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NC judge: private school vouchers unconstitutional

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A new program that would have allowed taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools was ruled unconstitutional by a judge Thursday. More>>

Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

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Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh. More>>

US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham. People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.
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The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

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Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

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Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>

ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

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The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

Amanda Hayes filing for divorce from husband

Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson. Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson.
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Amanda Hayes, who was convicted in the death of a Kinston mother in 2011, is filing for divorce from husband Grant Hayes, according to a recent court document. More>>

Dr. Campbell: The role of vaccines in school Video included

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Infectious diseases account for millions of school days lost each year for kindergarten through 12th-grade public school students in the United States. Forty percent of children aged five to 17 years missed three or more school days in the past year because of illness or injury. More>>

Pikeville couple accused of child abuse turn themselves in

Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27. Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27.
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A Pikeville couple wanted on child abuse charges turned themselves into authorities Wednesday afternoon, said the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids Video included

The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children. The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
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The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year. More>>

UNC's Southern Folklife Collection marks 25 years

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Festivities to mark the 25th anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC Chapel Hill will culminate with a concert by Merle Haggard and Tift Merritt. More>>

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

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A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit. More>>

Shots fired into Fayetteville home

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Fayetteville police say shots were fired into a residence Wednesday night at a home in the 500 block of Cedar Creek Road. More>>

Hundreds affected by Garner power outages Video included

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More than 15,000 customers are without power Wednesday evening in Garner, Duke Energy reported. More>>

Raleigh police arrest Jacksonville man for human trafficking Video included

Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center. Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center.
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Raleigh police have arrested a man accused of holding four women hostage. More>>

NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash Video included

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North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. More>>

Raleigh 6-year-old kidnapped from home, then returned Video included

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A 6-year-old Raleigh girl was kidnapped and later returned to her home Wednesday morning. More>>

EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it refused to provide time off for a worker who is a Jehovah's Witness and then fired him. More>>

NC Supreme Court OK to take Jason Young trial

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North Carolina's highest court has agreed to consider whether Jason Young should get a new trial that a lower court ordered in April. More>>

Durham UPS Store among 51 named in possible data breach Video included

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A UPS Store in Durham is one of 51 stores in 24 states that may have been compromised by a computer virus. More>>

11 arrested in Wilson in 'shots fired' roundup

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Wilson police have rounded up 11 suspects as they investigate several “shots fired” calls.? More>>

NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research) The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)
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Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times. More>>

State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate Video included

People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking. People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
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Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process. More>>

Millbrook band director suspended after DWI Video included

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The Millbrook High School band director has been suspended with pay after being charged with driving while impaired. More>>

Durham leaders consider affordable housing along proposed light rail Video included

A rendering of the proposed Woodmont station of the Durham-Orange Light Rail. (Triangle Transit) A rendering of the proposed Woodmont station of the Durham-Orange Light Rail. (Triangle Transit)
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Discussions began Wednesday about ways to make sure there's affordable housing near the light rail before land prices increase. More>>

Victims in fatal downtown Raleigh shooting identified, police search for leads Video included

Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street. Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street.
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Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning. More>>

Man wanted for fondling self in Fayetteville public library

A surveillance video showed the suspect was fondling his exposed genitals while holding a magazine, authorities said. A surveillance video showed the suspect was fondling his exposed genitals while holding a magazine, authorities said.
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Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man it said was fondling himself at a public library in Fayetteville. More>>

Police: body found in East Raleigh

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Police said a dead body was found Wednesday morning in East Raleigh. More>>

NC justices uphold Duke Energy rate increase decision

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The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers. More>>

Army investigating disappearance of Fort Bragg soldier

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The Army has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Fort Bragg solider who has been missing since July 1.
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Work underway on Durham civil rights mural Video included

A mural on Morris Street includes more than 30 portraits of activists and people closely tied to Durham's civil rights history. A mural on Morris Street includes more than 30 portraits of activists and people closely tied to Durham's civil rights history.
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Durham's civil rights history is going on display on the side of a building. More>>

Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice. Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.
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Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice. More>>

Missing FL teen may be in NC

Cierra Faye Smith, 14, was reported missing by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. Cierra Faye Smith, 14, was reported missing by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in Florida.
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The Goldsboro Police Department needs the public's help in locating a missing teen from Florida who may be in Wayne or Harnett County. More>>

Tips for smart back-to-school shopping

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Parents and students across North Carolina are preparing for traditional calendar schools to start back from summer break. That means parents will be stocking up on the necessary back to school supplies. More>>

North Carolina man drowns on SC coast

Authorities say a North Carolina man has drowned on the South Carolina coast. More>>

