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Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier. Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier.

Harnett Co. neighbors sound off on fracking Video included

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People in North Carolina, who could see some of the first wells for natural gas fracking, are sounding off.
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Durham police search for missing woman

Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11. Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11.
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?Durham Police are trying to locate a woman who has been missing for about two weeks. More>>

2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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UNC inviting ex-athletes back to complete degrees

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North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
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Millions in insurance rebates coming to Carolinas

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Millions of dollars in health insurance rebates will be coming to consumers in South Carolina and North Carolina from companies the government says spent too much of premium dollars on profits and red tape last year.
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Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied. Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.
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A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. The 70-year-old former Army captain is serving three life sentences in the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, Colette, and 5-year-old Kimberley and 2-year-old Kristen in their Fort Bragg home. More>>

Panthers to unveil 2014 team, stadium upgrades

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The Carolina Panthers are giving their fans an early treat by holding their annual Fan Fest at their newly renovated home.
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2 charged in fatal attack on UNC professor

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A professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has died after an attack near campus, and two men face multiple charges in the incident. More>>

Man shot in leg near Poole, Fisher roads in Raleigh

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A man was shot in the leg Thursday near the intersection of Poole and Fisher roads in Raleigh. More>>

Event in Fayetteville aims to help homeless, especially veterans Video included

A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless. A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless.
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Hundreds of homeless or nearly homeless people were in Fayetteville’s Festival Park on Thursday to get some assistance.


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Durham police identify 3 teens who caused bus explosion

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The three teens left a bottle on a bus Tuesday night that caused a small explosion. More>>

Worker dies when trench collapses at Fort Bragg Video included

Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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Emergency officials say a recovery operation is underway at Fort Bragg for a worker who was trapped in a collapsed trench.
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NC House fails to concur on moped regulations

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

The North Carolina House has rejected a Senate version of a bill creating new regulations for mopeds. More>>

Wake Forest man Tased twice by police after resisting arrest

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Wake Forest police Tased a 20-year-old man twice Wednesday after he resisted arrest. More>>

Facebook tip helps find missing Ocean Isle Beach teen

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives announced 16-year-old Haley Brook Clark from Ocean Isle Beach has been located and she is safe. More>>

Mobile Sept. 11 museum honoring firefighters visits Raleigh Video included

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A mobile museum honoring Sept. 11 and the role of firefighters is in Raleigh this week.
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Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to headline NC Farm Aid Video included

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Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. More>>

Gorillas to stay at NC Zoo Video included

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The NC Zoo says it will be keeping its gorilla exhibit.
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Durham police release video of 3 teens who left homemade bomb on bus Video included

Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board. Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board.
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Durham police said Wednesday that three teens getting off a Bull City Connector bus left a drink bottle that exploded around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. More>>

NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed Video included

Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. More>>

Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh Video included

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A Texas school district once again held a job fair in Raleigh looking for teachers who are fed-up with stale salaries in North Carolina.
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2 men in Fuquay-Varina died of gunshot wounds

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Two people found dead inside a Fuquay-Varina home Saturday died from gunshot wounds, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Raleigh named top city for business, careers

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Raleigh is ranked No. 1 by Forbes for cities to do business. Charlotte is No. 12.
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Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

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U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.The lingering session means Tillis has had to split his time between negotiating in Raleigh as House speaker while running for the Senate. More>>

Asheville Officer Won't Face Charges In Teen Death

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed.
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Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that District Attorney Ron Moore's decision comes 10 months after 19-year-old Alexander Jamar Marion was killed. More>>

Reward offered in Holly Springs McDonald's employee kidnapping

Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it. Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it.
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Raleigh police are offering a reward leading to an arrest in connection with a July 2 robbery attempt and kidnapping of a Holly Springs McDonald’s employee. More>>

Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist Video included

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A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed. More>>

Fayetteville agencies join forces to help human trafficking victim Video included

Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize. Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize.
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A woman who was forced into prostitution in Fayetteville is getting help, and her story is both an example of how Fayetteville can help trafficking victims and how the city could still improve.
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Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Is minimum wage enough? Video included

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The push for a higher minimum wage gets a boost from a nationwide campaign. It is called, “Live the Wage.” In the span of a week, elected officials and community leaders vow to live off $77. More>>

Pedestrian hit, killed by truck on S. Saunders St. Video included

Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St. Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St.
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Police say one person is dead after a truck hit a pedestrian Tuesday night in the area of South Saunders Street and Pecan Road in Raleigh.
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Special honor for troubled state crime lab

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North Carolina’s crime lab is now the only system in the country to obtain dual international accreditation.   More>>

Durham student excels in school while caring for mom Video included

Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance. Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance.
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Durham's Kayla Kinard manages to excel in school while caring for her ailing mother.
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McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

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Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County. More>>

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus Video included

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. More>>

Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River Video included

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February. More>>

Food trucks feed the hungry at Durham Rescue Mission Video included

Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there. Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there.
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Food truck owners in Durham are giving back through what they're calling a "Pay It Forward" lunch. More>>

Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

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An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers. More>>

Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds Video included

A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job. More>>

Lumberton woman finds husband murdered; deputies looking for killer

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Robeson County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 480 block of Harlie Road in Lumberton Tuesday morning after one o'clock.Charlotte Mendoza called 911 when she found her husband, Oscar Mendoza, laying on the ground at the doorsteps of their homebleeding from his head, nose ,and mouth. Mr. Mendoza was pronounced dead and an autopsy is pending.Homicide and Major Crimes Divisions are investigating. No arrests have be made. Anyone with information please called the Sheriff's Office at 910-671-... More>>

Community rallies to stop move of Franklin Co. principal Video included

Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school.
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Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. More>>

AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief Video included

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Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday. More>>

NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference

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North Carolina police chiefs are down in Wilmington for a conference. More>>

NC pension changes near final legislative approval

The General Assembly is one vote away from finalizing changes to North Carolina's government retirement system in part to prevent the system from having to pay for some large pension spikes for high-income workers. More>>

NC sales tax limit for counties reviewed by Senate Video included

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

Senate Republicans have retooled a proposal limiting local sales taxes in North Carolina but could still stop two large counties from putting referenda on the ballot this fall. More>>

Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

Program looks to help children of fallen service members Video included

The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program. The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program.
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A summer program aims to help teens who have lost a parent in the line of duty. More>>

The sky is the limit for private UAV users Video included

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With unmanned aerial vehicles becoming more affordable, more people are taking to the skies but what do you need to know before taking flight? More>>

Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears Video included

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Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in. More>>

1 dead, 1 injured in New Hope Rd. crash

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A truck ran off New Hope Road in Raleigh early Monday leaving the driver dead and the passenger injured, according to authorities.
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NC Rep. Fulghum dies after cancer diagnosis

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State Rep. Jim Fulghum has died, weeks after announcing he was being treated for cancer. Molly Fulghum Heintz says her father died at his Raleigh home on Saturday evening. More>>

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    A massive fire early Friday morning destroyed a building that housed a restaurant and two apartments in Ashland City.
    A massive fire early Friday morning destroyed a building that housed a restaurant and two apartments in Ashland City.
  • World War II soldier welcomed home 69 years after his death

    World War II soldier welcomed home 69 years after his death

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    Private First Class Cecil Harris was 19 years old when he went to France to fight in World War II. A few months later, he was killed in Dambach, France. For almost 7 decades, his only surviving son wondered what happened to his father.  Edwin Harris met his father for the first and only time in the summer of 1944, when he was a newborn.
    Private First Class Cecil Harris was 19 years old when he went to France to fight in World War II. A few months later, he was killed in Dambach, France. For almost 7 decades, his only surviving son wondered what happened to his father.  Edwin Harris met his father for the first and only time in the summer of 1944, when he was a newborn.
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