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Spotted lanternfly sighting confirmed in North Carolina

Jul. 05, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A population of an invasive fly from Asia has been discovered in North Carolina, confirming a prediction from agriculture experts that it was only a matter of time before the potentially destructive pest reached the state. Late last month, the N.C. Department...

NC college students win high marks at robotics competition

May. 16, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Brenneman didn’t know what to expect at the 2022 IEEE SoutheastCon Hardware Competition in Mobile, Alabama. As captain of the UNC Asheville’s IEEE Student Chapter, Brenneman and his 11 team members developed a robot not knowing whether it could compete at the...