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    Wake Co. school officials to discuss overcrowding Tuesday Video included

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    The Wake County Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to make some key decisions on a plan to deal with classroom overcrowding. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Warm today, rain returns Wednesday

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    Another cold front is heading for North Carolina with rain and cooler temperatures, but before it arrives, we'll have temperatures in the low to mid 80s today. More>>

    3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash

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    Highway 55 at McCrimmon Pkwy. in Cary is closed due to an accident involving a dump truck and an SUV. More>>

    ZEBULON: Bullet grazes 13-year-old boy in Zebulon

    Bullet grazes 13-year-old boy in Zebulon

    Police arrested Cedano Lee Moore, 22, and Barry Darnell Sills, 47, and charged them with attempted murder. Police arrested Cedano Lee Moore, 22, and Barry Darnell Sills, 47, and charged them with attempted murder.
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    Two men were arrested after a 13-year-old boy was grazed by bullet Monday night in Zebulon. More>>

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

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    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local... More>>

    Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

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    A Syrian military plane crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of its residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S.... More>>

    NC conservative group wants death penalty reviewed

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    Some North Carolina political conservatives want state lawmakers to consider whether to replace the death penalty with life in prison without parole due to recently vacated murder cases. More>>

    Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

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    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says. More>>

    Duke study: Water contamination tied to wells, not fracking Video included

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    A new study by scientist from multiple schools, including Duke University, says problems with the wells and not hydraulic fracturing itself, was the primary cause of drinking water contamination issues in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas. More>>

    New questions over abortion coverage in health law

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    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010. More>>

    Young heart patient's family to donate 'extra money' to others on transplant list Video included

    Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart) Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart)
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    A Durham family has surpassed their fundraising goal to help pay for medical bills for their 2-month-old son in need of a new heart. More>>

    Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible

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    The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider... More>>

    I-440 West ramp to Poole Rd. to close for Fortify weekend work

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    The Interstate-440 West ramp onto Poole Road will be closed this weekend as part of the Fortify rebuild project in Wake County. More>>

    UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes

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    As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. human rights commission emphasized Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has... More>>

    The Clueless Chick: Fun with Play-Doh Video included

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    Tuesday is National Play-Doh Day, and whether it has been 20 years since you've touched a tub of Play-Doh or your little ones play with it every day, our expert party planner Jennifer Durbin has some easy Play-Doh ideas to share. More>>

    Kinston father charged with killing 1-month-old son

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    Police have arrested a Kinston man in the death of his 1-month-old son earlier this year. More>>

    NC farmers urged to test corn to prevent contamination

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    N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging farmers to have their corn tested for aflatoxin to prevent contamination of feeds and food. More>>

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    • NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
    • NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 10:59:45 GMT
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
    • GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

      GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

      Sunday, September 14 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:40:08 GMT
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      Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
      Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
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    • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

      US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:52:50 GMT
      The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...
      The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local...
    • CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

      CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:29:37 GMT
      (RNN) – A sponsorship between cosmetic giant CoverGirl and the NFL is being tested during the league's nightmarish week of bad publicity in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.CoverGirl, whose sponsorship tagline is the “official beauty sponsor of the NFL,” launched a campaign that targets beauty looks for all 32 NFL franchises. The campaign has been promoted with the tagline “get your #game face on.”On Sept. 11, Adele Stan, senior digital editor for The American Prospect, mad...
      (RNN) – A sponsorship between cosmetic giant CoverGirl and the NFL is being tested during the league's nightmarish week of bad publicity in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.CoverGirl, whose sponsorship tagline is the “official beauty sponsor of the NFL,” launched a campaign that targets beauty looks for all 32 NFL franchises. The campaign has been promoted with the tagline “get your #game face on.”On Sept. 11, Adele Stan, senior digital editor for The American Prospect, mad...
    • First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

      First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

      Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:45 GMT
      U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by...
      U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy...
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    • Letter found with body of App State student, police say

      Letter found with body of App State student, police say

      Monday, September 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:16:12 GMT
      The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
      The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
      The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
    • 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

      Friday, September 12 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:38:35 GMT
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      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
      A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
    • 3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash

      3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:23:24 GMT
      Highway 55 at McCrimmon Pkwy. in Cary is closed due to an accident involving a dump truck and an SUV.
      Highway 55 at McCrimmon Pkwy. in Cary is closed due to an accident involving a dump truck and an SUV.
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