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10/13 - NEW NASA reveals plan for settlements on Mars
10/13 - NEW Brother Wolf asking for donations to help animals saved from SC floods
10/13 - NEW First international dark-sky park dedicated in WNC
10/12 - EU climate boss says emissions cuts insufficient
10/12 - Massive El Nino now 'too big to fail'
10/12 - US deportees have been murdered shortly after return to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
10/11 - Native Hawaiians protesting construction of telescope on sacred land receive a favorable circuit court ruling
10/11 - One year after popularity of podcast Serial peaked, web interest still active
10/11 - Canada's e-cigarette and cannabis oil use dilemma
10/09 - CA commission approves orca whale tank expansion on condition of banning captive breeding
10/09 - Atlanta radio host suspended for calling female ESPN analyst 'Tits McGhee'
10/09 - City of Charlotte settles with police officer acquitted in voluntary manslaughter trial; he resigns
10/08 - Are there lessons to learn from SC flooding and connection to climate change?
10/08 - Former executioner for Virginia's Dept. of Corrections confronts moral dilemma now
10/08 - Ohio residents sue DuPont for health problems related to contaminants in Ohio River
10/07 - Student's poster for lost helmet sparks worldwide Twitter response
10/07 - Liza Minnelli uses Uber to make gig in Wilmington
10/07 - Indigenous groups in Amazon form militias to stop illegal logging
10/06 - Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe in SD set to open first tribal marijuana lounge
10/06 - Sec of Interior says government agency has large backlog of inspections of high-risk oil and gas wells
10/06 - Partner of Sally Ride pens children's book about her life
10/05 - Photographer tackles the misrepresentation of Appalachia's coal country
10/05 - Texas mother complains that ninth-grade geography textbook identifies slaves as 'workers'
10/05 - Church and Raleigh News & Observer broken into and vandalized
10/04 - GOP-controlled NC legislature makes last-minute attempt at limiting ability of municipalities to raise minimum wage, etc.
10/04 - NC teacher exodus continues
10/04 - Alabama, where ID is required to vote, closes DMVs in most predominantly-Black counties
10/04 - The real, and racist, origins of the Second Amendment
10/03 - Colin Powell jokes he stays in the Republican Party 'because it annoys them'
10/03 - Search continues for source of huge plume of pollution that blanketed South Texas last year
10/03 - South Park takes on Whole Foods and gentrification
10/01 - How the progressive left has turned against Israel
10/01 - NC GOP-controlled General Assembly seeks to scale back protection against discriminatory housing, employment
10/01 - Duke Energy settles past, present and future groundwater issues from coal ash for $7 million
10/01 - Hog farmers staging rally in Raleigh to protest waterkeepers' ads
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