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    No sales tax holiday in NC this weekend

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    For the first time in 12 years there won't be a sales tax holiday for North Carolina families.  More>>

    Clouds, rain and below normal temps this weekend in NC

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    Most of July was wetter than normal and cooler than normal and that's exactly how the first few days of August will be in North Carolina.  Also as we start August, a new tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic.
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    Gov. McCrory says he will sign budget

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    The North Carolina House Friday tentatively passed a $21.25 billion state budget on Friday. More>>

    PHOTOS: NC hiker encounters grizzly at national park

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    In a photo snapped by Philip Granrud, a Durham man can be seen hiding on the side of a steep cliff at the Glacier National Park when he can across the bear. More>>

    U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

    Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013. Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.
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    The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park. More>>

    Police make arrest in Fort Bragg soldier's murder

    Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore. Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore.
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    Police made an arrest in the murder of a Fort Bragg soldier who was found shot to death in the parking lot of The Pines Apartment complex on Wednesday. More>>

    911 calls reveal some details in Cumberland Co. shootout Video included

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    Emergency phone calls to 911 reveal some of the details surrounding a shooting in Cumberland County Wednesday that left three people dead and a deputy seriously injured. More>>

    2 wanted for question in Heritage HS break-in

    The Wake Forest Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying two subjects wanted for question in connection with a break-in at Heritage High School. The Wake Forest Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying two subjects wanted for question in connection with a break-in at Heritage High School.
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    The Wake Forest Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying two subjects wanted for question in connection with a break-in at Heritage High School. More>>

    Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

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    The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state. More>>

    Workers to rally at McDonald's in Raleigh

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    Fast-food workers and community activists are holding a rally in Raleigh to support a minimum wage of $15 an hour and the right to join a union. More>>

    Man taken into custody after chase, standoff on I-77 Video included

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    The standoff began after James Call stole a dump truck from Alexander County. Call then drove to Iredell County and robbed someone at gunpoint before leading deputies on a chase down I-77. More>>

    Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

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    Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an... More>>

    Durham Police seek man on burglary, arson charges

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    Johnathan Robert Warda is wanted on burglary and first-degree arson charges in Durham.
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    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

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    Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. More>>

    4 hurt in crash on Holloway St., police say Video included

    Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed on Holloway Street. Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed on Holloway Street.
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    Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed Thursday night on Holloway Street.
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    Advance tickets for the NC State Fair now on sale

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    Advanced tickets for the 2014 North Carolina State Fair went on sale Friday. More>>

    Charter School Advisory Board members resign

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    Two members of the North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board who had been the target of ethics complaints have resigned. More>>

    1 taken to hospital after early morning shooting in Fayetteville

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    One person was taken to the hospital early Friday morning after police said the victim was shot in the 5400 block of Cassidy Court in Fayetteville. More>>

    Chapel Hill PD need help to ID fraud suspect

    Chapel Hill police need help to identify this fraud suspect. Chapel Hill police need help to identify this fraud suspect.
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    Chapel Hill Police need help to identify a man who used stolen credit cards to buy $260 worth of items at a grocery store. More>>

    Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

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    British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the... More>>

    NC Senate approves county sales tax changes

    North Carolina's Senate has agreed to a new omnibus tax bill allowing some urban counties to levy sales tax. More>>

    NC Senate passes state budget, sends it to House Video included

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    The new state budget provides more money for kindergarten through college classrooms, raises for public school teachers and a boost for vouchers for children attending private and religious schools. More>>

    Family says there were no signs of trouble before Cumberland Co. shootout Video included

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    Family members say the man who fired the shots was not the same Andrew Jay Michaelis they knew.

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    Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak Video included

    Local Liberians lend hand to fight Ebola outbreak Local Liberians lend hand to fight Ebola outbreak
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    The Ebola outbreak in Africa is hitting close to home for some people in the Triangle who are originally from Liberia.
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    Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

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    An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa.  More>>

    Missionaries with Ebola could be brought to US Video included

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    Emory University Hospital officials say there are plans for an American aid worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment. More>>

    Mother of 8-year-old killed by car says her son is a hero Video included

    Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh. Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh.
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    The family of an 8-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh earlier this week needs help paying for the child’s funeral. More>>

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    • U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

      U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

      Friday, August 1 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:49:17 GMT
      Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.
      The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park.
      The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park.
    • Durham Police seek man on burglary, arson charges

      Durham Police seek man on burglary, arson charges

      Friday, August 1 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:40:52 GMT
      Johnathan Robert Warda is wanted on burglary and first-degree arson charges in Durham.
      Johnathan Robert Warda is wanted on burglary and first-degree arson charges in Durham.
    • Police make arrest in Fort Bragg soldier's murder

      Police make arrest in Fort Bragg soldier's murder

      Friday, August 1 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:35:09 GMT
      Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore.Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore.
      Police made an arrest in the murder of a Fort Bragg soldier who was found shot to death in the parking lot of The Pines Apartment complex on Wednesday.
      Police made an arrest in the murder of a Fort Bragg soldier who was found shot to death in the parking lot of The Pines Apartment complex on Wednesday.
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    • Couple's fun sign language 'Grease' performance goes viral

      Couple's fun sign language 'Grease' performance goes viral

      Friday, August 1 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:51:28 GMT
      Tina Cleveland and her fiancé love to sing-along to their favorite tunes without uttering a single word. Instead, the couple use sign language to help them rock out.Tina Cleveland and her fiancé love to sing-along to their favorite tunes without uttering a single word. Instead, the couple use sign language to help them rock out.
      Tina Cleveland and her fiancé love to sing-along to their favorite tunes without uttering a single word. Instead, the couple use sign language to help them rock out.
      Tina Cleveland and her fiancé love to sing-along to their favorite tunes without uttering a single word. Instead, the couple use sign language to help them rock out.
    • Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

      Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

      Friday, August 1 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:58:44 GMT
      An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
      An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
    • Richmond mom reports bug in canned greens

      Richmond mom reports bug in canned greens

      Thursday, July 31 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:50:57 GMT
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      A Richmond mother called 12 On Your Side after allegedly finding a large insect inside a can of mustard greens.
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    • U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

      U.S. women's team to hold open practice in Cary

      Friday, August 1 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:49:17 GMT
      Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.Heather O'Really in action for the U.S. team in 2013.
      The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park.
      The U.S. Women's National Team is coming to Cary this month, and fans can watch the team train for free on Aug. 19 at the WakeMed Soccer Park.
    • 2 teens from NC makes USA baseball roster

      2 teens from NC makes USA baseball roster

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:29:17 GMT
      Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster.Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster.
      Two North Carolina natives have the opportunity of a lifetime to play baseball for the U.S.A. national team.
      Two North Carolina natives have the opportunity of a lifetime to play baseball for the U.S.A. national team.
    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
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