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    1 killed in Franklin when fire truck rolls over

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    The accident happened around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

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    Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
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    Cary's Mills Park schools to remain traditional Video included

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    The Wake County Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to make some key decisions on a plan to deal with classroom overcrowding. More>>

    Durham VA listens to veterans' concerns

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    The Durham VA panel on Tuesday included the medical center director and chief of staff. More>>

    Durham judge calls parents 'idiots,' jails mom for outburst

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    Rishawna Morrison, 31, of Winston-Salem, spent 30 days in jail after yelling and fighting deputies at the end of a two-and-a-half day custody and child support hearing in Durham on Aug. 7. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Cooler temps arrive Wednesday, still some rain

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    Temperatures warmed into the 80s Tuesday ahead of a cold front, but cooler temperatures will return the rest of the week. More>>

    Environmentalists question NC fracking supporters

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    A conservation group is questioning some people who turned up at a public hearing in western North Carolina to support fracking. More>>

    2 injured in collision involving car, school bus near Fuquay-Varina High School

    Police say a car and a school bus collided at the intersection of North and Stewart streets near Fuquay-Varina High School. Police say a car and a school bus collided at the intersection of North and Stewart streets near Fuquay-Varina High School.
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    Two children suffered minor injuries Tuesday when a car and a school bus collided in Fuquay-Varina. More>>

    N. Raleigh neighborhood hopes to nix Publix Video included

    People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood. People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood.
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    The future of a North Raleigh Publix is the focal point in a larger debate about the city's zoning code and how it should be applied. More>>

    NC unveils new process for picking poet laureate

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    North Carolina is looking for nominations for the next poet laureate after a decision by Gov. Pat McCrory on the position over the summer caused an uproar in the arts community. More>>

    Durham manager gives updates on police recommendations

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    Durham City Manager Tom Bonfield issued an updated status report Tuesday on the recommendations from the Human Relations Commission and the Civilian Police Review Board.Bonfield released a 22-page, point by point update on where each issue stands.Read Bonfield's full update hereBonfield listed 34 HRC recommendation followed by the management recommendation, the action item and the status.He also listed Civilian Board's 10 recommendations, with updates.The report is a follow-up to concerns in ... More>>

    DWI crackdown yields 2,757 arrests in NC

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    Arrests in Wake County were the highest for the state, with 316 total arrests for driving while impaired in the 18 days. More>>

    ZEBULON: Bullet grazes 13-year-old boy in Zebulon

    Bullet grazes 13-year-old boy in Zebulon, 2 charged

    Police arrested Cedano Lee Moore, 22, and Barry Darnell Sills, 47, and charged them with attempted murder. Police arrested Cedano Lee Moore, 22, and Barry Darnell Sills, 47, and charged them with attempted murder.
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    Two men were arrested after a 13-year-old boy was grazed by bullet Monday night in Zebulon. More>>

    Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

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    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an... More>>

    Gov. Christie calls Hagan 'rubber stamp' for Obama at Tillis event

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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stumped with state Speaker of the House Thom Tillis at an event Tuesday in downtown Wilmington.
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    Flu vaccines already on the way Video included

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    Doctors in the Triangle are trying to get a jump start on this year's flu season. More>>

    Duke providing free screenings for men this weekend

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    Durham men can receive free health screenings Saturday and Sunday, hosted by the Duke Cancer Institute, Duke Urology and the Lincoln Community Health Center, More>>

    Contest gives public chance to win space trip

    Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin
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    A new contest gives people a chance to win a flight to space. More>>

    I-440 West ramp to Poole Rd. to close for Fortify weekend work

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    The Interstate-440 West ramp onto Poole Road will be closed this weekend as part of the Fortify rebuild project in Wake County. More>>

    Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

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    A Syrian military plane crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of its residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S.... More>>

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      Report: Nearly 4M fewer people uninsured since Obamacare

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      The first official government report shows 3.8 million fewer people are uninsured after Obamacare kicks in.

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    • 3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

      3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

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      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
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