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Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard had 20 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets overcame an early 20-point deficit to defeat Atlanta, 109-91.
North Carolina has new favorite Halloween candy this year. M&M’s have taken over the top spot from Reese’s Cups, according to CandyStore.com.
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The German U-boats stationed off the coast of the North Carolina during World War II were extremely successful in early 1942. The unique, offshore environment gave them a distinct advantage and they were able to wreak havoc on the merchant ships that travelled along the busy shipping lanes off of the Outer Banks. The area soon became known as Torpedo Junction because of the hundreds of ships that were sunk there.