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Parents react after teen shot at Rocky Mount High baseball practice

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — Rocky Mount police are investigating how a 15-year-old student at the high school was shot. The Nash-Rocky Mount Public School System said the incident happened while the teen was warming up for baseball practice late Thursday afternoon. “It should not happen. Kids should be able to get out there and play ball and not have

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‘Primetime with the Pack’ kicks off NC State’s basketball season

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Thousands of Wolfpack fans spent part of their Friday evening waiting in line outside Reynold’s Coliseum. “Since it’s my first year I’m really excited to see how the basketball team does this year,” said North Carolina State University freshman Lexi Land. “I have a lot of faith in them. Go Wolfpack!” “Especially since we’re doing so

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Complaints lodged about Confederate stickers handed out at NC State Fair

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Amid the familiar sights at the North Carolina State Fair, one is getting more attention than it has before and prompting complaints to the fair’s organizers. At the North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans’ booth, people can get stickers with the Confederate Flag that read “I Support Confederate Heritage.” “The greatest advantage I see in it

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Ex-NC police officer’s remains found in ‘clandestine grave,’ officials say

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG/WNCT) — An arrest report suggests a former Jacksonville, North Carolina, police officer found dead in Florida Thursday was killed by her friend over money. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said they discovered the body 33-year-old Taylor Wright in a wooded area off of Britt Road, which is in Cantonment, Florida. Taylor Wright was a private

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