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  1. U.S. Nuclear Disaster Narrowly Avoided in 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | How Stuff Works

    ... in Hiroshima and Nagasaki was avoided only by luck one night in 1961, as two atomic bombs hit the ground near Goldsboro, N.C., CNN reported . A B-52 bomber flying over the area had a right wing failure, CNN reported a declassified National Security ...

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  2. Two nuclear bombs nearly detonated in North Carolina.Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... other armaments from one of our own planes on an American city (I can be strange that way). We find out today that Goldsboro, NC came very close to being obliterated in 1961 when a U.S. Air Force bomber broke in half while flying over eastern North ...

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  3. How a nuclear bomb nearly detonated over N.C. in 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Theboneonline.com

    The United States nearly faced a catastrophic accident in 1961 when a B-52 bomber broke apart in the air, dropping two nuclear bombs - one armed - that struck the ground near Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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  4. North Carolina Nearly Obliterated in the 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Political Wire

    The Week : "Two nuclear bombs plummeted from a splintering B-52 bomber in January 1961 and plopped down outside Goldsboro, North Carolina, according to newly-declassified government documents.

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  5. Police investigating early morning assaultRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Goldsboro police have charged Jerelle Ontario Hagens, 21, 403 S. Carolina St., with indecent exposure, assault on a female and placed him in the Wayne County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond after an alleged assault on a 20-year-old...

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  6. Report: Nuclear bomb that fell on N.C. in 1961 almost explodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... 39 hydrogen bomb had an explosive yield of 4 megatons, equal to 4 million tons of TNT. Two fell accidentally on Goldsboro, N.C., in 1961, and one nearly detonated.(Photo: U.S. Air Force) One of two hydrogen bombs that a doomed B-52 accidentally ...

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  7. Nuclear bombs in North Carolina? North Carolina almost nuked off the map in 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... North Carolina. From the belly of the B-52 fell two bombs - two nuclear bombs that hit the ground near the city of Goldsboro. A disaster worse than the devastation wrought in Hiroshima and Nagasaki could have befallen the United States that night. ...

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  8. US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Canadian Content

    ... spared a disaster of monumental proportions when two Mark 39 hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over Goldsboro, North Carolina on 23 January 1961. The bombs fell to earth after a B-52 bomber broke up in mid-air, and one of the devices behaved ...

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  9. Bunch, Mary HoltRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MARY HOLT BUNCH, 95 Retired Educator LAKELAND - Mary Holt Bunch was born April 8, 1919, in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Dr. & Mrs. Samuel C. Holt.

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  10. Report: Nuclear Weapons Accident Nearly Destroyed Parts Of North Carolina In 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | CBS Local

    On January 24th of that year, a B-52 bomber carrying two live nuclear bombs was flying over the town of Goldsboro when a fuel leak caused it to crash.

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  11. Nuke Near Miss? Report: Atom bomb almost detonated over NC in 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Fox News

    ... It has long been known that a pair of 4-megaton hydrogen bombs fell from a stricken B-52 as it broke apart over Goldsboro, N.C., on Jan 24, 1961, at the height of the Cold War. But documents just released by the National Security Archive show that ...

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  12. Roofing scams cheating seniorsRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Although Goldsboro police say there are no indications yet the two cases are connected, two elderly Goldsboro citizens told police they have been defrauded out of thousands of dollars by men posing as roofers.

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  13. Optimist Kids Fun Day SaturdayRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Wayne County Public School students Saturday can celebrate the end of the school year when the Optimist Club of Goldsboro hosts its second annual Optimist Kids Fun Day event.

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  14. Nuclear bomb nearly detonated after falling on North Carolina - declassified reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... Security Archives. When the US Air Force aircraft went into a tailspin and broke up, the two bombs fell towards Goldsboro, North Carolina. The parachute for one of the weapons failed to deploy, and the plane crash had actually pushed the bomb into ...

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  15. Air base impact down $35 million with federal cutsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... having $16 million in contracted work at Cherry Point, the top base contractor. Daniel and Daniels Construction of Goldsboro was at $12 million, followed by LTM of Havelock at $3.6 million, Alderman Building of Jacksonville at $3.5 million and Blue ...

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  16. Man charged with attempted murder for role in shootingRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    One of two men charged in the Feb. 23 shooting and robbery of a Goldsboro man is now charged with attempted first-degree murder.

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  17. Big government out of RaleighRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... the Asheville water system and just about everything else municipal except recycling days in Manteo. Al King, Goldsboro mayor and president of the N.C. League of Municipalities, told reporters how his town was forced to de-annex territory that it ...

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  18. Sequestration linked to decline in Cherry Point's economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... having $16 million in contracted work at Cherry Point, the top base contractor. Daniel and Daniels Construction of Goldsboro was at $12 million, followed by LTM of Havelock at $3.6 million, Alderman Building of Jacksonville at $3.5 million and Blue ...

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  19. Brown, Wanda DeniseRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    WANDA DENISE BROWN, 54 HAINES CITY - Wanda Denise Brown, 54, died of heart failure 5/24/14. Service will be held in Goldsboro, N.C. on Sat. Holmes Funeral Directors, Haines City. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. ...

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  20. STATE v. McGEERead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... who had failed to appear in court. This pursuit was at a high rate of speed in the Salem Church Road area of Goldsboro. Defendant's fiancA e, Anecia Neal, was in the front passenger seat of defendant's car. Defendant requested assistance from ...

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