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    Duke Energy, Dominion to build $5B natural gas pipeline

    Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... More>>

    NC WEATHER: Tuesday gets hotter, afternoon storm chances continue

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    The warmest temperatures in more than a month hit central North Carolina Monday as Raleigh soared to 93 and Fayetteville 97.  Today could be the hottest of the week before we drop back through the low 90s to end the work week.  More>>

    Another American missionary doctor has Ebola

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    Another American missionary has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to SIM USA of Charlotte. More>>

    New cricket spreading in NC, NC State researchers say

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    Researchers from N.C. State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States. More>>

    Spring Lake registered sex offender who claims innocence due in court Video included

    Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges.
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    A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    DURHAM: New DA Echols sworn into office

    New Durham DA Echols sworn into office Video included

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    Durham's new district attorney will be sworn into office publicly Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
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    Calendar changes considered at 5 Wake County schools

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    To ease overcrowding, Wake County Schools may calendar changes at four elementary schools and one middle school for the 2015-2016 school year. More>>

    Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

    Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
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    As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight. More>>

    GOLDSBORO: 1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

    1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

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    The Goldsboro Police Department was investigating a shooting Monday night after a 20-year-old man was killed. More>>

    Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions Video included

    Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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    Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story. More>>

    Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return Video included

    Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
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    More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

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    10 killed in traffic crashes during Labor Day weekend

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    Ten people died in traffic crashes across North Carolina during Labor Day weekend, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. More>>

    2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

    Family members of two half-brothers cried when the men entered the packed Robeson County court room hoping that their three decades-long imprisonment may soon come to an end. More>>

    NC court upholds ban of fan from UNC sports events

    The state Court of Appeals has upheld the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's lifetime ban of a fan who allegedly harassed female soccer players. More>>

    Raleigh's International Festival set for Sept. 19-21

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    The International Festival, a celebration of the rich variety of cultures that make up our region, returns to downtown Raleigh Sept. 19-21. More>>

    6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

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    Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. More>>

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    • New cricket spreading in NC, NC State researchers say

      New cricket spreading in NC, NC State researchers say

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:30:42 GMT
      Researchers from N.C. State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States.
      Researchers from N.C. State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States.
    • Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return

      Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:06:19 GMT
      Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
      More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.
      More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

    • DURHAM: New DA Echols sworn into office

      New Durham DA Echols sworn into office

      New Durham DA Echols sworn into office

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:57:24 GMT
      Durham's new district attorney will be sworn into office publicly Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
      Durham's new district attorney will be sworn into office publicly Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
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    • Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

      Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:08:25 GMT
      Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
      As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight.
      As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight.
    • Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Monday, September 1 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:38:24 GMT
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
    • Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:41:44 GMT
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
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    • 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:55:20 GMT
      A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
      Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
    • Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

      Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:42:02 GMT
      Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in Washington, where he was accused of punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking with two women outside a hotel.
      Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.
    • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

      6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:04:15 GMT
      U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.
      Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
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    • NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:51:53 GMT
      Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
    • Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Monday, September 1 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:40:38 GMT
      Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
      Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage.
    • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
      Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
      San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
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    • 'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:42:52 GMT
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      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
    • Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:49:15 GMT
      Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
      Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story.
      Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story.
    • 13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses

      13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:06:55 GMT
      NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
      NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
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