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North Carolina Couple Finds Megalodon Tooth While Strolling On The Beach

The megalodon was one of the largest predators that ever lived. Before the many incredible discoveries of megalodon teeth, including the one recently found by a North Carolina couple, people thought they were dragon tongue or moon rocks.

Animals

New Apple Campus May Rise In North Carolina Or Northern Virginia: 20,000 Jobs At Stake

Apple is exploring its options for the location of a new headquarters. Will the new Apple campus be located in Northern Virginia, which is also on Amazon's shortlist for its second headquarters, or in North Carolina, close to three universities?

Apple May 17, 2018

While Massive Tornado Ravaged His Town, This 'Fortnite' Player Kept Playing

Anton Williams, a 'Fortnite' player from North Carolina, kept playing the Battle Royale game even while a powerful tornado ravaged his town of Greensboro. He sounds like the kind of player that you would want added to your squad.

Video Games April 18, 2018

9-Year-Old Girl Attacked By Coyote Just Outside Her Home

A young girl got bruised, scratched, and bitten when she was attacked by a coyote just outside their house. What is the first thing to do when bitten by a possibly rabid animal?

Public Health March 17, 2018

Norovirus Outbreak Plagues Dozens Of North Carolina State University Students: Watch Out For These Symptoms

North Carolina State University has been hit with a nasty norovirus outbreak, affecting approximately 60 students. Norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the U.S.

Public Health December 9, 2017

Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing 'Fantastic' 4 Months After Surgery To Separate Them

Erin and Abby Delaney, former conjoined twins who were connected at the head, are recovering well from the 11-hour surgery that separated them in June. The sisters will be back home to celebrate Thanksgiving with their parents.

Medicine October 23, 2017

Lesbianism Listed As Condition On North Carolina Woman’s Medical Record

A mother from Indian Trail in North Carolina has discovered something shocking written on her medical chart. The record notes "lesbianism" as a medical condition, prompting her to cry foul.

Medicine January 26, 2017

Court Overturns FCC Ruling That Pushes For Expansion Of City-Owned Broadband Services: What This Means To Consumers

A federal appeals court overturned a ruling by the FCC that pushes for the expansion of city-owned broadband services in North Carolina and Tennessee. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the decision, which is a victory for commercial internet providers.

Business Tech August 11, 2016

Two Pottery Pieces In North Carolina Could Be Linked To Lost Roanoke Colony

Archeologists in North Carolina have uncovered two ancient pottery pieces on Roanoke Island. The discovery may help shed light on one of the greatest American mysteries of all time.

Ancient June 24, 2016

Ringo Starr Latest Musical Celeb To Cancel North Carolina Show Over 'Bathroom Bill'

Ringo Starr is showing his solidarity with Bruce Springsteen and those who oppose the North Carolina 'Bathroom Bill' by canceling his performance in the state in June.

Internet Culture April 14, 2016

Civil War-Era Shipwreck Found Off North Carolina Coast

Archaeologists discovered a shipwreck about 150 years old off the coast of North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. Three blockage runners used in the Civil War - Spunkie, Agnes E. Fry and Georgianna McCaw - are known to have been lost in the area.

Animals March 9, 2016

Scientists Discover Shipwreck That Might Date Back To 1700s Off North Carolina Coast

The shipwreck was accidentally found as scientists explore the ecology of deep-sea methane. Archeologists said the lost ship may date back from the time of the American Revolution.

July 19, 2015

12-Year-Old Girl Atacked By Shark To Undergo Rehab In New Hospital

Kiersten Yow has transferred from the N.C. Children's Hospital in Chapel to move and undergo a rehabilitation program at the Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte.

July 14, 2015

Boy Attacked By Shark In North Carolina Latest Victim In Recent Series Of Attacks

Six incidents of shark attacks had already been reported in North Carolina for the current month, the latest of which involves a 17-year old boy who went swimming at the beach near Waves, North Carolina with several other people.

