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How To Survive Playing To An Empty Room And Other Advice For A Band's First Tour.

Blame the Youth, a North Carolina band, is getting ready to embark on its first tour. Lead singer and bassist Amber Daniel talks to Kam Franklin of The Suffers, who began touring three years ago.

- NPR - US

Woman pleads guilty after son's freezing death.

A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son, who froze to death earlier this year.

- FOX News - US

Prison reports suicide of man who killed mother, stepfather.

Authorities say a North Carolina inmate serving a life sentence for killing his mother and stepfather has died in an apparent suicide.

- FOX News - US

Longtime Tillis aide leaving to join consulting firm.

A longtime adviser and aide to North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis is leaving his job to join a national Republican political consulting and polling firm.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina Rep. Saine leading model legislation group.

A North Carolina General Assembly member will lead next year a national organization dedicated to creating conservative-leaning model legislation for state lawmakers to consider.

- WRAL.com - US

Teen roommate charged in fatal shooting of 15-year-old.

A 16-year-old has been arrested in a fatal shooting of another teenager in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Woman charged with DWI in motorcyclist's death.

A North Carolina woman has been charged in the death of a motorcyclist in what authorities say was an impaired driving crash.

- WRAL.com - US

Former officer jailed for impregnating teen attempts contact.

Authorities say a former police officer serving prison time for impregnating a then-14-year-old girl in North Carolina has violated the restrictions set by his plea agreement by attempting to contact her.

- WRAL.com - US

Coast Guard takes hurt fisherman to North Carolina hospital.

The Coast Guard has taken an injured fisherman to a hospital in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network.

A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.

- WRAL.com - US

1 killed in shooting in robbery at sweepstakes business.

One person has died after a shooting during an apparent robbery at a sweepstakes business in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Snow, power outage keeps North Carolina tourist stop closed

A North Carolina tourist attraction remains closed after last weekend's snow caused a power outage which affected the ability to do business.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina House Democrats unveil more 2018 candidates

Energized Democrats seeking inroads in the North Carolina House during next November's elections are rolling out names of more candidates who hope to upset veteran Republican lawmakers.

- WRAL.com - US

Worker at North Carolina nursing home accused of abuse

Authorities in North Carolina have accused a worker at a nursing home of abusing a patient.

- WRAL.com - US

Lawsuits claim negligence in fatal medical helicopter crash

Lawsuits filed Monday over a medical helicopter crash that killed four in North Carolina are alleging negligence and pointing to a warning issued by federal aviation safety officials.

- WRAL.com - US

'Moral Monday' protesters now challenging court fees

Two people arrested while demonstrating against GOP policies last year in the North Carolina Legislative Building are using the appeal of their trespassing convictions to challenge court fees their lawyer argues are unconstitutional.

- WRAL.com - US

Juvenile in custody after shot fired at high school

Police say a juvenile is in custody after single shot was fired at a North Carolina high school, and no one was reported injured.

- WRAL.com - US

PetSuites continues pet spa expansion, plans third Atlanta location

A growing national pet spa chain is continuing its expansion in Atlanta. PetSuites of America is planning its third metro Atlanta location, on a 4.6-acre site at 2525 Sugarloaf Parkway in Gwinnett County abutting the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. PetSuites now operates 12 locations in metro Atlanta, Indiana, Kentucky, North ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

US soldier who deserted to North Korea after drunken night dies in Japan at 77

A US soldier who deserted to North Korea more than half a century ago, but who was eventually allowed to leave the secretive state, has died in Japan aged 77. One of the cold war’s strangest dramas began in 1965 when Charles Robert Jenkins, then a 24-year-old army sergeant nicknamed “Scooter” from tiny ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

U.S. Soldier Who Deserted to North Korea in 1965 Dies Aged 77

A U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea more than half a century ago, but who was eventually allowed to leave the secretive state, has died in Japan aged 77. One of the Cold War's strangest dramas began in 1965 when Charles Robert Jenkins, then a 24-year-old army sergeant nicknamed "Scooter" from tiny Rich Square in ...

- Voice of America - US

U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea in 1965 dies aged 77

A U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea more than half a century ago, but who was eventually allowed to leave the secretive state, has died in Japan aged 77. One of the Cold War's strangest dramas began in 1965 when Charles Robert Jenkins, then a 24-year-old army sergeant nicknamed "Scooter" from tiny Rich Square in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Researchers find simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide onto gold nanorods

Researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have found a simpler way to deposit magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles onto silica-coated gold nanorods, creating multifunctional nanoparticles with useful magnetic and optical properties.

