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Champagne, roses and a ring: Valentine's Day in the WRAL gardens

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A couple got engaged Wednesday afternoon in the WRAL Azalea Gardens.
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Paratroopers arrive home just in time for Valentine's Day

Paratroopers arrive home just in time for Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day was a little extra special for 150 paratroopers who returned home to Fort Bragg on Wednesday after seven months in Afghanistan.
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Warmup underway in time for Valentine's Day

Warmup underway in time for Valentine's Day

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, the weather has gotten a bit milder, taking a bit of the edge off for those taking their sweetheart out for a meal Wednesday.
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Terry Glavin: Is the Pope abandoning China's Christians to Beijing's brutal regime?

Terry Glavin: Is the Pope abandoning China's Christians to Beijing's brutal regime?

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Owing to Ash Wednesday falling this week, and because the day's observances mark the commencement of Lent, there is no more suitable moment in the liturgical calendar for this country's Roman Catholics to start paying attention to an unconscionable betrayal that His Holiness Pope Francis appears determined to visit upon the clandestine Catholic faithful in the People's Republic of China.
This is not to be clever or gratuitously offensive. Lent sets aside 40 days to a righteous discipline of sacrifice and devotion, abstinence and repentance. It's supposed to be a time to reflect upon the...
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Why Your Valentine's Day Bill Is Going to Be Higher This Year

Why Your Valentine's Day Bill Is Going to Be Higher This Year

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Love is patient, love is kind. Love is also expensive, and it's getting pricier.
Dinners away from home, wine at a restaurant and tickets for shows all cost more last month than they did a year earlier - and their prices rose slightly faster than the 2.1 percent increase in inflation overall, according to U.S. Labor Department data released Wednesday, on Valentine's Day.
Dinners away from home, wine at a restaurant and tickets for shows all cost more last month than they did a year earlier. Here's the cost of loving on ValentinesDay pic.twitter.com/yqkkwZ7RQs
- TicToc by Bloomberg February...
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Nebraska Medicine officials comment on first heart-lung transplant in state

Nebraska Medicine officials comment on first heart-lung transplant in state

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Nebraska Medicine chose Valentine's Day to announce it has performed a heart-lung transplant on a 15-year-old girl from Dakota City, Nebraska.
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On Valentine's day, 15-year-old is grateful for new heart, lungs

On Valentine's day, 15-year-old is grateful for new heart, lungs

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Nebraska Medicine celebrates success of its first heart-lung transplant
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Valentine's Day falls on a Wednesday this year and that's bad news for restaurants

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Diners tend to spend more money on Valentine's Day, but just how much could depend on what day of the week it falls on.
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Alberto storm producing significant rain, winds over parts of Florida

Alberto storm producing significant rain, winds over parts of Florida

The storm system is expected to gradually strengthen until it reaches the northern Gulf Coast on Monday. Read more ...

Indiana school shooting: 'Hero teacher' released from hospital

Indiana school shooting: 'Hero teacher' released from hospital

Indiana teacher released from hospital after being shot several times while tackling armed student, witnesses recalled. Read more ...

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

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Driver killed, 2 children injured in crash

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Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

South Korea's president says Sunday that North Korea made a commitment once again regarding denuclearization. Here's what happened: Read more ...

American held captive in Venezuelan jail freed, Trump says

American held captive in Venezuelan jail freed, Trump says

A White House official said Joshua Holt arrived Saturday evening at Washington Dulles International Airport. Read more ...

Teacher credited with disarming student in Indiana school shooting

Teacher credited with disarming student in Indiana school shooting

A teacher is being credited with disarming a student suspected of opening fire at an Indiana middle school. Read more ...

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

The headstones were spray-painted sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Read more ...

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Ireland votes resoundingly to repeal abortion ban

Ireland has voted an emphatic "yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged... Read more ...

Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

President Trump greeted the 26-year-old Utah man Saturday. Holt, who traveled to Venezuela to marry his fiancée in 2016, was jailed for nearly two years on what the U.S... Read more ...