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Panthers rally past Falcons to remain unbeaten

Sabriel Ashley put the Panthers up on a touchdown run with 59 seconds to play and the Falcons ran out of time on their ensuing drive.
7 hours 25 min ago

508th Parachute Infantry Regiment's 75th anniversary celebrated

Family, friends and veterans of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the historic unit this week in Fayetteville and on Fort Bragg. Scores of veterans have returned to the Home of the Airborne to mark the occasion and honor the regiment's service from World War II to present day.
7 hours 25 min ago

Wedding planner loses own home in fire, but saves the dreams of young couples

The cellphone, set on silent, buzzed insistently 17 times in the middle of the night Oct. 9 before Brittany Rogers-Hanson finally woke up in her newly rented home in Fountaingrove and picked up the message to evacuate. Outside, explosions pounded like mortar fire over the hillside enclave.
7 hours 33 min ago

Aviano tops Naples to earn semifinal host rights

Donavin Robinson scored two touchdowns and Anthony Cervantes added another score in the Saints rally from 14-0 halftime deficit.
7 hours 34 min ago

Centenarians share what it's like to be 100

When Armistice Day finally came, the teachers at Catherine Walter's four-room schoolhouse gave the children flags and "we paraded all through the town singing and praising God." That was a long time ago but Walter, who turns 107 in November, remembers it like it was yesterday.
7 hours 41 min ago

Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.
7 hours 48 min ago