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    America doctor with Ebola to be released from Atlanta hospital

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    An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be released from an Atlanta hospital on Thursday, officials said. 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

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    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 not by a... 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>>

    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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    NC WEATHER: Hot and humid before a cooler weekend

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    Hot weather will rule the next two days before some cooler air moves in for next week.

    Yesterday, the Triangle finally made it to 90 for only the second time this August.  Today, everyone will see low to middle 90s
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    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>>

    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>>

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

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    An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing on Thursday, the group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant achievement for... More>>

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

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    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... More>>

    Holder says he understands mistrust of police Video included

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    Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he... 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>>

    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>>

    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants Video included

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    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>

    U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Va. Video included

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    The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia. 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 Video included

    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>>

    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>>

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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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    • Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

      Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:14:04 GMT
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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.
      A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit.
    • 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
      File photoFile photo
      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.
    • EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:36:46 GMT
      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.
      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.
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    • America doctor with Ebola to be released from Atlanta hospital

      America doctor with Ebola to be released from Atlanta hospital

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:27:14 GMT
      Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file)Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file)
      An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be released from an Atlanta hospital on Thursday, officials said.
      An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be released from an Atlanta hospital on Thursday, officials said.
    • Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

      Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:53:49 GMT
      The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
      An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing on Thursday, the group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant achievement for...
    • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

      Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:16:02 GMT
      The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by...
      The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice...
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