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    NC WEATHER: A hot and humid Labor Day expected

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    The last time we were in the mid 90s was the middle of July and this kind of heat will build into the area for this Labor Day and could continue for the next few days. More>>

    2nd suspect arrested in death of Weldon teen Video included

    Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner. Dalonte Bradley, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keyuon Garner.
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    Investigators arrested a second suspect Thursday in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.
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    Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC

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    Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

    Duke University to hold Michael Brown forum Monday night Video included

    Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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    The issues surrounding the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Mo. will be discussed in the Triangle Monday night when Duke University will hold a town hall forum. More>>

    Family of Sampson Co. house fire victims pay respects Video included

    Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend. Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend.
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    Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.

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    Spring Lake man surrenders on child sex charges, claims innocence Video included

    Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN) Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN)
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    A man wanted by police for posing as an officer and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl surrendered to authorities Saturday. More>>

    Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. More>>

    Chatham Co. man's pine coffins make for greener burials Video included

    Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end. Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end.
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    Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end. More>>

    1 dead in shooting at large party in Burlington

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    Investigators say one man was killed and a second critically injured in a shooting at a Burlington motel where several hundred people were gathered for a party. More>>

    What's happening to Common Core in NC?

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    The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.
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    Kure Beach man sets world record for longest surf

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    The Town of Kure Beach is now home to the newest surfing world record holder! More>>

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

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    A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion... More>>

    Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the... More>>

    Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

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    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. More>>

    Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

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    Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. More>>

    Missing snow globe leads to dropped murder charge

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    A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather. More>>

    No. 23 Tar Heels beat Flames 56-29 in opener Video included

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    Marquise Williams accounted for four touchdowns while Jeff Schoettmer returned an interception for a score during North Carolina's game-turning flurry, helping the No. 23 Tar Heels beat Liberty 56-29 on Saturday night. More>>

    Boone throws for 4 TDs, Duke routs Elon 52-13 Video included

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    Anthony Boone threw a few more touchdown passes, Duke's offense put up even more big numbers and the Blue Devils claimed another home victory.For these Blue Devils, it was almost like 2013 never ended. More>>

    Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner Video included

    Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus. Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.
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    Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans. More>>

    Small earthquake hits CA, near site of earlier 6.0 quake

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    The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.

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    • Family of Sampson Co. house fire victims pay respects

      Family of Sampson Co. house fire victims pay respects

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:36:18 GMT
      Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend.Six people, representing three different families, died in a house fire over the weekend.

      Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.

      Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.

    • Dr. Campbell: Managing Peanut Allergies in School

      Dr. Campbell: Managing Peanut Allergies in School

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:00:16 GMT
      Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated four to six percent of children in the United States.
      Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated four to six percent of children in the United States.
    • Duke University to hold Michael Brown forum Monday night

      Duke University to hold Michael Brown forum Monday night

      Monday, September 1 2014 4:59 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:59:24 GMT
      Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
      The issues surrounding the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Mo. will be discussed in the Triangle Monday night when Duke University will hold a town hall forum.
      The issues surrounding the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Mo. will be discussed in the Triangle Monday night when Duke University will hold a town hall forum.
    • PoliticsMore>>

    • Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC

      Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:59:20 GMT
      Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
      Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
    • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
    • Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:43 GMT
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
    • U.S. & WorldMore>>

    • House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

      House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

      Sunday, August 31 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-31 16:41:00 GMT
      Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be "too cautious" in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.
      Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
    • Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner

      Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner

      Sunday, August 31 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-08-31 13:39:37 GMT
      Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.
      Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans.
      Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans.
    • Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

      Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

      Saturday, August 30 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:40:37 GMT
      The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. 
      The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long...
    • SportsMore>>

    • Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early

      Monday, September 1 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:40:38 GMT
      Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
      Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage.
    • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

      Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
      Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
      San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
    • NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      NC State to debut wolf-inspired uniforms against ODU

      Sunday, August 31 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:44:49 GMT
      Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)Designed by Adidas, N.C. State's alterntive uniforms feature black and red as the two primary color. (NC State Athletics)
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
      The Wolfpack will debut new alternative uniforms during next Saturday's match-up with Old Dominion.
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