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    The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone. The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.

    Letter found with body of App State student, police say

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    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide. More>>

    Duke study: Water contamination tied to wells, not fracking Video included

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    A new study by scientist from multiple schools, including Duke University, says problems with the wells and not hydraulic fracturing itself, was the primary cause of drinking water contamination issues in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas. More>>

    Young heart patient's family to donate 'extra money' to others on transplant list Video included

    Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart) Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart)
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    A Durham family has surpassed their fundraising goal to help pay for medical bills for their 2-month-old son in need of a new heart. More>>

    $84K budgeted for 15 new navigational signs in Cary Video included

    The town budgeted for the signs in 2012 with a Florida company winning the job from a pool of 16 bidders. The town budgeted for the signs in 2012 with a Florida company winning the job from a pool of 16 bidders.
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    Navigating through certain parts of Cary is about to get easier. The Town of Cary will install 15 new signs to help people get to places like WakeMed Soccer Park, Booth Amphitheatre and Bond Park. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Rain, cooler temps return this week

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    Another cold front is heading for North Carolina with rain and cooler temperatures, but no sign of 90s anywhere on the seven day forecast. More>>

    Panthers unsure if Hardy will play vs. Steelers

    Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press) Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
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    ?Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. More>>

    Wife of exonerated NC man files restraining order

    Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes. Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes.
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    Court records indicate the wife of Darryl Hunt, who was exonerated in the 1984 murder of a Winston-Salem newspaper editor, has filed a domestic violence restraining order against him. More>>

    1 shot along Fayetteville St. near NCCU

    Police respond to a shooting on Fayetteville Street in Durham. Police respond to a shooting on Fayetteville Street in Durham.
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    Police are investigating a shooting Monday on Fayetteville Street near North Carolina Central University. More>>

    Duke Energy to spend $500M for more solar power

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    The country's largest electricity company plans to spend $500 million to expand its solar electricity use in North Carolina with three generating facilities of its own and power purchased from five others built by... More>>

    NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

    Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)

    A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day. More>>

    Jewish student told to 'burn in an oven' on UNC Charlotte campus

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     Neili Eggert is a 30-year-old junior at the school and says she's been the target of multiple religiously-motivated attacks while on campus. More>>

    Urban Outfitters faces backlash for controversial sweatshirt

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    The website of clothing outlet Urban Outfitters featured a controversial, one-of-a-kind shirt briefly Monday morning before it sold, but not before causing a stir on the Internet. More>>

    7-year-old NC boy gets support in cancer battle

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    Fueled by requests on social media, letters and packages from all over the world brought joy to a 7-year-old boy confined to his home over the last year as he endured more than 15 chemotherapy treatments for synovial sarcoma. More>>

    International Festival returns to Raleigh this weekend Video included

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    In just a few days the world will be at your fingertips when the International Festival returns to Raleigh. It's a celebration of different cultures that make up our area. More>>

    Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

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    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says. More>>

    First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

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    U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy... More>>

    CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

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    Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence.  More>>

    Armed robbery suspect arrested after neighbors spot him fleeing

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    A 17-year-old has been charged with robbery after Knightdale police say neighbors spotted him running from the scene of the crime. More>>

    NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

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    The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse. More>>

    Governor's mansion to go orange for hunger awareness

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    The Executive Mansion will be lit orange Monday night in recognition of Hunger Action Month and to raise awareness of hunger issues.
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    Report: Accused killer admits to cannibalism Video included

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    Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart and lungs after stabbing her to death.
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    Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

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    Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families argue over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendum. A generation gap has opened up, with younger voters more inclined to back independence and... More>>

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    • Teen dies, 7 others injured after truck crash in Supply

      Teen dies, 7 others injured after truck crash in Supply

      Monday, September 15 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:51:13 GMT
      Emergency crews were dispatched to the single vehicle accident at 1:35 A.M. on Sunday morning, according to Captain David Robinson with the Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad. Robinson said several people
      Authorities have released the identities of the teenager who was killed and the seven others who were badly hurt in a violent pick-up truck crash in Brunswick County.
    • Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

      Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

      Monday, September 15 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:38:29 GMT
      The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
      The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
    • NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

      NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:51:03 GMT
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      The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse.
      The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse.
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    • NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
    • NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 10:59:45 GMT
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
    • GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

      GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

      Sunday, September 14 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:40:08 GMT
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      Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
      Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
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    • First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

      First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

      Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:45 GMT
      U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by...
      U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy...
    • Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

      Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

      Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:38 GMT
      Reconnaissance planes at the ready, France called together diplomats to come up with a coherent global strategy Monday to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of...
      As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier...
    • CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

      CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

      Monday, September 15 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:30:24 GMT
      Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence. 
      Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence. 
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    • Letter found with body of App State student, police say

      Letter found with body of App State student, police say

      Monday, September 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:16:12 GMT
      The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
      The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
      The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
    • 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      Friday, September 12 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:38:35 GMT
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      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
    • Urban Outfitters faces backlash for controversial sweatshirt

      Urban Outfitters faces backlash for controversial sweatshirt

      Monday, September 15 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:43:43 GMT
      The website of clothing outlet Urban Outfitters featured a controversial, one-of-a-kind shirt briefly Monday morning before it sold, but not before causing a stir on the Internet.
      The website of clothing outlet Urban Outfitters featured a controversial, one-of-a-kind shirt briefly Monday morning before it sold, but not before causing a stir on the Internet.
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