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Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to destroy plane, prosecutor says

The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight locked himself in the cockpit and, with apparent cool precision, deliberately slammed into snow-capped mountains, French prosecutor Brice Robin says, in a stunning twist to a tragedy that killed all 150 people aboard. “People who commit suicide usually do so alone ... I don’t call it a suicide,” Robin says.

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Luke DeCock

ACC history being made where there was none

It’s still strange to think this is an ACC game in an ACC city, with NC State and Louisville playing a regional semifinal in Syracuse, only the fourth time ACC teams have met in the NCAA tournament, but that’s the conference in 2015.

Retro Charlotte

Fish Camp Jam, Gastonia

Gaston County’s Fish Camp Jam took place every October from 1992 - 2000 when it just ran out of steam. 60,000 visitors a year were lured (get it?) by catfish races, live music, fried flounder and hush puppies.

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