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    Plane crashes in front yard of Granville Co. home

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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>>

    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>>

    UNC changes sexual violence policy after student complaints Video included

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    UNC has announced new policies for dealing with sexual violence. More>>

    Durham road where child killed concerns neighbors Video included

    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 DOT reports eight pedestrians have been hit in seven different crashes on Dearborn Drive in Durham since the start of 2009. 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>>

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

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    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Heat, humidity return, stays for Labor Day

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    Heat and more humidity will be around for the Labor Day weekend.  A couple of showers or storms will also be possible as we head into next week including Labor Day. 

    With a stationary front hanging around central North Carolina today, skies will be cloudy to partly sunny.  T

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    Pakistani PM denies asking army to mediate

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    Pakistan's prime minister has denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped outside parliament in Islamabad for two weeks, demanding his resignation... More>>

    Former NC film commissioner expects ‘exodus’ of productions Video included

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    The man who led North Carolina's film office for seven years before leaving his post last month is speaking out for the first time on the future of the industry in the state. More>>

    Harnett Co. health system loses $24M in two years Video included

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    A hospital system in Harnett County has lost millions over the last two years, concerning citizens and hospital administrators. More>>

    Fayetteville man leads deputies to meth behind home

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    A Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday after he led Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies to materials used to manufacture methamphetamine behind his residence. More>>

    DA files for death penalty, search warrants unsealed in Maggie Daniels' death Video included

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    Sharman Howard Odom was indicted two weeks ago by a Catawba County Grand Jury in the death of Margaret "Maggie" Elizabeth Daniels on June 27. More>>

    Man jumps into woman's car, makes her drive, steals her money but gives her $5 for gas

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    Police say a local woman was traumatized when a man ran into traffic on Statesville Boulevard Wednesday night, jumped into her car and made her drive away. According to the police report, the incident 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>>

    Jury awards $500K in NC man's stun gun death

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    A jury has awarded half a million dollars to the family of a man who died after Charlotte police used a stun gun on him. More>>

    'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

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    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

    Mayor McFarlane: Updated offer soon on Dix property

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    The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park. More>>

    Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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    President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

    UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

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    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for... More>>

    Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

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    Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a satellite phone that might have left clues to the jet's... More>>

    Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

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    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. More>>

    Raleigh 10-year-old earns scholarship at World Pokemon Championships

    10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. 10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C.
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    A 10-year-old from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. More>>

    Spring Lake police still seeking man in sex assault case Video included

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    Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. 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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    • Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

      Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:30:33 GMT
      President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?
      President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in...
    • Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

      Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:29:57 GMT
      The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the...
      Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a satellite phone that might have left clues to the jet's...
    • Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

      Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

      Thursday, August 28 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:19:19 GMT
      Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple.
      The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood's reigning royal couple, have tied the knot.
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