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RTP researchers working on Ebola vaccines Video included

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North Carolina researchers are leading the charge in creating a vaccine for the Ebola virus. More>>

3 held at knifepoint during Cary home invasion

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A woman reported to Cary police she, her son and grandchild were robbed at knifepoint Monday during a home invasion. More>>

Ebola survivor: 'I felt like I was going to die' Video included

In the interview, Dr. Kent Brantly said he feared his own death, telling a nurse at one point: "I'm sick. I have no reserve and I don't know how long I can keep this up." In the interview, Dr. Kent Brantly said he feared his own death, telling a nurse at one point: "I'm sick. I have no reserve and I don't know how long I can keep this up."
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A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday. More>>

2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing Video included

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North Carolina judge overturns convictions of 2 men in 1983 murder of 11-year-old girl, orders release.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. More>>

Calendar changes considered at 5 Wake County schools Video included

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To ease overcrowding, Wake County Schools may calendar changes at four elementary schools and one middle school for the 2015-2016 school year. More>>

Persons of interest used Georgia murder victim's credit cards in NC, SC

Police said the two persons of interest used a murder victim's credit card in Dunn. Police said the two persons of interest used a murder victim's credit card in Dunn.
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Raleigh police released photos taken in Dunn of two persons of interest in a 2010 Georgia murder. More>>

Pink pill may be miracle drug for women with low sex drives Video included

Flibanserin is a non-hormonal drug that treats sexual dysfunction in pre-menopausal women. Flibanserin is a non-hormonal drug that treats sexual dysfunction in pre-menopausal women.
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A Triangle company is leading the charge to provide groundbreaking treatment for women who have low sex drives. More>>

Raleigh political ad producer says negative ads work Video included

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The Senate race between Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis has its share of negative ads produced by third parties. More>>

Duke Energy, Dominion to build $5B natural gas pipeline Video included

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Duke Energy is proposing a $5 billion pipeline to connect the Southeast with natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. More>>

Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
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North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates finally meet in person to trade barbs live on statewide television. More>>

Another American missionary doctor has Ebola Video included

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Another American missionary has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to SIM USA of Charlotte. More>>

Spring Lake registered sex offender who claims innocence due in court Video included

Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges.
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A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide

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Police in Kinston say the February death of a 1-month-old boy was homicide. More>>

New Durham DA Echols sworn into office Video included

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Durham's new district attorney will be sworn into office publicly Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
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Raleigh council member Crowder to resign to battle cancer

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Raleigh City Council member Thomas Crowder has testicular cancer and will resign from the council, he said Tuesday. More>>

NC State receives $2 million for agriculture leadership program

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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University will receive a $2 million gift from the daughter of a former Sampson County teacher. More>>

2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

Family members of two half-brothers cried when the men entered the packed Robeson County court room hoping that their three decades-long imprisonment may soon come to an end. More>>

New cricket spreading in NC, NC State researchers say

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Researchers from N.C. State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States. More>>

Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return Video included

Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
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More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

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NC court upholds ban of fan from UNC sports events

The state Court of Appeals has upheld the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's lifetime ban of a fan who allegedly harassed female soccer players. More>>

Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions 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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Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story. More>>

Raleigh's International Festival set for Sept. 19-21

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The International Festival, a celebration of the rich variety of cultures that make up our region, returns to downtown Raleigh Sept. 19-21. More>>

10 killed in traffic crashes during Labor Day weekend

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Ten people died in traffic crashes across North Carolina during Labor Day weekend, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. More>>

Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
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As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight. More>>

GOLDSBORO: 1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

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The Goldsboro Police Department was investigating a shooting Monday night after a 20-year-old man was killed. More>>

7-year-old boy injured while target shooting in California

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A 7-year-old boy remained in a Sacramento, California, hospital Monday, two days after he was injured while target shooting, authorities said Monday.
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The Clueless Chick: Baby safety tips Video included

Baby safety tips from Jennifer Durbin. Baby safety tips from Jennifer Durbin.
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We all know how important it is to keep baby safe, which is why September has been named National Baby Safety Month.
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1 dead in single-car crash on I-40 in Johnston Co.

