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    Scattered storms return Friday afternoon

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    After a stormy afternoon, the unsettled weather will taper off late tonight but, will return again Friday afternoon.  The majority of this unsettled weather will move out of the area for good just in time for the weekend. More>>

    Chatham Park will change region as 'dynamically as RTP,' developer says Video included

    A rendering of Bluff Park inside Chatham Park. A rendering of Bluff Park inside Chatham Park.
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    In just a few weeks, developers will be begin the process of building the most ambitious construction project ever undertaken in the state.
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    Shooting victim is ex of woman honored at Fayetteville anti-violence rally Video included

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    A man shot this week in Fayetteville was the ex-boyfriend of a woman who was honored at an anti-violence rally just hours earlier. More>>

    PJ Hairston: 'I can't risk my job' by going to Durham Video included

    Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets) Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. (Charlotte Hornets)
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    Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he plans to stay away from Durham after an altercation in the city attracted negative attention ahead of his rookie season in the NBA. More>>

    McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan Video included

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    Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it. More>>

    Families rally in Raleigh against 'parental alienation'

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    A rally to raise awareness about parental and grandparent alienation was held outside the Wake County courthouse Thursday. More>>

    Gaza dead tops 85 as Israel presses its offensive

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    The Al Haj family never heard it coming: An Israeli missile smashed into their home in the middle of the night, destroying the structure and killing eight relatives in a matter of seconds. A survivor said all the dead were... More>>

    Gunman demanded to know ex-wife's whereabouts

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    A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was,... More>>

    Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

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    Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections. More>>

    Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

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    The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
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    Purse snatchers caught after getting stuck in Fayetteville traffic

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    Two men were taken into police custody when they got stuck in traffic while trying to run from Fayetteville police. More>>

    Raleigh Powerball winner to fund scholarship with prize money

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    A Raleigh woman who won $2 million in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing said she will dedicate some of her prize money to education. More>>

    Report says colleges are not protecting students from sex assault Video included

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    A new study says universities are not following existing laws for reporting sexual assaults, which could leave millions of campuses across the country in danger. More>>

    Family members support Durham mom charged in son's death Video included

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    A Durham mother facing charges in the shooting death of her young son appeared before a judge Thursday with three supporters behind her. More>>

    Grandmother: Vance Co. boy told by dad to shoot grandfather Video included

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    A Vance County woman whose 11-year-old grandson shot and killed his grandfather says she is living out her worst nightmare.
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    Hairston says he met NFL star shortly before DWI arrest Video included

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    Former UNC guard P.J. Hairston said he met Josh Gordon shortly before the NFL star was arrested while driving Hairston's 2015 Cadillac Escalade. More>>

    Channel for Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry still not safe

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    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation says the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry is still unsafe, meaning the run will continue to use the alternate route. More>>

    Arrest made in shooting near Fayetteville apartment complex pool

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    Fayetteville police made an arrest late Thursday morning after one person was shot near a pool at the Eagle Point Village Apartments in Fayetteville Wednesday night, according to authorities. More>>

    Suspect accused of robbing same Kangaroo Express twice

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    The Spring Lake Police Department is looking for an armed and dangerous suspect wanted in connection with a July 8 robbery at a Kangaroo Express on South Bragg Boulevard. More>>

    NC woman reported missing in SC surrenders Video included

    A Gaston County woman reported missing in South Carolina has turned herself in to police in Charlotte. More>>

    6 educators among 8 facing drug charges in Rowan

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    Prosecutors say six educators are among eight people facing prescription drug abuse charges in Rowan County. More>>

    Cleanup from fatal storms begins in Eastern states

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    Residents of this rural central New York town on Wednesday picked through debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado, and utility crews worked to restore power in several Eastern states hit by severe storms. More>>

    Groundbreaking Thursday for new safety center in Raleigh

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    Raleigh City leaders will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the new Public Safety Center in Raleigh. More>>

    NC State to develop hotel, conference facility

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    N.C. State University is announcing plans to develop a privately managed hotel and conference facility on Centennial Campus. More>>

