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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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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year.

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Grand Slam champions are among the 47 players in hard lockdown after four positive tests for COVID-19 emerged from two of the charter flights bringing players, staff, officials and media to Australia for the first tennis major of the season.

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s electoral commission said Saturday that President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth five-year term, extending his rule to four decades, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine dismissed “cooked-up, fraudulent results” and officials struggled to explain how polling…

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A double row of chain-link fencing circles the Arizona State Capitol. Windows on the Illinois and Ohio statehouses have been boarded up. National Guard troops in camouflage and flak jackets and heavily armed state troopers were stationed at state capitals across the U.S. in advance of protes…