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  1. 6-year-old ends up in ICU after bite from mosquitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WBTV

    A 6-year-old Western North Carolina boy is recovering from a mosquito-borne disease that left him with agonizing headaches and seizures in an intensive care unit. "My life revolves around my five sons," she said.

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  2. 'Granny thief' on the loose in NC town. Cops seeking tips 'before she strikes again'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | WBTV

    A North Carolina mountain town is warning citizens to be on the lookout for a wily criminal who may closely resemble their great grandmother. Investigators are accusing the senior citizen of taking advantage of a toddler, no less, in stealing a woman's wallet.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | WBTV

    Catawba College will host the 79th annual session of Tar Heel Boys' State June 17-23. This is the 16th consecutive year that the weeklong event has been held on that campus and approximately 300 participants, all rising high school seniors from North Carolina, are expected.

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  4. Cooper, Cabinet head to North Carolina mountains for eventsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | WBTV

    Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration's top lieutenants are taking a road trip out west - western North Carolina to be specific. Cooper and most of his Cabinet members are holding a string of events Monday in the mountains to highlight issues ranging from opioid abuse and domestic violence to economic development and the environment.

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  5. Ex-boarding school priest faces new child sex abuse chargesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | WBTV

    A former Rhode Island boarding school priest currently imprisoned in Massachusetts is facing new child sex abuse charges in North Carolina. The Providence Journal reports Howard White Jr. faces nine counts for allegedly abusing a boy and a girl in the 1980s while he worked at Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville, North Carolina.

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  6. These NC counties have more opioid prescriptions than peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | WBTV

    New state data paints a grim picture on North Carolina's opioid crisis: More prescriptions, more pills and more deaths. This week, two Charlotte-area counties became the latest local governments to join a massive federal lawsuit against the producers and distributors of opioids.

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  7. Man charged with crashing into wagon train that killed 2Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | WBTV

    A North Carolina man is facing charges after his pickup truck slammed into a holiday wagon train, a wreck that left two people dead, injured a child and forced draft animals to be destroyed. WLOS reports that Michael McCoy is charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by vehicle more than four months after the wreck on the Labor Day weekend.

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  8. The Latest: North Carolina reports over 10K power outagesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | WBTV

    Buncombe County in the western part of the state had about 2,900 outages, while Forsyth County to the east had 2,300. In the mountains, Macon and Mitchell counties had about 1,000 outages each.

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  9. The Latest: Governor postpones western North Carolina visitRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | WBTV

    Gov. Roy Cooper had been scheduled to discuss the opioid crisis and visit a nonprofit organization that operates a halfway house and soup kitchen in Waynesville, which is west of Asheville. Forecasters say the mountainous area could get as much as six inches of snow from a winter storm that was blowing in Friday.

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