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    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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    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>>

    NC Senate gives tentative OK to state budget 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>>

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms, could be near NC next week

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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. More>>

    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>>

    Durham police: 5 hurt in crash

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    Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed Thursday night on Holloway Street.Police say it happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Holloway, that's near the Durham city-county line.Police say traffic is being diverted around the area on Adams and Rochelle Streets.Some of the injured were taken to the hospital, but their conditions were not immediately available. More>>

    Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak

    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. They’re doing what they can to help. 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>>

    Deal still not reached on NC coal ash bill

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    Lawmakers say they have still not reached agreement on legislation requiring Duke Energy to limit pollution leaking from its coal ash dumps across the state. More>>

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

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    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist... More>>

    UNC system releases report on campus safety

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    The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued its final report Thursday, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina. More>>

    W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

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    The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the... More>>

    Samaritan doctor sickened with Ebola lets Charlotte missionary take serum

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    "Yesterday, an experimental serum arrived in the country, but there was only enough for one person. Dr. Brantly asked that it be given to Nancy Writebol," said Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse. More>>

    Deputy wounded in shootout recovering in Fayetteville hospital Video included

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    The deputy who was shot in the torso during the gun battle Wednesday remains at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where is sedated and in stable condition. More>>

    Man charged in murder of 7-year-old Wilson boy

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    Wilson Police said Thursday they have arrested a man and charged him with murder in the case of a 7-year-old boy who was shot and killed in his home. More>>

    UNC files petition to move Willingham case to federal court

    Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels. Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels.
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    A former academic specialist at UNC is asking that her lawsuit against the university be moved to federal court. More>>

    Police: Man found dead in military uniform was Ft. Bragg soldier

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    Fayetteville police said Thursday that a man in a military uniform who was found shot and killed Wednesday was a soldier at Fort Bragg. More>>

    Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

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    An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system. More>>

    1 arrested, 1 sought in Spring Lake murder

    Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean. Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean.
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    The Spring Lake Police Department has arrested one person, and continues to search for a second suspect, in connection with the July 19 murder of Carey Terrelle McLean. More>>

    1 killed in Ray Road shooting in Harnett County Video included

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    The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it has responded to a shooting in the 3000 block of Ray Road. More>>

    NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

    North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections. More>>

    Hundreds of teens have died playing this old, but popular game Video included

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    A troubling and alarming old game has resurfaced on social media. Teens across the country are passing out to get high, and the consequences could be deadly. More>>

    Union mom accused of neglect after leaving baby in car outside store

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    A Union mom who was in a grocery store for about 15 minutes, leaving her 16-month-old alone in her truck, was arrested on Wednesday, according to police. More>>

    Homemade drone helping in search for missing Dundee mother

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    It's been nearly a week since Jennifer Huston, 38, of Dundee vanished after running errands in Newberg Thursday evening, and ever since, the search for her has been growing to include more people and more methods of searching - including a drone. More>>

    More swimming advisories due to bacteria posted at some NC beaches

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    Advisories against swimming are in effect at two ocean-side sites and one sound-side site in Carteret County due to high bacteria levels. More>>

    NC battling buzzards at the state's boat ramps

    North Carolina wants the public's help in dealing with a growing problem - buzzards at boat ramps across the state. More>>

    Parts stolen from trains parked in Gastonia

    Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in train parts from trains parked in Gastonia in the last month. More>>

    Vigil held to remember UNC professor killed near campus Video included

    Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC. Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC.
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    As many as a dozen organizations in the Chapel Hill Chinese community played a role in a vigil Wednesday night for a slain UNC professor. More>>

    Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

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    A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said. More>>

    Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget Video included

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    Legislative budget-writers are toiling to finalize an annual spending plan for North Carolina government four days after announcing a deal and a day after leading lawmakers described its main points.Senate budget-writer Sen. Harry Brown says a finalized document won't be done until late Wednesday.
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    Jamie Parsons on parents' arrest: 'Momma knew they were coming' Video included

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    Federal agents picked up the couple around 6 a.m. and drove them to a federal courthouse in Winston-Salem where they will face fraud charges.
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    Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC Video included

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    Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. More>>

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    • Durham police: 5 hurt in crash

      Durham police: 5 hurt in crash

      Thursday, July 31 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:00:58 GMT
      Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed Thursday night on Holloway Street.Police say it happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Holloway, that's near the Durham city-county line.Police say traffic is being diverted around the area on Adams and Rochelle Streets.Some of the injured were taken to the hospital, but their conditions were not immediately available.
      Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed Thursday night on Holloway Street.Police say it happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Holloway, that's near the Durham city-county line.Police say traffic is being diverted around the area on Adams and Rochelle Streets.Some of the injured were taken to the hospital, but their conditions were not immediately available.
    • Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak

      Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:30:11 GMT
      Local Liberians lend hand to fight Ebola outbreakLocal Liberians lend hand to fight Ebola outbreak
      The Ebola outbreak in Africa is hitting close to home for some people in the Triangle who are originally from Liberia. They’re doing what they can to help.
      The Ebola outbreak in Africa is hitting close to home for some people in the Triangle who are originally from Liberia. They’re doing what they can to help.
    • Family says there were no signs of trouble before Cumberland Co. shootout

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

      Thursday, July 31 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:52:27 GMT

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

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

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    • NC Senate gives tentative OK to state budget

      NC Senate gives tentative OK to state budget

      Thursday, July 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:11:41 GMT
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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.
      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.
    • Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

      Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

      Thursday, July 31 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:33:29 GMT
      An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system.
      An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system.
    • NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

      NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

      North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections.
      North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections.
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    • Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

      Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:22:35 GMT
      Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and...
      Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51.
    • Missionaries with Ebola could be brought to US

      Missionaries with Ebola could be brought to US

      Thursday, July 31 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:23:03 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

      CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

      Thursday, July 31 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:03:21 GMT
      A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and...
      The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist...
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