Memorial Day events honor those who died for our freedom
In parks and cemeteries across the nation, at Arlington National Cemetery and in downtown Raleigh and Fayetteville's Freedom Memorial Park, people paused Monday to mark Memorial Day, the annual holiday to the nation's war dead.
- Lessons learned: Balloon Fest organizer to make changes next year
Organizers said the inaugural WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival was a success beyond their expectations. But big success didn't come without its share of problems.
- Lawmakers look to crack down on graffiti
State senators are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to create a new class of crime for graffiti, which could lead to prison time for repeat offenders.
- Pack plays Friday; UNC baseball season ends
North Carolina State University's baseball season continues Friday, when the 34-21 Wolfpack opens regional play against Stony Brook (34-14-1) in Fort Worth, Texas.
- Heels mourn a second loss at Guthridge's funeral
For the second time this year, the Tar Heel nation is mourning the loss of a coaching giant. Bill Guthridge passed away at his home on May 12. He was laid to rest in Chapel Hill Monday afternoon.
- Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
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