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    Earthquake in Virginia: 3.2-magnitude earthquake reported by USGS

    POWHATAN, Va. — A 3.2-magnitude earthquake has been reported near Powhatan, Virginia, according to the USGS. The earthquake happened 8 miles southwest of Powhatan, which is about 30 miles west of Richmond. The USGS says the earthquake happened at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday. Residents in Hanover, Chesterfield, Powhatan, Louisa and Henrico have reported they felt the earthquake, according to WTVR. As of 10:25 p.m., the USGS has received over 887 intensity reports from people that felt the earthquake. According to the USGS, the largest […]

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    Rare, mysterious deep sea fish washes ashore along NC coast

    NAGS HEAD, N.C. – A rarely seen deep sea fish washed up on the beaches of North Carolina on Monday evening. A Lancetfish was found in Nags Head on a beach south of Jennette’s Pier. It is an open ocean fish and rarely comes to shore. Lancetfishes have large mouths and very sharp teeth. They grow up to 6.6 feet in length. Very little is known about their biology, though they are widely distributed in all oceans, except the polar seas. Officials with Jennette’s Pier say […]

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    Mother buried alive by landscaper after he offered to drive her to buy car on Craigslist

    CAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey woman was buried alive in a shallow grave by her landscaper after he offered to drive her to buy a new car, police said on Thursday, according to NJ.com. Fatima Perez was reported missing on Monday evening, the same day she left her Camden home to buy a car listed for sale on Craigslist. The 41-year-old woman’s body was found Wednesday in Monroe Township. Authorities said Perez’s mouth and eyes were covered with duct […]

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    Driver killed after tractor-trailer plunges over side of Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in Va.

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed when his truck crashed over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and into the water on Thursday. Police said the accident happened near mile-marker 15 when the semi struck a light pole, slammed through the guardrail and landed in the Chesapeake Bay around 10 a.m. Officials say the driver of the tractor trailer was “too entangled” in the wreckage to be saved. WTKR reports the tractor-trailer hit a maintenance truck […]

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    Poll reveals the 10 most admired North Carolinians

    ELON, N.C. — An Elon University poll has revealed the 10 most admired North Carolinians. From April 25-28, the Elon Poll asked a group of North Carolina residents: “Think of a person, living or dead, who is from or associated with North Carolina. Of those people, who do you admire most?” Results indicate Billy Graham is the most admired North Carolinian, with Micahel Jordan, Andy Griffith, the Wright Brothers and Jesse Helms completed the top 5. A February 2013 Elon Poll […]

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    WWE’s touching tribute to 8-year-old Connor ‘The Crusher’ Michalek

    Last month, an 8-year-old boy with a passion for WWE fulfilled a dream by attending WrestleMania 30 only three weeks before he would pass away following a long battle with pediatric brain cancer. Connor Michalek first met his favorite wrestler Daniel Bryan back in 2012 after his family posted a video on YouTube. The two met and instantly bonded. They kept in touch over the next two years. Fast forward two years to 2014. Before WrestleMania 30 on April 6, Connor Michalek and Daniel Bryan shared a special […]

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    Disney monorail cab can be yours for $189,000 on eBay

    Please stand clear of the doors. Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas. And while you’re at it, vaciar su billetera – or, empty your wallet. A Walt Disney World Mark IV Monorail 1971 ride vehicle prop has been listed on eBay for a cool $189,000. The monorail vehicle is the actual front cab of the red monorail which served the grand opening of the Walt Disney World Resort in 1971 until the arrival of Mark VI monorails in 1989. According […]

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    UPDATE: Tornado Warning for Rowan, Davie and Iredell counties expires

    A Tornado Warning issued for Rowan, Davie and Iredell counties expired at 4 p.m. At 3:30 p.m.,radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Statesville moving east at 35 mph. Weather spotters are reporting several downed trees near Statesville. A tornado watch is in effect today. The National Weather Service issued an alert that says thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and some storms may be severe. The worst weather is expected between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., with […]

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    Nearly-mute man with Alzheimer’s shares sweet moment with family dog

    A video posted to YouTube shows a nearly-mute man with Alzheimer’s sharing a sweet, emotional moment with a dog. On Thursday, Lisa Abeyta spent some time with her father, who is in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s. “My parents have two dogs in their home, one of which, Molly, is my father’s constant companion,” Abeyta wrote in a blog post. “More than once, I’ve watched him coo and talk to Molly even as his ability to form sentences and find the words he […]

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    Student’s April Fools prank on professor may be the best ever

    A group of Aquinas College students banded together to pull off possibly the greatest April Fools’ Day prank ever. Dr. Stephen Barrows is an associate professor of economics in his second semester at Aquinas College. The prank was inspired by Barrows’ seemingly harsh cell phone policy. The video starts with a message: “Our professor has a policy that if your phone rings in class, you must answer it on speakerphone.” So the students started brainstorming a way to prank the professor. “At […]

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    Mickey Rooney dead at 93

    Mickey Rooney died on Sunday, according to multiple media reports. He was 93. He is survived by his eighth wife Jan and nine children. TMZ first reported the news on Sunday night. The Washington Post and USA Today and also reporting Rooney’s death. According to TMZ, Rooney had been ill for “quite some time” and the death was attributed to natural causes. Rooney most recently appeared in “The Muppets” in 2011 and “Night At The Museum” in 2006. He was married 8 times. Rooney was […]

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    Matt Jones makes incredible shot to win Shell Houston Open, earn trip to the Masters

    Matt Jones holed a pitch shot on the first playoff hole to win his first ever PGA Tour event and get into his first ever Masters. In the final round of the 2014 Shell Houston Open, Jones shot a final-round 66 to punch his ticket to Augusta.


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