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Canes’ GM Ron Francis offers a vote of confidence for the coach and 9 other tidbits

Carolina Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis believes off-season moves and new faces could be enough to end an eight-year Stanley Cup playoff drought. He also supports coach Bill Peters.

Luke DeCock

Wondering why this man wants to buy the Canes? Here’s your answer.

Chuck Greenberg, who has a term sheet in place to buy the Hurricanes from Peter Karmanos, helped Mario Lemieux save the Pittsburgh Penguins, was the point man on a deal to purchase the Atlanta Hawks, Thrashers and Philips Arena and was briefly the managing partner of the Texas Rangers before focusing on minor-league baseball teams in Frisco and Myrtle Beach.

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Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium

Eclipse viewers gather outside UNC's Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill, N.C. to watch as the moon moved in front of the sun Monday afternoon.
Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium 1:02

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium

The moon takes a “bite out of the sun” at the Morehead Planetarium 1:21

The moon takes a “bite out of the sun” at the Morehead Planetarium

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium 1:02

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium 1:02

Eclipse makes for a party at UNC's Morehead Planetarium