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One person is dead after a van flipped several times Monday morning in Johnston County. More>>

Trooper injured in crash on Lake Wheeler Rd. during vehicle pursuit

Officials respond to the scene of a crash involving a Highway Patrol trooper. Officials respond to the scene of a crash involving a Highway Patrol trooper.
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A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday in a single-car accident on Lake Wheeler Road. More>>

Woman shot in Sanford, deputies say

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Deputies say a woman was shot Monday evening at 2601 Andrews Rd. in Sanford.
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Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

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Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

Entangled loggerhead turtle rescued in Oregon Inlet

A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard) A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard)
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The United States Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet near the Bonner Bridge. More>>

Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race Video included

Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis. Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
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Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis. More>>

Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
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A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. More>>

Body found in burning car in Randolph County

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Randolph County deputies are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car. More>>

NC lost $100M bid for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

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North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size. More>>

Paper disputes sheriff's Sunday checkpoint comment

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Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson testified in a federal trial that his deputies only conducted traffic checkpoints on Sundays when they were necessary for public safety. More>>

Water main break shuts down UNC's Greenlaw Hall

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Repairs are underway after a water main broke early Sunday evening outside Greenlaw Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More>>

Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

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The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
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Family of Sampson Co. house fire victims pay respects Video included

Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend. Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend.
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Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.

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Dr. Campbell: Managing Peanut Allergies in School Video included

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Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated four to six percent of children in the United States. More>>

Chatham Co. man's pine coffins make for greener burials Video included

Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end. Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end.
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Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end. More>>

What's happening to Common Core in NC?

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The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.
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1 dead in shooting at large party in Burlington

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Investigators say one man was killed and a second critically injured in a shooting at a Burlington motel where several hundred people were gathered for a party. More>>

Spring Lake man surrenders on child sex charges, claims innocence Video included

Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN) Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN)
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A man wanted by police for posing as an officer and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl surrendered to authorities Saturday. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in death of Weldon teen Video included

Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner. Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner.
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Investigators arrested a second suspect Thursday in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.
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Missing snow globe leads to dropped murder charge

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A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather. More>>

Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner Video included

Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus. Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.
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Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans. More>>

Alcohol a factor in fatal Moore Co. crash, highway patrol says

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One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities. More>>

Fayetteville man arrested on sex charges with 15-year-old

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A Fayetteville man was arrested Saturday in Spring Lake on charges arising from his sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. More>>

Man shot in head outside Fayetteville home by masked gunman

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Deputies are investigating a fatal shooting early Saturday morning after the victim had argued with someone earlier in the night at a Fayetteville nightclub. More>>

2 from Southern Pines killed in Morrisville train collision Video included

Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville. Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville.
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Police say two people are dead after a freight train collided with a car in Morrisville Friday night.
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Granville Co. farmer donates 'ugly' corn to local charities Video included

Nearly $3,000 worth of corn was donated to the Produce Box by farmer Gary Fuller, of Granville County. Nearly $3,000 worth of corn was donated to the Produce Box by farmer Gary Fuller, of Granville County.
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Rather than throw away thousands of ears of "ugly but good" corn, foiled after very wet summer, a local farmer chose to donate them to the needy. More>>

Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools composting reduces trash by 90 percent Video included

A student at Smith Middle School composts what is left of her lunch. A student at Smith Middle School composts what is left of her lunch.
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The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district has turned to composting to cut the amount of trash it sends to the landfill by 90 percent. More>>

6 dead in Sampson Co. mobile home fire Video included

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Six people are dead after a mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning in Sampson County, investigators say.
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2 charged in fatal Rocky Mount strip club shooting

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Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>

No charges to be filed in Carrboro pedestrian-involved crash

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Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
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Greensboro plans discussion on police body cameras

Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras. Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.
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Officials in Greensboro have begun efforts to gather a panel of legal representatives to discuss police body worn cameras and public records. More>>

Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals. Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals.
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The military veterans hanging out in USO-like comfort at a community college near Fort Bragg have a universal demand for politicians running for Congress - fix problems at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Moore Co.

