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– Sorry, Mr. Larsson, but Asheville readers prefer “Mayhem in Mayberry.” — In Charlotte, Mark Twain flap has familiar ring. — From a recently surfaced collection of Civil War pencil sketches (scroll down), 43 depicting North Carolina. — “Firestarter” II?

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Instead of (or in addition to) lamenting the shrunkenness of your Sunday paper, check out these digital destinations: — Who knew that Charlotte as recently as 1931 was home to a post of the Grand Army of the Republic? — Harper Lee, Margaret Mitchell, Ralph Ellison…  Jim Ross. — Can’t see the Capitol for the […]

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– North Carolina’s infamously swiped copy of the Declaration of Independence, which rated a chapter in “Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures,” graduates to a whole book in “Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic.” (Coming soon, a major motion picture?) — UNC Chapel Hill historian Marcie Cohen […]

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