Ride Operator Arrested After Injuries at North Carolina State Fair

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A week ago, Raleigh news outlets were filled with stories about the five North Carolina State Fair goers injured in a ride accident. Now, outlets are carrying the story of the arrest of the 46-year-old ride operator on three felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury. The Wake County Sheriff
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Police: North Carolina ‘Liquor House’ Raided, Charges Filed

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A couple of North Carolina law enforcement agencies had in recent weeks been fielding calls and complaints about activities in a house about 90 miles southeast of Raleigh. Neighbors said the Grifton “liquor house” was a hotbed of activity that included drug trafficking, illegal alcohol sales, gambling and fights. The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Department said a
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Real Life Drama: Actor Arrested for DWI in North Carolina

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Though he has appeared in a number of popular and critically acclaimed films, including “Thelma & Louise,” “Fatal Instinct,” “Grumpy Old Men” and “The Perfect Storm,” actor Christopher McDonald is perhaps best known for his role as Shooter McGavin in 1996’s “Happy Gilmore.” But a cloud is hanging over McDonald’s long and successful acting career
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More States to Address Question of Legalizing Marijuana

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Ever since the 1930s, the federal government has prohibited the use of marijuana. Although federal law on marijuana use has been relatively static and unflinching, attitudes towards the drug have shifted over the past eight decades. State marijuana laws have evolved along with those shifting attitudes. In North Carolina, strict punishments are still in place
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