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Financial shortfalls have forced the N.C. Department of Transportation to delay construction on many parts of the proposed 213-mile Interstate 87 project from Raleigh to Virginia, a move that will push back the $1 billion project by several years.

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CAMDEN — The Camden County Bruins volleyball team fell to the Neuse Charter Cougars by a score of 3-2 Thursday night in the second round of the NCHSAA Class 1A state playoffs at Camden County High School.

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Twitter explained why it decided to permanently ban President Donald Trump: “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”

How would we love to turn back our town clock and go straight to the year 1880? That was an era of elegance, fine wines, and beautiful ball gowns that looked so heavenly, they were to die for. Also, the horse-drawn carriages were so magical.

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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Museum of the Albemarle’s collection contains more than 35,000 dimensional artifacts. These range in size from a 29-foot shad boat to clay beads about a quarter-inch in diameter. In most cases they belonged to people who lived in the region from 12,000 B.C.E. to 2000 A.D. We have an extensiv…

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fail for it had been founded on the rock.” — Matthe…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Sunday:

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

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Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol.

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The number of players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights bringing players, coaches, officials and media to Melbourne for the season-opening tennis major.

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccines made by Sinovac and AstraZeneca, enabling Latin America’s largest nation to begin an immunization program that’s been subject to months of delay and political disputes.