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    Vaccine for Chikungunya being created in Raleigh lab Video included

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    Confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness Chikungunya continue to rise. As more cases pop up, lab techs in the Triangle are doing what they can to reduce the virus with a vaccine. More>>

    Hot again today, but strong storms Tuesday with a front

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    More heat today, but a cold front will could give us some strong storms Tuesday, then cooler air will move in.

    Today will be similar to yesterday temperature wise with highs back in the middle 90s. 
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    Jailed Benson pastor too sick to stay in jail, family says Video included

    Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding. Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding.
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    Relatives of an undocumented church pastor in Benson, who is facing deportation, say he is took sick to stay in jail.Jose Armando was taken away by immigration officials in June. The 48-year-old Honduras native, who is in the United States illegally, was diagnosed with diabetes while incarcerated and his family says he had to have a toe amputated.Federal prosecutors accused Armando of making false statements when he applied for a temporary work permit in 2010. Prosecutors said he lied about a... More>>

    Sheriff: 89-year-old kills Wake Forest neighbor

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    One person was killed in a shooting Saturday at home in Wake Forest, according to the Wake County Sheriff’s Office. More>>

    1 arrested, 3 others charged in Fayetteville shooting, attempted robbery

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    Fayetteville Police have charged three people in connection with an aggravated assault and attempted robbery that took on S. Reilly Road on July 9. More>>

    Cary woman describes 'snap reaction' prior to husband's death Video included

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    A Cary woman jailed for a year for the death of her husband is out and sharing her side of the story, while documents released by her attorney question the extent of her role in his death. More>>

    Make-A-Wish helps build tree house for Moore Co. girl Video included

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    A Moore County girl has a new place to play thanks to Make-A-Wish of Central North Carolina.


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    Botched home birth may have caused NC infant death Video included

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    North Carolina authorities say the newborn baby found buried in a suburban Raleigh yard may have bled to death after a botched home delivery. More>>

    Israel says it's downed drone along southern coast

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    The Israeli military said it downed a drone on Monday along the country's southern coastline, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the campaign against Gaza Strip militants began last week. More>>

    Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

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    Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. More>>

    Police officer slain by killer who sought fame

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    Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle. More>>

    Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence Video included

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    Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of rock-throwing vandals who disturbed a rally by Argentines celebrating their team's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals. More>>

    Raleigh police looking for suspect in 4 armed robberies

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    Raleigh police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect believed to be responsible for four armed robberies. More>>

    3-month-old found unresponsive in Onslow County

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    The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 3-month-old after the baby was found unresponsive Saturday morning. More>>

    No Iran breakthrough with Kerry in Vienna

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    Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away. More>>

    Greenville cops find heroin with potent painkiller

    Investigators in Greenville say heroin found in the city was laced with a powerful painkiller. More>>

    Tillis departure means new NC speaker in 2015

    This year's General Assembly session has coincided with the ramped-up U.S. Senate campaign of House Speaker Thom Tillis. More>>

    Report: Guilford workers hid food stamp backlog

    An internal investigation says some Guilford County social service workers were told to hide a backlog of 8,000 food stamp cases that threatened to cost North Carolina $88 million in federal money to administer the program. More>>

    Group protests conditions of women's prison in Raleigh

    The protest started in the late afternoon just outside the facility on Bragg Street. The protest started in the late afternoon just outside the facility on Bragg Street.
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    A group protested the conditions of the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women in Raleigh saying the facility lacks hot water and air conditioning. More>>

    UNC police investigate armed robbery near Memorial Hall Video included

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    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill police are asking for public's help in identifying two people wanted in connection with an armed robbery Friday night near Memorial Hall. More>>

    Tracy Morgan released from rehab month after crash

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    Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his spokesman said Saturday. More>>

    Retired Air Force officer in NC admits to bribery

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    A retired Air Force officer living in North Carolina is admitting he took kickbacks for inside information on contracts for a classified Air Force project and took home documents that could damage national security. More>>

    Feds: Woman sent nude pics of son, 4, to boyfriend

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    A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend. More>>

    Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

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    Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter. More>>

    Some NC voters face 2nd round of primary elections

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    It's a sign of how much is at stake in next week's runoff election and how narrow the expected margin of success is that a Republican congressional election has devolved into one candidate claiming his Facebook page was hacked to make it look like he was fibbing about his education. More>>

    175-year-old Hillsborough inn faces demolition Video included

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    A Hillsborough building with 175 years of history could soon come down board by board. More>>

    McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

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    Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a new poet laureate for North Carolina. More>>

    Ride-sharing services no longer welcome at RDU Video included

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    Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are no longer welcome at RDU International Airport. More>>

    Fayetteville mayor proposes youth curfew Video included

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    The anti-violence rally in Fayetteville earlier this week prompted Mayor Nat Robertson to think about how he could use policy to reduce violent crime in the city. More>>

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    • Jailed Benson pastor too sick to stay in jail, family says

