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    Durham UPS Store among 51 named in possible data breach Video included

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    A UPS Store in Durham is one of 51 stores in 24 states that may have been compromised by a computer virus. More>>

    Raleigh 6-year-old kidnapped from home, then returned Video included

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    A 6-year-old Raleigh girl was kidnapped and later returned to her home Wednesday morning. More>>

    Raleigh police arrest Jacksonville man for human trafficking Video included

    Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center. Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center.
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    Raleigh police have arrested a man accused of holding four women hostage. More>>

    NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash Video included

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    North Carolina lawmakers have approved 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>>

    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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    NC WEATHER: Hotter Thursday before cooler weekend

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    The month of August has had plenty of storms and very few really hot days, that trend will reverse Thursday and Friday. More>>

    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>>

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

    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>>

    Millbrook band director suspended after DWI Video included

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

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

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

    Hundreds affected by Garner power outages Video included

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    More than 15,000 customers are without power Wednesday evening in Garner, Duke Energy reported. More>>

    Shots fired into Fayetteville home

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    Fayetteville police said shots were fired into a residence Wednesday night on Cedar Creek Road. More>>

    Holder says he understands mistrust of police Video included

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    Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he... 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>>

    NC Supreme Court OK to take Jason Young trial

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    North Carolina's highest court has agreed to consider whether Jason Young should get a new trial that a lower court ordered in April. More>>

    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants Video included

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    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Durham leaders consider affordable housing along proposed light rail Video included

    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>>

    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>>

    NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash Video included

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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>>

    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 Video included

    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>>

    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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    • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
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      North Carolina lawmakers have approved 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.
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved 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.
    • State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      State officials hear from both sides of NC fracking debate

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:56:13 GMT
      People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.People rallying outside ahead of Wednesday's public comment hearing on fracking.
      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.
      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.
    • Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Hunter fills Martin's NC associate justice seat

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:44:30 GMT
      Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.Judge Robert Hunter, of Morehead City, was appointed an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
      Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Judge Robert Hunter of Morehead City on Wednesday to become an associate Supreme Court justice.
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    • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:33 GMT
      File photoFile photo
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved 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.
      North Carolina lawmakers have approved 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.
    • EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:36:46 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.
    • 11 arrested in Wilson in 'shots fired' roundup

      11 arrested in Wilson in 'shots fired' roundup

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:34:39 GMT
      Wilson police have rounded up 11 suspects as they investigate several “shots fired” calls.
      Wilson police have rounded up 11 suspects as they investigate several “shots fired” calls.?
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    • Holder says he understands mistrust of police

      Holder says he understands mistrust of police

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:13:31 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.
      Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he...
    • Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

      Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:34:42 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 Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria....
    • U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Va.

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

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:27:01 GMT
      The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia. Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved
      The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia.
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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
      11%
      5 votes
      Clueless
      17%
      8 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      9%
      4 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      2%
      1 vote
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      13%
      6 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      24%
      11 votes
      Mean Girls
      17%
      8 votes
      Porky's
      4%
      2 votes
      Superbad
      0%
      0 votes
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