Charlotte woman charged in infant's death

A Charlotte woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of her infant son. More>>

Asheville topless rally moves to visible location

A topless rally is moving to a new location in Asheville this year that some say will be more visible to tourists and visitors. More>>

Eaton closing Charlotte plant, 84 lose jobs

A company that makes clutch-assemblies in Charlotte plans to close the plant, eliminating 84 jobs. More>>

Wilson's Mills police find little girl's family

Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl. Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl.
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A little girl was returned to her family after wandering away from her home in Johnston County Wednesday morning. More>>

Raleigh woman in Israel: 'It's just instant terror' Video included

The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel. The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.
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A Raleigh woman is witnessing violence in Israel first hand.Robin Graham was born in the triangle, but now chooses to raise her two children in war-torn Israel. More>>

Retired general to discuss clean energy in Raleigh

A retired U.S. Air Force general is visiting Raleigh to highlight the military's role in clean energy innovation and what this means for North Carolina's economy. More>>

Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban Video included

Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration. Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.
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A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public. More>>

Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

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Wake schools leaders held first discussions Tuesday concerning enrollment changes that will be necessary for the 2015-16 school year when two new high schools and an elementary school opens. More>>

NC lawmakers reach compromise on coal ash measure Video included

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House and Senate leaders say lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation that would make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps. More>>

Ferguson not alone with militarized police force Video included

The Durham Police Department is just one of dozens of local law enforcement agencies that have military gear and equipment. The Durham Police Department is just one of dozens of local law enforcement agencies that have military gear and equipment.
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Wearing camouflage, vests, helmets, and using flash bombs and tear gas to control protestors, law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri, have resembled military more than police officers in recent days. More>>

Fayetteville leaders consider downtown baseball stadium Video included

Fayetteville leaders toured Durham to get a closer look at downtown development success. Fayetteville leaders toured Durham to get a closer look at downtown development success.
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Some Fayetteville leaders would like to copy a few pages from Durham's playbook when it comes to downtown revitalization.
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Police: Raleigh man dies from accidental stab wound

Raleigh police said there were no indication of foul play in his death. Raleigh police said there were no indication of foul play in his death.
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A 50-year-old man whose body was found in the 3800 block of South Wilmington Street Aug. 13 died from an accidental stab wound, Raleigh police said. More>>

POLL: What is your favorite K-12 comedy?

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The awkwardness of growing up, the perils of "fitting in" and the complicated first relationships combine for the perfect comedic recipe.
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Durham civic leader pleased with police response to report Video included

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The head of a group that made suggestions for changes within the Durham Police Department said he is pleased with the city manager's response. More>>

Kidnapped American journalist apparently executed by ISIS Video included

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The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) claims to have beheaded an American photojournalist and has threatened the life of another American journalist if President Obama doesn't stop airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

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Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations. More>>

Police: Fayetteville man stole Percocet from quadriplegic

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Joseph Theodore Cooper, 28, is accused of stealing Percocet from a quadriplegic. More>>

Durham group raising supplies for schools

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A Durham group is looking to raise supplies for the neediest classrooms in Durham and urging the public to help. More>>

St. Louis cops shoot, kill man in incident near Ferguson, MO

Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News) Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News)
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Two St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife. More>>

Former Kinston fire captain sentenced to 188 months imprisonment for child porn

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A former Kinston fire captain was sentenced to 188 months in prison Tuesday after he pled guilty to a child pornography charge. More>>

NC reminds families that school children require vaccinations

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All North Carolina school-age children must be vaccinated, even those who are home-schooled, DHHS is reminding families. More>>

Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

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A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill. More>>

Former manager sues NC medical examiner's office

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A former manager is suing the N.C. medical examiner's office, saying he was forced into retirement because he told investigators that a state pathologist had mishandled murder evidence. More>>

Aqua NC testing 'dirty' water in Wake Forest neighborhood Video included

Wendy Callahan took this photo of an Aqua NC truck in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood. Wendy Callahan took this photo of an Aqua NC truck in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood.
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A WNCN Investigates report is prompting action after a Wake Forest family complained its tap water was brown in color. More>>

Suspicious white powder found in Cary business, police say

Emergency officials respond to a report of a suspicious white powder delivered to a software company. Emergency officials respond to a report of a suspicious white powder delivered to a software company.
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Emergency officials say a Cary software company was evacuated after it received a package containing a suspicious white powder.
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Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte

N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis is challenging Democratic U.S. Senator Kay Hagan for her seat this fall. N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis is challenging Democratic U.S. Senator Kay Hagan for her seat this fall.

Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. More>>

Man, 5-year-old boy killed in house fire in Rocky Mount Video included

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Fire officials in Rocky Mount said two people were killed in a house fire Monday night. More>>

Hoke Co. shooting suspect that injures 3 turns self in

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The Hoke County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection with a shooting that left three people wounded on Aug. 9. More>>

NC civilian employee union opposes military cuts

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A union that represents civilian workers at Fort Bragg is asking the congressional delegation to fight potential budget cuts. More>>

Dozens protest NC chicken processing plant

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Cumberland County Commissioners now know that dozens of their constituents oppose a proposed $113 million chicken processing plant in the area. More>>

Mother, infant injured in Raleigh shooting Monday night

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Raleigh Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting Monday night that injured a mother and her 10-month-old baby. More>>

NC judge weighs legality of school vouchers plan

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A North Carolina judge is hearing arguments on whether it's constitutional for tax money to be used to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.
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Camp Lejeune holds job fair for military spouses

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Camp Lejeune is holding a job fair for military spouses and also helping participants prepare for it. More>>

Public meeting on Outer Banks beach renourishment

A public meeting is being held on a project to rebuild a beach on the Outer Banks. More>>

The Clueless Chick: Planning the perfect picnic Video included

August is National Picnic Month and with a few simple tips from our Party Planning expert Jennifer Durbin, you can easily plan the perfect picnic. August is National Picnic Month and with a few simple tips from our Party Planning expert Jennifer Durbin, you can easily plan the perfect picnic.
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August is National Picnic Month and with a few simple tips from our Party Planning expert Jennifer Durbin, you can easily plan the perfect picnic by pulling together a few items that are probably already in your pantry. More>>

Off-duty firefighter helps save neighbor's home in Cary Video included

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A Cary family says they have their neighbor to thank for saving their home after they believe lightning struck their house.
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Liquid ecstasy overdose leads to concerning gun cache discovery Video included

Fayetteville Police say they seized 47 guns as part of their investigation. Fayetteville Police say they seized 47 guns as part of their investigation.
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Fayetteville police seized nearly 50 guns from the home of a woman accused of giving three children liquid ecstasy last week. More>>

Police search for missing Raleigh teen

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Police are searching for a Raleigh teen who has been missing since Friday night. More>>

Wake Co. Schools streamline bus routes for 2014-15 year Video included

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School buses for the Wake County Public School System will make far fewer stops this coming school year. More>>

Durham's response seeks more trust from public for police

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Durham City Manager Thomas Bonfield on Monday released an extensive response to recommendations involving the Durham Police. More>>

Wake Co. expected to have 1 million residents this week Video included

Wake County leaders say the millionth resident with move to or be born in the county the week of Aug. 18, 2014. Wake County leaders say the millionth resident with move to or be born in the county the week of Aug. 18, 2014.
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It is estimated that the millionth resident will either move or be born in Wake County on Friday. More>>

Wake Forest neighborhood says drinking water is 'dirty' Video included

Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment. Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment.
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Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment. More>>

Not expanding Medicaid could cost NC billions, study suggests

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A new report suggests the decision not to expand Medicaid coverage will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal payments over the next decade. More>>

Grandson charged with stealing from grandfather, 95, in Fayetteville

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A grandson is charged with stealing checks from his 95-year-old grandfather in Fayetteville.
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Michael Brown could have survived first 5 shots, medical examiner says Video included

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A medical examiner hired by the family of Michael Brown said  Brown could have survived all but the last of six shots — a bullet to the top of the head. More>>

McCrory names Mark Martin chief justice of NC Supreme Court Video included

Associate justice Mark Martin was named the chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Associate justice Mark Martin was named the chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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McCrory named Mark Martin to replace Chief Justice Sarah Parker, a Democrat who is retiring at the end of the month.

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NC jobless rate inches up to 6.5 percent for July

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North Carolina's unemployment rate has inched higher for July as the number of people with jobs dipped from the previous month. More>>

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

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Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid. More>>

Downtown Durham traffic to be hit by major project

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Traffic across downtown Durham will be disrupted beginning in September. More>>

Tillis touts working-class values in new TV ad

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis' first general election television ad touts working-class values he said he gained as a paper boy and short-order cook. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis' first general election television ad touts working-class values he said he gained as a paper boy and short-order cook.
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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis aired his first general election television ad Monday, touting working-class values he said he gained as a paper boy and short-order cook. More>>

Man charged with sexually assaulting 11-year-old in Durham Food Lion

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Officers arrested a man Sunday after he grabbed an 11-year-old girl's buttocks in a Durham grocery store, police said. More>>

