Federal authorities are denying that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Authorities are focusing their investigation on a man seen leaving a bag near the site of one of Monday's blasts, according to NBC.
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Board to lobby for lottery proceeds at NCACC conference
Stanly County leaders hope to use a legislative conference to convince lawmakers to restore lottery proceeds toward education.
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In this tech age, how can a plane go missing?
Call 911 from the side of the road, and GPS satellites can tell dispatchers exactly where to send help. Airline passengers have access to detailed maps that show exactly where they are during their journey. Hop onto WiFi, and somehow Google knows whether you're logging on from Lima or London, and will give you detailed suggestions about what to eat.
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Dale and Lori Burris of Richfield, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Alisa Ann Burris of Richfield, N.C. to Franklin Taylor Gentry III of Roxboro, N.C., son of Frankie and Becky Gentry of Roxboro, N.C. and John and Lynn Kerr of Semora, N.C.
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Avenger an American value
If you’re someone who appreciates the golden age of domestic sedans — those big, comfortable, heavy-feeling cars with a uniquely American sense of style — this one ought to pique your interest.
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DOT closes roads in Cabarrus due to flooding
Charlotte - Heavy rains over the last several hours have prompted the N.C. Department of Transportation to temporarily close several roads in Cabarrus County flooded by rising waters. Sections of Rocky River may reach 17 feet and spill over its banks today, while localized flooding is still possible across parts of the Charlotte region through this afternoon.
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This file photo shows a Google sign at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
First Apple, now Google hit with kids' app lawsuit
Last month, 4- and 5-year-old brothers in New York quickly spent $65.95 in real money to buy virtual goods in Marvel's Run Jump Splash game on the family tablet. They were able to rack up the charges without entering a password. And for that, the boys' mother has joined a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday against Google, accusing the company of deceiving consumers about its in-app purchase system, which critics say makes it too easy for kids to spend money on their Android devices.
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