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http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/kuchar-builds-on-masters-momentum/ - Kuchar builds on Masters momentum - 
By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) – Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt.
There…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/kuchar-builds-on-masters-momentum/ - Kuchar builds on Masters momentum -
By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) – Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt.
There…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/durham-rescue-mission-hosts-easter-barbecue/ - Durham Rescue Mission hosts Easter barbecue - 
DURHAM—The Durham Rescue Mission is doing its part to make sure families in need have a happy Easter.
All Thursday night and into Friday morning, volunteers were hard at work cooking and prepping for their annual barbecue and Easter basket giveaway that begins at 12 p.m.
Starting at 7 p.m….

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/durham-rescue-mission-hosts-easter-barbecue/ - Durham Rescue Mission hosts Easter barbecue -
DURHAM—The Durham Rescue Mission is doing its part to make sure families in need have a happy Easter.
All Thursday night and into Friday morning, volunteers were hard at work cooking and prepping for their annual barbecue and Easter basket giveaway that begins at 12 p.m.
Starting at 7 p.m….

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/wcpss-leaders-talk-about-alarming-number-of-teacher-resignations/ - WCPSS leaders talk about alarming number of teacher resignations -       RALEIGH — The Wake County Public School System talked about what it calls an “alarming” amount teachers who quit mid-school-year at a news conference Thursday.
The school system said there aren’t enough North Carolina trained teachers qualified to fill the now empty…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/wcpss-leaders-talk-about-alarming-number-of-teacher-resignations/ - WCPSS leaders talk about alarming number of teacher resignations - RALEIGH — The Wake County Public School System talked about what it calls an “alarming” amount teachers who quit mid-school-year at a news conference Thursday.
The school system said there aren’t enough North Carolina trained teachers qualified to fill the now empty…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/hatchell-star-freshman-deshields-leaving-unc/ - Hatchell: Star freshman DeShields leaving UNC - 
By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer
North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell says star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer.
In a statement Thursday, Hatchell says she doesn’t know “or understand” why DeShields is leaving. Hatchell didn’t coach this year while…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/hatchell-star-freshman-deshields-leaving-unc/ - Hatchell: Star freshman DeShields leaving UNC -
By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer
North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell says star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer.
In a statement Thursday, Hatchell says she doesn’t know “or understand” why DeShields is leaving. Hatchell didn’t coach this year while…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/funeral-planned-for-rock-and-roll-half-marathon-runner/ - Funeral planned for Rock and Roll Half-Marathon runner -      RALEIGH—Funeral services are planned Thursday for one of the two runners who died in Sunday’s Rock And Roll half marathon in Raleigh.
Derrick Myers, 35, was a father of two and a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He worked in information technology at Etix Company in Raleigh….

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/funeral-planned-for-rock-and-roll-half-marathon-runner/ - Funeral planned for Rock and Roll Half-Marathon runner - RALEIGH—Funeral services are planned Thursday for one of the two runners who died in Sunday’s Rock And Roll half marathon in Raleigh.
Derrick Myers, 35, was a father of two and a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He worked in information technology at Etix Company in Raleigh….

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/jets-sign-former-titans-rb-chris-johnson/ - Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson - By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.
The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee.
Johnson met…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/jets-sign-former-titans-rb-chris-johnson/ - Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson - By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.
The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee.
Johnson met…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/nc-state-researchers-predict-quiet-hurricane-season/ - NC State researchers predict quiet hurricane season - 

NCSU Hurricane Forecast
  RALEIGH–According to researchers at NCSU it could be a quiet hurricane season this year.
They said the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season will be less active in the past 20 years, but still in line with overall averages.
Researchers say 8 to 11 named storms are…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/nc-state-researchers-predict-quiet-hurricane-season/ - NC State researchers predict quiet hurricane season -

NCSU Hurricane Forecast
RALEIGH–According to researchers at NCSU it could be a quiet hurricane season this year.
They said the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season will be less active in the past 20 years, but still in line with overall averages.
Researchers say 8 to 11 named storms are…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/atlanta-lands-mls-expansion-team-for-2017/ - Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017 - By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) – Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture – an MLS team for Atlanta.
“I love this one,” Blank said, looking down at the red, black and gold scarf draped over his dark suit. “I…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/atlanta-lands-mls-expansion-team-for-2017/ - Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017 - By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) – Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture – an MLS team for Atlanta.
“I love this one,” Blank said, looking down at the red, black and gold scarf draped over his dark suit. “I…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/usda-says-nc-health-agency-met-food-stamp-deadline/ - USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline - 
RALEIGH—The USDA confirms North Carolina has successfully met requirements to reduce the number of pending food stamp applications and re-certifications.
The USDA acknowledged the Department of Health and Human Services is in compliance with federal timeliness guidelines.
Secretary Aldona Wos…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/usda-says-nc-health-agency-met-food-stamp-deadline/ - USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline -
RALEIGH—The USDA confirms North Carolina has successfully met requirements to reduce the number of pending food stamp applications and re-certifications.
The USDA acknowledged the Department of Health and Human Services is in compliance with federal timeliness guidelines.
Secretary Aldona Wos…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/dukes-parker-to-decide-wednesday-on-going-pro/ - Duke’s Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro - 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Jabari Parker says he plans to “set up an appointment” with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.
Parker was in…

http://charlotte.citylocalbuzz.com/dukes-parker-to-decide-wednesday-on-going-pro/ - Duke’s Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro -

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Jabari Parker says he plans to “set up an appointment” with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.
Parker was in…