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    Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida

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    Private Juliet Striped Wolf was located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, the Army said. More>>

    Security concerns may shut down fracking meeting in Sanford

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    A public meeting on fracking scheduled for Friday evening in Sanford may get canceled due to security concerns, according to a commissioner with the state Mining and Energy Commission. More>>

    NC has stiff penalties for passing stopped school bus

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    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and many of them may not even realize they are breaking the law. It's an issue that has received intense attention in North Carolina, with 13 children being hit, and killed, at bus stops since 1999. One survey on March 26 of this year recorded 429 times where a driver roared past a stopped school bus in Wake County alone. In Durham County, there were 89 violations that same day and Cumberland County had a whopping 210. Johnston Coun... More>>

    NC State charges Durham man with breaking into dorms

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    A Durham man faces multiple charges for breaking into parts of the N.C. State campus, burglaries that sparked a campus-wide crime alert. More>>

    Troopers need help solving Orange Co. double-fatal hit-and-run

    A memorial was set up at the scene where two bicyclists were killed in Orange County. A memorial was set up at the scene where two bicyclists were killed in Orange County.
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    Highway Patrol is seeking the public's help to help solve a double-fatal hit-and-run that killed two bicyclist in September 2013. More>>

    NCCU: Chief Bellamy no longer with the university

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    North Carolina Central University officials said Friday that Chief Timothy Bellamy was no longer with the university. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Even hotter today before cooler weekend

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    The hottest day of the week is here in central North Carolina, but cooler weather arrives this weekend.

    Today will be hot and humid again with highs in the lower to middle 90s.
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    Free dental exams provided to low-income children in Durham Video included

    The Durham County Department of Public Health and local dental professionals hosted a free back to school event for children of low-income families in need of dental care. The Durham County Department of Public Health and local dental professionals hosted a free back to school event for children of low-income families in need of dental care.
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    The Durham County Department of Public Health and local dental professionals hosted a free back to school event for children of low-income families in need of dental care. More>>

    Cam Newton surprises injured HS QB at Charlotte hospital

    Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com) Cam Newton visits Jaylend Ratliffe at a Charlotte hospital. (TMZ.com)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a surprise hospital visit to a high school quarterback recovering from a brain injury. More>>

    UNC police defend delay in dorm room burglary alert Video included

    Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping. Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping.
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    UNC police said they waited more than 24 hours to alert students  about two burglaries so that their investigation would not be jeopardized. More>>

    Democrats reframe debate on health care

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    President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of... More>>

    New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

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    Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens... More>>

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

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    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. More>>

    2 rescued in Fayetteville fire

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    Fayetteville firefighters rescued a 79-year-old woman and 48-year-old man Friday morning when responding to a fire at 990 Wayside Road. More>>

    Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

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    Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's... More>>

    Racial profiling trial of NC sheriff winds down

    The federal trial of a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers is nearing its close. More>>

    'Active shooter' drill to take place at Ligon Middle in Raleigh Video included

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    The Wake County Sheriff's Office will hold an “active shooter” training exercise at Ligon GT Magnet School Friday morning. More>>

    Survey on NC coast to study continental drift

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    Researchers plan to study the ocean floor off North Carolina using sonic blasts to learn how the continents broke apart. More>>

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    • SBI changes could affect 2016 NC gubernatorial election

      SBI changes could affect 2016 NC gubernatorial election

      Friday, August 22 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:11:39 GMT
      McCrory quickly named an acting director for SBI Aug. 7, hours after signing legislation that shifted the agency to one of his Cabinet-level agencies, picking another one of his law enforcement leaders to fill the job.McCrory quickly named an acting director for SBI Aug. 7, hours after signing legislation that shifted the agency to one of his Cabinet-level agencies, picking another one of his law enforcement leaders to fill the job.
      A change in who the director of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation reports to could have an affect on the 2016 gubernatorial election.
      A change in who the director of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation reports to could have an affect on the 2016 gubernatorial election.
    • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
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      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
    • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
      People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
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    • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

      New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

      Friday, August 22 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:35:33 GMT
      The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their...
      Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while...
    • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

      New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

      Friday, August 22 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:04:57 GMT
      The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
      Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...
    • Reid apologizes for Asian jokes at Vegas luncheon

      Reid apologizes for Asian jokes at Vegas luncheon

      Friday, August 22 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:35:08 GMT
      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is apologizing for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon in Las Vegas this week.
      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Friday for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon of business leaders in Las Vegas earlier this week.
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    • Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

      Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:05:26 GMT
      Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.
      Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
      Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
    • Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

      Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:54:50 GMT
      The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
      The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
      The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
    • How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      Thursday, August 21 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:16:42 GMT
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
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