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A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said. More>>

NC man arrested on more than 10 drug charges

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The owner of a tattoo shop in Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged with a number of drug charges after a search warrant executed at his shop Friday evening revealed drugs, paraphernalia and over $3,000. More>>

Former Marine closes in on goal to keep coffee shop open Video included

Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life. Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life.
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A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>

Infant drowns after wandering into grandmother's pool Video included

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An 18-month-old child died Friday after being found unresponsive in his grandmother's pool at her Fayetteville home. More>>

Mother concerned for safety of man missing for 2 weeks Video included

James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014. James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014.
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A Fayetteville family is looking for answers after a 28-year-old man disappeared more than 2 weeks ago. More>>

Details unclear surrounding death of Fort Bragg paratrooper

Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg. Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg.
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The military is investigating the death of a Fort Bragg paratrooper earlier this week on base.
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Wrongfully arrested man speaks to NCCU ethics class Video included

Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype. Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype.
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A Durham man who was arrested for a crime he did not commit spoke to students at N.C. Central University about his experience. More>>

SC woman pleads guilty in Wake Forest kidnapping plot Video included

Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.

A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>

Rep. Larry Womble settles in lawsuit involving wreck

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The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>

UNC player's mother awaits investigation into alleged hazing

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The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at UNC said the family is "worried about justice" for her son. More>>

Durham police seek man on robbery charges

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Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>

Drake Landing neighbors 'disappointed' shooting will continue Video included

Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range. Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range.
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Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>

Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

Road where child killed has 'appropriate' speed limit, DOT says Video included

Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>

Fuquay-Varina bond rating improved to AAA

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Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>

Performance Fiber in Chatham County closing

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?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

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Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

Family seeks help locating missing Fayetteville man

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A Fayetteville family is asking for the public's help in locating their missing relative. More>>

New VA secretary recruits doctors, nurses at Duke Video included

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, in a discussion Friday morning at Duke, addressed the problems in the VA that have raised concerns among many American veterans. More>>

Durham's Hillside High kicks off WNCN Blitz pep rallies Video included

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For the upcoming high school football season, WNCN Blitz is kicking off its Friday morning pep rallies at Hillside High School in Durham. More>>

Jury awards $500K in NC man's stun gun death

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A jury has awarded half a million dollars to the family of a man who died after Charlotte police used a stun gun on him. More>>

UNC changes sexual violence policy after student complaints Video included

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UNC has announced new policies for dealing with sexual violence. More>>

Mayor McFarlane: Updated offer soon on Dix property

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The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park. More>>

Man claiming to be Spring Lake sexual assault suspect offers alibi Video included

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The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>

Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

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A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights. More>>

Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

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House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan. More>>

Raleigh 10-year-old earns scholarship at World Pokemon Championships

10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. 10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C.
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A 10-year-old from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. More>>

Spring Lake police still seeking man in sex assault case Video included

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Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. More>>

Durham Ice Bucket Challenge aims to help father Video included

The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati. The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati.
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It's an Ice Bucket Challenge in Durham with a twist. More>>

Woman in ICU after being hit by car in Fayetteville

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A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car late Wednesday night in Fayetteville. More>>

Harnett Co. health system loses $24M in two years Video included

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A hospital system in Harnett County has lost millions over the last two years, concerning citizens and hospital administrators. More>>

Durham road where child killed concerns neighbors Video included

Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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The DOT reports eight pedestrians have been hit in seven different crashes on Dearborn Drive in Durham since the start of 2009. More>>

Fayetteville man leads deputies to meth behind home

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A Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday after he led Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies to materials used to manufacture methamphetamine behind his residence. More>>

Spring Lake murder suspect arrested, 2nd sought

Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>

Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence Video included

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A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>

Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

Fort Bragg paratrooper found dead on base

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An 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper died Saturday on post at Fort Bragg of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound. More>>

Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

Family of Durham man, wrongfully arrested in LA, allege racial profiling Video included

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A Durham man, who was arrested in Los Angeles for a crime he did not commit, is speaking out about an incident he believes was a case of racial profiling. More>>

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban Video included

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Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>

Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

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The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach. More>>

Teen arrested in Henderson fatal shooting

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The Vance County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with an Aug. 23 fatal shooting. More>>

Historic Raleigh cemetery near Cameron Village needs sprucing up Video included

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The Oberlin cemetery is located near Cameron Village in downtown Raleigh. More>>

4 UNC players suspended over 'violations of team policy' Video included

Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill. Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.
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Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place. More>>

EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner

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Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

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