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– How Charlotte got to be CHARLOTTE (while somehow retaining an amazing microhabitat or two). – How Asheville came to host its first  flash mob pillow fight (while still honoring its more traditional pastimes). –  How a covered wagon from Rowan County ended up on the second floor of a restaurant in New Washington, Indiana. […]

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– Death noted: Country singer Charlie Louvin, 83, last of the two Louvin Brothers and first cousin of esteemed Durham native John D. Loudermilk. Charlie and Ira were in fact born Loudermilks, but found the handle too long for career purposes. – Among the “All-time most popular” reader queries to the Star-News’  MyReporter.com is “Will […]

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“[In 1965]  ‘A Patch of Blue’ inflamed some Southerners…. Authorities discovered a homemade bomb with five sticks of dynamite planted in a Concord, North Carolina, theater. Luckily, the bomb malfunctioned…. “[Two years later] in Lexington, North Carolina, 20 Ku Klux Klan members picketed a drive-in theater [showing 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'], carrying signs that […]

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