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Spending continues in record-breaking Hagan, Tillis race

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Outside groups are pouring plenty of cash into the North Carolina Senate race as incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis. More>>

AG Cooper calls for cameras on all NC school buses

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is calling on North Carolina to put cameras in all school buses that would photograph the licenses of any drivers who pass stopped school buses. More>>

Employee accused of stealing, reselling State Fair ride tickets

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Jorge Augusto Perez-Martinez, 20, was arrested on charges of larceny by employee and obtaining property by false pretense.
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US 1 South on Beltline back open after incident

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A major accident has closed I-40 Eastbound in Wake County near Cary, slowing traffic on I-40 east on the southern loop around Raleigh. More>>

Wake, Durham homeowners premiums would jump under proposal

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State regulators are evaluating whether to allow insurance companies to raise rates on homeowners' premiums by an average of 25 percent. More>>

NC NAACP seeks legislative session on Medicaid

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Rev. William Barber is calling on McCrory to bring legislators back to Raleigh for a one-day session to discuss Medicaid expansion. More>>

Safety regulators say 4.7 million airbags must be replaced

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of 4.7 million vehicles to get their airbags fixed immediately. More>>

Police identify man who drove burning truck into Eastern NC law firm

Police say Alan Boyd Lanier drove his pickup into the front doors of The Twiford Law Firm in Moyock. (WAVY-TV) Police say Alan Boyd Lanier drove his pickup into the front doors of The Twiford Law Firm in Moyock. (WAVY-TV)
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Investigators in Currituck County have identified a man who they say drove his burning pickup into a Moyock law firm. More>>

NAACP to discuss NC's lack of Medicaid expansion

The state NAACP is holding a funeral procession to represent people that it says have suffered because of North Carolina's refusal to expand Medicaid. More>>

Sec. of State Marshall's campaign appealing $10,000 fine

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The campaign of North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is appealing a $10,000 penalty from the state elections board issued because officials say they don't have a complete campaign filing. More>>

UNC investigator to reveal academic scandal report Wednesday

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Investigator Kenneth Wainstein will deliver the results of his investigation to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academic scandal on Wednesday at 1 p.m.,  More>>

N.C. Highway Patrol kicks off bus safety program Video included

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Orange Co. authorities ask for help identifying larceny suspect

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office has released security footage they hope will lead to identifying a breaking, entering and larceny suspect. More>>

Decision coming soon on proposed insurance rate hike Video included

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State regulators could decide as early as Monday whether to allow insurance companies to raise rates on homeowners' premiums by an average of 25 percent. More>>

Carrboro police trained to administer life-saving overdose drug Video included

Carrboro police officers were trained to use Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose. Carrboro police officers were trained to use Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose.
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The Carrboro Police Department recently received Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose.
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Vegfest encourages healthy living through better eating Video included

The Triangle Vegfest encourages people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods. The Triangle Vegfest encourages people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods.
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A new festival that kicked off Sunday in Raleigh is encouraging people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods. More>>

Dr. Campbell: The latest on Ebola Video included

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The World Health Organization is now estimating that there will likely be more cases of Ebola—estimates suggest that we may see more than 10,000 new cases per month with a total of 1.4 million cases before the outbreak is over. More>>

Police search for suspect in Wilson shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon in the 5000 block of Ward Avenue in Wilson. More>>

Homebrew festival raises money for hunger relief Video included

A home brewer pours a beer at the Homebrew for Hunger event in Carrboro. A home brewer pours a beer at the Homebrew for Hunger event in Carrboro.
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Residents in Carrboro were able to raise money for charity while enjoying some locally made beer at the same time. More>>

Missing 16-year-old returns home in new clothes, mother says Video included

Gretchyn Hickey was reported missing Oct. 15, 2014. Gretchyn Hickey was reported missing Oct. 15, 2014.
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The mother of a teen who had been missing since Wednesday said her daughter showed up at her house Sunday. More>>

3 charged in double shooting at Wilson market

Jarmon Alston, 16, Keedron J. Kearney, 16, and Nathan Poole, 19 (left to right) Jarmon Alston, 16, Keedron J. Kearney, 16, and Nathan Poole, 19 (left to right)
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?Three people have been charged in connection with a double shooting Friday night in Wilson. More>>