NC Aquarium to hold bilingual day Sept. 21

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The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will host Hispanic Heritage Day on Sept. 21.  More>>

Canadian company to create 68 jobs in Scotland

A Canadian company that makes bathroom tissue, napkins and paper towels will open a new plant in Scotland County that is expected to create 68 jobs. More>>

Fort Bragg soldier is missing

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A soldier is missing from Fort Bragg in Cumberland County. More>>

Cumberland Co. teacher arrested for assaulting 2 autistic students Video included

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A Cumberland County Schools teacher was arrested Friday for assaulting two autistic students, authorities said. More>>

New Johnston Co. Schools software allows for feedback

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Johnston County Schools has launched new software called “EdChat” that is designed to be a simple way to give parents, teachers, staff, students and community members an outlet for ideas, concerns and praise. More>>

Vacant Fayetteville hotel fire considered suspicious

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The cause of a fire at a vacant hotel in Fayetteville Sunday afternoon is being considered suspicious at this time. More>>

'Hairspray' opens Raleigh Little Theatre season

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The Raleigh Little Theatre beings its 2014-15 season with the musical “Hairspray” on Friday. More>>

Coal ash may not get addressed in NCGA session Video included

A collapsed pipe at Duke Energy's Dan River Steam Station dumped coal ash into the Dan River. A collapsed pipe at Duke Energy's Dan River Steam Station dumped coal ash into the Dan River.
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Lawmakers will return to the General Assembly Monday afternoon, trying to get in some last minute legislation before they adjourn for the summer. More>>

Durham food bank gets grant to help feed kids on weekends Video included

Bayer Crop Science presented a $300,000 check to the Food Bank of Cental and Eastern NC on Monday. Bayer Crop Science presented a $300,000 check to the Food Bank of Cental and Eastern NC on Monday.
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The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina is receiving a grant to help it feed children on weekends and during school breaks. More>>

Triangle home prices continue to spike Video included

Average prices now top $250,000 in The Triangle. Average prices now top $250,000 in The Triangle.
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Home prices in the Triangle are the highest they have been in 6 years, according to the latest figures from the Triangle Multiple Listing Service. More>>

2 NC State dorms robbed by same suspect, police say

Surveillance video captured a man suspected of breaking into a dorm room in Syme Hall. Surveillance video captured a man suspected of breaking into a dorm room in Syme Hall.
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Several N.C. State students had a rude awakening Sunday morning when an intruder entered their dorm rooms and stole money. More>>

Union Co. to approve recognition of 2 WWI soldiers

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Union County commissioners are expected to approve adding the names of two forgotten World War I soldiers to a county marker in Monroe. More>>

Rowan leaders consider handguns on county property

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Rowan County commissioners are trying to figure out how best to comply with a state law allowing permit-holding handgun owners to take their weapons onto county property. More>>

2 teens shot outside Durham housing complex Video included

The Durham Police Department said a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were standing near a building in the 1200 block of Dayton Street when a suspect fired multiple shots at them. The Durham Police Department said a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were standing near a building in the 1200 block of Dayton Street when a suspect fired multiple shots at them.
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Two teens were shot Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Dayton Street in Durham, police said. More>>

Benefit held to help Sanford business destroyed by fire Video included

Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse suffered damage in an electrical fire on July 15, 2014. Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse suffered damage in an electrical fire on July 15, 2014.
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With its windows still boarded up after an electrical fire, a benefit was held Sunday for Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse. More>>

113 grams of cocaine seized following Halifax Co. crash

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A Roanoke Rapids man is in custody after deputies found he was in possession of more than 100 grams of cocaine. More>>

Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Fayetteville hotel

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Firefighters are working to put out a fire at a vacant hotel in Fayetteville. More>>

Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen Michael Brown's death Video included

Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner. More>>

NCGA session marked by coal ash, teacher pay, length

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This year's General Assembly session is almost done. Lawmakers hope to wrap up their work this coming week. More>>

NC woman arrested trying to get through Baltimore airport with gun

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Authorities say two people were arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport because loaded guns were found in their carry-on luggage. More>>

Friend of man who inspired #IceBucketChallenge dies celebrating success

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A friend of the man diagnosed with ALS who first inspired the viral "ice bucket challenge" drowned Saturday, hours after raising $100,000 for ALS treatment and research.

