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Posted: February 13, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Stay smart. Don’t put your stupid hat on at this point in time.” North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, urging people to stay safe as a winter storm hit the state

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Ex-New Orleans mayor guilty in graft case

Former Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court in New Orleans with his wife, Seletha, after his conviction Wednesday. Nagin is the city’s first mayor to be convicted of corruption, and could face up to 20 years in prison.

Former Mayor Ray Nagin of New Orleans was found guilty Wednesday of accepting payoffs for city contracts, beco... Read »