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Drivers Beware: The Worst Bridges In North Carolina

Drivers Beware: The Worst Bridges In North Carolina

In its annual report, the AAA Carolinas concluded that a 58-year-old bridge over South Buffalo Creek in Guilford County carrying more than 123,000 vehicles daily is rated North Carolina’s top substandard bridge.  The bridge on Interstate 40 in Greensboro has been at the ...

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Arizona Mom Released from Mexican Jail

Arizona Mom Released from Mexican Jail

An Arizona mother imprisoned in Mexico on a drug-smuggling charge was released from prison late Thursday, a family spokesman tells Fox News. Yanira Maldonado walked out of the jail late Thursday night, after court officials reviewed security footage that showed ...

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Russia to Sell Fighter Jets to Syria

Russia to Sell Fighter Jets to Syria

A Russian arms manufacturer says it is signing a contract to deliver at least 10 fighter jets to Syria. Sergei Korotkov, general director of the MiG company that makes the jets, told Russian news agencies Friday that a Syrian delegation ...

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Duke Energy Receives Approval for Rate Increases

Duke Energy Receives Approval for Rate Increases

A total $178.7 million, or 5.5 percent average, increase for North Carolina customers to be implemented over two years. — The approved rates include a return on equity (ROE) of 10.2 percent and a capital structure of 53 percent equity ...

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Actress Lena Dunham makes pee joke for Memorial Day.

Actress Lena Dunham makes pee joke for Memorial Day.

What is it about liberal disdain for America’s most-revered national holidays? Consider HBO Girls star Lena Dunham who chose to tweet hours ago, “Happy Memorial Day! I’ve already peed in two different Starbucks bathrooms!” Happy Memorial Day! I’ve already peed ...

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Russia sending anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

Russia sending anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

Russia says it will go ahead with deliveries of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, and that the arms will help deter foreign intervention. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the missiles were a “stabilising factor” that could dissuade “some hotheads” ...

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