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    Humidity, rain stick around NC until Thursday cold front

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    After a damp and humid Monday, today will be more of the same.  Hot weather will arrive tomorrow and be around until a cold front moves through late Thursday.

    A stationary front that help produce areas of heavy rain yesterday will start to dissolve today
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    Hybrid boat developed in Apex relies on natural gas for fuel

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    Local engineers created a new boat that is environmentally friendly and less costly to drive than a standard gas-powered boat. More>>

    Tillis visits DC seeking donors for NC Senate bid

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    The ongoing General Assembly session is putting a crimp into House Speaker Thom Tillis' campaign for the U.S. Senate, but he's still mingling with donors backing his campaign. More>>

    AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

    Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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    Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

    Durham worker says he was let go after receiving back pay Video included

    Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work.
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    A Durham man said he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he'd waited six weeks to receive. More>>

    Spring Lake homicide marks return to full authority for police Video included

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    The shooting death of Cary McLean in Spring Lake on Saturday is the first homicide in seven years that the town's police force has had the authority to investigate on its own. More>>

    Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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    A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

    Vandals damage a dozen graves in Gaston County

    Gaston County police say vandals have damaged about a dozen headstones in a cemetery near Stanley. More>>

    Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan

    Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake. More>>

    The Clueless Chick: National Hot Dog Day

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    Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day, which means it's the perfect excuse to fire up the grill for a little mid-week cookout. And what would National Hot Dog Day be without hot dog inspired party ideas from our party planning expert Jennifer Durbin. More>>

    Community rallies to stop move of Franklin Co. principal Video included

    Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school.
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    Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. More>>

    Mother, daughter injured in Fayetteville crash

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    A mother and her 6-year-old daughter were injured Monday in a single-car crash in Fayetteville. More>>

    Man resigns as middle school teacher after child sex charges

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    Jim Barringer III, 51, resigned from China Grove Middle School on Monday after he was arrested last week. More>>

    Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief Video included

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    Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday. More>>

    NC pension changes near final legislative approval

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    The General Assembly is one vote away from finalizing changes to North Carolina's government retirement system in part to prevent the system from having to pay for some large pension spikes for high-income workers. More>>

    13 headstones, including historic 'Slave' stone, vandalized in Gaston Co. cemetery Video included

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    Thirteen headstones, including a historic one marking the last slave born in Gaston County, were damaged on Friday night, police say. More>>

    NC sales tax limit for counties reviewed by Senate

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    Senate Republicans have retooled a proposal limiting local sales taxes in North Carolina but could still stop two large counties from putting referenda on the ballot. More>>

    NC Senate to debate Medicaid reform Tuesday Video included

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    North Carolina lawmakers plan to discuss Medicaid reform when the Senate convenes Tuesday. More>>

    Program looks to help children of fallen service members Video included

    The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program. The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program.
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    A summer program aims to help teens who have lost a parent in the line of duty. More>>

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    • US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

      US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:11:19 GMT
      A six-month review of federal job-training programs concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train.
      A six-month review of federal job-training programs concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train.
    • Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

      Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:51:16 GMT
      Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state...
      An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to...
    • Handover of black boxes starts investigation

      Handover of black boxes starts investigation

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:38:41 GMT
       Bodies of those on the plane are on the way to territory controlled by the Ukraine government and eventually to the Netherlands. 
       Bodies of those on the plane are on the way to territory controlled by the Ukraine government and eventually to the Netherlands. 
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    • Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief

      Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief

      Monday, July 21 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:20:30 GMT
      Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday.
      Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday.
    • Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:01:10 GMT
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
    • Take Me To The King: A Book By Joel Wiggins

      Take Me To The King: A Book By Joel Wiggins

      Monday, July 21 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:10:46 GMT
      Valonda Calloway and Joel WigginsValonda Calloway and Joel Wiggins
      Prepare to have the very core of what you’ve believed to be your foundational truths challenged. Get comfortable being uncomfortable in your thinking about traditional religion. And be okay with self-examination on a whole new level. Unlike the award-winning gospel smash, this Take Me To The King is NOT for entertainment purposes only and is definitely intended for spiritually mature audiences. Journey with author and successful entrepreneur, Joel Wiggins, as he explores the current state of ...
      Prepare to have the very core of what you’ve believed to be your foundational truths challenged. Get comfortable being uncomfortable in your thinking about traditional religion. And be okay with self-examination on a whole new level. Unlike the award-winning gospel smash, this Take Me To The King is NOT for entertainment purposes only and is definitely intended for spiritually mature audiences. Journey with author and successful entrepreneur, Joel Wiggins, as he explores the current state of ...
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