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Easley Eliminates Vinroot

RALEIGH - "We like Mike, we like Mike" were the words that greeted Governor-elect Mike Easley when he pressed his way through a rowdy crowd of about 250 supporters to give his victory speech at the North Raleigh Hilton on Tuesday night. With 93 percent of precincts reporting, Easley snagged 52 percent of the vote, Republican candidate Richard Vinroot received 46 percent and Libertarian candidate Barbara Howe had 2 percent.

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Dinosaur Display Roars in Raleigh

RALEIGH - Two weeks before a wide variety of animals arrive for the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh, replicas of creatures from the past already are settled in at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. But while the bevy of bovines at the fair will be content to munch on hay, the museum's featured creatures would have rather had a cow than the cud. The museum previewed "The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park: The Lost World," a traveling exhibit that will make Raleigh its home until Jan. 15, to nearly 20 members of the press Monday. The exhibit will open to the public Friday at 5 p.m.

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