we have hit a gas service.” The person gives the address for the building that […]
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Get Cozy: Walls Are Closing in on Today’s Renters

Renters could have afforded a unit 225 square feet larger for the same monthly rent just five years ago – about the size of two more bedrooms Seattle, WA – April 11, 2019 (PRNewswire) It’s not just your imagination; renters are getting less bang for their buck these days. U.S. renters have to squeeze into homes 15 percent smaller than they would have five years ago to keep their monthly payment the same, according to a  . That’s 225 square feet less space – equivalent to losing a 1...
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Frontier flights for $20

Spring break might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take an epic trip before summer hits. Frontier Airlines is making that last-minute spring vacation as cheap as it gets, with fares as low as $20 one-way throughout the US. You can fly from pretty much any major city in the country for between $20 and $40, so it’s worth perusing the extensive spring sale site to see which offer is the best fit for you. Here are some of our favorites: Charlotte to Tampa for $20 Atlanta to Orland...
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Time runs out for prisoner trying to prove his innocence

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lee Wayne Hunt died a prisoner, officially deemed guilty of a double murder — even though a co-defendant absolved him in a conversation with a lawyer that remained secret for decades. Attorney Staples Hughes said a client who also was convicted in the case told him not long after the 1984 […]
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AT&T just turned its 5G network on in 7 new cities, but you'll still have to wait until spring for the first smartphone that can actually connect to it

AT&T announced seven new cities where the company's 5G network has been activated, raising the count to a total of 19 cities in the US with AT&T's 5G network. AT&T may have its 5G network in more US cities than any other carrier at the moment, but the carrier doesn't yet sell any smartphones that support 5G.  The first device will be the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, which AT&T says will be available to buy in the spring. Three more devices that will be able to connect to AT&T's 5G network will arriv...
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Democrat: $1.6M raised in North Carolina congressional race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Democratic North Carolina congressional candidate says he has raised more than $1.6 million in campaign funds for a special election that was forced after last year’s race was voided by a ballot-collection scandal. Dan McCready’s campaign said Tuesday that the 9th District candidate also ended the year’s first quarter with […]
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‘Jerk’ Hurricanes surge into 1st playoff series since 2009

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — They traded punches with Evander Holyfield. They dunked a basketball on ice. They flopped around like beached whales. The Carolina Hurricanes have done plenty of unusual things this season, and here is one more: They are preparing for their first playoff series in a decade. That team dubbed a “bunch of […]
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Vietnam vet who died Christmas Eve is finally laid to rest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran from North Carolina who died on Christmas Eve with no family nearby has finally been laid to rest with military honors. It took a community to ensure that 67-year-old Phillip Drye of Concord was buried Wednesday at Salisbury National Cemetery with military honors. A friend says the […]
Tags: News, Nation, Vietnam, North Carolina, Raleigh, Concord, N C AP, Phillip Drye, Salisbury National Cemetery