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  1. Flight attendants taken to hospital after American flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    American Airlines says seven flight attendants were treated at a Florida hospital after complaining that a strange odor on their plane gave them headaches. An airline spokeswoman said Tuesday that the employees were treated and released.

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  2. Around the Schools: Broadview hosts silent auctionRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Broadview Middle School will host a silent auction from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 in the media center. Students will be hosts, greeters and auction experts, and will set up and tear down the displays.

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  3. 5 things football fans should know in ACC bowl assignmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Bowl assignments come out Sunday and there's not much clarity for North Carolina, North Carolina State and Wake Forest other than all three will play in the postseason. Here are five things to consider as you await the destinations for those teams and others as part of the ACC's bowl pecking order.

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  4. Hundreds of flights canceled due to Hurricane Matthew Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Airlines canceled hundreds of flights for Thursday and again Friday as Hurricane Matthew pelted the Florida coast with high winds and heavy rain. The Fort Lauderdale airport shut down on Thursday morning, and further north the Orlando airport expected to do the same by nighttime.

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  5. Hurricane Matthew updates: Motorist shot, killed during evacuation in S.C. Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    On its website, Fort Lauderdale International Airport announced plans to close at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials advised travelers to check with individual airlines about flight plans.

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  6. Charlotte's gay pride festival to get extra securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Officials in Charlotte have declared the city's gay pride festival later this month is an extraordinary event that requires extra security. City officials say the decision allows them to ban backpacks and regular items that can be used as weapons, such as chains and box cutters at the Aug. 20-21 event.

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  7. Burlington police, Wal-Mart in federal suit over shoplifting chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    A Burlington woman sued the city, police department and Wal-Mart in federal court on July 18 claiming police violated her civil rights in an arrest for shoplifting and hit and run based on a false identification. Charges against Anna Marie Martin, 52, were dismissed as mistaken a little more than a month and a half after she was arrested, according to court records.

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  8. Another Show Delays Its Premiere Following Another Mass ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    USA is postponing the premiere of its series Shooter following last week's shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead, according to The Hollywood Reporter . The series will now premiere July 26 instead of the originally scheduled July 19. "In light of recent tragic events and out of respect for the victims, their families and our viewers, we have decided to postpone the premiere date for the upcoming USA Network series Shooter to July 26," a spokesman for the network said.

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  9. Why Dalvin Cook Will Win The HeismanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    The ceremony, which conferred citizenship upon immigrants from 16 countries from Afghanistan to Vietnam, fell on World Refugee Day, a commemorative event created by the United Nations in 2000. After the killing of 49 innocent people dancing in an Orlando, Florida nightclub, my heart shrunk with despair.

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  10. Suzette Martinez Standring: Overcoming fear and retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    After the killing of 49 innocent people dancing in an Orlando, Florida nightclub, my heart shrunk with despair. The familiarity of mass murder is paralyzing because hate cannot be legislated away when such a killer believes his murderous rage is righteous.

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  11. Column: How does the terror watch list work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    In the aftermath of the Orlando, Fla., terrorist attack, the fact that Omar Mateen was twice investigated by the FBI has many wondering why he was allowed to purchase firearms and why the FBI wasn't aware of his plans for terror. Here are the key details about America's terror watch lists and what they do.

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  12. Letter: Keeping hope amid contrary evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Tuesday's Times-News headline: "Looking for answers" about the Orlando, Fla. Massacre: The cause of the slaughter is apparent: hate armed with weapons capable of multiple killings in little more than an instance.

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  13. A year after marriage ruling, LGBT rights struggles continue Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    On a Friday evening almost a year ago, the White House was awash in rainbow-colored lights, celebrating the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage. Across the country, gays and lesbians embraced and partied and in some cases scrambled to arrange can't-wait-another-day weddings.

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  14. President Obama meets with families and survivors at Amway CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    In the aftermath of the horrific slaughter of patrons at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, the worst mass shooting in American history, we have learned that the homicide rate in major cities across the country also rose dramatically in 2015. The new film is a litmus test for the popularity of Dory, the lovable, oft-apologetic blue tang.

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  15. Letter: We must stand up to hate togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    The Alamance branch of the NAACP joins not only our fellow advocacy partners in the cause love and justice in this community; but symbolically with millions of others around the country and the world standing in solidarity with all the victims of vile act of terror at Pulse in Orlando, Fla. We honor the lives of those who were one moment celebrating life with vigor in a place named after calculated unit that measures the beat of the human heart and in an instant were cut down in a heartless act of violence.

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  16. Blog: How long are we going to take this ...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    When I awakened Sunday to news of what occurred overnight in Orlando, Fla. my first thought was this: "How much longer are we going to put up with this crap?" Today, that's where I still am.

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  17. Editorial: Listen closely to what Trump is sayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Donald Trump spent his 70th birthday in Greensboro Tuesday, another stop on his long, shocking and incredibly successful bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Really, who would have believed a year ago we would now be at this point with a shoot-from-the-lip reality TV and business mogul riding high as the presumptive nominee of a major U.S. political party? So Trump's political appearances and TV interviews are no longer "Extra" worthy or the stuff of entertainment programming.

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  18. Seeking hope over hate: Dozens gather to honor Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Two days after the massacre in Orlando, Fla., dozens of people formed a standing-room only crowd at Life's Journey United Church of Christ in Burlington on Tuesday evening for a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims. He said that many of the same people who are expressing so-called grief with the killings of the dozens who were at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando give tacit approval to such violent acts.

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  19. All full of life, Orlando victims now remembered in death Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.

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  20. Orlando shooting fuels debate on gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    Early Sunday morning, right around last call, a gunman walked into a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and opened fire with an assault rifle and handgun , killing 49 people and injuring 53. The suspect, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, allegedly was upset about seeing two men kissing in Miami, and his father said that might be related to the attack. Mateen also claimed loyalty to the Islamic State during the attack, according to various news outlets In the first six months of 2016, 58 people have died in mass shootings across the United States, with the majority of those casualties occurring during Sunday's massacre.

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