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79,307. On Brown Mountain, North Carolina, something very strange was happening. Fleeting bursts of bright lights dance just above the tree tops. (Light & North Carolina) Weird or What? Human Popsicle
79,308. Brown Mountain isn’t the only place where strange lights have appeared. In central Norway oblong lights have been appearing over the Hessdalen Valley since the 1980s. South-east of Marfa, Texas, unexplained lights have been reported for two hundred years – hovering balls of light seem to float above the ground sometimes for several hours. So what is going on? The Brown Mountain lights have baffled rational minds for centuries. (Light & North Carolina & Texas) ibid.
19,508. It’s known as the Hornet’s Nest and one gang rules here. The Hidden Valley Kings have taken over Charlotte’s streets by any means necessary. They’ve been pushed to the brink of extinction. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina) Gangland: Killing Snitches
19,509. In Charlotte the Hidden Valley Kings controls the sales of cocaine, crack, marijuana and ecstasy. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina) ibid.
19,510. Some one hundred gangs call this home. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina) ibid.
19,511. Fly meant smoking weed until 1989 when crack cocaine hit the Valley. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina) ibid.
19,512. A daring thief baffles police while feeding his ego. Even after he is caught the authorities still can’t stop him ... For three years the Roof-Top Robber evaded authorities, hitting restaurants from coast to coast ... Jeffrey Manchester, the Roof-Top Robber, is finally captured ... Jeffrey Manchester has pulled off the most ingenious prison break in US history. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina & Robbery) Masterminds: The Great Escape
19,513. Manchester takes refuge in the store [Toys R Us] ... Manchester creates a hiding space ... Months of being cooped-up begin to wear on Manchester ... On November 28th 2004 Manchester strikes the Toys R Us. Scoring $15,000 Manchester relaxes only a few feet from the scene of the crime. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina & Robbery) ibid.
19,514. Manchester commits another robbery ... Combing the warehouse police make another discovery. But the suspect is not there. (Gangstas: North Carolina & North Carolina & Robbery) ibid.
61,488. Carolina seemed to be a bone yard of dead trees. (Civilisation & North Carolina & South Carolina & United States) Niall Ferguson, Civilisation: Is the West History? III Property
61,489. The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina by John Locke ... Lock’s assumption that everyone here would own some land, even if it was as little as fifty acres. (Civilisation & North Carolina & South Carolina & North America) ibid.
83,262. The lost colony of Roanoke is America’s oldest cold case ... In the late 1500s 119 English colonists settled here. But then vanished without a trace. American Unearthed: Mystery of Roanoke
83,263. 48 Stones ... They were scattered throughout the South. (North Carolina & Stone) ibid.
115,291. They came in search of a better life in a magical new world. They endured a dangerous sea voyage and braved a hostile environment to establish England’s first permanent foothold in a strange land called America. And then they vanished without a trace. For centuries the fate of the 117 men, women and children who attempted to settle on Roanoke Island has been one of the most baffling mysteries in American history. In Search of History s1e1: Lost Colony of Roanoke, History 1996
115,292. The explorers returned to England with two natives. ibid.
115,293. Why would the entire village have been disassembled? ibid.
115,717. On the island of Roanoke fresh theories on how an entire colony could vanish without a trace. (Disappearance & North Carolina) Mysteries of the Missing s1e6: Roanoke, Discovery 2018
115,718. How can a whole community just vanish into thin air? In 1587 a group of 117 intrepid individuals set out from England on a journey into the unknown … The entire colony goes missing … the Roanoke colony … According to the stone, the lost colony moved from the island on to the mainland but things didn’t go very well. (Disappearance & North Carolina) ibid.
115,719. ‘We know that there was severe drought at that time.’ (Disappearance & North Carolina) ibid. dendrologist
122,446. 3M pledged to phase out C8 by the end of 2002. That very same year, DuPoint began producing C8 at its plant in Fayetteville, North Carolina. (Pollution & Corporation & West Virginia & North Carolina & Poison) Storyville: Poisoning America: The Devil We Know, BBC 2018
123,218. ‘Over the past year the Supreme Court in more than one case has tackled gerrymandering.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) Field of Vision: Crooked Lines, Berra & Richen & Olive, short 11.38 2018, PBS News
123,219. Covington v North Carolina Val Applewhite: ‘It impacts their lives.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid. Interview
123,220. ‘A mass a crooked lines.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid.
123,221. ‘Egregious to the democratic principles of this country.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid. Val
123,222. ‘Drawing the lines in order to dilute the voting power of a minority, of a racial minority.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid. Lecturer
123,223. ‘The Supreme Court directed the North Carolina legislature to redraw the maps.’ (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid. Val
123,224. Following the hearings, the federal courts ruled the state legislature’s drafts of the new maps invalid. (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid. caption
123,225. These new maps will be used in the midterm elections. (North Carolina & Election & Vote & Democracy) ibid.
127,102. 24 January 1961: 19 years before the Damascus accident, a B-52 bomber carrying two powerful hydrogen bombs took off on a routine mission over North Carolina … The B-52 began to break apart mid-air … The only thing that prevented a full-scale detonation of a powerful hydrogen bomb in North Carolina was a single safety switch. (Nuclear & North Carolina & Accident) American Experience: Command & Control, PBS 2017, nuclear dude
129,454. 116 people landed on a island off the coast of North Carolina. They established a foothold long before the Jamestown colony was founded in Virginia, before the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. But the fate of the Roanoke settlement remains a mystery. Is it possible for all these people, all these buildings, this entire community, to disappear without at trace? (North Carolina & Disappearance) In Search of s4e6 ... The Lost Colony of Roanoke, 1979