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    A pleasant end to the week before the heat returns this weekend

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    Behind Thursday's storms, we'll see pleasant weather to end the work week but, don't expect these conditions to last long as the 90s could return as early as Saturday. More>>

    Recovery efforts resume at Fort Bragg trench collapse

    Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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    Crews at Fort Bragg are continuing recovery efforts to find a civilian worker who died Thursday during a trench collapse. More>>

    Chapel Hill 911 call reveals shock at beating of UNC professor

    Derick Davis II, 23 (Left) and Troy Arrington, Jr., 27, (Right) Derick Davis II, 23 (Left) and Troy Arrington, Jr., 27, (Right)
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    An Orange County dispatcher sounded shocked Wednesday afternoon when a 911 caller described finding University of North Carolina professor Feng Liu beaten and dying on a street near the UNC campus. More>>

    Penn. company illegally trying to purchase mineral rights in NC Video included

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    It has been less than three months since North Carolina lawmakers approved fracking in the state and now one out-of-state company ready to get the ball rolling.


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    Harnett Co. neighbors sound off on fracking Video included

    Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier. Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier.
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    People in North Carolina, who could see some of the first wells for natural gas fracking, are sounding off.
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    School systems anxious for new budget as school year begins

    Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner
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    Three weeks into the new fiscal year, there is still no new state budget and Wake County school board members are anxiously watching for a new plan for teacher raises. More>>

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

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    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the... More>>

    Police release identity of 7-year-old killed in Wilson shooting

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    Police have released the identity of the 7-year-old boy who was killed after being shot at a home near Parkview Street in Wilson Wednesday night. More>>

    Man pleads guilty in NC Ponzi scheme

    A man accused of running a Ponzi scheme that bilked about 25 Charlotte investors out of more than $2.5 million has pleaded guilty to securities fraud. More>>

    2 of 3 teens wanted in Durham bus explosion turn themselves in

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    Beverly Thompson with the City of Durham said on Friday that city manager Thomas Bonfield announced at a meeting Thursday that two of the three teens wanted in connection with a small explosion on a Durham bus had turned themselves in. More>>

    Durham police search for missing woman

    Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11. Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11.
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    ?Durham Police are trying to locate a woman who has been missing for about two weeks. More>>

    North Carolina fugitive caught after 13-day search

    A man who escaped from a Richmond County sheriff's deputy earlier this month has been captured. More>>

    Traveler catches epic lightning strike on flight

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    Traveler Gina Hyams caught a massive cloud-to-ground lightning strike while on a flight Thursday.

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    Clayton Youth Theater prepping for opening night Video included

    The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.” The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.”
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    Some Johnston County teenagers channeled their inner Broadway Thursday night. More>>

    Man shot in leg near Poole, Fisher roads in Raleigh

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    A man was shot in the leg Thursday near the intersection of Poole and Fisher roads in Raleigh. More>>

    9-Year-old boy survives lightning strike Video included

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    The afternoon of June 25th, the Felder family was practicing track events at the Johnson C. Smith Stadium when the worst happened. More>>

    NC House fails to concur on moped regulations

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    The North Carolina House Thursday rejected a bill requiring insurance for moped drivers. More>>

    Event in Fayetteville aims to help homeless, especially veterans Video included

    A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless. A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless.
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    Hundreds of homeless or nearly homeless people were in Fayetteville’s Festival Park on Thursday to get some assistance.


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    Durham police identify 3 teens who caused bus explosion

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    The three teens left a bottle on a bus Tuesday night that caused a small explosion. More>>

    Worker dies when trench collapses at Fort Bragg Video included

    Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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    Emergency officials say a recovery operation is underway at Fort Bragg for a worker who was trapped in a collapsed trench.
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    Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

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    A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. More>>

    GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes

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    An omnibus bill backed by Republican leaders in the North Carolina House is seeking to make dozens of changes to state laws. More>>

    Police: Shot that killed 7-year-old did not come from inside home Video included

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    A 7-year-old boy has died after being shot at a home near Parkview Street in Wilson Wednesday night. More>>

    NC Senate passes Medicaid reform legislation

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    The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. More>>

    Another trial delay for former NC lawmaker

    Rep. Stephen LaRoque was convicted on 10 counts involving theft from a non-profit receiving federal funds, money laundering and making false statements. Rep. Stephen LaRoque was convicted on 10 counts involving theft from a non-profit receiving federal funds, money laundering and making false statements.
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    The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again. More>>

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    • US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

      US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:40:36 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.
      As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.
    • Mexican billionaire says 3-day work week would make us healthier

      Mexican billionaire says 3-day work week would make us healthier

      Monday, July 21 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:37:44 GMT
      One of the richest men in the world believes we all work too much and we should be working only three days a week.
      One of the richest men in the world believes we all work too much and we should be working only three days a week.
    • Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

      Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

      Monday, July 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:00:27 GMT
      President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.
      President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.
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