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    Six dead in Sampson Co. mobile home fire

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    Six people are dead as a result of a mobile home fire in Sampson County early Saturday morning, investigators said. The fire at 552 Gibbs Road in Garland was reported to authorities just after 1 a.m. More>>

    2 dead in crash involving train in Morrisville Video included

    Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville. Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville.
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    Police say two people are dead after a freight train collided with a car in Morrisville Friday night.
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    NC WEATHER: Hot & humid Labor Day weekend

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    The last unofficial weekend of summer will very summer-like.  Heat and humidity will be around with highs around 90.  Rain chances will remain low.
    With high pressure to our east, a light southerly flow will set up bringing warmer temperatures into central North Carolina.  
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    Mother concerned for safety of man missing for 2 weeks Video included

    James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014. James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014.
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    A Fayetteville family is looking for answers after a 28-year-old man disappeared more than 2 weeks ago. More>>

    23-year-old man killed in Moore Co. single-vehicle wreck

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    One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities. More>>

    Details unclear surrounding death of Fort Bragg paratrooper

    Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg. Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg.
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    The military is investigating the death of a Fort Bragg paratrooper earlier this week on base.
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    Infant drowns after wandering into grandmother's pool Video included

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    An 18-month-old child died Friday after being found unresponsive in his grandmother's pool at her Fayetteville home. More>>

    UNC player's mother awaits investigation into alleged hazing

    UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer
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    The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at UNC said the family is "worried about justice" for her son. More>>

    Wrongfully arrested man speaks to NCCU ethics class Video included

    Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype. Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype.
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    A Durham man who was arrested for a crime he did not commit spoke to students at N.C. Central University about his experience. More>>

    Drake Landing neighbors 'disappointed' shooting will continue Video included

    Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range. Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range.
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    Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>

    Road where child killed has 'appropriate' speed limit, DOT says Video included

    Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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    The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>

    Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Moore Co.

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    A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said. More>>

    Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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    One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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    The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider... More>>

    Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

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    The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. More>>

    Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

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    A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after... More>>

    Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

    Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals. Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals.
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    The military veterans hanging out in USO-like comfort at a community college near Fort Bragg have a universal demand for politicians running for Congress - fix problems at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

    Greensboro plans discussion on police body cameras

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    Officials in Greensboro have begun efforts to gather a panel of legal representatives to discuss police body worn cameras and public records. More>>

    Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

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    Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization... More>>

    Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

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    A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>

    Local school district begins composting initiative

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    A local school district has cut the amount of trash its cafeterias send to the landfill by 90 percent. All elementary and middle schools in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools started composting this week. More>>

    NC man arrested on more than 10 drug charges

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    The owner of a tattoo shop in Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged with a number of drug charges after a search warrant executed at his shop Friday evening revealed drugs, paraphernalia and over $3,000. More>>

    Former Marine closes in on goal to keep coffee shop open Video included

    Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life. Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life.
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    A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>

    Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

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    Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>

    SC woman pleads guilty in Wake Forest kidnapping plot Video included

    Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.

    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>

    Rep. Larry Womble settles in lawsuit involving wreck

    Former state Rep. Larry Womble Former state Rep. Larry Womble
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    The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>

    Durham police seek man on robbery charges

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    Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>

    No charges to be filed in Carrboro pedestrian-involved crash

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    Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
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    Google drone could one day deliver packages Video included

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    Google has confirmed that it is working on a drone that could deliver small packages. More>>

    NASCAR's Stewart expresses sadness, pain over death at track Video included

    Tony Stewart Tony Stewart
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    NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever." More>>

    Fuquay-Varina bond rating improved to AAA

    Mayor Byrne Mayor Byrne
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    Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>

    Performance Fiber in Chatham County closing

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    ?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>

    Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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    Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Man claiming to be Spring Lake sexual assault suspect offers alibi Video included

    Nathan L. Cooley Nathan L. Cooley
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    The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>

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    • Six dead in Sampson Co. mobile home fire

      Six dead in Sampson Co. mobile home fire

      Saturday, August 30 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:21:14 GMT
      Six people are dead as a result of a mobile home fire in Sampson County early Saturday morning, investigators said. The fire at 552 Gibbs Road in Garland was reported to authorities just after 1 a.m.
      Six people are dead as a result of a mobile home fire in Sampson County early Saturday morning, investigators said. The fire at 552 Gibbs Road in Garland was reported to authorities just after 1 a.m.
    • 23-year-old man killed in Moore Co. single-vehicle wreck

      23-year-old man killed in Moore Co. single-vehicle wreck

      Saturday, August 30 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-08-30 14:17:13 GMT
      One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities.
      One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities.
    • Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Moore Co.

      Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Moore Co.

      Saturday, August 30 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:26:24 GMT
      A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said.
      A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said.
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    • 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.
    • Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:44:36 GMT
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
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