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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramA 69-year-old man was not injured when he was robbed in his vehicle Tuesday mor
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted an hour ago
A 69-year-old man was not injured when he was robbed in his vehicle Tuesday morning. The victim told police he’d stopped his car around 10:30 a.m. on the 100 block of Wye Street when two assailants threw a rock through his window and threatened him... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramNO. NASH (0-2) AT TARBORO (2-0) PREGAME CHATTER: The season is only two weeks
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 hours ago
NO. NASH (0-2) AT TARBORO (2-0) PREGAME CHATTER: The season is only two weeks old, but it’s difficult to not get the sense that this Tarboro team is very dangerous. The Vikings have a bevy of weapons on offense and loads of young athletes on both... Read more
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The News & Observer
Database: 2014-15 NC school performance grades | News & Observer School performance grades State education leaders released
Database: 2014-15 NC school performance grades
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
| News & Observer School performance grades State education leaders released Wednesday the school performance results for the 2014-15 school year. The General Assembly requires every North Carolina... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bonus letters on taxes, historic names, budget, Gov. Pat McCrory | News & Observer September 2, 2015 Letters that got overrun by other issu
Bonus letters on taxes, historic names, budget, Gov. Pat McCrory
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
| News & Observer September 2, 2015 Letters that got overrun by other issues before they could see... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramQriona Lloyd, 9, front, and Zyquira Bell, 11, get off their school bus Tuesday
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 13 hours ago
Qriona Lloyd, 9, front, and Zyquira Bell, 11, get off their school bus Tuesday afternoon on the corner of Braswell Street and Avent Street. The Nash-Rocky Mount Public School transportation department has added more advanced technology to the school... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramGood communities begin with good people caring enough to get involved. Aaron P
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
Good communities begin with good people caring enough to get involved. Aaron Powell and his mom, Jessie Whitehead, opened their door just before 2 a.m. Sunday to lend a hand to a high school football player who had been shot. It would have been... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRocky Mount police are searching for two men suspected of robbing a couple on t
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
Rocky Mount police are searching for two men suspected of robbing a couple on the 100 block of Photinia Court. Authorities responded around 2 a.m. Tuesday to an apartment complex where a robbery had just occurred. A 33-year-old woman and a... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramYou won’t hear Rocky Mount High tennis coach Barry Nethercutt complain about ha
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted yesterday
You won’t hear Rocky Mount High tennis coach Barry Nethercutt complain about having a team that should contend for a state championship, but opposing coaches are no dummies: nobody wants to play the Gryphons. As of press time, the Gryphons have... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina News in BriefProminent pastor of NC church shot dead while cleaning gun WEDDINGTON (AP) — T
North Carolina News in Brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Prominent pastor of NC church shot dead while cleaning gun WEDDINGTON (AP) — The pastor of a Southern Baptist church in Charlotte is dead from a gunshot wound while cleaning his gun. The Union County Sheriff's Office said Bishop Phillip Milton... Read more
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Business Wire
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Memphis, TennesseeFeaturing imported limestone floors and custom wood columns, hand painted mural
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Memphis, Tennessee
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Featuring imported limestone floors and custom wood columns, hand painted murals and modern lighting, the new restaurant includes the distinctive and contemporary décor that is as creative and imaginative as The Cheesecake Factory’s extensive... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramNorthern Nash’s girls’ cross country team has caught up to the program’s boys’
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Northern Nash’s girls’ cross country team has caught up to the program’s boys’ squad when it comes to expectations, but that won’t make reaching their goals any easier. The Knights have found themselves with as much talent as they’ve had in any... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRocky Mount police are searching for two women suspected of assaulting another
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Rocky Mount police are searching for two women suspected of assaulting another woman early Monday morning. Authorities said the incident was reported shortly before 1 a.m. after a 32-year-old woman showed up at Nash General Hospital with a knife... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramEdgecombe County 4-H’ers were among the top honorees during the recent State 4-
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Edgecombe County 4-H’ers were among the top honorees during the recent State 4-H Congress in Raleigh. This year’s 4-H Congress attracted 518 youth and their adult leaders for activities including presentations on a variety of subjects, leadership... Read more
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The News & Observer
Middle Creek's Spencer returns punt for TD | News & Observer Middle Creek’s Johnathan Spencer returns a punt 45 yards
Middle Creek's Spencer returns punt for TD
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer Middle Creek’s Johnathan Spencer returns a punt 45 yards for a touchdown to help Middle Creek get by Rocky Mount, 24-21, on Aug, 28, 2015. News... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
SouthWest Edgecombe High School player shot after gameA high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on
SouthWest Edgecombe High School player shot after game
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
A high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on his way home from a game. The Rocky Mount Telegram reported that 17-year-old Quontellas Norwood of SouthWest Edgecombe High School was driving home around 2 a.m. Saturday... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after gameROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - A high school football player in Edgecombe County has
Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after game
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - A high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on his way home from a game. The Rocky Mount Telegram reported (http://bit.ly/1UnlFLP ) that 17-year-old Quontellas Norwood of SouthWest Edgecombe... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after gameROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - A high school football player in Edgecombe County has
Edgecombe high school player shot and wounded after game
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) - A high school football player in Edgecombe County has been shot and wounded on his way home from a game. The Rocky Mount Telegram reported (http://bit.ly/1UnlFLP ) that 17-year-old Quontellas Norwood of SouthWest Edgecombe... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Community grieves for 21-oldSunday, August 30, 2015 10:04 PM Sarah Burrell was full of life. She was what
Community grieves for 21-old
The Wilson Times / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday, August 30, 2015 10:04 PM Sarah Burrell was full of life. She was what her family described as a "free spirit.” "She never had fear,” said Sarah’s mother, Sandra Burrell. "She wasn’t scared of anything. You never saw her without a... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe number of home-schooled students in North Carolina and the Twin Counties no
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
The number of home-schooled students in North Carolina and the Twin Counties now outpaces the number of students in private schools in the state, recent research by the N.C. Department of Non-Public Education reveals. This is the second year in a... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramMembers of the Board of Directors and staff of the Pregnancy Care Center of Roc
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
Members of the Board of Directors and staff of the Pregnancy Care Center of Rocky Mount have unanimously approved a name change for the center, which will now be doing business as Your Choice Resource Center. The center, which serves approximately... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Virginia Tech Football 2015 Season ProspectusNotes and info provided by the ACC: Date Opponent ............................
