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    Army investigating disappearance of Fort Bragg soldier

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    The Army has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Fort Bragg solider who has been missing since July 1.
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    State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate Video included

    People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking. People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
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    Supporters and opponents of the process of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” are today getting an opportunity to voice their opinions on the process. More>>

    11 arrested in Wilson in 'shots fired' roundup

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    Wilson police have rounded up 11 suspects as they investigate several “shots fired” calls.? More>>

    Millbrook band director suspended after DWI

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    The Millbrook High School band director has been suspended with pay after being charged with driving while impaired. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Hottest day Thursday before cooler weekend

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    Yet another day below 90 in the Triangle yesterday, but hotter weather are in the forecast the rest of the work week.  Cooler air will move in over the weekend. More>>

    NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash

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    Lawmakers are focusing on legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. More>>

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    U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Va.

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    The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia. More>>

    Durham leaders consider affordable housing along proposed light rail

    A rendering of the proposed Woodmont station of the Durham-Orange Light Rail. (Triangle Transit) A rendering of the proposed Woodmont station of the Durham-Orange Light Rail. (Triangle Transit)
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    Discussions began Wednesday about ways to make sure there's affordable housing near the light rail before land prices increase. More>>

    Victims in fatal downtown Raleigh shooting identified, police search for leads

    Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street. Raleigh Police on the scene of a shooting on West South Street.
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    Raleigh Police are investigating a shooting on West South Street near Dawson Street in downtown Wednesday morning. More>>

    NC State researchers work with Disney on football tracking tech Video included

    The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research) The ball could be tracked in heavy snow, goal line pile ups, or the position of the ball’s forward progress. (Disney Research)
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    Two N.C. State researchers have come up with a way to track a football at all times. More>>

    POLL: What is your favorite K-12 comedy?

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    The awkwardness of growing up, the perils of "fitting in" and the complicated first relationships combine for the perfect comedic recipe.
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    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants Video included

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    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State extremists Wednesday and weighed sending more troops to Iraq as President Barack Obama vowed to be relentless in pursuit of the terrorist group... More>>

    Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

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    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday. More>>

    Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting Video included

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    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and reassure residents of the suburban St. Louis community torn by several nights of racial unrest since the fatal shooting... More>>

    Man wanted for fondling self in Fayetteville public library

    A surveillance video showed the suspect was fondling his exposed genitals while holding a magazine, authorities said. A surveillance video showed the suspect was fondling his exposed genitals while holding a magazine, authorities said.
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    Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man it said was fondling himself at a public library in Fayetteville. More>>

    Police: body found in East Raleigh

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    Police said a dead body was found Wednesday morning in East Raleigh. More>>

    EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

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    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it refused to provide time off for a worker who is a Jehovah's Witness and then fired him. More>>

    US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

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    American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials... More>>

    Work underway on Durham civil rights mural

    A mural on Morris Street includes more than 30 portraits of activists and people closely tied to Durham's civil rights history. A mural on Morris Street includes more than 30 portraits of activists and people closely tied to Durham's civil rights history.
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    Durham's civil rights history is going on display on the side of a building. More>>

    Missing FL teen may be in NC

    Cierra Faye Smith, 14, was reported missing by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. Cierra Faye Smith, 14, was reported missing by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office in Florida.
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    The Goldsboro Police Department needs the public's help in locating a missing teen from Florida who may be in Wayne or Harnett County. More>>

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    • Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

      Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:53:50 GMT
      Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
      The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State extremists Wednesday and weighed sending more troops to Iraq as President Barack Obama vowed to be relentless in pursuit of the terrorist group...
    • Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:32:28 GMT
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
    • Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:26:40 GMT
      Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
      U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and reassure residents of the suburban St. Louis community torn by several nights of racial unrest since the fatal shooting...
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    • POLL: What is the best K-12 comedy movie?

    • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

      American Pie
      2%
      1 vote
      Billy Madison
      13%
      5 votes
      Clueless
      18%
      7 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      5%
      2 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      3%
      1 vote
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      13%
      5 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      23%
      9 votes
      Mean Girls
      18%
      7 votes
      Porky's
      5%
      2 votes
      Superbad
      0%
      0 votes
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