Society June 29, 2015

Two Teens Lose Limbs Following Shark Attack In North Carolina: Some Tips To Avoid Shark Attacks

Two teenagers swimming in a beach in North Carolina lost a limb following a shark attack. It isn't yet clear whether it was the same shark responsible for the separate attacks.

Society June 15, 2015

US Moves To Protect 38,000-Mile Coral Habitat From North Carolina To New York

A new plan to protect coral habitats from North Carolina to New York gets approval from the U.S. fisheries council. If it will push through, 38,000 miles of coral-filled ocean floor will be free from hazardous fishing techniques.

Earth/Environment June 12, 2015

US Sailor Lost At Sea For 66 Days Finally Rescued

Louis Jordan, who had been missing at sea for more than two months, was finally found and rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. The man was spotted sitting on an overturned hull approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras.

Society April 4, 2015

Amtrak Train Collides With Truck In North Carolina: 55 People Injured

An Amtrak train that was traveling from Charlotte, North Carolina to New York hit a tractor-trailer on the tracks at U.S. Highway 301 and NC Highway 903 in Halifax on Monday. At least 55 passengers were injured from the incident.

Society March 10, 2015

$4.8 Million: Amount Of Gold Stolen In Armored Truck Heist In North Carolina

Armed robbers hijacked an armored truck parked alongside Interstate 95, and went away with 275 pounds of gold bars. The loot was estimated to be worth more than $4 million.

Society March 3, 2015

Google Fiber Rollout Schedule: Raleigh and Durham in North Carolina Might be Next

Mysterious invites for Google events in Raleigh and Durham in North Carolina have sparked speculation that Google's high-speed fiber optic Internet service is set for its debut in the state.

Internet January 24, 2015

Wrongly Convicted: Court Declares North Carolina Man Innocent After Nearly 40 Years in Jail

Thanks to North Carolina’s Innocence Inquiry Commission, Joseph Sledge is a free man after nearly 40 years of being prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

Society January 24, 2015

North Carolina Teenage Girl Commits Suicide After Posting Heartbreaking Status on Facebook. Victim of Bullying?

A 16-year-old high school student from North Carolina commits suicide after allegedly being bullied in school. The victim's parents and friends believe it was bullying that drove Amber Cornwell to suicide.

Society December 30, 2014

McDonald's employee fired over drawing butter swastika on sandwich bun

Discovering a butter swastika on her chicken sandwich was probably the last thing Charleigh Matice expected as she prepared to mayonnaise her sandwich.

Internet Culture August 12, 2014

Heavy rains on Fourth of July, Hurricane Arthur swirls over East Coast

Hurricane Arthur dampens the lively spirits of residents in North Carolina as it pounds its away into the state with heavy rains, possibly causing storm surges and flashfloods. State weather authorities warn residents.

Society July 4, 2014

Tropical storm Arthur brewing. Will it ruin your Independence Day weekend?

Tropical storm Arthur could possibly put a damper on this year’s Fourth of July celebrations, with the National Weather Service saying the storm is likely to speed up and become a hurricane.

Society July 2, 2014

Motorists see man hanging on speeding vehicle on I-77. A case of domestic violence?

Motorists reported a man hanging on the back of a speeding vehicle on Interstate 77 in North Carolina. Authorities believe that the incident may be a case of domestic violence.

FUTURE TECH June 30, 2014

Fanged Lancetfish found in North Carolina is a cannibalistic, ambush predator, scientists say

Lancetfish are cannibals, able to ambush their prey in an instant. What other cannibals live under the water?

Animals May 21, 2014

Rare, fanged lancet fish discovered along NC beach: What was the deep-sea monster doing there?

A lancetfish, a rarely-seen deep-sea animal, beached itself on a beach on North Carolina. But why?

May 17, 2014

Alien on North Carolina beach? No, just a rare lancet fish

A fish of the open seas known as lancet fish was found in the shores of a popular fishing spot in North Carolina, another rare find added to the list of this year's weird-looking creatures unintentionally hauled from the oceans.

Earth/Environment May 17, 2014

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