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    Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair. Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair.

    More than $100k in penalties issued in NC State Fair accident

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    The Department of Labor issued more than $100k in penalties in connection with an accident at the State Fair in 2013 that injured five people.
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    9th suspect arrested in Wake Forest kidnapping

    Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.
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    The ninth suspect named in an indictment handed up Tuesday has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man.   
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    St. Aug's names interim president

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    St. Augustine's has tapped Dr. Everett Blair Ward to be the university's interim president after the school's board of trustees fired president Dianne Boardley Suber earlier this month before she could retire. More>>

    Showers, storms return to North Carolina Friday

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    A cold front that moved through the state will allow cooler but drier air into central North Carolina today.  Another cold front will approach the state on Friday.


    Today will be sunny with a high around 70.  
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    Committee proposes rules for drone use in NC

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    A legislative committee approved a set of regulations that it hopes will calm people's fears about the use of drones while allowing the industry to flourish. More>>

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    • More than $100k in penalties issued in NC State Fair accident

      More than $100k in penalties issued in NC State Fair accident

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:20:30 GMT
      Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair.Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair.
      The Department of Labor issued more than $100k in penalties in connection with an accident at the State Fair in 2013 that injured five people.
      The Department of Labor issued more than $100k in penalties in connection with an accident at the State Fair in 2013 that injured five people.
    • Raleigh police release photos of robbers of sweepstakes parlor

      Raleigh police release photos of robbers of sweepstakes parlor

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:08:46 GMT
      Raleigh police released images of two suspects said to have shot a man at an Internet sweepstakes parlor in Raleigh Wednesday on Crabtree Boulevard.

      Raleigh police released images of two suspects said to have shot a man at an Internet sweepstakes parlor in Raleigh Wednesday on Crabtree Boulevard.
    • Campbell University president to retire in 2015

      Campbell University president to retire in 2015

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:26:43 GMT
      Campbell University says President Jerry Wallace will retire in 2015, ending an 11-year tenure highlighted by the opening of a medical school and the resurrection of the football program.
      Campbell University says President Jerry Wallace will retire in 2015, ending an 11-year tenure highlighted by the opening of a medical school and the resurrection of the football program.
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    • Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

      Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:49:19 GMT
      Image from CNN/KHOU-TVImage from CNN/KHOU-TV
      In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
      In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
    • Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

      Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

      Monday, April 14 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:07:04 GMT
      Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
      Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
    • Indictment: Prosecutor was target of Wake Forest kidnapping

      Indictment: Prosecutor was target of Wake Forest kidnapping

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:57:33 GMT
      The U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest homeThe U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest home
      Nine people have been indicted in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man whose daughter prosecuted a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang.
      Nine people have been indicted in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man whose daughter prosecuted a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang.
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    • WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
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