Aberdeen Fear Factory serves up scares in NC's biggest haunt Video included

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The Aberdeen Fear Factory claims to be the largest haunted house in North Carolina, and organizers promise that it's also the scariest. More>>

Section of Cary Parkway shut down after water main break reopened

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The area around Cary Parkway and Westhigh Street reopened to traffic just before 2 p.m. Sunday. The road had been closed since 9 a.m. as crews worked to fix a water main break, Cary police said.
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Catawba teen shot in head by rifle in pickup

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Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been killed after a rifle went off in a pickup truck where he was a passenger. More>>

2 injured, 1 critically, in Clinton wreck

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Two people were injured, one critically, in a wreck in Clinton Sunday morning, authorities said. More>>

19-year-old NC A&T student killed at party

Police say a North Carolina A&T State University student was shot and killed at an apartment complex near campus. (David Efird, WXII) Police say a North Carolina A&T State University student was shot and killed at an apartment complex near campus. (David Efird, WXII)
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Authorities say a 19-year-old student at North Carolina A&T State University has been killed after a fight at a party. More>>

NC Sen. Hagan keeps moderate, anti-Tillis messages

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Hagan believes Tillis' General Assembly ties and its rightward turn will be a key winning theme in what is the nation's most expensive Senate race. More>>

Ebola just one of many serious risks nurses face daily Video included

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Ebola is getting all the attention right now, but there are a lot of other highly contagious and potentially deadly diseases nurses deal with every day. More>>

Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by truck in Durham

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A man is in critical condition at Duke University Hospital after colliding with a truck Saturday evening, Durham police said. More>>

First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

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Family and friends gathered Saturday at a Southern Baptist church with a primarily Liberian flock in Salisbury, near where Duncan's mother lives. More>>

Hillary Rodham Clinton to campaign for Hagan

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will campaign for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan at an early vote event in Charlotte. More>>

Man stabbed to death in Princeton early Sunday morning

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One man died in Princeton early Sunday morning after being stabbed in the neck during an argument, Princeton police said. More>>

Teen remembered 1 year after officer-involved shooting Video included

Shaqur McNair is remembered one year after his death. Shaqur McNair is remembered one year after his death.
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Shaqur McNair was shot and killed by a Fayetteville police officer while police were responding to a domestic violence call. More>>

Remains believed to be those of UVa student Hannah Graham, police say Video included

Hannah Graham went missing Sept. 13, 2014. Hannah Graham went missing Sept. 13, 2014.
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Human remains recovered Saturday are believed to be those of Hannah Graham, who has been missing for more than a month. More>>

Safety a top priority in State Fair's first weekend Video included

Inspectors with the Department of Labor inspect a ride at the N.C. State Fair. Inspectors with the Department of Labor inspect a ride at the N.C. State Fair.
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Accidents at the fair like the one last Oct. 24 are rare, and fair officials want to make it clear to everyone attending that safety is their priority. More>>

NC Supreme Court takes Hofmann Forest sale appeal

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The Supreme Court has taken up the appeal over the sale of N.C. State University's Hofmann Forest, a working forest in Onslow and Jones counties. More>>

Raleigh police looking for missing 16-year-old

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Raleigh police are looking for an endangered 16-year-old girl missing since Wednesday morning. More>>

Woman assaulted and robbed outside Durham restaurant

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A woman was punched in the head and her purse was stolen late Friday night outside a restaurant in Durham. More>>

Moped collides head-on with car, 1 dead

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A head-on collision between a moped and a car left one dead in Clayton late Friday night, North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said. More>>

Film advocates dubious about new NC incentives

Film industry advocates say even though one television series has agreed to return to North Carolina, not many other movies or TV shows are likely to follow. More>>

Tips for saving a little dough at the NC State Fair Video included

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There are a number of cost-saving options if you plan on going to the State Fair this year, including a day offering free admission in exchange for canned food.
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Hagan calls for travel restrictions to stem Ebola

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Sen. Kay Hagan is joining the call on the Obama administration to establish a temporary travel ban on travel from nations affected by Ebola. More>>

