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Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Feb. 19, 2020 12:33 PM EST

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Feb. 17 The Fayetteville Observer on a local “true crime" case: What makes a murder case catch national attention? Reasons can vary. But one thing that captivates the public is when the crime contains unbelievable violence, and the person accused seems...

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, Ernest Hemingway's close friend and biographer, A.E. Hotchner, talks about his friendship with Hemingway at his home in Westport, Conn. A.E. Hotchner, a well-traveled author, playwright and gadabout whose street smarts and famous pals led to a loving, but litigated memoir of Ernest Hemingway, business adventures with Paul Newman and a book about his Depression-era childhood that became a Steven Soderbergh film, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at age 102. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Writer AE Hotchner, friend to Hemingway, Newman, dead at 102

Feb. 15, 2020 11:21 PM EST

A.E. Hotchner, a well-traveled author, playwright and gadabout whose street smarts and famous pals led to a loving, but litigated memoir of Ernest Hemingway, business adventures with Paul Newman and a book about his Depression-era childhood that became a Steven Soderbergh film, died Saturday at age 102. He died...

In this Feb. 11, 2014, photo, Chad Sheppard poses for a photo in Columbus, Ga. Sheppard and his wife Chelsea Sheppard are co-owners of Offbeat, an oddities and collectibles store in Columbus. A few strands of Charles Manson’s hair, a vintage serial killer board game and a (potentially) haunted last rites kit, are available for viewing in a small museum located in the back of the shop. (Mike Haskey/Ledger-Enquirer via AP)

Murder Museum: Oddity shop features Charles Manson’s hair

Feb. 15, 2020 12:01 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A few strands of Charles Manson’s hair. A vintage serial killer board game. A (potentially) haunted last rites kit. These items may sound like they belong in the home of an Addams Family member, but are actually available for viewing in a small museum located in the back of...