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    Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say

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    A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case. More>>

    Ebola patients Brantly, Wrightbol cured, released from hospital

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    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

    NC judge: private school vouchers unconstitutional

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    A new program that would have allowed taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools was ruled unconstitutional by a judge Thursday. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Even hotter Friday before cooler weekend

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    Hot weather will rule the next two days before some cooler air moves in for next week.

    Yesterday, the Triangle finally made it to 90 for only the second time this August.  Today, everyone will see low to middle 90s
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    Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover

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    Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>

    Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham. Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.
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    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
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    Amanda Hayes filing for divorce from husband

    Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson. Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson.
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    Amanda Hayes, who was convicted in the death of a Kinston mother in 2011, is filing for divorce from husband Grant Hayes, according to a recent court document. More>>

    Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids Video included

    The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children. The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
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    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year. More>>

    How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

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    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai... More>>

    Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth

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    A Stedman man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. More>>

    Helping Hand Mission hands out school supplies

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    Many kids are ready for their big day at school, but others don't have the supplies they need. But outreach groups are looking to change that. Earlier today, Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh handed out plenty of school supplies.From pencils to book bags, more than one thousand kids are now well-equipped for the school year. The group says those supplies are critical to help families who've fallen on hard times. "Even the schools are hit hard and the teachers are going into their pockets to buy... More>>

    Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

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    A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

    UNC police investigating 2 dorm room burglaries

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    UNC campus police are investigating two burglaries that occurred Wednesday morning in Ehringhaus Residence Hall.
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    Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

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    Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting... More>>

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

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    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

    Sanford company receives grant to bring manufacturing back to US

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    Arden Companies, in combination with North Carolina State University's College of Textiles, has been named to receive a grant of $600,000 to bring manufacturing back to the United States. More>>

    POLL: Best K-12 drama?

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    To mark the start of the school year, WNCN compiled a short list of some of the best K-12 dramas. More>>

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

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    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... More>>

    Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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    The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

    Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

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    Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh. More>>

    ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

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    The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

    Shots fired into Fayetteville home

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    Fayetteville police say shots were fired into a residence Wednesday night at a home in the 500 block of Cedar Creek Road. More>>

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    • Helping Hand Mission hands out school supplies

      Helping Hand Mission hands out school supplies

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:42:09 GMT
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      Many kids are ready for their big day at school, but others don't have the supplies they need. But outreach groups are looking to change that. Earlier today, Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh handed out plenty of school supplies.From pencils to book bags, more than one thousand kids are now well-equipped for the school year. The group says those supplies are critical to help families who've fallen on hard times. "Even the schools are hit hard and the teachers are going into their pockets to buy...
      Many kids are ready for their big day at school, but others don't have the supplies they need. But outreach groups are looking to change that. Earlier today, Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh handed out plenty of school supplies.From pencils to book bags, more than one thousand kids are now well-equipped for the school year. The group says those supplies are critical to help families who've fallen on hard times. "Even the schools are hit hard and the teachers are going into their pockets to buy...
    • Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

      Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:34:46 GMT
      A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan.
      A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan.
    • UNC police investigating 2 dorm room burglaries

      UNC police investigating 2 dorm room burglaries

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:31:08 GMT
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      UNC campus police are investigating two burglaries that occurred Wednesday morning in Ehringhaus Residence Hall.
      UNC campus police are investigating two burglaries that occurred Wednesday morning in Ehringhaus Residence Hall.
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    • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
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      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.
    • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
      People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
      Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process.
    • Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:44:30 GMT
      Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
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    • Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

      Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:04:22 GMT
      The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
      Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting...
    • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:54:30 GMT
      It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
      Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...
    • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Thursday, August 21 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:44:08 GMT
      Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
      Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop...
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    • POLL: What is the best K-12 comedy movie?

    • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

      American Pie
      0%
      1 vote
      Billy Madison
      11%
      8 votes
      Clueless
      13%
      10 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      7%
      5 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      1%
      1 vote
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      16%
      12 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      28%
      21 votes
      Mean Girls
      12%
      9 votes
      Porky's
      8%
      6 votes
      Superbad
      4%
      3 votes
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