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    Six dead in Sampson Co. house fire

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    At least five people are dead as a result of a house 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>>

    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>>

    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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    Bombings kills 13 in Iraq

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    Two bombings targeting the Iraqi military killed 13 people, including six soldiers, south of Baghdad on Saturday, officials said. 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>>

    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>>

    23-year-old man dead 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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    European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. 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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    • 23-year-old man dead in Moore Co. single-vehicle wreck

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

      Saturday, August 30 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-08-30 14:13:03 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.
    • Six dead in Sampson Co. house fire

      Six dead in Sampson Co. house fire

      Saturday, August 30 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:58:37 GMT
      At least five people are dead as a result of a house 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.
      At least five people are dead as a result of a house 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.
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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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    • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where they
      Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
    • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

      Friday, August 29 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:52:20 GMT
      Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
      Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    • Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:32:09 GMT
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
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    • 13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses

      13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:06:55 GMT
      NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
      NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
    • 'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:42:52 GMT
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      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
    • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

      For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where they
      Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
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