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    NC WEATHER: Few storms mix with 90s, humidity

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    Yet another day below 90 in the Triangle Tuesday, but hotter weather and storms are in the forecast the rest of the week. 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>>

    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>>

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

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    Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier. More>>

    10 dead, 22 missing in Hiroshima landslide

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    Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said. More>>

    Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

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    The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square. More>>

    Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

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    The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California... 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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    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>>

    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>>

    Patient in CA hospital being tested for Ebola

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    An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.

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    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>>

    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>>

    MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown Video included

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    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

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

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

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    Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state. More>>

    Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

    An officer arrests a demonstrator during the seventh Moral Monday protest. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN) An officer arrests a demonstrator during the seventh Moral Monday protest. (Jeff Reeves, WNCN)
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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>>

    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>>

    Woman, 86, writes 1st book - a steamy romance novel

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    An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. 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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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

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    It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked. More>>

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    • Raleigh woman in Israel: 'It's just instant terror'

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

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:26:00 GMT
      The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.
      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.
      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.
    • Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban

      Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:00:09 GMT
      Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.
      A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public.
      A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public.
    • Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

      Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:55:20 GMT
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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.
      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.
    • PoliticsMore>>

    • NC lawmakers reach compromise on coal ash measure

      NC lawmakers reach compromise on coal ash measure

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:47:46 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

      Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:56:39 GMT
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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.
      A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill.
    • Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte

      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.
      Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.
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    • Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

      Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:34:33 GMT
      Flooding from heavy monsoon season rains in the Phoenix area forced authorities on Tuesday to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17, while elsewhere firefighters rescued multiple motorists...
      Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state.
    • Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

      Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:05:34 GMT
      Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo are trying to hammer out a roadmap for the Gaza Strip after Egypt announced a 24-hour extension of the cease-fire to allow more time for the talks.
      Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza...
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      Kansas City officer faces review for Michael Brown Facebook posts

      Kansas City officer faces review for Michael Brown Facebook posts

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:14:58 GMT
      A Kansas City Police Department officer vented on Facebook about the Michael Brown shooting, and now he faces an internal review.
      A Kansas City Police Department officer vented on Facebook about the Michael Brown shooting, and now he faces an internal review.
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    • Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

      Brazen 'sliding' thieves targeting cars at SC gas pumps, sheriff warns

      Monday, August 18 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:34:12 GMT
      It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
      It's a crime of opportunity cops call "sliding." Thieves are targeting unsuspecting motorists while they are pumping gas -- and it only takes seconds.It's a trend that's on the rise nationwide.Imagine you are getting out of your car to pump gas, leaving your door unlocked.
    • Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

      Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:04:48 GMT
      Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages...
      Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of...
    • NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

      NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:06:28 GMT
      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)
      Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
      Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times.
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