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  1. Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save strangerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Fox News

    Heidi Hughes, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is thankful and says she intends to take good care of Blair's gift. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41-year-old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33-year-old Heidi Hughes to receive it.


  2. Immigrant deported after seeking refuge in N Carolina churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Fox News

    In this Dec. 13, 2017, photo Samuel Oliver-Bruno glances back before preparing for interviews after the press conference held at CityWell United Methodist Church in Durham, N.C. Oliver-Rruno, who sought refuge from deportation at the church for 11 months was arrested Friday after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials. A Mexican immigrant who sought refuge in a North Carolina church for nearly a year was deported Thursday, federal authorities said.


  3. Illegal immigrant detained after leaving North Carolina sanctuary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Fox News

    Samuel Oliver-Bruno at CityWell United Methodist Church in Durham, N.C., in December 2017. Two dozen people were arrested after an illegal immigrant was detained when he left a North Carolina sanctuary church that had been his refuge from deportation for nearly a year.


  4. Swastika painted on Duke University mural honoring synagogue massacre victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Fox News

    A swastika is seen covering a Star of David that was painted as part of a tribute mural on the campus of Duke University in Durham, N.C. Duke University's president condemned what he called a "craven and cowardly act of vandalism" Monday after a swastika was found on a mural honoring victims of last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre. The Nazi symbol was painted over a Star of David on the wall of a tunnel underneath the East Campus Bridge at the North Carolina college.


  5. Midterm election: Ballot tabulation machines in North Carolina...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Fox News

    A storm system moving across the East Coast that's dumping rain in parts of the Southeast is also wreaking havoc with vote-counting machines in North Carolina -- just as residents are turning out for the midterm elections. The North Carolina Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement said in a news release ballots in some precincts in Wake County and other areas cannot be fed through tabulators at the moment due to humidity levels associated with the weather.


  6. Single mom 'tired of doing this by myself' abandoned 2 kids by roadside, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Fox News

    Jennifer Westfall, 38, was arrested on Monday for abandoning her two children on a road in North Carolina, a report said. A North Carolina single mother who was "so tired of doing this by myself" was arrested this week after leaving her two young children by the side of a road last month, according to reports.


  7. McDonald's workers in 10 cities plan strike over sexual harassment policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Fox News

    Organizers of the McDonald's walkout say it will be the first multistate strike in the U.S. specifically targeting sexual harassment. Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment.


  8. UNC Confederate monument protesters now claim police are the ones who 'broke the peace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Fox News

    Demonstrators who claim to have been "brutally arrested" during a protest over a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina said Sunday that police officers are the ones who "broke the peace." The accusations by the Defend UNC group on Sunday came as the school identified the eight people who were taken into custody a day earlier near the former site of the memorial known as "Silent Sam."


  9. Prosecutor in Netflix Michael Peterson documentary 'The Staircase' found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Fox News

    Freda Black, One of the North Carolina prosecutors involved in the infamous 2001 case of Micheal Peterson and his wife Kathleen, who was found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of a staircase in their home, has died. According to the Daily Mail, Black, who gained fame after convicting Peterson for the murder of his wife in 2003 alongside the then North Carolina District Attorney, was found dead in her Durham, North Carolina home around 3:30 pm on Sunday.


  10. Cat parasite may make people more entrepreneurialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Fox News

    Researchers reasoned that if Toxoplasma makes people more risk-prone, those tendencies might extend to decisions about whether to start a company. A parasite that infects some 30 to 50 percent of the world's human population may subtly prompt people to start businesses, according to a new study.


  11. Mysterious dog-leash death of North Carolina developer ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Fox News

    William Bishop was found unresponsive, with a dog leash around his neck in April. His death has since been ruled a homicide.


  12. VA reenlists IBM's Watson in fight against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Fox News

    File photo - Attendees gather at an IBM Watson event in lower Manhattan, New York Jan. 9, 2014. Two years ago, oncologists with the US Department of Veterans Affairs started using IBM Watson artificial intelligence to identify targeted treatment options for cancer patients.


  13. How you hold a surprising key to changing a skeptical, hurting worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Fox News

    So, it turns out that our little neighborhood uses a social media app called Nextdoor. And - it turns out - this is the only form of social media in which I actually, participate.


  14. Modified polio vaccine extends lives in US brain cancer studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Fox News

    Medical marijuana is still a controversial topic when it comes to doctors recommending it to their cancer patients. Some doctors like Dr. Nick Spirtos, an oncologist from Nevada is looking into whether medical marijuana could turn into an alternative for opioids.


  15. Swimming pool deaths in North Carolina spark speculation about causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Fox News

    When a Durham, N.C., swimming pool was inspected earlier this month, its chemical levels were normal and the water appeared clear and free of floating debris, a report said. Authorities were investigating the deaths of three swimmers who were found unresponsive early Tuesday in a swimming pool at a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University.


  16. Woman claims American Airlines rep threatened her in vulgar text messageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Fox News

    An attorney from New Hampshire claims an American Airlines rep sent her a nasty, vulgar text message after she accidentally left a garment bag on a plane. An American Airlines passenger from New Hampshire says she received a nasty text message from someone in the customer service department after inquiring about a baggage issue - but American has since said they cannot "substantiate" any of her claims.


  17. North Carolina restaurant's Tarantula Burger has daredevils salivatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Fox News

    Thai Zebra spiders have crawled out of their dirt burrows in the forests of Cambodia onto the tables of a North Carolina restaurant - and people are going wild for the crunchy garnish on their burger. "When I got done, I was like I can enjoy another one right now.


  18. Renewed controversy over Confederate monuments pits Alabama against BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Fox News

    At 52 feet tall and more than 100 years old, Birmingham's Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument stands at the center of a fiery legal dispute between the city and state. During the recent debate over monuments honoring the Confederacy, critics called on the city to take it down - but Alabama state law prohibits the city from doing so.


  19. Tarantula burger special sold at North Carolina restaurant has legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Fox News

    Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina, is selling tarantula burgers for exotic meat month. Hungry customers began calling Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina, last month in search of their famous tarantula burgers.


  20. 'Fork Amnesty Day' at Duke allows students to return stolen silverwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Fox News

    "Fork Amnesty Day" at Duke University is an event put on by the dining hall to help recover thousands of items of stolen silverware. The Durham, North Carolina-based university, which had an endowment of $7.9 billion in 2017, has seen students "borrow" -- or steal -- more than 20,000 pieces of silverware and 15,000 cups from the dining hall in the Brodhead Center, Aris Morton, the assistant director of retail operation for Duke Dining, told The Chronicle .


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