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Man finds a 222-year-old copper penny on a metal-detecting trip

A man with a metal detector found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine. Shane Houston, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was on a metal-detecting trip with a friend from New Hampshire when he found the coin earlier this month. As Houston dug it up from under a few […]

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Dog trapped in 30-foot sinkhole lured to safety with beef jerky

A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail rescued a dog trapped in a 30 feet deep sinkhole by tempting him with some beef jerky. The group was riding the Sinkhole Trail at Pisgah National Forest, about 50 miles south of Asheville, last weekend when they encountered the dog, who had apparently been […]

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While reading about earthquake in Bible a real one rattles North Carolina

A scripture reading came to life for several Catholic churches in North Carolina, US, as a rare earthquake rattled portions of the state over the weekend. As per Diocese of Charlotte, Father Richard Sutter of St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church said the lector in the Sunday service had just reached the 19th chapter of 1 Kings, […]

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2 killed, 12 wounded in North Carolina shooting at block party

Two people are dead and 12 people are hurt at a block party that led to a shooting and several people being struck by vehicles in north Charlotte early Monday morning. Police are calling the incident a “mass casualty” and say over 100 rounds were fired into a crowd of around 400 people. “Several shooters […]

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North Carolina woman goes to jail for 100th birthday

For her 100th birthday, Ruth Bryant crossed a significant item off her bucket list. She went to jail. The Person County Sheriff’s Office helped fulfill Bryant’s unusual wish when two deputies showed up at her assisted living facility to serve her a warrant charging her with indecent exposure, news outlets reported. The two deputies handcuffed […]

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Family heats pizza for dinner, ends up baking a snake instead

A family from the US state of North Carolina were in for a surprise when they found a snake in their oven while heating a pizza for dinner. When Robert Helm put the oven for preheating, little did he know that a snake had slithered in. It was only after the oven started smoking that […]

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Three planes crash in United States

Three planes crashed in separate incidents in Louisiana, New York and North Carolina Saturday. Five people died in the crash in Louisiana and at least eight were injured in the three crashes. All three crashes involved smaller sized aircraft. A Piper PA-31T was headed to Atlanta for a college football playoff game when it crashed […]

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Death of Green Card backlog husband forces pregnant wife to return home

A US-based software engineer, whose name was listed in the Green Card backlog, died suddenly and as a result, his pregnant wife has been rendered out of status resulting in her inevitable return to India. Shiva Chalapathi Raju, who was based in North Carolina, died suddenly on Tuesday. Because the family was in line for […]