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– “Wisconsin of the South”? Does that make us pimiento-cheeseheads? — Speaking of cheese, how about a Hatcher Cracker? — A lady of uncertain age shows up on Hatteras Island. — Come 2061, will we still be hearing paeans to blacks in gray? But reality triumphs — grownups, take note — in a seventh-grade classroom. […]

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On this day in 1986 seven astronauts, including Beaufort (N.C.) native Mike Smith and N.C. A&T alumnus (and Lake City, S.C., native) Ron McNair,were killed when the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after lift-off.

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