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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>>

    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>>

    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>>

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

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    After five days below 90, the heat of summer will return the rest of the week and into Labor Day weekend in central North Carolina.
    Each day this week, temperatures have gone up by about four degrees.  With that trend continuing today, highs will reach into the 90s. 
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    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>>

    Hillside HS to kick off WNCN Blitz morning pep rallies

    Hillside High School at one of last year's WNCN Blitz morning pep rallies. Hillside High School at one of last year's WNCN Blitz morning pep rallies.
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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>>

    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>>

    '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>>

    Durham Ice Bucket Challenge aims to help father Video included

    The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati. The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati.
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    It's an Ice Bucket Challenge in Durham with a twist. More>>

    Woman in ICU after being hit by car in Fayetteville

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    A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car late Wednesday night in Fayetteville. More>>

    UNC: NCAA clears Farmer to play for Tar Heels

    Ethan Farmer had 30 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble in 2013 after two years as a reserve. (UNC) Ethan Farmer had 30 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble in 2013 after two years as a reserve. (UNC)
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    ?North Carolina says the NCAA has cleared defensive tackle Ethan Farmer to play after resolving an unspecified eligibility issue. More>>

    Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence Video included

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    A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>

    Mother says developmentally disabled daughter was attacked on school bus

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    The Union County School District is investigating after a teen's family says she was attacked on a bus heading home from school earlier this week. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Family of Durham man, wrongfully arrested in LA, allege racial profiling Video included

    Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook.  It has now been shared tens of thousands of times. Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook. It has now been shared tens of thousands of times.
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    A Durham man, who was arrested in Los Angeles for a crime he did not commit, is speaking out about an incident he believes was a case of racial profiling. More>>

    Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

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    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend. More>>

    Historic Raleigh cemetery near Cameron Village needs sprucing up Video included

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    The Oberlin cemetery is located near Cameron Village in downtown Raleigh. More>>

    Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

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    Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. More>>

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

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    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters. More>>

    UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

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    The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. 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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