      Jailed Benson pastor too sick to stay in jail, family says

      Monday, July 14 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-07-14 09:59:06 GMT
      Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding.Pastor Jose Armando, 48, is facing deportation. His family claims the case against him is a misunderstanding.
      Relatives of an undocumented church pastor in Benson, who is facing deportation, say he is took sick to stay in jail.Jose Armando was taken away by immigration officials in June. The 48-year-old Honduras native, who is in the United States illegally, was diagnosed with diabetes while incarcerated and his family says he had to have a toe amputated.Federal prosecutors accused Armando of making false statements when he applied for a temporary work permit in 2010. Prosecutors said he lied about a...
      Relatives of an undocumented church pastor in Benson, who is facing deportation, say he is took sick to stay in jail.Jose Armando was taken away by immigration officials in June. The 48-year-old Honduras native, who is in the United States illegally, was diagnosed with diabetes while incarcerated and his family says he had to have a toe amputated.Federal prosecutors accused Armando of making false statements when he applied for a temporary work permit in 2010. Prosecutors said he lied about a...
    • Raleigh police looking for suspect in 4 armed robberies

      Raleigh police looking for suspect in 4 armed robberies

      Monday, July 14 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-07-14 09:29:40 GMT
      Raleigh police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect believed to be responsible for four armed robberies.
      Raleigh police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect believed to be responsible for four armed robberies.
    • Vaccine for Chikungunya being created in Raleigh lab

      Vaccine for Chikungunya being created in Raleigh lab

      Monday, July 14 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-07-14 08:54:19 GMT
      Confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness Chikungunya continue to rise. As more cases pop up, lab techs in the Triangle are doing what they can to reduce the virus with a vaccine.
      Confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness Chikungunya continue to rise. As more cases pop up, lab techs in the Triangle are doing what they can to reduce the virus with a vaccine.
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    • Tillis departure means new NC speaker in 2015

      Tillis departure means new NC speaker in 2015

      This year's General Assembly session has coincided with the ramped-up U.S. Senate campaign of House Speaker Thom Tillis.
      This year's General Assembly session has coincided with the ramped-up U.S. Senate campaign of House Speaker Thom Tillis.
    • Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Tillis gets $1.6M in 2nd quarter for NC Senate bid

      Saturday, July 12 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-12 16:45:18 GMT
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
      Republican Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate campaign says it had its best fundraising quarter to date, yet it was still less than half of what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan raised during the second quarter.
    • Some NC voters face 2nd round of primary elections

      Some NC voters face 2nd round of primary elections

      Saturday, July 12 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-07-12 15:22:27 GMT
      It's a sign of how much is at stake in next week's runoff election and how narrow the expected margin of success is that a Republican congressional election has devolved into one candidate claiming his Facebook page was hacked to make it look like he was fibbing about his education.
      It's a sign of how much is at stake in next week's runoff election and how narrow the expected margin of success is that a Republican congressional election has devolved into one candidate claiming his Facebook page was hacked to make it look like he was fibbing about his education.
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    • Orange Co. sheriff cautions buyers, sellers about online scams

      Orange Co. sheriff cautions buyers, sellers about online scams

      Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:25:13 GMT
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      An Orange County man's negative experience on Craigslist is serving as a cautionary tale for consumers looking for that too-good-to-be-true deal.
      An Orange County man's negative experience on Craigslist is serving as a cautionary tale for consumers looking for that too-good-to-be-true deal.
    • Durham is national leader in texting to 911

      Durham is national leader in texting to 911

      Thursday, July 3 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-03 23:24:27 GMT
      Texting is a 20-year-old technology; but when factoring in 911, it’s the newest innovation in emergency response.“We average one thousand 911 calls a day,” said James Soukup, director of the Durham Emergency Communications Center.Being a dispatcher is a job where every second counts, and the more ways you can communicate with that operator increases the odds of lives being saved.“It’s here now, and it’s up to the 911 centers to get the technology to be able to use it,” Soukup said. “There are...
      Texting is a 20-year-old technology; but when factoring in 911, it’s the newest innovation in emergency response.“We average one thousand 911 calls a day,” said James Soukup, director of the Durham Emergency Communications Center.Being a dispatcher is a job where every second counts, and the more ways you can communicate with that operator increases the odds of lives being saved.“It’s here now, and it’s up to the 911 centers to get the technology to be able to use it,” Soukup said. “There are...
    • Families take stories of cancer, birth defects to NC lawmakers

      Families take stories of cancer, birth defects to NC lawmakers

      Sunday, June 29 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-06-29 17:34:44 GMT
      Kim Brewer, who lives near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station, said her daughter Ava was born with Chiari malformation.Kim Brewer, who lives near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station, said her daughter Ava was born with Chiari malformation.
      Settled just outside Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station in Salisbury is the town of Dukeville, where families say dozens of people have died from brain tumors.
      Families living near Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station say dozens of people in their neighborhood have died from brain tumors.
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    • Kinston, NC locals say vine resembles Jesus on cross

