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    Sunny and hot weekend ahead

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    After a cloudy end to the work week, the sunshine will return over the weekend bringing the 90s back for afternoon highs. More>>

    175-year-old Hillsborough inn faces demolition Video included

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    A Hillsborough building with 175 years of history could soon come down board by board. More>>

    Ride-sharing services no longer welcome at RDU Video included

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    Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are no longer welcome at RDU International Airport. More>>

    'Supermoon' visible this weekend

    The full moon rises behind statues of angels fixed at the St. Isaak's Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) The full moon rises behind statues of angels fixed at the St. Isaak's Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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    People will be able to experience this summer’s phenomenon known as the “supermoon” this weekend. More>>

    Israel strikes Gaza mosque as death toll tops 120

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    Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas in Gaza hit a mosque its military says concealed the militant group's weapons, as the Palestinian death toll topped 120 Saturday in an offensive that showed no signs of slowing down. More>>

    Kerry meeting again with Afghan candidates

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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections. More>>

    Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

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    Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian. More>>

    Fayetteville mayor proposes youth curfew Video included

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    The anti-violence rally in Fayetteville earlier this week prompted Mayor Nat Robertson to think about how he could use policy to reduce violent crime in the city. More>>

    Search for Gastonia woman, who faked drowning, tops $50,000

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    Authorities in North Myrtle Beach are still crunching the final numbers, but so far the search for Amy Arrington stands at more than $50,000. More>>

    McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

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    Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a new poet laureate for North Carolina. More>>

    Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

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    Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter. More>>

    Cary woman pleads guilty in strangling death of husband Video included

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    A Cary woman accused of strangling her husband is now out of jail and on probation. More>>

    Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

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    A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime. More>>

    Rex Hospital lockdown due to threatening phone call Video included

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    Part of the Rex Hospital medical campus was on lockdown Friday because of a threatening phone call, authorities said.


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    Man arrested in June 1 Siler City shooting death

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    The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office charged a 42-year-old man with murder in connection with a fatal shooting June 1 outside Siler City. More>>

    Judge intends to free man in Durham murder misconduct case Video included

    A North Carolina judge is considering bail for a man imprisoned 20 years after a double murder conviction marked by misconduct by Durham police and the prosecutor disbarred after the Duke lacrosse case. More>>

    Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

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    Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections. More>>

    NC budget meeting canceled until next week

    Lawmakers debate proposed budgets from the House and Senate. Lawmakers debate proposed budgets from the House and Senate.

    Another public meeting to keep trying to work out differences between the House and Senate on North Carolina's new budget has been scrapped. More>>

    Gay blood drive held in Durham Video included

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    Cities across North Carolina are taking part in a nationwide effort to bring attention to the ban against gay men from donating blood. More>>

    Police ID body found in car in Fayetteville parking lot Video included

    The body of a man was discovered in the back of a 2004 Malibu in a parking lot in Fayetteville Thursday night. The body of a man was discovered in the back of a 2004 Malibu in a parking lot in Fayetteville Thursday night.
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    Fayetteville Police officers are investigating a death after a body was recovered in the back of a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Thursday night. More>>

    Home Depot fires dad in Ga. toddler death case

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    The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. More>>

    NC Commerce division gets grant for job training

    The N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions in the state Department of Commerce has received a federal grant to expand its programs to train workers who lost a job in high-demand industries. More>>

    NC police chief offers amnesty for illegal guns

    The police chief in Fayetteville is offering people who possess an illegal firearm to give them up without the threat of legal action. More>>

    Asian restaurant owners targeted in robberies, home invasions Video included

    The owner of New Jumbo China was followed home, robbed and pistol whipped. The owner of New Jumbo China was followed home, robbed and pistol whipped.
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    Crooks behind a string of robberies and violent home invasions in eastern North Carolina are targeting the owners of Asian restaurants, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol Firearms and Explosives. More>>

    2 families displaced after Fayetteville apartment fire

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    The Red Cross is assisting two families in Fayetteville after a fire broke out at an apartment at the Stewart Creek Community Thursday. More>>

