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  1. Daughter of slain man asks governor to spare killer's lifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The daughter of a sheriff's deputy killed by a man set to be executed in Virginia said Wednesday that she wants the governor to spare the man's life FILE - In this Thursday March 29, 2007, file photo, William Morva watches as prospective jury members are interviewed to serve in his attempted robbery trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Va. Morva is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday, July 6, 2017, for the killings of a hospital security guard and a sheriff's deputy in 2006.


  2. Justice Department gives up Washington Redskins name fightRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    In a letter to a federal appeals court, the department said last week's Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam in favor of an Asian-American band calling itself the Slants means the NFL team will prevail in a legal battle to cancel the team's trademarks because the name is disparaging to Native Americans.


  3. Justice interviewing candidates for acting FBI director postRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The position is currently held by Andrew McCabe, top deputy to ex-FBI Director James Comey, who President Donald Trump fired on Tuesday evening. Justice Department officials identified the contenders as Adam Lee and Michael Anderson, who run the FBI's field offices in Richmond, Virginia, and Chicago, respectively.


  4. Virginia governor: Man is guilty, but shouldn't be executedRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to spare the life of a death row inmate came down to concerns about the fairness of his trial, not doubts about his guilt FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows Ivan Teleguz. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called off Teleguz's execution in a murder-for-hire case, citing concerns about some of the information presented to jurors.


  5. For some, Passover Seder will address global refugee crisisRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    For some Jews, Passover Seder will connect the exodus story with today's global refugee crisis through special recitations and rituals _ and refugee guests from around the world FILE - In this April 2, 2006, file photo, a traditional Passover seder plate is seen at Congregation Beth El in Tyler, Texas, on the first night of Passover. For some Jews this year, Passover Seder will connect the exodus story with today's global refugee crisis through special recitations and rituals _ and refugee guests from around the world.


  6. Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recallsRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    This Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, file photo shows a damaged Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on a table in Richmond, Va., after it caught fire earlier in the day. On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Samsung said it's considering bringing the recalled, fire-prone Note 7 smartphone back to market as a refurbished or rental phone after consulting with regulatory authorities and carriers and assessing local demands.


  7. Barnes tackles urban experience with 'Person of the Crowd'Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is taking art to the streets - and bringing the streets into the museum - as part of a major new exhibition that looks at engaging with public space and the urban experience. "Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie" runs from Feb. 25 to May 22, adding a decidedly present-day edge to the museum known for its legendary trove of Renoirs, Cezannes, Matisses and Picassos.


  8. Heritage group honors ancestors by preserving gravesitesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The George Ricks Cemetery was one of three cemeteries cleaned by Robert Henry Ricks Camp #75 and William Dorsey Pender Camp #1916 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The George Ricks, Miles Bobbitt and Viverette-Williams cemeteries in Nash County recently were cleaned over a two-weekend period by members of Robert Henry Ricks Camp #75 and William Dorsey Pender Camp #1916 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.


  9. Virginia executes man convicted of slaying of family of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A man convicted of killing a couple and their two young daughters in their Richmond, Virginia, home on New Year's Day in 2006 was executed Wednesday evening This undated photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows convicted murderer Ricky Gray who is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2017, at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va. Gray is scheduled to be put to death for the murders of 9-year-old Stella Harvey and 4-year-old sister, Ruby, as well as their parents Bryan and Kathryn Harvey in 2006.


  10. VCU reserve guard Doug Brooks keeps Rams loose with anticsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Doug Brooks is a reserve guard for VCU who has a knack for making big plays on the court, and for keeping things loose, even in tense situations In this photo taken Jan. 7, 2017, VCU's Doug Brooks, right, and Jonathan Williams, left, attend a news conference after defeating Massachusetts in an NCAA college basketball game in Richmond, Va. Brooks has become a crowd favorite for often providing a spark off the bench, whether by making a three-point basket, a steal or a pass.


  11. No-haggle car pricing: what buyers should knowRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    You're walking around the car lot, zeroing in on a model you like, when you notice a "No-Haggle" sign next to the price tag. Initially, you feel a wave of relief because you hate to negotiate.


  12. Suspect in fatal Halloween party shooting held in VirginiaRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The suspect in a Halloween party shooting that left two young women dead and five other people wounded is being held in Virginia pending extradition to upstate New York. The city of Newburgh Police Department announced on Friday that 17-year-old Nija Johnson had been taken into custody out of state.


  13. Lending Tree announces plans to double presence in CharlotteRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    State officials say LendingTree plans to more than double its presence in North Carolina's largest city, a move that comes after other businesses decided not to locate there because of legislation limiting protections for LGBT people. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla announced Wednesday that the online service that matches borrowers with lenders creating 314 jobs over five years to double its Charlotte workforce.


  14. 'Norfolk Four' to ask Va. governor to declare them innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Two former sailors whose rape and murder convictions were tossed by a federal judge plan to ask Virginia's governor to declare that they are innocent FILE - This undated, combination file photo shows Derek Tice, from left, Danial Williams and Joseph Dick, who are serving life sentences in Virginia prisons. A federal judge on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, threw out the rape and murder convictions of two former sailors who have long maintained that police intimidated them into falsely confessing to the crimes nearly two decades ago.


  15. Bible-quoting cowboy wants $50 million over seized horsesRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Tod "Doc" Mishler spent years rambling across the country on horseback in a white cowboy hat, staying with strangers and telling curious reporters that he was on a mission to raise awareness about child hunger. Now he has a new mission: Trying to get his two horses back after officials in New York City accused him of neglecting the animals.


  16. Altria beats 3Q profit forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 82 cents per share.


  17. AP Fact Check: No 'criminal act' in race of FBI agent's wifeRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    An AP Fact Check finds Donald Trump off base in accusing Hillary Clinton of committing a "criminal act" by giving large contributions to a Virginia state Senate candidate whose husband helped oversee the FBI's investigation of Clinton's emails FILE - In this May 24, 2016 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Donald Trump was out of bounds when he accused rival Hillary Clinton of a A a A"criminal actA a A by giving large campaign contributions to the wife of an FBI official who later supervised the agencyA a a s investigation into ClintonA a a s email practices when she was secretary of state.


  18. UConn Preview CapsuleRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Who's back: G Rodney Purvis, who averaged 12.8 points and two assists as a junior; G Jalen Adams, whose 68-foot shot at the third-overtime buzzer against Cincinnati during the AAC tournament was a signature moment for the Huskies; F Kentan Facey, who averaged 3.1 point and 3.6 rebounds last season; C Amida Brimah, who is third all-time at UConn with 280 blocked shots; C Steven Enoch, a sophomore who spent his summer with the Armenian national U-20 team.


  19. Genworth shares fall after agreeing to Chinese buyout offerRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Chinese holding company has agreed to buy U.S. insurance company Genworth Financial for about $2.7 billion, sending shares of Genworth down sharply a day after the deal was announced. The buyer, China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., is based in Beijing and owns other financial services companies.


  20. Demand for more early voting in N Carolina at appeals courtRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Some North Carolina voters have asked a federal appeals court to step in now and force expanded early in-person voting in five counties, alleging their non-compliance with an earlier ruling that threw out a state law scaling early voting back. The voters filed an emergency motion Monday at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, requesting that it order more voting hours and dates, including Sundays, in some counties.


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