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  1. Fake polls threaten U.S. democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Even the mainstream media had to admit after the 2016 presidential election that the corporate media polls were just simply wrong. Most likely they were wrong because of a progressive, anti-Donald Trump agenda that attempted to discourage Republican voters and lower turnout against Hillary Clinton.

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  2. North Carolina junior Justin Jackson entering NBA draftRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    North Carolina's Justin Jackson accomplished his goals when he returned to Chapel Hill last season, both by improving his shot for the NBA level and helping the Tar Heels win a national championship. The school announced Jackson's decision Thursday, 10 days after the Tar Heels won their sixth NCAA title by beating Gonzaga in Glendale, Arizona.

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  3. Gonzaga-North Carolina: Matchups that could make differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    The distance between the two campuses is the farthest for NCAA Tournament finalists since 1971, when UCLA faced Villanova, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The last time a school with as many as five NCAA championships faced a team looking for its first in the final was 2006, when Florida broke through against UCLA.

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  4. Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar HeelsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    Meeks, the only Tar Heel who could shoot straight Saturday night, muscled away the game-saving offensive rebound in a 77-76 victory over Oregon after ice-cold Carolina missed its fourth straight free throw down the stretch. All part of a career night for the North Carolina senior, who was on the bench in last year's championship game when Villanova devastatingly ended the Tar Heels' chance at a title with a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

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  5. Emmert: NCAA will decide next week whether to return to NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    NCAA leaders need a few days to digest the new law that will replace North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" before deciding whether to bring March Madness and other championship sporting events back to the Tar Heel state. As for other potential political hot spots, such as Texas where lawmakers are considering a similar bill and where the Final Four will be next year, the NCAA is in no rush to weigh in.

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  6. Thursday's Sports in BriefRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | Washington Times

    NCAA leaders need a few days to digest the new law that will replace North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" before deciding whether to bring March Madness and other championship sporting events back to the Tar Heel state. As for other potential political hot spots, such as Texas where lawmakers are considering a similar bill and where the Final Four will be next year, the NCAA is in no rush to weigh in.

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  7. Lying cop unaware of Uber drivera s law degree; released video prompts investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    Video of a North Carolina cop lying to an attorney during a traffic stop has prompted an investigation into a Mobile Field Force. Attorney Jesse Bright was driving through the Tar Heel State last month when he was pulled over by the Wilmington Police Department.

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  8. Texas Republicans propose bathroom bill deemed discriminatory by trans activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Washington Times

    Legislation proposed Thursday in the Texas Senate would trump local anti-discrimination ordinances by giving private business the right to prohibit transgender customers from using the restroom of their choice. A so-called "bathroom bill" floated by Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst would prohibit local municipalities from establishing restroom and locker room policies for private businesses, effectively nullifying trans-inclusive nondiscrimination laws already on the books in several of its largest cities including Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.

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  9. Bigger stakes produced better games in '16Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Washington Times

    The year 2016 produced plenty of games like that - contests in which the action was the best when everything was on the line. The Cubs and Indians, the Warriors and Cavs, the Tar Heels and Wildcats all saved their best for when it was win or go home.

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  10. Klan leaders arrested after KKK meeting ends in stabbing prior to pro-Trump rallyRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Washington Times

    Two Ku Klux Klan leaders were arrested over the weekend in connection with stabbing a fellow Klansman hours before the hate group rallied in North Carolina on Saturday in celebration of Donald Trump being elected president. Richard Dillon, 47, told police that he was stabbed multiple times Saturday morning when he got into a fight with two other men while attending a KKK meeting being held at a member's home in Yanceyville, about 70 miles north of Raleigh.

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  11. Tar Heel player tossed after brawl in NC State gameRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    A North Carolina player was ejected for throwing a punch during a fight that cleared the benches Friday during the Tar Heels' rivalry game with N.C. State. Backup defensive tackle Jalen Dalton was tossed and referee Stuart Mullins assessed multiple offsetting unsportsmanlike conduct penalties to both teams.

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  12. Pitt's resilient Price leads parade of late bloomers in ACCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Washington Times

    Now that it's fast approaching after six seasons, three different head coaches, a position change, one college degree earned and another on the way, the Pittsburgh defensive end almost doesn't want to cross the finish line. "I look at it like, a lot of unfortunate things that happened to me were kind of like a blessing in disguise," Price said.

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  13. Trump camp, N.C. GOP condemn KKKa s plan to hold victory parade for president-electRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | Washington Times

    A victory parade being planned in North Carolina by members of a Ku Klux Klan chapter in reaction to Donald Trump's election is drawing criticism from local Republican leaders and the president-elect's inner circle. The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party and the spokeswoman behind Mr. Trump's presidential campaign each responded negatively Friday to reports that the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan plan to hold a "Victory Klavalkade Klan Parade" early last month in the Tar Heel State.

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  14. KKK group plans Donald Trump a victorya parade in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan group plans to hold a "victory" parade for President-elect Donald Trump in North Carolina next month, according to its official website. A "Victory Klavalkade Klan Parade" will take place Dec. 3 at an as-yet-to-be disclosed location within the Tar Heel State, as indicated by a recent update to the KKK chapter's website .

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  15. Chicago Cubs fan honors vow to dad, drives 600 miles to WWII vet's grave for World Series winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    A North Carolina man drove hundreds of miles Wednesday to honor a pact he made with his Chicago Cubs-loving father. Wayne Williams drove from the Tar Heel State to the military section of a graveyard in Greenwood, Indiana, to listen to his father's favorite team shed the "Curse of the Billy Goat."

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  16. Ciara and Russell Wilson expecting a baby: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Washington Times

    "Ciara is pregnant and is so excited to be a mom," an unnamed source said, the entertainment-news site reported Friday. "Russell would like to have two to three children.

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  17. Correction: Divided North Carolina storyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | Washington Times

    In a story Oct. 5 about North Carolina politics, The Associated Press reported erroneously that state legislator Chris Sgro is the state's first openly gay legislator. There have been at least two openly gay legislators who have served previously in the General Assembly; Sgro is not the first.

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