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Stories with person: John Coble
  • Funeral service held for former North Carolina US Rep. Coble 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 7:48 pm

    GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Politicians and congressional staffers were among those who turned out to say their final goodbyes to North Carolina U.S. Rep. Howard Coble.

  • Correction: Obit-Coble story story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 10:42 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - In a story Nov. 4 about the death of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Coble won his initial 1984 congressional race by 79 votes. Coble won in 1984 by about 2,700 votes, according to election results. The 79-vote margin occurred in 1986.

  • Former US Rep. Coble dies at age 84, served for 30 years story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 3:32 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, whose penchant for old-time politicking, humor and courtesy parlayed him into becoming the longest-serving Republican U.S. House member in North Carolina history, has died. He was 84.