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  • Terrific World Cup ends with marquee final

    Brazil Soccer WCup ArgentinaThe World Cup is ending with a marquee match-up of Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.

  • In NJ: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

    APTOPIX Police Officer KilledA gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was “going to be famous,” authorities said.

  • Rocket launch visible over eastern NC

    Antares rocketNASA launched an Antares rocket Sunday from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and the flight path was briefly visible to residents of eastern North Carolina under clear blue skies.

  • Zahra Baker case hangs over DA race

    Zahra Claire Baker, Elisa Baker A runoff race for the Republican nomination for district attorney in the North Carolina foothills has the challenger accusing the incumbent of sexually harassing an employee, and the incumbent saying the challenger was part of an illegal pyramid scheme.

  • Fuquay-Varina's Pereira headed to All-Star Game competition

    Fuqua-Varina's  Pereira competing for Pitch, Hit and Run finalsBefore next week’s All-Star Game, Minnesota will host the Pitch, Hit, and Run competition, for future stars and this summer Fuquay-Varina will send another contestant.