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    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>>

    Pleasant temps return to central North Carolina

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    Unseasonably cool air has moved into North Carolina, and below normal temperatures will stay with us through the next week.

    With high pressure bringing in a light northerly flow, today will be filled with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with cooler temperatures. 
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    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>>

    US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

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    The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday... More>>

    Pretrial programs cut down on overcrowding; but are they worth it? Video included

    Troy Arrington Jr., 27, and Derick Davis II, 23 Troy Arrington Jr., 27, and Derick Davis II, 23
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    The two men of the men accused of beating a UNC professor to death had both been released from jail less than a month before the murder. More>>

    Va. ruling sets up contentious battle over gay marriage in NC Video included

    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said it is time to stop defending the state's amendment prohibiting gay marriage. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said it is time to stop defending the state's amendment prohibiting gay marriage.
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    Attorney General Roy Cooper said his office will no longer defend North Carolina's gay marriage ban.
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    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed Video included

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    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power... 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>>

    The Clueless Chick: Back to school check list Video included

    Back to school ideas from The Clueless Chick. Back to school ideas from The Clueless Chick.
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    August is just around the corner and many of you are getting ready to send your kids back to school which means shopping for school supplies, planning lunches and coordinating after school activities.
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    Winston-Salem State to host teacher program

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    Winston-Salem State University preparing to establish the next generation of black male teachers. More>>

    NC Senate leaders hint at budget details Video included

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    North Carolina's Senate leader said Monday that he hopes to have a final budget to vote on this week. More>>

    Belhaven mayor wraps march to DC to save hospital Video included

    Mayor Adam O'Neal (left) walked from Belhaven to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of how the desire for profit is costing rural healthcare centers and the services they provide. Mayor Adam O'Neal (left) walked from Belhaven to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of how the desire for profit is costing rural healthcare centers and the services they provide.
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    A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town finished his protest march to the nation's capital. More>>

    Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Fayetteville

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    A pedestrian who was hit Monday on Raeford Road in Fayetteville has died as a result of his injuries.
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    1 shot on New Bern Ave. in Raleigh

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    Police say a man was shot Monday near a convenience store on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. More>>

    Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

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    An American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus felt a deep calling to work in Liberia and was exhausted after months of treating patients with the deadly disease. More>>

    Lawmakers announce major reform plan for VA health care Video included

    Lawmakers say a $17 billion plan will help veterans get quicker VA help. Lawmakers say a $17 billion plan will help veterans get quicker VA help.
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    The U.S. House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees announced a plan Monday to reform the Veterans Affairs health care system.   

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    Dollar Tree buying Charlotte-based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

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    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. More>>

    Father killed, daughter injured when plane hits them on beach

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    A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. More>>

    Duke Energy deal with ElectriCities could lower power bills

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    Duke announced its deal Monday with the North Carolina Municipal Power Agency, which includes 32 towns in the eastern part of the state.  More>>

    Federal court rules against Va. gay marriage ban

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    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage violate the U.S. Constitution.  More>>

    8-year-old hit by car in Raleigh Video included

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    An 8-year-old was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. More>>

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