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    Public can comment on NC fracking at hearing

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    The public can comment on fracking rules during a meeting Wednesday with state officials. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Hot and sticky for rest of week, relief for the weekend

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    Yet another day below 90 in the Triangle yesterday, but hotter weather are in the forecast the rest of the work week.  Cooler air will move in over the weekend. More>>

    Raleigh police investigate shooting in downtown

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    Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning. 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>>

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

    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>>

    Retired general to discuss clean energy in Raleigh

    A retired U.S. Air Force general is visiting Raleigh to highlight the military's role in clean energy innovation and what this means for North Carolina's economy. 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>>

    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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    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>>

    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>>

    Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State Video included

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    In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S.... 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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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    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>>

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

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

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:38:54 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.
    • Raleigh police investigate shooting in downtown

      Raleigh police investigate shooting in downtown

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:24:36 GMT
      Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning.
      Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning.
    • 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.
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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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