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76ers' opening-day roster: Player capsules

76ers' opening-day roster: Player capsules

An in-depth look at the 2017-18 Sixers....
Lawsuit blames tire distributor in crash that killed, injured Rock Hill football team members

Lawsuit blames tire distributor in crash that killed, injured Rock Hill football team members

A new lawsuit, filed in Chester County by members of Ramah Juco Academy football team, alleges negligence and product liability against Tyres International Inc....
Price, Montgomerie, Kelly share PGA Tour Champions lead

Price, Montgomerie, Kelly share PGA Tour Champions lead

Phillip Price, Colin Montgomerie and Jerry Kelly shared the second-round lead at 8-under 136 on Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship....
M.J. Stewart wasn’t expecting this ending to his up-and-down UNC career

M.J. Stewart wasn’t expecting this ending to his up-and-down UNC career

North Carolina cornerback M.J. Stewart saw the highs and lows of ACC football in his first three years in Chapel Hill, but after coming back for his senior season he wasn’t...
The player, and the halftime speech, that gave UNC a chance against Virginia

The player, and the halftime speech, that gave UNC a chance against Virginia

The North Carolina Tar Heels, who had perhaps their worst offensive half in Larry Fedora’s six seasons as head coach, received a second-half spark from running back Michael Carter....
N.C. infant mortality dipped in 2016, but officials say more work is needed.

N.C. infant mortality dipped in 2016, but officials say more work is needed.

The rate of infant mortality in 2016 fell 1.4 percent from 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services reports....
Smith, McKenzie, Gilbert share PGA Tour Champions lead

Smith, McKenzie, Gilbert share PGA Tour Champions lead

Jerry Smith, David McKenzie and Gibby Gilbert III shared the first-round lead at 5-under 67 on Friday in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship....
North Carolina Academic Fraud Decision Exposes College Sports Hypocrisy

North Carolina Academic Fraud Decision Exposes College Sports Hypocrisy

The NCAA said it would not penalize UNC for academic fraud...
No significant penalties for UNC in NCAA’s long-awaited report on academic scandals

No significant penalties for UNC in NCAA’s long-awaited report on academic scandals

UNC will receive no significant penalties in the academic scandal case. UNC-Chapel Hill on Friday morning received the long-awaited judgment from the NCAA Committee on Infractions,...
Charlotte Spectrum customers could lose BET, Comedy Central, CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon

Charlotte Spectrum customers could lose BET, Comedy Central, CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon

Negotiations between Viacom and Charter could result in the TV channels for Spectrum customers....
Two prison employees killed, several wounded after prison escape attempt in North Carolina

Two prison employees killed, several wounded after prison escape attempt in North Carolina

An escape attempt at a North Carolina prison in which fires were set left 2 employees killed on Thursday, and the facility was placed on lockdown....
FBI says man left a jar full of explosive chemicals and nails at North Carolina airport, vowed to 'fight a war on US soil'

FBI says man left a jar full of explosive chemicals and nails at North Carolina airport, vowed to 'fight a war on US soil'

A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a North Carolina airport last week and vowed to “fight a war on US soil."...
Surge in Drone Safety Reports Prompts ‘Emergency’ Action at FAA

Surge in Drone Safety Reports Prompts ‘Emergency’ Action at FAA

Reports of safety incidents involving civilian drones have surged to an average of 250 a month, leading to a federal "emergency" action to approve drone flights in restricted...
Two prison employees killed in violent inmate escape attempt

Two prison employees killed in violent inmate escape attempt

RALEIGH, N.C. — Inmates at a North Carolina prison plotted an escape bid knowing they would have to hurt some prison employees, ultimately leaving two dead and a dozen other...
North Carolina avoids major NCAA penalties in academic fraud case

North Carolina avoids major NCAA penalties in academic fraud case

The University of North Carolina will not be punished for any academic misconduct, the NCAA announced Friday morning....
After years-long investigation, NCAA finds no academic violations at North Carolina

After years-long investigation, NCAA finds no academic violations at North Carolina

The NCAA says any punishment would have been outside its purview....
NCAA will not punish North Carolina for no-show 'paper courses' taken by athletes

NCAA will not punish North Carolina for no-show 'paper courses' taken by athletes

The University of North Carolina will not be punished for any academic misconduct, the NCAA announced Friday morning....
Philadelphia Eagles 28, Carolina Panthers 23 - as it happened

Philadelphia Eagles 28, Carolina Panthers 23 - as it happened

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Scared of the flu shot? Why you should overcome your fear and get one anyway.

