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    Police said Tamiyah Elssy Bryant was taken around 8:15 a.m. Saturday by her father Rodney Bryant. He was seen driving a white 2002 Suzuki XL7 with a Washington state license plate. Police said Tamiyah Elssy Bryant was taken around 8:15 a.m. Saturday by her father Rodney Bryant. He was seen driving a white 2002 Suzuki XL7 with a Washington state license plate.

    Federal court rejects Virginia's same-sex marriage ban

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    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage violate the U.S. Constitution.  More>>

    Stolen dinosaur replica returned to Raleigh museum Video included

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    A model of a baby dinosaur that was stolen from the Museum of Natural Sciences has been returned to the museum, officials said at a news conference Monday. More>>

    After today, some nice temperatures move in for the rest of the week

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    A cold front will move through central North Carolina today and behind the front a push of cooler air will move in and stay with us for the rest of the week. More>>

    6-year-old hit by car in Raleigh

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    A 6-year-old was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. More>>

    Garner man killed attempting to cross US 70

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    A Garner man was killed after being struck by a car on U.S. 70 in Wake County Monday morning, according to authorities. More>>

    NC Senate to vote on Medicaid plan Monday Video included

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    North Carolina Senators are expected to take a final vote on a bill that would overhaul Medicaid in the state. More>>

    Wilson community holds vigil for slain 7-year-old boy Video included

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    Hundreds stood outside the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday night to help a family grieve four days after 7-year-old Kamari Jones was shot and killed in his own home. More>>

    Charlotte woman tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

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    A second American working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the Christian group with whom she works.
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    NC Legislative leaders say they have budget framework Video included

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    Republican legislative leaders said they have reached an agreement on the outline of a state budget. More>>

    Raleigh police look for leads regarding woman seen screaming in car

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    Police are looking for information concerning a woman who was seen and heard screaming while in the back seat of a car Sunday afternoon.
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    Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza Video included

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed. More>>

    Pedestrian killed in Fayetteville accident identified

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    A pedestrian who was killed Sunday morning when he was hit by a vehicle on Morganton Road in Fayetteville was identified Monday as Fernando Rodriguez, 23, of Fort Bragg. More>>

    Belhaven mayor wraps march to DC to save hospital

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    A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town is finishing his protest march to the nation's capital. More>>

    Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham among U.S. cities flourishing after recession

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    A new ranking by the financial website WalletHub gives high marks to North Carolina cities, including Fayetteville, Raleigh and Durham, for their economic recovery since the Great Recession. More>>

    Durham man charged with murder in 18-year-old's death

    Lequan Wilson is charged with murder in the death of Marquise Mangum. Lequan Wilson is charged with murder in the death of Marquise Mangum.
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    Police arrested a Durham man Monday morning in connection with the July 3 shooting death of an 18-year-old.

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    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

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    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. More>>

    Surprising list of nations with alcohol problems focuses on E. Europe

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    The nations with the highest rates of alcohol consumption per person are located in Eastern Europe.
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    Dollar Tree buying Charlotte-based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

    'Freedom for All' exhibit goes to NC plantation

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    A traveling exhibit about the Emancipation Proclamation is being displayed at a North Carolina plantation that relied on slave labor. More>>

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

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    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. More>>

    NC flags lowered to honor Korean War armistice

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    ?All North Carolina state flags are lowered to half-staff for Korean War Veterans Armistice Day. More>>

    Pedestrian hit, killed in Fayetteville

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    Police say a pedestrian was killed Sunday morning when he was hit by a vehicle on Morganton Road in Fayetteville. More>>

    Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

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    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped. More>>

    Former firefighter uses comedy to cope with tragedy Video included

    Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007. Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.
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    Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007. More>>

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    • 2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher

      2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher

      Friday, July 25 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:00:14 GMT
      A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
      A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
    • UNC: Former athletes can return to finish degrees

      UNC: Former athletes can return to finish degrees

      Thursday, July 24 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:04:36 GMT
      UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo)UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo)
      University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced a new program Thursday that will allow former UNC athletes to return and finish their uncompleted degrees.
      University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced a new program Thursday that will allow former UNC athletes to return and finish their uncompleted degrees.
    • 3 young siblings die after SUV in carjacking hits them; manhunt on for suspects

      3 young siblings die after SUV in carjacking hits them; manhunt on for suspects

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:10:14 GMT
      The SUV crashed in some woods close to where it hit the 3 children... CBS Newspath photoThe SUV crashed in some woods close to where it hit the 3 children... CBS Newspath photo
      Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.
      Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.
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