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  • North Carolina regulators order Duke Energy to contain 2nd leak

    North Carolina regulators order Duke Energy to contain 2nd leak
    DURHAM, N.C. -- State regulators in North Carolina have ordered Duke  Energy to contain a newly discovered leak of coal ash from a second storm-water pipe at a storage basin on the Dan River, where an earlier ruptured pipe released a massive coal ash...
  • Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets

    Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets
    Staring into the dramatic corpse of a dead star known as Cassiopeia A, astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescope have for the first time mapped out radioactive titanium in a supernova. Charting this astrophysical frontier, as described in the...
  • U.S. widens inquiry of Duke Energy's coal ash spill in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal prosecutors have broadened their criminal investigation of state environmental regulators after a massive coal ash spill Feb. 2 that contaminated the Dan River in North Carolina, issuing 20 more subpoenas demanding...
  • Second North Carolina coal ash spill plugged, but concerns remain

    RALEIGH, N.C. -- A second ruptured stormwater pipe that has been spilling toxic coal ash into the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia has been sealed,  North Carolina officials announced late Friday. The state's Department of Environment and...
  • For Lamb of God's Randy Blythe, a searing 'As the Palaces Burn'

     For Lamb of God's Randy Blythe, a searing 'As the Palaces Burn'
    For heavy metal singer Randy Blythe, there are mixed emotions attached to the release of a new documentary about his band, Lamb of God. "As the Palaces Burn" tells the story of a young fan who died after falling from the band's stage during a 2010...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1.North Carolina Last season: 18-3, NCAA champion Coach: Jenny Levy (19th season, 242-95) Top returning point-getter: Abbey Friend, senior A (61 goals, 22 assists) Other key returnees Sloane Serpe, senior D Margaret...
  • Chromium study costs OK'd by Glendale City Council

    The budget for Glendale’s long-running research into a cancer-causing contaminant found in the city’s groundwater is set to jump to roughly $11 million as the City Council this week approved another $1.1 million in grant funding. But after...
  • Water safety threatened by North Carolina coal ash spill, group says

    EDEN, N.C. – An environmental group Thursday challenged Duke Energy’s assurances that drinking water from the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia remained safe despite a massive spill of toxic coal ash that released a deluge of murky gray...
  • Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt

    Paging Dr. House! TV doc credited with saving man poisoned by cobalt
    Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication. The 55-year-old patient was...
  • Sharp disagreement over effects of North Carolina coal ash spill

    EDEN, N.C. — Pete Harrison dipped his kayak paddle into a gray stain on the bank of the murky Dan River. He pulled out a sticky gob 4 inches thick. "That's pure coal ash," he said. Harrison, a lawyer with the Waterkeeper Alliance, was kayaking...
  • Arsenic levels in Dan River exceeded safe standards, N.C. says

    Arsenic levels in Dan River exceeded safe standards, N.C. says
    DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina environmental regulators acknowledged Sunday that they had erroneously reported results of early toxic tests in the Dan River after a huge coal ash spill, specifically, that arsenic was within safe levels. The North...