Virginia Tech Football 2015 Season Prospectus
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 2 days ago
Notes and info provided by the ACC: Date Opponent ................................. Record ...Began .Meeting ..............Stadium (Capacity) ......................Site Sept. 7 Ohio State (ESPN), 8 pm .....................1-0-0 ...2014 .....2014,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramSeniors dominated the volleyball conversation for the most part in the Twin Cou
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 3 days ago
Seniors dominated the volleyball conversation for the most part in the Twin Counties last season. Those names have all graduated, and the attention turns to the next crop of difference makers. In a year of regrouping across most of the area, Rocky... Read more
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The News & Observer
Week 3 high school football games | News & Observer All game times are 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Chec
Week 3 high school football games
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer All game times are 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Check with schools for changesThursday, Sept. 3 Bunn at Southern Nash Eastern Guilford at Broughton,... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
19-old shot to death in downtown Greensboro; arrest madeAn arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old
19-old shot to death in downtown Greensboro; arrest made
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 3 days ago
An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old man in downtown Greensboro early Sunday. Jermaine Marquel Couch of Greensboro was charged with first-degree murder following the death of Patrick Simmons. Simmons, 19,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramBusiness, industry and Nash County leaders and officials recently celebrated ne
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 3 days ago
Business, industry and Nash County leaders and officials recently celebrated new additions to Rocky Mount Middle and Southern Nash Middle schools that will help students deepen their understanding of science, technology, engineering and math... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramNash Central Nash Central no longer has to worry about The Streak. A 36-21 vi
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Nash Central Nash Central no longer has to worry about The Streak. A 36-21 victory Friday at Smithfield-Selma ended the program’s 25-game losing streak and delivered the Bulldogs their first victory since October 12, 2012 at Northern Nash. The win... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramNorthern Nash coach Joe McCarthy could only shake his head Thursday evening as
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Northern Nash coach Joe McCarthy could only shake his head Thursday evening as his team made mistake after tactical mistake. He spent nearly 20 minutes after the game talking with his team about their performance and then walked away to further... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRichard “Tiger” Lee Hall has a belt around his waist once more. The 40-year-ol
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Richard “Tiger” Lee Hall has a belt around his waist once more. The 40-year-old Rocky Mount native won the UNBC Americas welterweight title on Aug. 1, knocking out Maurice Chalmers in the sixth round in Greensboro. It was Hall’s first victory since... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRocky Mount police have identified the suspect who gunned down a Rocky Mount fa
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Rocky Mount police have identified the suspect who gunned down a Rocky Mount father in June. Officials obtained warrants Thursday against Tyrone Foreman, 27, for first-degree murder. The Rocky Mount man has not been apprehended. Foreman is charged... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRocky Mount police are seeking several suspects associated in connection with t
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Rocky Mount police are seeking several suspects associated in connection with the armed robbery of a local fast food restaurant. According to police reports, officers responded at 7 a.m. Thursday to the Taco Bell on Benvenue Road where a robbery had... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Wilson woman dies in wreckFriday, August 28, 2015 10:49 PM Rocky Mount teen life-flighted after crash RO
Wilson woman dies in wreck
The Wilson Times / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:49 PM Rocky Mount teen life-flighted after crash ROCKY MOUNT — A Wilson woman died in a single-car wreck just outside Rocky Mount on Friday afternoon, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. Sarah... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Community Health Day fr
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Community Health Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Greater Joy Baptist Church. The free event aims to raise health awareness in the community and will provide information for children and... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRocky Mount police are searching for a suspected killer in a June homicide. On
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
Rocky Mount police are searching for a suspected killer in a June homicide. On Thursday, authorities obtained first-degree murder warrants against Tyrone Foreman, 27, but the Rocky Mount man has not been arrested. According to police reports,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
52nd Anniversary of MLK's Speech(CNN) Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short
52nd Anniversary of MLK's Speech
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short words cried out across the National Mall in Washington on August 28, 1963 -- "I have a dream." Before Dr. Martin Luther King's words echoed throughout Lincoln Memorial,... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe N.C. Cooperative Extension Service of Edgecombe and Nash counties recently
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service of Edgecombe and Nash counties recently hosted the third annual 2015 Teen Entrepreneurial Summer Boot Camp in Rocky Mount. This camp was designed to introduce participants to entrepreneurship using fun and... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramEven though the upcoming father-daughter dance planned at Rocky Mount Middle Sc
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