      Kinston, NC locals say vine resembles Jesus on cross

      Saturday, July 12 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-12 19:00:52 GMT
      Thousands of car travel along Highway 11 in Kinston everyday, yet most of them don't notice some unique looking vines growing on a power pole.Thousands of car travel along Highway 11 in Kinston everyday, yet most of them don't notice some unique looking vines growing on a power pole.
      Thousands of car travel along Highway 11 in Kinston everyday, yet most of them don't notice some unique looking vines growing on a power pole."It's very interesting. It does look like Christ on the cross, and even with the crown of thorns on his head," said Rick Vernon, a retired pastor.Vernon admits he's even gone by without noticing it, but does say it could carry a spiritual message for some."Especially for Christians that it reminds them, just the shape of it, and the way that it looks, o...
      Thousands of car travel along Highway 11 in Kinston everyday, yet most of them don't notice some unique looking vines growing on a power pole."It's very interesting. It does look like Christ on the cross, and even with the crown of thorns on his head," said Rick Vernon, a retired pastor.Vernon admits he's even gone by without noticing it, but does say it could carry a spiritual message for some."Especially for Christians that it reminds them, just the shape of it, and the way that it looks, o...
    • Lemur photobombs sleeping baby picture

      Lemur photobombs sleeping baby picture

      Friday, July 11 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:49:04 GMT
      Tanganyika Wildlife Park in Goddard, Kansas offers patrons the chance to walk among the animals, but one mom got more than she bargained for.
      Tanganyika Wildlife Park in Goddard, Kansas offers patrons the chance to walk among the animals, but one mom got more than she bargained for.
    • Student records unbelievable sight in ocean

      Student records unbelievable sight in ocean

      Friday, July 11 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:24:00 GMT
      The sight was amazing, and a little spooky. A massive school of anchovy turned the water black just off the coast of La Jolla this week.
      The sight was amazing, and a little spooky. A massive school of anchovy turned the water black just off the coast of La Jolla this week.
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    • Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

      Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

      Saturday, July 12 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:37:54 GMT
      U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections.
      Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.
    • Tracy Morgan sues Walmart for car accident

      Tracy Morgan sues Walmart for car accident

      Saturday, July 12 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-12 16:15:40 GMT
      Tracy Morgan is taking legal action against Walmart after one of their drivers is accused of causing the deadly crash he was injured in.
      Tracy Morgan is taking legal action against Walmart after one of their drivers is accused of causing the deadly crash he was injured in.
    • Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

      Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

      Friday, July 11 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:43:14 GMT
      A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before the attack and faced previous...
      A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.
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    • Make-A-Wish helps build tree house for Moore Co. girl

      Make-A-Wish helps build tree house for Moore Co. girl

      Saturday, July 12 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-12 20:20:53 GMT

      A Moore County girl has a new place to play thanks to Make-A-Wish of Central North Carolina.

      A Moore County girl has a new place to play thanks to Make-A-Wish of Central North Carolina.


    • 175-year-old Hillsborough inn faces demolition

      175-year-old Hillsborough inn faces demolition

      Friday, July 11 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:36:21 GMT
      A Hillsborough building with 175 years of history could soon come down board by board.
      A Hillsborough building with 175 years of history could soon come down board by board.
    • Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:01:10 GMT
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
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    • Public welcome at WNCN's Education Town Hall July 16

      Public welcome at WNCN's Education Town Hall July 16

      Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:27:08 GMT
      WNCN will host an Education Town Hall on July 16 in Raleigh – and you are invited.The live discussion will be at the Burning Coal Theater at 224 Polk Street in Raleigh. The Burning Coal Theater is part of the historic Murphey School in downtown Raleigh.The event will be broadcast live from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m and continue live on WNCN.com after 7:30 p.m. However, guests are asked to arrive by 6:15 p.m. The event will include State Superintendent June Atkinson and many members of the House and ...
      WNCN will host an Education Town Hall on July 16 in Raleigh – and you are invited.The live discussion will be at the Burning Coal Theater at 224 Polk Street in Raleigh. The Burning Coal Theater is part of the historic Murphey School in downtown Raleigh.The event will be broadcast live from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m and continue live on WNCN.com after 7:30 p.m. However, guests are asked to arrive by 6:15 p.m. The event will include State Superintendent June Atkinson and many members of the House and ...
    • Portion of Cary Pkwy to be closed for railroad crossing improvements

      Portion of Cary Pkwy to be closed for railroad crossing improvements

      Monday, July 7 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:57:59 GMT
      A portion of Cary Pkwy will be closed through mid-August while improvements are made to the railroad crossing at the Old Apex Rd. intersection.
      A portion of Cary Pkwy will be closed through mid-August while improvements are made to the railroad crossing at the Old Apex Rd. intersection.
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