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  • N.C. wants to nix Duke Energy's $99,000 settlement for coal ash leaks

    The nation's largest electricity provider could soon be back on the hook for a once-settled lawsuit alleging that it illegally contaminated groundwater through leaky coal ash dumps near Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina. State regulators had...
  • Google Fiber May Be Coming to Up to 34 More U.S. Cities

    Google has fired off a flare gun signaling that it's serious about turning its ultra-fast Internet networking project into a big business -- and challenging incumbent cable and telecom operators across the country. The company said it is working with...
  • Roland Park academic team falls short in finals

    Roland Park academic team falls short in finals An academic team at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School gained the finals of the National Academic League for the first time, but lost to a team in North Carolina. The championship between a team of...
  • Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing

    Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing
    Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • NASCAR's Travis Kvapil set to race Saturday after arrest

    NASCAR's Travis Kvapil set to race Saturday after arrest
    Travis Kvapil plans to drive in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway despite his arrest on suspicion of assault in an alleged domestic dispute with his wife. Kvapil practiced in his No. 93 Toyota as scheduled...
  • PASSINGS: Julius Chambers

    Julius Chambers, a tenacious North Carolina civil rights lawyer whose house was bombed and office torched as a result of his advocacy, died Friday. The 76-year-old attorney, whose cases paved the way for public school integration in the Charlotte-...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
  • Teel Time: ACC Coastal tiebreakers after Saturday's games; VT needs help from UNC

    Virginia Tech’s path to the ACC football championship game narrowed Saturday. The Hokies’ only chance to play undefeated Florida State in the title contest is to defeat Virginia next week and have Coastal Division leader Duke lose at North...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Southern Cal is a perfect 4-0 against the spread its last 4 conference games. The Trojans are 7-3 against the...
  • Operation Christmas Child an annual project for Grace Fellowship in Timonium

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, most holiday shoppers had barely scratched the surface of their Christmas lists. Not so for a group of global-minded volunteers, who were busy wrapping and packing presents at Grace Fellowship Church in Timonium....