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    Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh

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    A Texas school district is once again holding a job fair for teachers in Raleigh. More>>

    Police investigate small explosion on board Durham 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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    Police say a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board a commuter bus Tuesday night in downtown Durham.
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    90s return, cold front with storms Thursday

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    It has been one week since most of central North Carolina was in the 90s, but that changes today as most of us wait on a cold front Thursday. 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>>

    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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    10 confirmed cases of chikungunya in NC

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    A 10th case of a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken people for weeks as been confirmed in North Carolina. More>>

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

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    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for... More>>

    Veterans group schedules convention in Asheville

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    A national veterans group calling for peace at home and overseas is bringing its message to Asheville for its annual convention. More>>

    NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

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    A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades. More>>

    Dr. Campbell - New study suggests that we can delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease

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    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that can be quite devastating to both patient and families. Today in the U.S., more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. 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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    Raleigh mom arrested after her son helped her shoplift from Walmart

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    Police say a Raleigh woman was arrested Monday after she convinced one of her sons to help her shoplift from a Walmart in Garner. More>>

    2 suspects wanted in Fayetteville shooting, robbery

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    Police are searching for two suspect connected to a robbery and shooting Saturday in Fayetteville. 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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    NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

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    Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue. More>>

    Vance Co. baptist church destroyed in fire

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    A church in Henderson is a total loss after fire fighters say is caught fire Tuesday evening. More>>

    State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately Video included

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    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

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    Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)

    McCrory and Senate Republicans met privately Tuesday as they sought to resolve their differences over budget adjustments supposed to be settled three weeks ago. More>>

    McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
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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>>

    Raleigh man arrested after leaving mother, 98, in truck for 5 hours Video included

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    A Raleigh man was arrested in Maryland after police say he left his 98-year-old mother in a hot truck for hours while he visited a casino. More>>

    Orange Co. votes not to add voting on Sunday, will expand hours Video included

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    The Orange County Board of Elections voted against Sunday voting at a packed meeting Tuesday, but did vote to expand hours during the week.
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    Cary teen competes for chance to appear on 'America's Got Talent'

    Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect. Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect.
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    A Cary teen and a tumbling group from Wilmington are among three groups competing Wednesday on NBC's Today Show for a chance to go straight to the "America's Got Talent" live shows. 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>>

    Report says suspect pointed gun at Durham officer prior to shooting

    Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham. Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham.
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    A preliminary investigation report says that a Durham police officer who shot a suspect in the head last week shot the man after he pointed a rifle at the officer. More>>

    NC children better at math, reading than in 2005

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    A new Kids Count report released this week has good news for North Carolina children.
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    77-year-old questioned, defended as true Marine after NFL player takes his photo Video included

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    Family members are upset and hurt that their relative, James Wesley Bolden, is being called a liar and "a fake."
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    NC tax breaks OK'd for 250 IT jobs in Charlotte

    An information technology consulting company plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte within five years as it hopes to serve the city's big banks. More>>

    Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

    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>>

    Fort Bragg blood center in urgent need of blood

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    The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is in need of blood donors, particularly donors with Type O blood. More>>

    Texas school district continues to poach NC teachers Video included

    In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh. In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh.
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    The Houston Independent School District in Texas is once again poaching teachers from North Carolina. More>>

    Vandals damage a dozen graves in Gaston County

    Gaston County police say vandals have damaged about a dozen headstones in a cemetery near Stanley. More>>

    Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan

    Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake. More>>

    Tillis visits DC seeking donors for NC Senate bid

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    The ongoing General Assembly session is putting a crimp into House Speaker Thom Tillis' campaign for the U.S. Senate, but he's still mingling with donors backing his campaign. More>>

    The Clueless Chick: National Hot Dog Day Video included

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    Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day, which means it's the perfect excuse to fire up the grill for a little mid-week cookout. And what would National Hot Dog Day be without hot dog inspired party ideas from our party planning expert Jennifer Durbin. More>>

    Hybrid boat developed in Apex relies on natural gas for fuel Video included

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    Local engineers created a new boat that is environmentally friendly and less costly to drive than a standard gas-powered boat. More>>

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    • NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

      NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:11:02 GMT
      A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades.
      A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades.
    • NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

      NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:46:55 GMT
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      Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
      Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
    • State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

      State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:10:06 GMT

      The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

      The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

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    • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:04:03 GMT
      Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
      Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657...
    • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

      Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:41:57 GMT
      Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
      Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for...
    • Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

      Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:11:39 GMT
      Rotated by tugboats, the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner is being readied for its final voyage.
      The Costa Concordia cruise liner has begun its final voyage, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized, killing 32 people in 2012.
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    • Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:08:35 GMT
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
    • Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:01:10 GMT
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
    • Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

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

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:48:05 GMT
      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.
      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.
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