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Organizers plan for 80K attending NC gay pride day

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Organizers are expecting more than 80,000 people to attend the annual Charlotte gay pride festival and parade in downtown Charlotte. More>>

Raleigh DWI checking station results in 30 violations

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A DWI checking station resulted in 30 violations early Saturday morning in early. More>>

UNC police investigate indecent exposure incident on campus Video included

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Police at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are investigating an indecent exposure incident that occurred around noon Saturday on campus. More>>

Historic Johnston Co. church moves to new grounds Video included

Blackman's Grove Baptist Church members said there were talks of the move for more than 10 years. Blackman's Grove Baptist Church members said there were talks of the move for more than 10 years.
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A 121-year-old church in Johnston County was moved Saturday to help accommodate a boom in members. More>>

No longer grounded, Golden Knights share Army spirit in Fayetteville & beyond Video included

A member of the Golden Knights faces the exit doors before a jump demonstration in Fayetteville on Saturday. A member of the Golden Knights faces the exit doors before a jump demonstration in Fayetteville on Saturday.
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The U.S. Army Parachute Team participated in a ceremony in Fayetteville on Saturday, not far from the team’s headquarters at Fort Bragg. More>>

Cleveland Co. couple dies in murder-suicide

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Deputies in Cleveland County are investigating a murder-suicide that family members say likely was a mercy killing. More>>

Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson Video included

Nixon said Saturday that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and that there must be calm if justice is to be served. The curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m. Nixon said Saturday that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and that there must be calm if justice is to be served. The curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m.
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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. More>>

Suspect in Sampson Co. armed kidnapping arrested in Durham Video included

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A suspect wanted in an armed kidnapping in Sampson County was arrested by Durham Police Saturday morning. More>>

NC Shakespeare Festival ends after 37 years

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The North Carolina Shakespeare Festival is ending operations after 37 years because of continuing financial struggles. More>>

Raleigh police trying to identify metal recycling robbery suspects

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Raleigh police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects in a Friday morning armed robbery at Raleigh Metal Recycling. More>>

NC historic preservation tax credits likely to end

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The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses and homes in 90 of North Carolina's 100 counties seems likely to expire as legislators move toward adjournment. More>>

National Airborne Day set for Fayetteville

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Downtown Fayetteville is paying tribute to the U.S. military's airborne operations. More>>

Durham home severely damaged in early morning fire

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A home in Durham suffered severe damage after an early morning fire Saturday. More>>

General Assembly coming back again next week Video included

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North Carolina legislators failed to complete their primary work session for the year because House members couldn't agree quickly to work through bills that address economic incentives, local sales taxes and funding teacher assistants. More>>

Stolen weapons found after Fayetteville woman gives juveniles unknown narcotic

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Fayetteville police found dozens of weapons in a home after a 21-year-old woman gave three juveniles and unknown narcotic-related substance that sent the juveniles to the hospital. More>>

Fort Bragg ceremony marks new FORSCOM commander Video included

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The largest organization in the Army, which is headquartered at Fort Bragg, has a new leader who has been based at Fort Bragg in the past.
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4 arrested in murder of 2-year-old in Weldon Video included

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Four men were arrested Thursday night in connection with the murder of a 2-year-old in Weldon. More>>

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  • Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

    Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:47:06 GMT
    Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh.
    Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh.
  • Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

    Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:41:15 GMT
    People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.

    The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

    The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

  • Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

    Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:12:28 GMT
    Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches.
    Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches.
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  • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

    NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
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    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
  • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
    People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
  • Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

    Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:44:30 GMT
    Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.
    Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
    Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
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  • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:54:51 GMT
    Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
    Hundreds of residents of a Liberian slum lined up to receive rice and water from government officials Thursday in their neighborhood which was sealed off from the rest of the capital in an attempt to halt the spread of Ebola.
  • US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

    US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:42:22 GMT
    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
  • Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

    Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:35:11 GMT
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but...
    The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
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  • Richmond Hill Shooting Tied to Chase, Five Arrested

    Richmond Hill Shooting Tied to Chase, Five Arrested

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:32 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:32:47 GMT
    Deer Run Apartment complex in Hardeeville where officers arrested five suspects after a chase from Richmond Hill. Detectives say the unidentifed suspects are connected to a shooting investigation in Richmond Hill.Deer Run Apartment complex in Hardeeville where officers arrested five suspects after a chase from Richmond Hill. Detectives say the unidentifed suspects are connected to a shooting investigation in Richmond Hill.
    Five suspects are in custody after leading police on a chase that police say began in after a shooting in Richmond Hill and ended across state lines at a Hardeeville apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.
    Five suspects are in custody after leading police on a chase that police say began in after a shooting in Richmond Hill and ended across state lines at a Hardeeville apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.
  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • DEVELOPING: SCMP Investigating Shooting on East Waldburg St.

    DEVELOPING: SCMP Investigating Shooting on East Waldburg St.

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:17:18 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on East Waldburg Street in Savannah.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on East Waldburg Street in Savannah.
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