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Man known for 1988 hostage-taking at N.C. paper dies

RALEIGH, N.C. | A man who took 19 hostages at a small-town North Carolina newspaper more than two decades ago in a supposed bid to call attention to government corruption died Friday in prison.Eddie Hatcher, 51, died of natural causes at Central Prison in Raleigh, said Department of Correction spokesman Keith Acree.

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