    Dr. Campbell: EKG screening of high school athletes Video included

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    When a seemingly healthy young athlete suddenly drops dead while playing sports, it's tragic and hard to accept. Some estimate that nearly 100 young athletes die every year in the U.S. from a preventable sudden cardiac arrest—if their underlying disorder had been previously identified. More>>

    Gunman demanded to know ex-wife's whereabouts

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    A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was,... More>>

    Amtrak train hits unoccupied vehicle in Cary

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    A Charlotte-bound train hit an unoccupied vehicle Thursday in Cary, Amtrak confirmed. More>>

    Shooting victim is ex of woman honored at Fayetteville anti-violence rally Video included

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    A man shot this week in Fayetteville was the ex-boyfriend of a woman who was honored at an anti-violence rally just hours earlier. More>>

    Durham police chief says officers not trained to lie to search homes Video included

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    Durham's police chief called a claim by some officers that they lied in order to search a home an "isolated incident." More>>

    Families rally in Raleigh against 'parental alienation' Video included

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    A rally to raise awareness about parental and grandparent alienation was held outside the Wake County courthouse Thursday. More>>

    Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

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    The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
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    Raleigh Powerball winner to fund scholarship with prize money

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    A Raleigh woman who won $2 million in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing said she will dedicate some of her prize money to education. More>>

    • PoliticsMore>>

    • Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Friday, July 11 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-11 22:55:11 GMT
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
    • Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Friday, July 11 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:56:13 GMT
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      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
    • NC budget meeting canceled until next week

      NC budget meeting canceled until next week

      Lawmakers debate proposed budgets from the House and Senate.Lawmakers debate proposed budgets from the House and Senate.
      Another public meeting to keep trying to work out differences between the House and Senate on North Carolina's new budget has been scrapped.
      Another public meeting to keep trying to work out differences between the House and Senate on North Carolina's new budget has been scrapped.
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    • Orange Co. sheriff cautions buyers, sellers about online scams

      Orange Co. sheriff cautions buyers, sellers about online scams

      Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:25:13 GMT
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      An Orange County man's negative experience on Craigslist is serving as a cautionary tale for consumers looking for that too-good-to-be-true deal.
      An Orange County man's negative experience on Craigslist is serving as a cautionary tale for consumers looking for that too-good-to-be-true deal.
    • Durham is national leader in texting to 911

      Durham is national leader in texting to 911

      Thursday, July 3 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-03 23:24:27 GMT
      Texting is a 20-year-old technology; but when factoring in 911, it’s the newest innovation in emergency response.“We average one thousand 911 calls a day,” said James Soukup, director of the Durham Emergency Communications Center.Being a dispatcher is a job where every second counts, and the more ways you can communicate with that operator increases the odds of lives being saved.“It’s here now, and it’s up to the 911 centers to get the technology to be able to use it,” Soukup said. “There are...
      Texting is a 20-year-old technology; but when factoring in 911, it’s the newest innovation in emergency response.“We average one thousand 911 calls a day,” said James Soukup, director of the Durham Emergency Communications Center.Being a dispatcher is a job where every second counts, and the more ways you can communicate with that operator increases the odds of lives being saved.“It’s here now, and it’s up to the 911 centers to get the technology to be able to use it,” Soukup said. “There are...
    • Families take stories of cancer, birth defects to NC lawmakers

      Families take stories of cancer, birth defects to NC lawmakers

      Sunday, June 29 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-06-29 17:34:44 GMT
      Kim Brewer, who lives near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station, said her daughter Ava was born with Chiari malformation.Kim Brewer, who lives near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station, said her daughter Ava was born with Chiari malformation.
      Settled just outside Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station in Salisbury is the town of Dukeville, where families say dozens of people have died from brain tumors.
      Families living near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station say dozens of people in their neighborhood have died from brain tumors.
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    • McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

      McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

      Friday, July 11 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:38:36 GMT
      Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a new poet laureate for North Carolina.
      Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a new poet laureate for North Carolina.
    • Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Friday, July 11 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-11 22:55:11 GMT
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
    • Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Friday, July 11 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:56:13 GMT
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      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
    • World Cup 2014More>>

    • Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

      Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

      Saturday, July 12 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-12 04:05:36 GMT
      President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
      President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.
    • ON THIS DAY: Zidane gives France 1st World Cup win

      ON THIS DAY: Zidane gives France 1st World Cup win

      Friday, July 11 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:34:20 GMT
      By PAN PYLAS and ANNE-MARIE BELGRAVE Associated Press On July 12 in World Cup history: Zinedine Zidane's headers help France beat subdued Brazil in 1998 home final.
      By PAN PYLAS and ANNE-MARIE BELGRAVE Associated Press On July 12 in World Cup history: Zinedine Zidane's headers help France beat subdued Brazil in 1998 home final.
    • A look at some of the best goals at the World Cup

      A look at some of the best goals at the World Cup

      Friday, July 11 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:27:16 GMT
      Robin van Persie scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup with a diving header, and James Rodriguez blasted in one of the tournament's most spectacular after controlling the ball with his...
      Robin van Persie scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup with a diving header, and James Rodriguez blasted in one of the tournament's most spectacular after controlling the ball with his chest and...
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    • Woman finds 7 ft. snake in her engine after car breaks down

      Woman finds 7 ft. snake in her engine after car breaks down

      Friday, July 11 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:23:29 GMT
      A woman was terrified when she found out what caused her car to break down. Jackson Ault pulled over to help the woman. When he opened the hood of her car, a 20 pound python stared him down. He said it looked right at him, flicked its tongue and looking at kind of freaked him out a little bit.They called police and Lt. Louis Carlos had a much different reaction. He wanted to hold it and with with no fear at all, the officer took the snake off the engine, and babysat it until animal control go...
      A woman was terrified when she found out what caused her car to break down. Jackson Ault pulled over to help the woman. When he opened the hood of her car, a 20 pound python stared him down. He said it looked right at him, flicked its tongue and looking at kind of freaked him out a little bit.They called police and Lt. Louis Carlos had a much different reaction. He wanted to hold it and with with no fear at all, the officer took the snake off the engine, and babysat it until animal control go...
    • 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.
    • Ride-sharing services no longer welcome at RDU

      Ride-sharing services no longer welcome at RDU

      Friday, July 11 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-12 00:45:34 GMT
      Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are no longer welcome at RDU International Airport.
      Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are no longer welcome at RDU International Airport.
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    • Public welcome at WNCN's Education Town Hall July 16

      Public welcome at WNCN's Education Town Hall July 16

      Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:27:08 GMT
      WNCN will host an Education Town Hall on July 16 in Raleigh – and you are invited.The live discussion will be at the Burning Coal Theater at 224 Polk Street in Raleigh. The Burning Coal Theater is part of the historic Murphey School in downtown Raleigh.The event will be broadcast live from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m and continue live on WNCN.com after 7:30 p.m. However, guests are asked to arrive by 6:15 p.m. The event will include State Superintendent June Atkinson and many members of the House and ...
      WNCN will host an Education Town Hall on July 16 in Raleigh – and you are invited.The live discussion will be at the Burning Coal Theater at 224 Polk Street in Raleigh. The Burning Coal Theater is part of the historic Murphey School in downtown Raleigh.The event will be broadcast live from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m and continue live on WNCN.com after 7:30 p.m. However, guests are asked to arrive by 6:15 p.m. The event will include State Superintendent June Atkinson and many members of the House and ...
    • Portion of Cary Pkwy to be closed for railroad crossing improvements

      Portion of Cary Pkwy to be closed for railroad crossing improvements

      Monday, July 7 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:57:59 GMT
      A portion of Cary Pkwy will be closed through mid-August while improvements are made to the railroad crossing at the Old Apex Rd. intersection.
      A portion of Cary Pkwy will be closed through mid-August while improvements are made to the railroad crossing at the Old Apex Rd. intersection.
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