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When Julius Peppers reaches Hall of Fame, some of his Panthers gear will be waiting

Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers will have some of his gear waiting for him at the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he gets there in several years. The jersey and gloves Peppers wore against the Philadelphia Eagles on Oct. 12, when he became the first player in NFL history with 150 sacks and 10 interceptions, are now in the Hall in Canton, Ohio.

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NFL influence a nice benefit for WSSU football program

Coach Kienus Boulware of Winston-Salem State calls it a secret weapon on the recruiting trail. The NFL influence that Boulware has on his staff has been a luxury the Rams have used to their advantage. Four members of Boulware’s staff — Natrone Means, Robert Massey, Thabiti Davis and Carlos Fields — have all been to the highest level in football.

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UNC Basketball: Jalek Felton 2017-18 season preview

Going into the season it was expected that Jalek Felton would be one of the first guards off the bench for North Carolina. He provides Roy Williams with a second ball handler who can lead the break especially when Joel Berry II sits. But with the recent news of Berry missing four weeks due to a broken hand, Felton’s role may have just changed a little bit.

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Monday Larry Fedora Press Conference Notes

With the North Carolina football team’s record at 1-7 overall and 0-5 in the ACC, a bowl game is likely out of reach this season. But Larry Fedora said at his weekly press conference Monday that it’s not time to panic and make any drastic changes in how he and the coaching staff lead the program. “Because of the success in the past, I’m not shaky about my philosophy”

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Storms hit Raleigh region

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Heavy rains hit the Raleigh area Monday evening as a line of strong storms rolled through the area.

The rain caused standing water on several roads. At least one fire and several wrecks were reported, though it wasn’t immediately confirmed that they were related to the weather.

Across North Carolina, Duke Progress Energy reported more than 90,000 customers without power just before 11 p.m. Many of the outages were in the western part of the state, but that figure included more than 1,000 customers in Wake County.

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3 cats dead, 2 dogs rescued in Fayetteville house fire

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Three cats were killed and two dogs were rescued from a house fire in Fayetteville on Monday night, officials said.

No people were home at the residence in the 100 block of South Herndon Street when the fire started, firefighters said. They responded to the blaze at 6:42 p.m.

One of the two dogs rescued from the fire required treatment for injuries, firefighters said.

Laying on the ground, not moving, neighbors say they were unsure the dog, whose name is Baxter, would live.

“They put the breather on the dog and it broke my heart. I hope the dog makes it,” said Margie Jones, a neighbor. She says she was the one who told firefighters there were dogs in the home.

Fayetteville Fire Department Battalion Chief David Hargis says when his men they found out little

Baxter was still breathing, they did everything they could to keep him alive.

“The pets become the priority for us,” said Hargis.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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