October 15, 2021
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Democrats narrowly best GOP in House campaign fundraising

FILE – In this March 4, 2021, a bird flies near the U.S. Capitol dome at sunrise in Washington. The Republican fundraising committee dedicated to flipping the House in the 2022 midterm elections says it raised more than $105 million

  • Israeli archaeologists discover ancient winemaking complex

    Avshalom Davidesko from the Israel’s Antiquities Authority examines a jar in a massive ancient winemaking complex dating back some 1,500 years in Yavne, south of Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. Israeli archaeologists said the complex includes five wine
  • Army general who commanded in Iraq dies of cancer at age 67

    FILE – In this Aug. 7, 2003 file photo, Major General Raymond Odierno, commander of the U.S. Army Fourth Infantry Division gestures during a news conference in Tikrit, about 180 kms. (112 miles) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Odierno, a retired
  • Moderna has no plans to share its COVID-19 vaccine recipe

    Moderna co-founder and chairman Noubar Afeyan listens to questions during an interview with the Associated Press, in Rome, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) ROME — Moderna has no plans to share the recipe for its COVID-19 vaccine because
  • Biden attends nephew’s wedding to ex-‘Real Housewives’ star

    President Joe Biden boards Marine One at Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Del., Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, to fly back to the White House after spending the weekend at his Delaware home. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) KENNETT
  • Late rally helps Campbell BBQ Gardner-Webb

    Coach Mike Minter and his Campbell Cames celebrate with the BBQ Bowl trophy after their win at Gardner-Webb (Campbell athletics photo) BOILING SPRINGS — Wiley Hartley passed for 265 yards and two touchdowns, Bryant Barr rushed for 97 yards and
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Late rally helps Campbell BBQ Gardner-Webb

Coach Mike Minter and his Campbell Cames celebrate with the BBQ Bowl trophy after their win at Gardner-Webb (Campbell athletics photo) BOILING SPRINGS — Wiley Hartley passed for 265 yards and two touchdowns, Bryant Barr rushed for 97 yards and

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Reynolds, Charlotte hold off FIU

Charlotte quarterback Chris Reynolds throws a pass against Florida International in the 49ers’ 45-33 win Friday in Miami. (Daniel A. Varela / Miami Herald via AP) MIAMI — Chris Reynolds passed for 203 yards and four touchdowns, Shadrick Byrd had

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Gone too soon: UNC’s gentle giant, Quincy Monk

Cancer is something that will touch everyone’s life at some point. For those of us fortunate not to get a diagnosis or a scare, there are friends and relatives who won’t be so fortunate. Shawn Krest has been chosen by

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Lawyer charged in Durham probe demands more info about case

FILE – This 2018 portrait released by the U.S. Department of Justice shows Connecticut’s U.S. Attorney John Durham. Durham, the federal prosecutor tapped to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, has been presenting evidence before a grand jury as

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Yellen: Urgent action needed on debt limit, rejects $1T coin

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen said Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 that Oct. 18 remains the date she is likely to run out of

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From paints to plastics, a chemical shortage ignites prices

Billy Wommack, purchasing director at the W.S. Jenks & Sons hardware, opens a gallon of paint at the mixing station of the hardware store’s paint department, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in northeast Washington. The chemical shortages, and a near doubling

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The sad song of Brian Piccolo

Wife of two days clutches newly signed contract as she busses husband, Brian Piccolo, at Chicago Bears signing ceremony in Chicago, on Dec. 29, 1964. Piccolo, nation?s leading collegiate scorer and grounds gainer this year while at Wake Forest, joined

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Why coffee could cost more at groceries, cafes

Bags of coffee are on display at Vigilante Coffee, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, in College Park, Md. A confluence of supply chain problems, drought, frost and inflation all point to the price of your cup of morning coffee going up.

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Ron Rivera’s toughest opponent

The Panthers fired coach Ron Rivera on Tuesday afternoon with four games remaining in his ninth season in Carolina. (Bill Feig / AP Photo) Cancer is something that will touch everyone’s life at some point. For those of us fortunate