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    A pleasant end to the week before the heat returns this weekend

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    Behind Thursday's storms, we'll see pleasant weather to end the work week but, don't expect these conditions to last long as the 90s could return as early as Saturday. More>>

    2 charged with murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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    A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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    Harnett Co. neighbors sound off on fracking Video included

    Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier. Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier.
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    People in North Carolina, who could see some of the first wells for natural gas fracking, are sounding off.
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    Penn. company illegally trying to purchase mineral rights in NC Video included

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    It has been less than three months since North Carolina lawmakers approved fracking in the state and now one out-of-state company ready to get the ball rolling.


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    School systems anxious for new budget as school year begins

    Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner
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    Three weeks into the new fiscal year, there is still no new state budget and Wake County school board members are anxiously watching for a new plan for teacher raises. More>>

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

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    French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials... More>>

    North Carolina fugitive caught after 13-day search

    A man who escaped from a Richmond County sheriff's deputy earlier this month has been captured. More>>

    Traveler catches epic lightning strike on flight

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    Traveler Gina Hyams caught a massive cloud-to-ground lightning strike while on a flight Thursday.

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    Clayton Youth Theater prepping for opening night Video included

    The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.” The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.”
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    Some Johnston County teenagers channeled their inner Broadway Thursday night. More>>

    Man shot in leg near Poole, Fisher roads in Raleigh

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    A man was shot in the leg Thursday near the intersection of Poole and Fisher roads in Raleigh. More>>

    9-Year-old boy survives lightning strike Video included

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    The afternoon of June 25th, the Felder family was practicing track events at the Johnson C. Smith Stadium when the worst happened. More>>

    NC House fails to concur on moped regulations

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    The North Carolina House Thursday rejected a bill requiring insurance for moped drivers. More>>

    Event in Fayetteville aims to help homeless, especially veterans Video included

    A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless. A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless.
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    Hundreds of homeless or nearly homeless people were in Fayetteville’s Festival Park on Thursday to get some assistance.


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    Durham police identify 3 teens who caused bus explosion

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    The three teens left a bottle on a bus Tuesday night that caused a small explosion. More>>

    Worker dies when trench collapses at Fort Bragg Video included

    Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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    Emergency officials say a recovery operation is underway at Fort Bragg for a worker who was trapped in a collapsed trench.
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    Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

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    A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. More>>

    GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes

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    An omnibus bill backed by Republican leaders in the North Carolina House is seeking to make dozens of changes to state laws. More>>

    Police: Shot that killed 7-year-old did not come from inside home Video included

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    A 7-year-old boy has died after being shot at a home near Parkview Street in Wilson Wednesday night. More>>

    NC Senate passes Medicaid reform legislation

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    The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. More>>

    Another trial delay for former NC lawmaker

    Rep. Stephen LaRoque was convicted on 10 counts involving theft from a non-profit receiving federal funds, money laundering and making false statements. Rep. Stephen LaRoque was convicted on 10 counts involving theft from a non-profit receiving federal funds, money laundering and making false statements.
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    The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again. More>>

    Wake Forest man Tased twice by police after resisting arrest

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    Wake Forest police Tased a 20-year-old man twice Wednesday after he resisted arrest. More>>

    Mobile Sept. 11 museum honoring firefighters visits Raleigh Video included

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    A mobile museum honoring Sept. 11 and the role of firefighters is in Raleigh this week.
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    Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to headline NC Farm Aid

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    Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. More>>

    Raleigh neighborhood hopes 'nasty water' clears up soon Video included

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    A Raleigh neighborhood plagued with filthy drinking water is hoping to see some relief after a new, larger water tank was installed. More>>

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    • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

      Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

      Friday, July 25 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:23:16 GMT
      French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali.
      French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials...
    • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

      Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 06:56:56 GMT
      The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
      An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
    • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

      UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

      Thursday, July 24 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:15:02 GMT
      Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.
      A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...
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