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    Ebola patients Brantly, Wrightbol cured, released from hospital

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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>>

    Wake Co. sees jump in 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>>

    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>>

    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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    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

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    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... 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>>

    Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth

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    A Stedman man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.Deputies had been searching for 32-year old Joseph Allen Timpe since an illegal drug lab was discovered at his residence in mid-July when Cumberland County Sheriff's Deputies, members of the State Bureau of Investigation and North Carolina Probation and Parole Office raided the location in Stedman, shut down the lab, and began their search for Timpe.On July 16, ... 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>>

    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>>

    UNC police investigating 2 dorm room burglaries

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    UNC campus police are investigating two burglaries that occurred Wednesday morning in Ehringhaus Residence Hall.
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    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>>

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    • Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover

      Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:07:55 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.
    • UNC's Southern Folklife Collection marks 25 years

      UNC's Southern Folklife Collection marks 25 years

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:03:29 GMT
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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.
      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.
    • Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

      Microsoft store officially opens in Durham

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:53:43 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.

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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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      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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