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Jury acquits man of murder

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    Murphy – It’s been a little more than five years since the lives of two families were shattered in an instant.

Defense questions evidence in court

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    Murphy – A key piece of evidence that may have corroborated a witness’ account of what happened the day Daniel Hughes shot and killed Terry Owenby was never seized by police.

Virus shuts down many activities

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    Gov. Roy Cooper declared a statewide state of emergency in response to five more people testing positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus on March 10.