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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>>

    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>>

    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: Hot and sticky for rest of week, relief for the 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>>

    Durham leaders consider affordable housing options along 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>>

    Raleigh police investigate fatal shooting in downtown

    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>>

    Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State Video included

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    The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage.... 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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    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>>

    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>>

    Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting Video included

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    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has met briefly with the officer in charge of security in Ferguson since the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. 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>>

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    • EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:03 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • NC justices uphold Duke Energy rate increase decision

      NC justices uphold Duke Energy rate increase decision

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:15:41 GMT
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      The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers.
      The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers.
    • NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash

      NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:40 GMT
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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.
      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.
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    • Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

      Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:23:28 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 stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage....
    • Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:31 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 has met briefly with the officer in charge of security in Ferguson since the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
    • US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

      US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:06:11 GMT
      A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...
      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...
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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
      3%
      1 vote
      Billy Madison
      14%
      5 votes
      Clueless
      16%
      6 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      5%
      2 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      3%
      1 vote
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      11%
      4 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      24%
      9 votes
      Mean Girls
      19%
      7 votes
      Porky's
      5%
      2 votes
      Superbad
      0%
      0 votes
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