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    Spring Lake police still seeking man in sex assault case

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    Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Labor Day weekend hot; rain possible

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    After five days below 90, the heat of summer will return the rest of the week and into Labor Day weekend in central North Carolina.
    Each day this week, temperatures have gone up by about four degrees.  With that trend continuing today, highs will reach into the 90s. 
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    WNCN Blitz to kick off morning pep rallies at Hillside HS

    Hillside High School at one of last year's WNCN Blitz morning pep rallies. Hillside High School at one of last year's WNCN Blitz morning pep rallies.
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    For the upcoming high school football season, WNCN Blitz is kicking off its Friday morning pep rallies at Hillside High School in Durham. More>>

    Female pedestrian hit by car in Fayetteville

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    A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car late Wednesday night in Fayetteville. More>>

    1 arrest made in Spring Lake murder, police search for 2nd suspect

    Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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    Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Historic Raleigh cemetery near Cameron Village needs sprucing up Video included

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    The Oberlin cemetery is located near Cameron Village in downtown Raleigh. More>>

    UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

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    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. More>>

    Family of Durham man, wrongfully arrested in LA, allege racial profiling Video included

    Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook.  It has now been shared tens of thousands of times. Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook. It has now been shared tens of thousands of times.
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    A Durham man, who was arrested in Los Angeles for a crime he did not commit, is speaking out about an incident he believes was a case of racial profiling. More>>

    4 UNC players suspended over 'violations of team policy' Video included

    Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill. Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.
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    Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place. More>>

    On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role

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    President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision? More>>

    Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

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    Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian... More>>

    Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence Video included

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    A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>

    Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

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    Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern Indian Ocean may be extended farther south based on a new... More>>

    Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

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    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend. More>>

    Heart condition likely contributed to death of 71st High football player Video included

    Evan Raines, a junior at Seventy-First High School, died after falling ill at the end of football practice. (Facebook) Evan Raines, a junior at Seventy-First High School, died after falling ill at the end of football practice. (Facebook)
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    A Seventy-First High School football player who died last summer after practice likely died as a result of cardiac arrhythmia. More>>

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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 4:55 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:55:16 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.
    • 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.
    • Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

      Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

      President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)
      Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust.
      Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust.
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    • '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.
    • How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      Monday, August 25 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:25:40 GMT
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
    • Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence

      Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence

      Thursday, August 28 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:10:59 GMT
      A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations.
      A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations.
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