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  1. John Hood: Road leads back to Public TVRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 18 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and host of the "McLaughlin Group" public-television show from 1982 to 2016 was just as loud and bumptious in person as he was on TV. I never worked for him, but I did spend a year working for weekly "McLaughlin Group" panelists Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke when they were both editors at The New Republic, the magazine where I served as a reporter-researcher.

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  2. Top cop calls it quitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Amid controversy over the city's crime statistics reporting methods, Rocky Mount Police Chief James Moore has announced his retirement. Set to retire at the end of the year, Moore is credited with launching several community-based initiatives.

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  3. Moore to retire from police chief postRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    "I appreciate Chief Moore's service to the citizens of Rocky Mount, the reduction in the crime rate, and his contributions to the leadership and development of the police department staff," City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney said in a press release. Moore's claims that violent crime in the city reached all-time lows after he took charge were investigated this summer by the Telegram, leading Mayor David Combs to invite the FBI to examine Moore's method of reporting crime statistics.

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  4. Singer, fiddler Rhiannon Giddens: Crossing musical dividesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 2 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Trained as an opera singer, she also plays a mean country fiddle. Folk, bluegrass, gospel and Irish ballads are all within her reach and she's even won a Grammy with the black string band Carolina Chocolate Drops.

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  5. North Carolina DOT schedules drone workshop for WilmingtonRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Division of Aviation in the N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled a Wilmington-area workshop for commercial and government drone and unmanned aerial systems operators. NCDOT said in a news release that the agency and its partners are aiming to educate local agencies and businesses about potential practical applications.

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  6. Delaware city struggles as a gun plague afflicts its youthRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    When the shots rang out - "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire - Maria Williams hit the floor. The bullets sprayed through her front door and window, leaving perfectly cylindrical holes in the glass.

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  7. 2 college students killed in North Carolina crashRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after two students were killed near Campbell University in what may have been a weather-related crash. Campbell University officials say in a statement they were notified by the Harnett County Sheriff's Office that wreck happened around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday and that two students died as a result.

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  8. Kanban's rises as logistics powerhouseRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    One consequence of globalization is that today's companies must keep focused on core aspects of their business in order stay competitive. Succeed-minded manufacturers, for example, concentrate on production while partnering with third-party logistics providers in creating and maintaining smooth supply networks and distribution channels.

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  9. US prosecutors seek records of unregulated chemical in riverRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Federal prosecutors have demanded documents, research and monitoring data from a state agency as they investigate a Fortune 500 company's release of a little-studied chemical into a river that supplies drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people, officials said Thursday. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality received a subpoena last week from U.S. attorneys seeking records involving discharge of the unregulated chemical GenX into the Cape Fear River.

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  10. North Carolina DaybookRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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  11. New superintendent brings fresh approachRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Edgecombe County Public Schools' newest superintendent is taking stock of the school system as she uses her unique skill set to assess the challenges ahead. Dr. Valerie Bridges has plenty of qualifications for her new position.

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  12. Alliance crafts new jobs programRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A group of community organizations has formed an alliance to bring a program designed to help chronically unemployed adults overcome barriers to employment and land jobs. Hometown Hires, which was started in Wilmington, is a program in partnership with the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council that works to address generational poverty by creating job opportunities for the unemployed in Eastern North Carolina.

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  13. Council hires first female city managerRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rochelle D. Small-Toney will go to work for the city July 2 with a starting annual salary of $175,000 plus benefits. Small-Toney, a Wilmington native, most recently worked as deputy city manager for Fayetteville.

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  14. Hurley, Power share lead in rain-delayed Wells FargoRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland were atop the leaderboard after a day of wind, rain and a second round at the Wells Fargo Championship that didn't finish Bill Hurley III hits out of the sand on the 10th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament, Friday, May 5, 2017, in Wilmington, N.C. WILMINGTON, N.C. - Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland were atop the leaderboard after a day of wind, rain and a second round at the Wells Fargo Championship that didn't finish. A violent storm overnight and into Friday morning dumped nearly 2 inches of rain on Eagle Point Golf Club and forced a three-hour delay.

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  15. Rocky Mount Fair ends its runRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Norman Chambliss III, owner of the Rocky Mount Fair, recently announced the fair will not operate in 2017 and has reached the decision to indefinitely suspend the operation of the annual fall event. Chambliss grew up working with his family in the fair business.

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  16. Summit puts focus on logisticsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    With logistics being the theme for the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Economic Summit, the focus of discussion centered on CSX's Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal coming to the area. Norris Tolson, president and CEO of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was one of three speakers who talked in front of a crowd of business leaders, community leaders and city and county officials Thursday at the Rose Hill Conference Center.

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  17. Trump adviser Conway speaking to N Carolina GOP conventionRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign manager and now one of his top advisers will speak at the North Carolina Republican Party state convention in June. The state GOP announced that Kellyanne Conway will address a June 3 luncheon at the convention being held in Wilmington.

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  18. UNCW hires North Carolina assistant CB McGrath as coachRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    McGrath has spent 18 years with coach Roy Williams, including the last 14 with the Tar Heels. They were playing Gonzaga on Monday night in the national championship game, and UNCW says McGrath will take over the Seahawks the next day.

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  19. Sunday spike: NCAA TV audiences increase for CBS, TurnerRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    CBS Sports and Turner Sports say viewership for the first Sunday of the NCAA Tournament, which was packed with close games and marquee teams, was up 34 percent over last year's Sunday second-round coverage. The networks announced Monday that the eight games aired Sunday on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV averaged 11.9 million viewers.

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  20. North Carolina DaybookRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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