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    Duke Energy, Dominion to build $5B natural gas pipeline

    Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... More>>

    NC WEATHER: Tuesday gets hotter, afternoon storm chances continue

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    The warmest temperatures in more than a month hit central North Carolina Monday as Raleigh soared to 93 and Fayetteville 97.  Today could be the hottest of the week before we drop back through the low 90s to end the work week.  More>>

    Spring Lake registered sex offender who claims innocence due in court Video included

    Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges.
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    A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    Calendar changes considered at 5 Wake County schools

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    To ease overcrowding, Wake County Schools may calendar changes at four elementary schools and one middle school for the 2015-2016 school year. More>>

    Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

    Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
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    As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight. More>>

    GOLDSBORO: 1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

    1 killed in Labor Day shooting in Goldsboro

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    The Goldsboro Police Department was investigating a shooting Monday night after a 20-year-old man was killed. More>>

    Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions Video included

    Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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    Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story. More>>

    More than 100 Fort Bragg paratroopers return home Video included

    Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
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    More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

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    Hello, Dolly: Tropical storm forms over Bay of Campeche

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    Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.

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    Trooper injured in crash on Lake Wheeler Rd. during vehicle pursuit

    Officials respond to the scene of a crash involving a Highway Patrol trooper. Officials respond to the scene of a crash involving a Highway Patrol trooper.
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    A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday in a single-car accident on Lake Wheeler Road. More>>

    6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

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    Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. More>>

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

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    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. More>>

    Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

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    Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing... More>>

    7-year-old boy injured while target shooting in California

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    A 7-year-old boy remained in a Sacramento, California, hospital Monday, two days after he was injured while target shooting, authorities said Monday.
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    2 men in prison for 30 years seek new trial in NC

    Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released. More>>

    The Clueless Chick: Baby safety tips Video included

    Baby safety tips from Jennifer Durbin. Baby safety tips from Jennifer Durbin.
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    We all know how important it is to keep baby safe, which is why September has been named National Baby Safety Month.
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    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

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    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved. More>>

    1 dead in single-car crash on I-40 in Johnston Co.

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    One person is dead after a van flipped several times Monday morning in Johnston County. More>>

    Woman shot in Sanford, deputies say

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    Deputies say a woman was shot Monday evening at 2601 Andrews Rd. in Sanford.
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    Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

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    Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

    Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race Video included

    Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis. Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
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    Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis. More>>

    • PoliticsMore>>

    • Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

      Hagan, Tillis tied in Senate race, new data shows

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:08:25 GMT
      Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
      As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight.
      As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight.
    • Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Monday, September 1 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:38:24 GMT
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
    • Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:41:44 GMT
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
    • U.S. & WorldMore>>

    • 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:01:35 GMT
      A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
      Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
    • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

      6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:34:12 GMT
      U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.
      Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
    • Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

      Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:01:19 GMT
      Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.
      Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.
    • SportsMore>>

    • NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:51:53 GMT
      Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
    • Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Monday, September 1 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:40:38 GMT
      Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
      Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage.
    • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
      Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
      San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
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