    Southern Pines police arrest man for June 27 murder

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    Southern Pines police arrested a man for the June 29 murder of Floyd Elmer Williams. More>>

    Kay Hagan has accepted 3 NC Senate debates

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    North Carolina U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has agreed to participate in three debates - fewer than the minimum of 10 that Republican challenger Thom Tillis wanted for their fall campaign. More>>

    Raleigh police ask for help identifying subject in Club Bodi photos Video included

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    Raleigh police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject in photos taken inside Club Bodi the night Vernon Oneal Jones was killed. More>>

    Expert says jobs, not police, will help reduce Fayetteville violence Video included

    At a rally Tuesday, Felicia Jordan held a sign about her son Ravon who was shot and killed. At a rally Tuesday, Felicia Jordan held a sign about her son Ravon who was shot and killed.
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    A shooting hours after an anti-violence rally in Fayetteville draws into question what can really be effective at reducing violent crime.
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    More former students claim abuse while attending Quaker school

    Carolina Friends School is a private pre-K to grade 12 Quaker school in Orange County. Carolina Friends School is a private pre-K to grade 12 Quaker school in Orange County.
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    The principal of Carolina Friends School says he has received more reports of sexual abuse that allegedly occurred in the 1970s. More>>

    Chief judge of NC Court of Appeals retiring

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    The chief judge of North Carolina's Court of Appeals for more than a decade is stepping down in a few weeks. More>>

    Durham mom arrested after son accidentally shot, killed Video included

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    The mother of a 9-year-old who was killed in an accidental shooting in April was arrested by police Wednesday. More>>

    15-year-old shoots teen brother in Fayetteville Video included

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    A 14-year-old boy was shot by his 15-year-old brother Wednesday in Fayetteville. More>>

    1 shot in Fayetteville hours after anti-violence rally

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    A man was shot during an attempted robbery early Wednesday morning in Fayetteville.


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    Wounded warrior to get mortgage-free home in Fuquay-Varina Video included

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    A community in Fuquay-Varina is hoping to add a little extra support for a new home being built for a wounded warrior. More>>

    McCrory criticizes Senate on budget talks

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    Gov. Pat McCrory has criticized the North Carolina Senate for failing to bridge a budget impasse on education and walking out on education leaders during negotiations.
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    NC lawmakers back at work after brief walk-out

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    During a conference committee meeting to resolves difference about the state budget, North Carolina Senate lawmakers walked out, citing procedural concerns. More>>

    Tight fit? Popular retailer J.Crew introduces size 000

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    J.Crew came under fire on Tuesday following reports that the specialty retailer is now offering items in size 000 -- the equivalent of an XXXS. More>>

    1 year later, no new abortion rules in N. Carolina

    Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics. More>>

    Orange Co. sheriff cautions buyers, sellers about online scams Video included

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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. More>>

    NC coal ash bill destined for compromise committee

    Both versions require all pits be closed in 15 years. Both versions require all pits be closed in 15 years.
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    A key senator says his chamber will reject a competing version of legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy's North Caroilna power plants. More>>

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    • Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Thursday, July 10 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:02:45 GMT
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      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
    • Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

      Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

      Thursday, July 10 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:57:47 GMT
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      The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
      The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
    • McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

      McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

      Thursday, July 10 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:51:28 GMT
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      Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it.
      Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it.
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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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    • NC coal ash bill destined for compromise committee

      NC coal ash bill destined for compromise committee

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:03:06 GMT
      Both versions require all pits be closed in 15 years.Both versions require all pits be closed in 15 years.
      A key senator says his chamber will reject a competing version of legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy's North Caroilna power plants.
      A key senator says his chamber will reject a competing version of legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy's North Caroilna power plants.
    • Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Final arguments held in hearing on NC voting laws

      Thursday, July 10 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:02:45 GMT
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      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
      Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that a sweeping overhaul to the state's voting laws will cause irreparable harm if left in place for the November elections.
    • Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

      Common Core compromise bill approved by NC Senate

      Thursday, July 10 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:57:47 GMT
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      The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
      The Senate voted 33-12 in favor of a compromise measure with the House that its top Senate proponent says would repeal Common Core for the state's K-12 standards.
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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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