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    Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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    One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Hot, humid Labor Day weekend with some rain

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    Clouds may have help keep temperatures near 80 Friday, but heat near 90 will be the rule most of the holiday weekend.  More>>

    Former Marine closes in on goal to keep coffee shop open

    Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life. Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life.
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    A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>

    NASCAR's Stewart expresses sadness, pain over death at track Video included

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    NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever." More>>

    Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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    Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Infant dies at Fayetteville pool

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    An 18-month-old child was found unresponsive in a pool located on Whisper Oaks Court. More>>

    SC woman pleads guilty in Wake Forest kidnapping plot

    Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.

    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>

    Durham's Hillside High kicks off WNCN Blitz pep rallies Video included

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    For the upcoming high school football season, WNCN Blitz is kicking off its Friday morning pep rallies at Hillside High School in Durham. More>>

    Road where child killed has 'appropriate' speed limit, DOT says

    Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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    The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>

    Man claiming to be Spring Lake sexual assault suspect offers alibi Video included

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    The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>

    Spring Lake murder suspect arrested, 2nd sought

    Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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    Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>

    Durham police seek man on robbery charges

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    Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>

    Drake Landing neighbors 'disappointed' shooting will continue

    Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range. Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range.
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    Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>

    No charges to be filed in Carrboro pedestrian-involved crash

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    Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
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    Google drone could one day deliver packages Video included

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    Google has confirmed that it is working on a drone that could deliver small packages. More>>

    Fuquay-Varina bond rating improved to AAA

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    Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>

    Performance Fiber in Chatham County closing

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    ?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>

    New VA secretary recruits doctors, nurses at Duke Video included

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, in a discussion Friday morning at Duke, addressed the problems in the VA that have raised concerns among many American veterans. More>>

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    • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
    • Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:43 GMT
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
    • Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:44:36 GMT
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
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    • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where they
      Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
    • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:52:20 GMT
      Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
      Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    • Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:32:09 GMT
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
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