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    New taxi options in Raleigh offer more than standard fare Video included

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    A pair of new ride sharing smartphone apps launched in Raleigh on Thursday, to the dismay of some traditional taxi services.Uber and Lyft are both well-established in some larger cities. The services connect independent drivers in their personal vehicles with people who need a ride. The car is ordered and paid for using the app. Once inside the vehicle, no money exchanges hands.WNCN decided to try out the service for ourselves. We downloaded both apps. Uber did not have any cars available nea... More>>

    Showers, storms Friday before drier weekend

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    Near perfect spring weather expected today in North Carolina, and the winds will not be a factor; but another cold front with a chance of showers and isolated storms arrives Friday.


    Today with high pressure overhead, winds will be light and with temperatures pleasant with an afternoon high around 70.
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    Durham police to address internal investigation into firearms Video included

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    Durham Police Chief Jose L. Lopez Sr. will hold a press briefing tomorrow to discuss a recent internal investigation involving firearms. More>>

    NC's Atkinson blasts move to end Common Core Video included

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    A legislative committee wants to eliminate Common Core in North Carolina.
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    Veterans find healing for PTSD with new therapy Video included

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    Some veterans who struggle with PTSD are finding help through
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    Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

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    The seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single clue, authorities said on Friday. More>>

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    • New taxi options in Raleigh offer more than standard fare

      New taxi options in Raleigh offer more than standard fare

      Friday, April 25 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:11:57 GMT
      A pair of new ride sharing smartphone apps launched in Raleigh on Thursday, to the dismay of some traditional taxi services.Uber and Lyft are both well-established in some larger cities. The services connect independent drivers in their personal vehicles with people who need a ride. The car is ordered and paid for using the app. Once inside the vehicle, no money exchanges hands.WNCN decided to try out the service for ourselves. We downloaded both apps. Uber did not have any cars available nea...
      A pair of new ride sharing smartphone apps launched in Raleigh on Thursday, to the dismay of some traditional taxi services.Uber and Lyft are both well-established in some larger cities. The services connect independent drivers in their personal vehicles with people who need a ride. The car is ordered and paid for using the app. Once inside the vehicle, no money exchanges hands.WNCN decided to try out the service for ourselves. We downloaded both apps. Uber did not have any cars available nea...
    • Sexercise provides more than physical fitness

      Sexercise provides more than physical fitness

      Friday, April 25 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:01:21 GMT
      Physical and mental health are both benefits of traditional exercise, but there can be hidden benefits as well in other non-traditional ways to get fit.
      Physical and mental health are both benefits of traditional exercise, but there can be hidden benefits as well in other non-traditional ways to get fit.
    • Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

      Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:33:21 GMT
      Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
      Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
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    • Road closures, detours for Tar Heel 10 Miler

      Road closures, detours for Tar Heel 10 Miler

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:24:41 GMT
      Traffic will be detoured in areas of Chapel Hill from 7 to 10 a.m. on April 26 for the Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run.
      Traffic will be detoured in areas of Chapel Hill from 7 to 10 a.m. on April 26 for the Tar Heel 10 Miler and Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run.
    • WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
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