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    Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board. Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board.

    3 teens accused in small explosion on Durham bus

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    Durham police said Wednesday that three teens getting off a Bull City Connector bus left a drink bottle that exploded around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. More>>

    Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh Video included

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    A Texas school district is once again holding a job fair for teachers in Raleigh. More>>

    90s return, cold front with storms Thursday

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    It has been one week since most of central North Carolina was in the 90s, but that changes today as most of us wait on a cold front Thursday. More>>

    Reward offered in Holly Springs McDonald's employee kidnapping

    Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it. Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it.
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    Raleigh police are offering a reward leading to an arrest in connection with a July 2 robbery attempt and kidnapping of a Holly Springs McDonald’s employee. More>>

    Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist Video included

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    A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed. More>>

    Durham student excels in school while caring for mom Video included

    Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance. Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance.
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    Durham's Kayla Kinard manages to excel in school while caring for her ailing mother.
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    Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

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    Two planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east... More>>

    No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

    A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria. A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.
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    Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina. More>>

    Fayetteville man charged with attempted murder in July 19 shooting

    Fayetteville police are looking for Kevin Bruton in connection with a July 19 shooting. Fayetteville police are looking for Kevin Bruton in connection with a July 19 shooting.
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    The Fayetteville Police Department as identified a suspect in connection with a July 19 shooting in the 800 block of Bedrock Drive. More>>

    Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

    Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters. Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters.
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    North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states. More>>

    NC man found dead on front steps of home

    Homicide investigators in Lumberton are looking into the death of a man who was found on the front steps of his home. More>>

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

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    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. More>>

    10 confirmed cases of chikungunya in NC

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    A 10th case of a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken people for weeks as been confirmed in North Carolina. More>>

    Veterans group schedules convention in Asheville

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    A national veterans group calling for peace at home and overseas is bringing its message to Asheville for its annual convention. More>>

    NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

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    A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades. More>>

    Dr. Campbell - New study suggests that we can delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease Video included

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    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that can be quite devastating to both patient and families. Today in the U.S., more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. More>>

    Fayetteville agencies join forces to help human trafficking victim Video included

    Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize. Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize.
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    A woman who was forced into prostitution in Fayetteville is getting help, and her story is both an example of how Fayetteville can help trafficking victims and how the city could still improve.
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    Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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    Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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    Raleigh mom arrested after her son helped her shoplift from Walmart

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    Police say a Raleigh woman was arrested Monday after she convinced one of her sons to help her shoplift from a Walmart in Garner. More>>

    2 suspects wanted in Fayetteville shooting, robbery

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    Police are searching for two suspect connected to a robbery and shooting Saturday in Fayetteville. More>>

    Pedestrian hit, killed by truck on S. Saunders St. Video included

    Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St. Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St.
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    Police say one person is dead after a truck hit a pedestrian Tuesday night in the area of South Saunders Street and Pecan Road in Raleigh.
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    NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

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    Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue. More>>

    Vance Co. baptist church destroyed in fire

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    A church in Henderson is a total loss after fire fighters say is caught fire Tuesday evening. More>>

    State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately Video included

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    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

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    Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)

    McCrory and Senate Republicans met privately Tuesday as they sought to resolve their differences over budget adjustments supposed to be settled three weeks ago. More>>

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    • NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

      NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:11:02 GMT
      A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades.
      A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades.
    • NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

      NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:46:55 GMT
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      Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
      Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.
    • State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

      State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:10:06 GMT

      The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

      The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

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    • No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

      No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:36:19 GMT
      A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.
      Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina.
      Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina.
    • Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

      Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:34:57 GMT
      Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters. Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters.
      North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states.
      North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states.
    • NC man found dead on front steps of home

      NC man found dead on front steps of home

      Homicide investigators in Lumberton are looking into the death of a man who was found on the front steps of his home.
      Homicide investigators in Lumberton are looking into the death of a man who was found on the front steps of his home.
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    • Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

      Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:33:43 GMT
      Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
      Two planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east...
    • Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

      Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:33:58 GMT
      A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.
      A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.
    • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:23:08 GMT
      Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
      Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.
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    • Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Couple arrested for having sex on Cortez Beach in front of beachgoers

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:08:35 GMT
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
      Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched to Cortez Beach after a few people called 911 and complained about a couple having sex publicly, right next to a little girl on the beach.
    • Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:01:10 GMT
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
    • Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh

      Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:27:25 GMT
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      A Texas school district is once again holding a job fair for teachers in Raleigh.
      A Texas school district is once again holding a job fair for teachers in Raleigh.
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