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    3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

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    Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
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    Environmentalists question NC fracking supporters

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    A conservation group is questioning some people who turned up at a public hearing in western North Carolina to support fracking. More>>

    DWI crackdown yields 2,757 arrests in NC

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    Arrests in Wake County were the highest for the state, with 316 total arrests for driving while impaired in the 18 days. More>>

    Contest gives public chance to win space trip

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    A new contest gives people a chance to win a flight to space. More>>

    NC unveils new process for picking poet laureate

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    North Carolina is looking for nominations for the next poet laureate after a decision by Gov. Pat McCrory on the position over the summer caused an uproar in the arts community. More>>

    N. Raleigh neighborhood hopes to nix Publix Video included

    People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood. People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood.
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    The future of a North Raleigh Publix is the focal point in a larger debate about the city's zoning code and how it should be applied. More>>

    Durham manager gives updates on police recommendations

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    Durham City Manager Tom Bonfield issued an updated status report Tuesday on the recommendations from the Human Relations Commission and the Civilian Police Review Board.Bonfield released a 22-page, point by point update on where each issue stands.Read Bonfield's full update hereBonfield listed 34 HRC recommendation followed by the management recommendation, the action item and the status.He also listed Civilian Board's 10 recommendations, with updates.The report is a follow-up to concerns in ... More>>

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

    Bullet grazes 13-year-old boy in Zebulon, 2 charged

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

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    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating... More>>

    Raleigh Police release sketch of peeping Tom

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    A woman reported a man trying to look in her window on Brimwater Drive Aug. 10. 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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

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    • 3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

      3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:02:29 GMT
      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
    • Raleigh Police release sketch of peeping Tom

      Raleigh Police release sketch of peeping Tom

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:44:26 GMT
      A woman reported a man trying to look in her window on Brimwater Drive Aug. 10.
      A woman reported a man trying to look in her window on Brimwater Drive Aug. 10.
    • N. Raleigh neighborhood hopes to nix Publix

      N. Raleigh neighborhood hopes to nix Publix

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:35:45 GMT
      People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood.People living nearby argue that the proposed shopping center does not fit the current zoning code. They feel large supermarkets and superstores have no place in that type of neighborhood.
      The future of a North Raleigh Publix is the focal point in a larger debate about the city's zoning code and how it should be applied.
      The future of a North Raleigh Publix is the focal point in a larger debate about the city's zoning code and how it should be applied.
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    • NC unveils new process for picking poet laureate

      NC unveils new process for picking poet laureate

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:10:21 GMT
      North Carolina is looking for nominations for the next poet laureate after a decision by Gov. Pat McCrory on the position over the summer caused an uproar in the arts community.
      North Carolina is looking for nominations for the next poet laureate after a decision by Gov. Pat McCrory on the position over the summer caused an uproar in the arts community.
    • 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
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    • New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

      New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:22:08 GMT
      When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.
      The supervisor drew his finger in a slashing motion moments after the final hand of blackjack had been dealt at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino.
    • Contest gives public chance to win space trip

      Contest gives public chance to win space trip

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:46:46 GMT
      Former NASA astronaut Leland MelvinFormer NASA astronaut Leland Melvin
      A new contest gives people a chance to win a flight to space.
      A new contest gives people a chance to win a flight to space.
    • Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

      Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:11:56 GMT
      Egypt's antiquities minister has brought journalists inside a 4,600-year old pyramid to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."
      Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."
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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 identified

      3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash identified

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:02:29 GMT
      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
      Three students from Panther Creek High School were injured Tuesday in an accident involving a SUV and a dump truck.
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