Even though the upcoming father-daughter dance planned at Rocky Mount Middle School isn’t the only such dance in the area, this one has some clear distinctions, including the fact that being accompanied by a father is not a prerequisite to... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThere is only one reason the N.C. Senate wants to expand the budget to market l
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
There is only one reason the N.C. Senate wants to expand the budget to market lottery tickets – the likelihood that more people will throw away their money more often. Since its inception in 2005, the lottery has followed a pattern predicted by... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramN. EDGECOMBE (1-0) AT SW EDGE. (1-0) PREGAME CHATTER: The Cougars are feeling
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
N. EDGECOMBE (1-0) AT SW EDGE. (1-0) PREGAME CHATTER: The Cougars are feeling good after a big road win over Edenton Holmes last week. The Warriors easily dispatched of Northwest Halifax while showcasing their depth in the backfield. This game... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe Rocky Mount NAACP Image Awards celebrating community leaders is set for Sat
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
The Rocky Mount NAACP Image Awards celebrating community leaders is set for Saturday. Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice is the theme for the third annual event, said Andre Knight, president of the Rocky Mount chapter of the National... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Teen prodigy to perform 'A Night at the Opera' with piano instructorThere are a select few, however, who don’t shy away from the limelight. Instead
Teen prodigy to perform 'A Night at the Opera' with piano instructor
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
There are a select few, however, who don’t shy away from the limelight. Instead, they embrace it. Take Christopher Tavernier, a 15-year-old prodigy who has been doing piano performances on stage since he was 12. “I guess he’s hard-wired that way,”... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramSchool bells rang across much of North Carolina Monday morning, and we can only
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
School bells rang across much of North Carolina Monday morning, and we can only wonder if anyone in the N.C. General Assembly was listening. With no state budget in hand, superintendents, principals and teachers have no assurance that the same staff... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramA Summer Health Sciences Recognition Ceremony recently was held at Nash Communi
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 7 days ago
A Summer Health Sciences Recognition Ceremony recently was held at Nash Community College. “Thank you for joining us today to recognize the achievements of and to celebrate the start of the health care careers of our diploma graduates,” Nash... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview(CNN) - After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Br
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Williams sent a message: "I've been a human powder keg for a while....just waiting to go BOOM." Those were the words the gunman wrote in a chilling fax to ABC News,... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Virginia shooter Bryce William's manifesto releasedAfter he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Will
Virginia shooter Bryce William's manifesto released
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Williams sent a message: “I’ve been a human powder keg for a while….just waiting to go BOOM.” Those were the words the gunman wrote in a chilling fax to ABC News, according... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview(CNN) - After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Br
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Williams sent a message: "I've been a human powder keg for a while....just waiting to go BOOM." Those were the words the gunman wrote in a chilling fax to ABC News,... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview(CNN) - Vester L. Flanagan II, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journ
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Vester L. Flanagan II, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journalists, died at a hospital Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Franklin County, Virginia, Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters. Flanagan, a former WDBJ... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
TV Crew Shooter Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound(CNN)[Breaking news update posted at 2:22 p.m. ET] The suspect in Wednesday's
TV Crew Shooter Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN)[Breaking news update posted at 2:22 p.m. ET] The suspect in Wednesday's killing of two WDBJ journalists died at about 1:30 p.m. at a hospital of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters. [Original... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Reporter, photographer killed during live news interview, suspected gunman dead police sayMONETA, Va. — Vester L. Flanagan II, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV
Reporter, photographer killed during live news interview, suspected gunman dead police say
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
MONETA, Va. — Vester L. Flanagan II, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journalists, died at a hospital Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Franklin County, Virginia, Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters. Flanagan, a former... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview(CNN) - Vester Flanagan, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journalists
Virginia TV crew involved in shooting during live interview
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) - Vester Flanagan, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journalists, died at a hospital Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Franklin County, Virginia, Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters. Flanagan, a former WDBJ... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Suspected gunman kills self after killing journalists on air; victims hailed by colleagues, friendsMONETA, Va — Vester Flanagan, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journa
Suspected gunman kills self after killing journalists on air; victims hailed by colleagues, friends
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
MONETA, Va — Vester Flanagan, the suspect in the slayings of two WDBJ-TV journalists, died at a hospital Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Franklin County, Virginia, Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters. Flanagan, a former WDBJ... Read more
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