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    Lovette found not guilty of first-degree murder in Duke student's death Video included

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    A jury unanimously found Laurence Lovette not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato. More>>

    3 dead, 3 Cumberland deputies injured in shooting Video included

    Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville. Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.
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    Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting Wednesday morning just outside Fayetteville.
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    Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC

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    Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. More>>

    Still no 90s in NC, but rain returns this weekend

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    This July is going to end up having more days below 90 than above and the cool weather will last into August. More>>

    8-year-old dies after being hit by car in Raleigh

    Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
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    An 8-year-old who police said darted into traffic and was hit by a car Monday died Wednesday around 1:40 a.m., according WakeMed. More>>

    NC weighs giving upfront money for promised jobs

    North Carolina lawmakers are considering breaking with a generation of state job-hunting efforts and giving corporations upfront money to move. More>>

    Ukraine: Clashes prevent visit to jet debris site

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    Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still... More>>

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    Passenger dies on flight from Hawaii to Phoenix

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    The woman, who was in her 50s, was unconscious and had no pulse when the plane landed in Phoenix on Wednesday morning. More>>

    Emergency room of Charlotte hospital fully reopens after patient tested

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    According to officials, a patient arrived at Carolinas Medical Center Emergency Department on Tuesday evening after visiting a country known for high risk of infectious diseases.
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    Durham police find missing woman, 4-year-old

    An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn  at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street. An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street.
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    Durham Police said Wednesday that a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman were located at a bus station in Durham. More>>

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    Adoptive parents of Erica Parsons arrested, face 76 charges

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    US Marshals picked up the Parsons around 6 a.m. and drove them to a federal courthouse in Winston-Salem where they will face fraud charges. More>>

    Dr. Campbell: New gene therapy may replace pacemaker implants Video included

    A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future.  A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future.
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    A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future. More>>

    Jail escapees from Avery County caught in GA

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    According to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office, Calvin and Phillip Metcalf are being held as fugitives in Georgia.
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    Coast Guard: Drownings up from NJ to NC coast

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    The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

    Hundreds of teens have died playing this old, but popular game Video included

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    It's troubling and alarming an old trend is resurfacing, teens across the country are passing out to get high, and the consequences could be deadly. More>>

    NC elections board sets special judicial filing

    The State Board of Elections today set a special filing period for three North Carolina judicial seats. More>>

    NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detectives say they have made an arrest in a 20-year-old sexual assault case. More>>

    Amtrak services delayed in Morrisville due to freight train derailment Video included

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    Amtrak services are delayed in Morrisville due to a freight trail derailment, authorities said.


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    Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold Video included

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    Law enforcement and rescuers of sex slaves report that because of a saturation of human trafficking in the deep South, more human traffickers are bringing young girls to Middle Tennessee. More>>

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

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    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. More>>

    Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

    Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse) Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse)
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    Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. More>>

    Durham police searching for missing woman, 4-year-old boy

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    Durham police are asking for assistance in locating a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman last seen July 18 at the bus station on Pettigrew Street. More>>

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

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    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.... More>>

    NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

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    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective say they have arrested a man for his part in a 20-year-old sexual assault case. More>>

    Republican leaders: NC budget raises teacher pay $3,500 Video included

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    Republican Leaders announced Tuesday they have reached a budget deal, one that includes 7 percent raises for teachers and preserves teacher assistants. More>>

    NC military who were victims of scheme will have debts forgiven Video included

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    North Carolina military service members who were victims of a financing scheme will have their debts forgiven and their credit cleared. More>>

    Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

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    Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. More>>

    Worker files complaint with Dept. of Labor after being let go Video included

    Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work.
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    A Durham man who says he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he waited weeks to get, has filed a complaint with the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Employment Discrimination Bureau. More>>

    Debate over seismic testing off NC coast on the horizon Video included

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    A plan by the federal government could change the landscape of the North Carolina coast. While millions of people flock to our beaches each year, the Obama administration has approved the use of seismic testing to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, including here in North Carolina.From
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    'Puppy mill' regulations removed from proposed state budget Video included

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    Senate leaders say they did not consider language regulating dog breeders in the state budget because of "unethical" actions of lobbyists for the bill. More>>

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    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
    • Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

      Canes captain has surgery to fix muscle injury

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:21:02 GMT
      The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
      The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.
    • Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

      Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:00:51 GMT
      The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
      This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
      This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
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