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7/27 - NEW Despite rough start, NC 'Read to Achieve' program may be working
7/27 - NEW Federal judge upholds Jeffrey MacDonald murder conviction
7/27 - NEW Record levels of ultraviolet radiation reaching South America, studies show
7/27 - NEW NASA study shows US west using up ground water
7/26 - Human remains thought to be historically connected to the Eastern Band of Cherokee halt construction at site in Macon County
7/26 - History researchers scramble to preserved French dialect in Missouri before last speakers die
7/26 - Invasive beetle spread fungus in Everglades and kills trees
7/26 - Congressional members support legislation to restore voting rights to those with felony convictions
7/25 - Charlotte's Levine Museum on the New South unveils historic LGBT exhibit
7/25 - DOT proposes slower speeds for oil trains traveling through cities with more than 100,000 residents
7/25 - Democratic candidate in Montana plagiarized thesis at United States Army War College
7/25 - Polling trends and election analysis models create narratives of prediction, but not always the correct ones -- ask Eric Cantor
7/24 - Children prefer or grow to like healthy school lunches, according to article in journal Childhood Obesity
7/24 - Despite Hollywood's reputation for openness, GLAAD study finds the industry's films lack substantial number of LGBT characters
7/24 - Federal judge rules Google must face charges of commingling user data and distributing it to advertisers without permission
7/24 - Children's book Harriet the Spy Presages Domestic Surveillance
7/23 - Collapse of oyster farms off Pacific Northwest coast may be connected to ocean's increasing acidity
7/23 - Non-profit group's analysis of sea levels indicates threats to coasts of the Carolinas
7/23 - Illegal wildlife products rank as world's fifth most lucrative illicit market
7/23 - U.S. consumers buy 5 times as much clothing as they did in 1980 and recycle or donate on 15 percent - the rest go to the landfills
7/22 - Noriega, former dictator of Panama, sues video games publisher of Call of Duty for use of likeness
7/22 - NAACP chapter may file lawsuit against Cleveland County Board of Elections over precinct consolidations
7/22 - Arizona State University's online education model competes with for-profit colleges
7/22 - The Paleo diet and its Paleo companions offer revision of humans' relationship to agriculture
7/21 - Solar farms taking root in North Carolina
7/21 - Rick Perry: If the Federal government won't secure the border, the state of Texas will
7/21 - Mayors tell Congress of fears that "Hobby Lobby" ruling may enable new anti-LGBT laws
7/21 - Animal rights group sues NC over new "possum drop" law
7/20 - Marijuana edibles entering mainstream as more states legalize medicinal pot
7/20 - Southern African-American voters may be key to outcome of midterm elections
7/20 - Conservative government in Australia repeals carbon tax
7/20 - Simple math shows that 90 percent of coal ash remains in Dan River after cleanup
7/19 - Media ignores science in service of petrochemical, large agricultural industies, research shows
7/19 - Marvel Comics announces that Thor will be a woman in new series
7/19 - Bolivia passes legislation to permit children at age 10 to work under parental supervision
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