Emails shed light on NC poet laureate appointment

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The botched selection of the state's poet laureate could have been avoided if McCrory's staff had paid attention to the criteria that was provided to them two days before her appointment, newly released emails show. More>>

Cary man charged in fatal pedestrian crash

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A Cary man has been charged in the death of a Chinese national after police said he hit him with his truck Wednesday night. More>>

Residents call for change after crossing guard hit by car Video included

A Volkswagen station wagon hit a crossing guard after being rear-ended by a van, police said. A Volkswagen station wagon hit a crossing guard after being rear-ended by a van, police said.
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Residents say they are concerned about the safety of students after a car hit a Wake County crossing guard Thursday in Garner.
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Police hope to 'piece together' night of 71st High School student's murder Video included

Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock holds a news conference on the arrests made in Joseph Braxton III's murder. Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock holds a news conference on the arrests made in Joseph Braxton III's murder.
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Fayetteville's police chief said he does not anticipate any more arrests in the fatal shooting of Joseph Braxton III.
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5th, likely final, suspect in murder of Fayetteville student surrenders Video included

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Fayetteville Police say the fifth and final suspect in the fatal shooting of a high school freshman turned himself in Friday. More>>

Health officials hope to curb fears of Ebola outbreak Video included

DHHS officials brief the state Emergency Management Commission on the state's preparedness for Ebola. DHHS officials brief the state Emergency Management Commission on the state's preparedness for Ebola.
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Health officials in North Carolina are ensuring that everyone is well informed and prepared should the virus reach the state. More>>

NC panel says man serving time for murder innocent

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A special three-judge panel has found a Durham man who spent nearly 40 years in prison for murder is factually innocent of the crime. More>>

State Fair opens with strong attendance day

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Thursday's first day of the North Carolina State Fear drew a whopping 46,478, Fair officials said Friday afternoon. More>>

Autopsy released on runner who died at marathon

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RALEIGH -- The 35-year-old who collapsed and died in the “Rock and Roll Marathon” earlier this year may have suffered from a heart attack.An autopsy report released by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Friday suggets that Derrick Myers suffered from an “acute cardiac rhythm disruption”-- a development causing irregular heartbeats.The autopsy did not find any pre-existing conditions leading up to his sudden collapse.Examination reports also determined that Myers was very active and in g... More>>

Head of Raleigh Housing Authority who did magic to retire

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Steve Beam has been the RHA's executive director since 1996. More>>

Kelli Bordeaux autopsy confirms blows to head Video included

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The body of Kelli Bordeaux was recovered “markedly decomposed,” according to an autopsy released by the North Carolina Medical Examiner Friday. More>>

Ads seek raised profile of stimulus in Senate race

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Republicans and other allies of Thom Tillis are doubling down on allegations that U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina benefited from federal stimulus dollars awarded to a company that her husband co-owns. More>>

NC's top GOP lawmakers plan appeal on gay marriage

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North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders plan to appeal a ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban. More>>

Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

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President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis. More>>

Crossing guard struck on Timber Drive in Garner Video included

A pedestrian was truck on Timber Drive in Garner just before 4 p.m., police said. A pedestrian was truck on Timber Drive in Garner just before 4 p.m., police said.
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A pedestrian was truck on Timber Drive just before 4 p.m., police said. More>>

Dozens of Asheville officers criticize leadership

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Nearly four dozen Asheville police officers have signed a petition saying the lack confidence in the department's leaders. More>>

Wake Co. school bus in early morning accident

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Agritourism picks up during fall in North Carolina

A car passes by fall foliage as it crosses the Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Grandfather Mountain in Linville. (AP Photo/Grandfather Mountain, Jim Morton) A car passes by fall foliage as it crosses the Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Grandfather Mountain in Linville. (AP Photo/Grandfather Mountain, Jim Morton)

Agritourism is providing opportunities across North Carolina for a variety of activities, from going through pumpkin patches to navigating corn mazes. More>>

WakeMed staying current on how to fight Ebola Video included

The class is aimed to train nurses, doctors and therapists how to properly put on protective suits. The class is aimed to train nurses, doctors and therapists how to properly put on protective suits.
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WakeMed administrators led a class Thursday to teach staff how prepare should a patient infected with the Ebola virus arrive at the facility. More>>

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