Scared of the flu shot? Why you should overcome your fear and get one anyway.

North Carolina had 219 flu-related deaths last season, including 10 in Mecklenburg County. Here’s where to get a flu shot in Charlotte....
NC boy’s message in a bottle washes up in Normandy, France

NC boy’s message in a bottle washes up in Normandy, France

One year after it was set adrift off the North Carolina coast, a message in a bottle has been found in France....
Sports Tonight: Hey Sixers, don't forget about Dario Saric

Sports Tonight: Hey Sixers, don't forget about Dario Saric

Here is what's happening in sports on Monday, Oct. 9, including tonight's TV schedule....
The reality of NCAA basketball is closer to ‘Blue Chips’ than ‘Hoosiers’

The reality of NCAA basketball is closer to ‘Blue Chips’ than ‘Hoosiers’

“Blue Chips” featured recruitment violations, player payments, impatient alumni and the entire dark underbelly of college basketball....
No. 21 Notre Dame beats North Carolina 33-10 for 5-1 start

No. 21 Notre Dame beats North Carolina 33-10 for 5-1 start

Josh Adams ran for 118 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown, and No. 21 Notre Dame beat North Carolina 33-10 on Saturday....
UNC after bleak defeat against Notre Dame: ‘I don’t know how you fix this’

UNC after bleak defeat against Notre Dame: ‘I don’t know how you fix this’

The North Carolina Tar Heels endured a 33-10 defeat against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and now UNC has lost eight consecutive games against Power 5 conference teams....
North Carolina struggles offensively against Notre Dame, losing 33-10

North Carolina struggles offensively against Notre Dame, losing 33-10

The North Carolina Tar Heels’ offense played poorly Saturday against the No. 21 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. As a result the Tar Heels lost their fifth game of the season....
Temple to face dual-threat QB in East Carolina's Thomas Sirk

Temple to face dual-threat QB in East Carolina's Thomas Sirk

The graduate transfer from Duke threw two TD passes and ran for two scores last week against unbeaten USF....
Wannabe preacher accused of killing wife said he took too much cough syrup

Wannabe preacher accused of killing wife said he took too much cough syrup

North Carolina investigators discovered empty boxes of cold medicine and what seemed to be bloodied sheets at the home of an aspiring preacher who admitted to authorities last...
Kelly: Wimbush will be a game-day decision for No. 21 Irish

Kelly: Wimbush will be a game-day decision for No. 21 Irish

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Thursday that he will wait until kickoff of Saturday’s game at North Carolina to name his starting quarterback....
Trump Slows Efforts to Cut Health-Care Costs

Trump Slows Efforts to Cut Health-Care Costs

Undoing Medicare caps for joint replacements will cost $90 million....
Man claims someone almost ran over his service dog: Mayfield Village Police Blotter

Man claims someone almost ran over his service dog: Mayfield Village Police Blotter

Around 12:45 a.m. Oct. 1, a hotel employee reported a guest was giving him a hard time. The guest told officers someone almost ran over his service dog in the parking lot and an...
Duluth Trading Co. opens 2nd store in Ohio, in Avon (photo, video)

Duluth Trading Co. opens 2nd store in Ohio, in Avon (photo, video)

Grand opening for Duluth Trading Co.'s second store in Ohio is Thursday in Avon. Here are 11 things to know at the outdoors clothing store....
Five-star prospect Nassir Little to announce decision Wednesday

Five-star prospect Nassir Little to announce decision Wednesday

Nassir Little, a five-star prospect from Orange Park, Fla., who is being recruited by Georgia Tech, will announce his college decision Wednesday evening....
NASCAR's Matt Kenseth speeds away from his waterfront home in North Carolina

