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    15-year-old hit by car on Raleigh Blvd. Video included

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    A teenager was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle on Raleigh Boulevard. More>>

    'Hard-working' neighbor killed in Sanford house fire Video included

    Work boots sit outside the charred home of Jack Rollins, who died in an overnight fire. Work boots sit outside the charred home of Jack Rollins, who died in an overnight fire.
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    A Sanford woman says her neighbor of 30 years died early Sunday morning in a house fire More>>

    NC WEATHER: Warmer with a few showers to start the work week

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    After a cooler end to the weekend, temperatures will warm up briefly today and tomorrow before a cold front brings unseasonably cool air back to central North Carolina mid week. More>>

    Dr. Campbell: New drug may be heart health game changer

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    A new drug may reduce risk for death in congestive heart failure (CHF) and many scientists consider this to be a blockbuster game changing therapy. More>>

    'No time to lose' in global push against militants

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    With reconnaissance planes already in action, France's president said there was "no time to lose" in the global push to combat extremists from the Islamic State group as he opened an international conference to attack... More>>

    US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

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    Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. More>>

    Disabled participates get a helping hand to finish Canes 5k

    Volunteers with Ainsley's Angles help disabled participants finish the Canes 5k. Volunteers with Ainsley's Angles help disabled participants finish the Canes 5k.
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    Volunteers with Ainsley's Angels helped more than a dozen people with various disabilities complete the second annual Canes 5k race. More>>

    Families of NICU patients reunited with life-saving doctors Video included

    UNC mascot Ramses holds a former NICU patient at the North Carolina Children's Hospital. UNC mascot Ramses holds a former NICU patient at the North Carolina Children's Hospital.
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    Former patients of UNC Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit were reunited Sunday with the doctors and nurses who cared for them.
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    Cam Newton, tough D key in Carolina Panthers 24-7 victory over Lions

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    A week after missing the first game of his career, Cam Newton returned Sunday and threw for 281 yards and a touchdown, leading the Panthers to a 24-7 win against Detroit. More>>

    Arrest made in murder of 20-year-old Raleigh man Video included

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    Raleigh homicide detectives have arrested and charged Darius Lamont Watkins, 19, with the murder of Casty St. Louis.   
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    Man drowns Saturday while rafting the Ocoee River

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    A man died while rafting on the Ocoee River Saturday afternoon in Polk County. More>>

    1 killed in Durham Co. single-vehicle wreck

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    One person was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Route 70 in Durham, North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said. More>>

    3 sought in UNC strong arm robbery Video included

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    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus police responded to a strong arm robbery early Sunday morning and the university is operating under an alert condition. The robbery does not pose an immediate threat to health or safety, campus police said. More>>

    UPDATE: Teen dies, 7 others injured after truck crash in Supply

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    Authorities have released the identities of the teenager who was killed and the seven others who were badly hurt in a violent pick-up truck crash in Brunswick County. More>>

    Mideast complexities confound US coalition effort

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    By DAN PERRY Associated Press The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another U.S.-led project with a straightforward goal - destroying a marauding organization of... More>>

    Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

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    A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. More>>

    Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

    Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith. Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.
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    Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument. More>>

    GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

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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.
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    Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat Video included

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    Now it's Britain's turn to mourn. More>>

    Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

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    Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations. More>>

    Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

    Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press) Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
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    The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case. More>>

    Edouard strengthens to hurricane in the Atlantic

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    Hurricane Edouard becomes the fourth named storm in the Atlantic to reach hurricane strength.

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    US man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

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    North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. More>>

    4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

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    Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent... More>>

    Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily

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    Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. More>>

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    • 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.
    • Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

      Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

      Sunday, September 14 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:52:20 GMT
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      Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations.
      Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations.
    • NC courts sort voucher law, students stay in class

      NC courts sort voucher law, students stay in class

      Saturday, September 13 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-09-13 14:12:58 GMT
      A North Carolina appeals court could rule as early as this week whether nearly $11 million in taxpayer money should pay tuition for hundreds of low-income children to enroll in private schools.
      A North Carolina appeals court could rule as early as this week whether nearly $11 million in taxpayer money should pay tuition for hundreds of low-income children to enroll in private schools.
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    • Cam Newton, tough D key in Carolina Panthers 24-7 victory over Lions

      Cam Newton, tough D key in Carolina Panthers 24-7 victory over Lions

      Sunday, September 14 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:13:36 GMT
      A week after missing the first game of his career, Cam Newton returned Sunday and threw for 281 yards and a touchdown, leading the Panthers to a 24-7 win against Detroit.
      A week after missing the first game of his career, Cam Newton returned Sunday and threw for 281 yards and a touchdown, leading the Panthers to a 24-7 win against Detroit.
    • Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

      Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

      Sunday, September 14 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-09-14 17:19:48 GMT
      Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)Greg Hardy (right) arrives at court with attorney Drew Rosenhaus. (Associated Press)
      The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case.
      The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case.
    • Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

      Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

      Saturday, September 13 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-09-13 23:49:53 GMT
      The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player.
      Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic...
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    • SC high school students forced to remove US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

      SC high school students forced to remove US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

      Friday, September 12 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-09-13 00:21:28 GMT
      Flags were displayed in pick-up truck beds... This flag is on the back of the pick up and is from a July 4th event unrelated to Woodruff High...Photo from Wayne Kinton on Twitter ?@WayneKinton Flags were displayed in pick-up truck beds... This flag is on the back of the pick up and is from a July 4th event unrelated to Woodruff High...Photo from Wayne Kinton on Twitter ?@WayneKinton
      Several upset parents say Woodruff High School students were made to remove American flags from their vehicles on September 11.Spartanburg District 4 Superintendent Rallie Liston said four students arrived at the school Thursday morning with U.S. flags prop
      Several upset parents say Woodruff High School students were made to remove American flags from their vehicles on September 11.Spartanburg District 4 Superintendent Rallie Liston said four students arrived at the school Thursday morning with U.S. flags prop
    • American extremist from NC reveals his quest to join ISIS

      American extremist from NC reveals his quest to join ISIS

      Wednesday, September 3 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 21:23:46 GMT
      Just a few weeks ago a Catholic-born, American man –- a former military school student, special forces aspirant, law enforcement officer and bodybuilder -- set off on a path far from any he'd envisioned for himself as a kid in North Carolina: on the other side of the world, in Lebanon, he was trying to figure out how to get into Syria and join ISIS, the most radical, bloodthirsty terrorist group of our times.
      Just a few weeks ago a Catholic-born, American man –- a former military school student, special forces aspirant, law enforcement officer and bodybuilder -- set off on a path far from any he'd envisioned for himself as a kid in North Carolina: on the other side of the world, in Lebanon, he was trying to figure out how to get into Syria and join ISIS, the most radical, bloodthirsty terrorist group of our times.
    • Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

      Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

      Sunday, September 14 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:09:33 GMT
      Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.
      Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument.
      Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument.
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