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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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Family of 9 struggles to make ends meet during government shutdown

Family of 9 struggles to make ends meet during government shutdown

A struggling family is facing even greater financial obstacles due to the government shutdown. Read more ...

New Orleans attorney files suit against NFL over Saints-Rams game

New Orleans attorney files suit against NFL over Saints-Rams game

Lawyer calls for NFL commissioner to respond to "grossly unfair result." Read more ...

Report: Mother watched 13-year-old son take final breaths after accidental...

Report: Mother watched 13-year-old son take final breaths after accidental shooting

The boy's best friend called the mother in tears to say he “didn't know it was loaded.” Read more ...

Man now charged with first-degree murder in death of homeless man

Man now charged with first-degree murder in death of homeless man

A man police believe is responsible for an unreported hit-and-run that resulted in the death of 69-year-old Charles Child faces new charges Tuesday. Read more ...

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

Ladies, if your beau hasn't made a peep about Valentine's Day yet, here's a good way to give him a little nudge... 😉 Read more ...

'Black Panther' makes Oscar history

'Black Panther' makes Oscar history

Wakanda will live on forever not only in Marvel history, but movie history, too. Read more ...

Here's a complete list of the Oscar nominations for 2019

Here's a complete list of the Oscar nominations for 2019

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'We didn't want a snow day': Nebraska principal taps Billy Joel classic to...

'We didn't want a snow day': Nebraska principal taps Billy Joel classic to announce snow day

A Nebraska high school principal announced school was closed Tuesday with a little help from a Billy Joel melody. Read more ...

US Supreme Court allows Trump's transgender military ban to take effect as...

US Supreme Court allows Trump's transgender military ban to take effect as lawsuit continues

The Supreme Court's decision allows the ban to be enforced while the appeals court process takes place. Read more ...

Film with New Bern star earns Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Film with New Bern star earns Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Green Book, which stars a North Carolina native, was among the eight Oscar nominees for Best Picture on Tuesday. Read more ...