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    US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

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    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

    NC judge: private school vouchers unconstitutional

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    A new program that would have allowed taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools was ruled unconstitutional by a judge Thursday. More>>

    Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

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    Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>

    Amanda Hayes filing for divorce from husband

    Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson. Amanda Hayes, 41, was found guilt second-degree murder in the July 2011 death of Laura Ackerson.
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    Amanda Hayes, who was convicted in the death of a Kinston mother in 2011, is filing for divorce from husband Grant Hayes, according to a recent court document. More>>

    ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

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    The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

    Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

    People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham. People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.
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    The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

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    Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids Video included

    The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children. The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
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    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Hot and humid before a cooler weekend

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    Hot weather will rule the next two days before some cooler air moves in for next week.

    Yesterday, the Triangle finally made it to 90 for only the second time this August.  Today, everyone will see low to middle 90s
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    Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

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    To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race. More>>

    Shots fired into Fayetteville home

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    Fayetteville police say shots were fired into a residence Wednesday night at a home in the 500 block of Cedar Creek Road. More>>

    Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

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    Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh. More>>

    Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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    The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

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    An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior Hamas military commanders Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services. More>>

    Dr. Campbell: The role of vaccines in school Video included

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    Infectious diseases account for millions of school days lost each year for kindergarten through 12th-grade public school students in the United States. Forty percent of children aged five to 17 years missed three or more school days in the past year because of illness or injury. More>>

    Pikeville couple accused of child abuse turn themselves in

    Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27. Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27.
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    A Pikeville couple wanted on child abuse charges turned themselves into authorities Wednesday afternoon, said the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. More>>

    UNC's Southern Folklife Collection marks 25 years

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    Festivities to mark the 25th anniversary of the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC Chapel Hill will culminate with a concert by Merle Haggard and Tift Merritt. More>>

    Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

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    A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit. More>>

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

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    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

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    • Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

      Raleigh police investigating 2 armed robberies

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:47:06 GMT
      Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh.
      Police are investigating two robberies that occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in Raleigh.
    • Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

      Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:41:15 GMT
      People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.People wait in lin to get into the new Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham.

      The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

      The Microsoft store at The Streets at Southpoint opened its doors Thursday.

    • Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

      Wake Co. sees significant teacher turnover

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:12:28 GMT
      Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches.
      Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches.
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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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    • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:54:51 GMT
      Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
      Hundreds of residents of a Liberian slum lined up to receive rice and water from government officials Thursday in their neighborhood which was sealed off from the rest of the capital in an attempt to halt the spread of Ebola.
    • US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

      US doctor cured of Ebola, calls release 'miraculous day'

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:42:22 GMT
      A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
      A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
    • Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

      Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:35:11 GMT
      Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but...
      The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
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