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When donkey met emu: Cuddly couple must be adopted together, animal shelter says

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina animal shelter says the close bond between a donkey and an emu that can barely stand to be separated may complicate an adoption.
The Charlotte Observer reports the male donkey and female emu were rescued from Kershaw, South Carolina when their owner suddenly vanished last week. Jennifer Gordon of non-profit Carolina Waterfowl Rescue near Charlotte says the owner also left behind other animals.
She says the shelter tried separating them. But the donkey cried and the emu became frantic.
She says the donkey doesn't even like the shelter's other donkeys. She...
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Police ID teen killed in S. Philadelphia triple shooting

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The teenager has been identified as Trevonte Marks, a 10th grader at Charter High School for Architecture and Design of Philadelphia.
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Thousand Oaks Shooter Sexually Assaulted High School Coach

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According to his high school track coach, Thousand Oaks shooter Ian David Long showed signs of mental instability in high school. In fact she was sexually assaulted by him but was told by other school officials to not report it to law enforcement. In an interview with local CBS News affiliate KCAL, Long's former coach claimed...
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The Latest: No gunshots fired at North Carolina high school

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HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - The Latest on the active shooter situation in southeast North Carolina :
8:25 a.m.
A county official says reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina turned out to be malfunctioning water heater.
News reports quote Pender County emergency management director Tom Collins as saying that noise from the water heater was taken for the sound of gunfire at Topsail High School on Friday morning. The earlier report of shots fired provoked a massive response by law enforcement and caused the school district to reroute buses and put schools on lockdown.
Capt. James...
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'Faulty mechanical equipment' blamed for active shooter reports at Topsail High School in North Carolina

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Investigators have found no evidence of shots fired at Topsail High School, according to Pender County Sheriff's Office.
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Schools on lockdown in eastern NC after reports of active shooter

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PENDER COUNTY, NC - Schools in eastern Pender County, North Carolina are on lockdown after reports of an “active shooter situation” was reported at Topsail High School.
Pender County schools said via Twitter early Friday that all campuses on the eastern side of the county are on lockdown. School buses for Topsail Elementary, Topsail Middle, and Topsail High were being directed to Lowe's Foods across from the elementary school, where parents could pick up their children. Staff members of those schools were asked to report to the same place.
The school district also said that buses for South...
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Active shooter reported at Topsail High School in North Carolina; Deputy says no injuries reported

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Officials are investigating a possible active shooter situation at Topsail High School.
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Sheriff: Reports of active shooter at North Carolina school

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Authorities in North Carolina have responded to reports of an active shooter at a high school. Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff's Office tells WECT-TV that the scene at Topsail High School remains active, and there were no immediate reports of injuries Friday. Reports of an active...
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Police respond to calls of active shooter at NC high school

Police respond to calls of active shooter at NC high school

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Officers are responding to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School Friday morning.
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Police respond to shooting reports at North Carolina high school

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Police in North Carolina are responding to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School, near Wilmington. Law enforcement sources say the scene is “still active.”
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North Carolina Active Shooter Latest: Topsail High School in Hampstead Live Updates

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Local police are responding to reports of an active shooter in the community of Hampstead.
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Police Responding to Reports of Active Shooter at North Carolina High School

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Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are responding to reports of an active shooter a Topsail High School in eastern North Carolina outside Wilmington.
An emergency dispatcher with the Pender County Sheriff's Office tells TIME that multiple units are on scene at the school as of 7 a.m. Friday.
“It's extremely busy right now. All of our units are trying to take this person into custody,” the dispatcher said.
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