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    Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping. Police said two rooms in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall were burglarized while students were sleeping.

    UNC police defend delay in dorm room burglary alert Video included

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    UNC police said they waited more than 24 hours to alert students  about two burglaries so that their investigation would not be jeopardized. More>>

    American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive' Video included

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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>>

    Durham police recommendations meeting draws large crowd Video included

    The meeting was moved to a larger space due to the overflowing crowd. The meeting was moved to a larger space due to the overflowing crowd.
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    A crowd filled Durham City Hall Thursday to discuss the city manager's new report recommending changes to the police department. More>>

    Israel, Palestinians trade fire; 2 killed in Gaza

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    An Israeli airstrike on a Gaza farm killed two Palestinians on Friday, a Gaza health official said, as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks. More>>

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

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    The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. More>>

    Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say Video included

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    A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Even hotter Friday before cooler weekend

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    The hottest part of the week is yet to come in central North Carolina, but cooler weather arrives this weekend. More>>

    Private school vouchers unconstitutional, NC judge rules Video included

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    More than $720,000 is in limbo after a judge ruled that using taxpayer money to pay for private school vouchers is unconstitutional.
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    16-year-old Raleigh girl missing since Friday located, is OK

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    Raleigh police said a 16-year-old girl who had gone missing on Friday has been located and is "OK." More>>

    How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

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    Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai... More>>

    POLL: What is the best K-12 drama?

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    To mark the start of the school year, WNCN compiled a short list of some of the best K-12 dramas. More>>

    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 Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily

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    The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago. More>>

    Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

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    A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

    Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover Video included

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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>>

    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. More>>

    Microsoft donates $700k to local charities at Durham store grand opening

    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham. Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities at a ribbon cutting for its new store in Durham.
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    Microsoft donated $700,000 to local charities Thursday during a ribbon cutting event for the software giant's new store in Durham.
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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    • PoliticsMore>>

    • 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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    • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:32 GMT
      It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
      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...
    • American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

      American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

      Thursday, August 21 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:32:40 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:14:07 GMT
      Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
      Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop...
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    • POLL: What is the best K-12 comedy movie?

    • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

      American Pie
      1%
      1 vote
      Billy Madison
      10%
      8 votes
      Clueless
      13%
      10 votes
      Dazed and Confused
      6%
      5 votes
      Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      3%
      2 votes
      Fast Times at Ridgemont High
      15%
      12 votes
      Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
      28%
      22 votes
      Mean Girls
      12%
      9 votes
      Porky's
      8%
      6 votes
      Superbad
      4%
      3 votes
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