NASCAR's Matt Kenseth speeds away from his waterfront home in North Carolina

After a couple of price drops, NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth has sold his waterfront North Carolina home for just over $2 million....
Duke’s Allen not worried about ‘redemption story’ as senior

Duke’s Allen not worried about ‘redemption story’ as senior

Grayson Allen came back to Duke to win again — not necessarily to clear his name....
Bunches of banana spiders hanging out in Alabama this year

Bunches of banana spiders hanging out in Alabama this year

Just to be clear, I am writing about the banana spiders found in the southeastern region of the United States....
The craziest details inside America’s largest private home

The craziest details inside America’s largest private home

The Biltmore is called the “grandest private home in America,” but even that doesn’t do it justice. At 178,926 square feet, the Gilded Age estate dwarfs the White House by a factor...
Shamire Devine injury further depletes Georgia Tech line

Shamire Devine injury further depletes Georgia Tech line

An upper-body injury to right guard Shamire Devine put Georgia Tech in a precious position....
Report card: Georgia Tech 33, North Carolina 7

Report card: Georgia Tech 33, North Carolina 7

An evaluation of the Georgia Tech-North Carolina game Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium....
A scourge that North Carolina needs to eliminate

A scourge that North Carolina needs to eliminate

N.C. lawmakers have a new opportunity to confront a gambling menace that has long plagued our state...
That strange new NC island mystifies the world yet again

That strange new NC island mystifies the world yet again

That new island that appeared this spring off the coast of North Carolina has all but vanished, thanks to Hurricane Maria....
Clemson gets another chance to prove it's ACC's best

Clemson gets another chance to prove it's ACC's best

The second-ranked Tigers can knock off their third nationally ranked opponent Saturday night at Virginia Tech....
Precarious injury situation on Tech offensive line

Precarious injury situation on Tech offensive line

Two Georgia Tech regulars have been ruled out of Saturday's game against North Carolina, offensive tackle Jahziel Lee and A-back J.J. Green...
7 things to know about the Georgia Tech-UNC matchup

7 things to know about the Georgia Tech-UNC matchup

Georgia Tech looks to remain perfect in the ACC Saturday when it faces North Carolina in a Coastal D......
Georgia Tech’s simple plan for North Carolina’s up-tempo offense

Georgia Tech’s simple plan for North Carolina’s up-tempo offense

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson advanced a common-sense strategy for ensuring that North Carolina's up-tempo pace doesn't wear down the Yellow Jackets....
Why these two fourth downs were crucial to Duke football’s win over UNC

Why these two fourth downs were crucial to Duke football’s win over UNC

Duke Blue Devils football coach David Cutcliffe gambled on two fourth downs against North Carolina Tar Heels on September 23, 2017, leading to the 10 points the Blue Devils needed...
NC schools find too much student success bars principals from big new bonuses

NC schools find too much student success bars principals from big new bonuses

A new principal bonus based on student gains only applies if their schools didn’t do as well the year before, shutting out most eligible CMS schools....
Maria gains strength, becomes hurricane again

Maria gains strength, becomes hurricane again

Maria regained strength and became a hurricane again Wednesday, pushing water over both sides of North Carolina's Outer Banks and taking its time to slowly turn away from the U.S....
Hurricane Maria has a giant wind field, and it's lashing the Outer Banks with strong gusts

Hurricane Maria has a giant wind field, and it's lashing the Outer Banks with strong gusts

Hurricane Maria's gale-force winds extend 210 miles from the center....
Maria empties Carolina coast while millions still suffer in Puerto Rico

Maria empties Carolina coast while millions still suffer in Puerto Rico

Hundreds of visitors have abandoned their vacation plans and left North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Maria as it moves northward in the Atlantic....
Embrace the artsy side of Appalachia

Embrace the artsy side of Appalachia

The New York exodus to Asheville didn’t just start with artsy millennials and Florida-averse retirees. Manhattan resident George Vanderbilt, grandson of railroad baron Cornelius...