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Coast Guard, fishing crew rescue 4 airmen following crash off NC coast

Four airmen rescused after crash off NC coastThe U.S. Coast Guard and a Good Samaritan fishing vessel crew rescued four airmen Thursday morning following a plane crash involving two F/A-18 Super Hornets off the coast of North Carolina.

Roanoke Rapids High locked down while bear prowls campus

Bear in tree in Roanoke RapidsStudents at Roanoke Rapids High School spotted a bear outside classroom windows Thursday morning, and the building was briefly on lockdown, according to a post on the school website.

First election with voter ID offers lessons, anxiety

Voter ID signAlthough a small portion of those who voted in the March primary ran afoul of new voter ID rules, advocates worry that November's election could create bigger problems.

Raleigh sets festival to celebrate past, future of Dix property

Dorothea DixThe anniversary of Raleigh's purchase of the Dorothea Dix property with a free festival in July and a push to get more people involved in the planning of the site's future, Mayor Nancy McFarlane said Thursday.

Raleigh Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees

City of RaleighThe Raleigh Hall of Fame will induct nine individuals and two organizations on Oct. 3 as its Class of 2016.

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