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    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>>

    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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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Raleigh mother accused of biting, breaking ribs of 16-week-old baby

    Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby. Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby.
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    A Raleigh mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she bit and broke her 16-week-old’s ribs. More>>

    Friends say Charlotte woman infected with Ebola 'very weak and tired'

    David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org) David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
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    A Charlotte woman who volunteered to save the lives of Ebola patient in Liberia is now fighting the disease herself.
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    Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

    Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner
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    Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

    Duke expert: NC ban on gay marriage won't stand

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    A Duke professor says North Carolina's ban on gay marriage won't hold up after Monday's federal court ruling in Virginia. 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>>

    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>>

    Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

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    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the... More>>

    Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling

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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>>

    '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>>

    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 has died in Georgia. More>>

    Police: Scammer pretended to be pastor with daughter who posed nude

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    A South Carolina man who posed as a Charlotte-area pastor and State Bureau of Investigation agent to steal victims’ money is now under arrest. More>>

    Section of Cary's Carpenter Upchurch Road to close

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    Carpenter Upchurch Road at Green Hope High School in Cary will be closed for three weeks starting Thursday, officials said. More>>

    8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    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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    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic. More>>

    Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

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    President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday. More>>

    4 arrested for shoplifting $4K in merchandise in Wilmington

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    Police in Wilmington have arrested four people who they say went on a shoplifting spree and took $4,500 in merchandise from a variety of stores. More>>

    Roundabout to be installed near Green Hope High School

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    A portion of Carpenter Upchurch Road will be closed for three weeks for the installation of a roundabout and right turn lane. More>>

    3 injured in Harnett Co. shooting

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    Three people were injured in a shooting a Kangaroo store in Harnett County Monday afternoon. More>>

    Jury deliberating in Lovette murder trial

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    Jury deliberations resumed Tuesday in the trial of Laurence Lovette, a Durham man accused of killing a Duke graduate student. More>>

    Wilmington man advances to American Ninja Warrior finals

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    A Wilmington chef advances to the finals of NBC's competition series American Ninja Warrior after completing the challenging course in Monday's episode. More>>

    Greenville police say dog shot over parking space

    Greenville police have arrested a man on an animal cruelty charge after they say he shot a dog he said would not leave a parking space. More>>

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