- PhysOrg - NL

NC cops caught circulating 'tasteless' image mocking victims of the opioid crisis

A North Carolina sheriff has publicly apologized for a “tasteless” meme that appears to mock people who overdose on opioids and wish them dead. As Western North Carolina's WLOS reports, Henderson County Sheriff Charles McDonald apologized for a meme featuring someone squirting a li...

- The Raw Story - US

Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network

WASHINGTON — A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.The Supreme...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Braxton Winston used to stare down Charlotte riot police, now he oversees them

A year after he is photographed shirtless with his fist in the air, staring down a row of riot police in North Carolina, Braxton Winston is elected to run city council.

- ABC News - AU

Trial starts for woman charged in child's freezing death

A North Carolina woman is scheduled to go to trial on charges related to the death of her son, who froze to death earlier this year.

- WRAL.com - US

Police: Man kills wife, mother, self; also injures daughter

Authorities say three people are dead and one injured after a man shot his family before killing himself in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Sheriff's lieutenant accused of assaulting woman

A sheriff's lieutenant is accused of assaulting a woman in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Man shot in encounter with officers on patrol in N. Carolina

Police in North Carolina say a man was shot in an encounter with officers on patrol.

- WRAL.com - US

Sheriff's lieutenant accused of assaulting woman

A sheriff's lieutenant is accused of assaulting a woman in North Carolina. News outlets report that Morehead City police arrested 40-year-old David Paul Craft early Sunday morning. Documents say Craft … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Great white shark tagged by group in North Carolina sound

A juvenile great white shark tagged by a research group surfaced Saturday inside Pamlico Sound west of the Outer Banks.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Power outages pile up in western North Carolina

The Latest on winter weather in North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

Snowfall exceeds 1 foot in parts of western North Carolina

Parts of western North Carolina were coated with more than a foot of snow after a winter storm roared through the state, and utility crews spent Saturday trying to restore power to more than 34,000 customers left in the dark and the cold.

- WRAL.com - US

Judge sentences North Carolina man to Christmas Day in jail

A judge has sentenced a North Carolina man to spend Christmas Day in jail after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the theft of his grandmother's possessions.

- WRAL.com - US

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

ATLANTA — A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to…

- Billings Gazette - US

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow...

- Deseret News - US

Storm dumps snow in parts of Deep South, marches toward Northeast

A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands. Forecasters were warning that...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

North Carolina National Guard's first and highest-ranking female officer retires

The North Carolina National Guard honored its first female general and highest ranking female officer earlier this month as Maj. Gen. Beth Austin officially retired.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Snowstorm blankets Deep South before heading northeast

A major winter storm brought snow to Southern states from Texas to North Carolina Friday, with accumulation as much as seven inches in Texas and six inches in parts of Mississippi and Georgia. The unusual snowfall led to widespread closures of schools, government offices, and roads, as well as power outages and delayed ...

- The Week - US

Swastika painted on home of Jewish family in North Carolina

Vandals spray paint large swastika on home of Jewish family in Charlotte, North Carolina.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Trucker and toddler die as tractor-trailer hits car, burns

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a trucker and a toddler have died after a tractor-trailer carrying chemicals overturned and hit a car.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sect

In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and neglect involving a controversial church that has been the focus of an Associated Press investigation exposing years of physical and emotional mistreatment of congregants, including children.

- WRAL.com - US

About 60 NC State students showing symptoms of norovirus

Officials at North Carolina State University say about 60 students have shown symptoms of norovirus.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: North Carolina reports over 10K power outages

The Latest on winter weather in North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

Education power lawsuit taken by N Carolina Supreme Court

North Carolina's top court has decided to hear a suit over new laws transferring power from the State Board of Education to the schools superintendent.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina county leaders say second cyberattack failed

A North Carolina county recovering from a cyberattack says hackers failed in a second attempt to infiltrate their computer system.

- WRAL.com - US

GOP legislators unhappy with outside expert's new maps

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders remain unhappy how an outside expert redrew some House and Senate districts at the behest of federal judges, saying there's no lawful justification for lowering their black populations.

- WRAL.com - US

Snow makes North Carolina roads slick, closes schools

Falling snow and icy roads in North Carolina closed local government offices and schools, sent cars sliding off the road and altered the governor's travel plans Friday.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina woman injured in wreck loses house in fire

A North Carolina woman lost her home in a fire as she lay in a hospital with a broken back suffered in a traffic accident.

- WRAL.com - US

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