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    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)

    Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions Video included

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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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    NC WEATHER: Tuesday gets hotter, before slowly cooling

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    The warmest temperatures in more than a month hit central North Carolina Monday and it's expected to get hotter Tuesday.
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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>>

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

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    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the... 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Entangled loggerhead turtle rescued in Oregon Inlet

    A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard) A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard)
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    The United States Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet near the Bonner Bridge. 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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    Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

    67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
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    A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. More>>

    Teen charged with DWI after crash led to best friend's death Video included

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    The crash happened along the 1100 block of 6th Street NW around 7 p.m. Sunday evening.
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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>>

    US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

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    A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said. More>>

    Body found in burning car in Randolph County

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    Randolph County deputies are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car. More>>

    NC lost $100M bid for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

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    North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size. More>>

    Paper disputes sheriff's Sunday checkpoint comment

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    Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson testified in a federal trial that his deputies only conducted traffic checkpoints on Sundays when they were necessary for public safety. More>>

    Water main break shuts down UNC's Greenlaw Hall

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    Repairs are underway after a water main broke early Sunday evening outside Greenlaw Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More>>

    Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

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    The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
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    Kure Beach man sets world record for longest surf

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    The Town of Kure Beach is now home to the newest surfing world record holder! More>>

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    • Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions

      Monday, September 1 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:54:34 GMT
      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)
      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.
      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.
    • 1 dead in single-car crash on I-40 in Johnston Co.

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

      Monday, September 1 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:27:21 GMT
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      One person is dead after a van flipped several times Monday morning in Johnston County.
      One person is dead after a van flipped several times Monday morning in Johnston County.
    • Trooper injured in crash on Lake Wheeler Rd. during vehicle pursuit

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

      Monday, September 1 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:10:07 GMT
      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.
      A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday in a single-car accident on Lake Wheeler Road.
      A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday in a single-car accident on Lake Wheeler Road.
    • PoliticsMore>>

    • 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.
    • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
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    • Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

      Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

      Monday, September 1 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:27:57 GMT
      67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
      A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online.
      A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online.
    • Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

      Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

      Monday, September 1 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:29:26 GMT
      The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
      The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
    • House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

      House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

      Sunday, August 31 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-31 16:41:00 GMT
      Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be "too cautious" in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.
      Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
    • 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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