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Fayetteville's emergency management coordinator talks about the tornado that touched down in the city in 2011. Fayetteville's emergency management coordinator talks about the tornado that touched down in the city in 2011.

Fayetteville leaders reflect on lessons learned from 2011 tornado outbreak Video included

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Three years after an outbreak of 28 tornadoes touched down in North Carolina, some local leaders say they learned lessons that helped improve their response to the devastation. More>>

New TV ads heat up NC Senate race Video included

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The May 6 primary is just around the corner and the top three Republican contenders vying to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan are holding nothing back and neither are supporters of the incumbent senator. More>>

Strong winds in Cumberland Co. were microburst, not tornado

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Strong winds ripped through Cumberland County Tuesday morning, knocking down trees and rattling a mobile home.
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Father of Newtown teacher speaks against gun violence in Chapel Hill Video included

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The 'Everytown' movement started by Bloomberg comes to Chapel Hill Wednesday.
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McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

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Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers. More>>

Judge denies Duke Energy request for stay in coal ash case

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The Wake County judge who ordered Duke Energy to take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash ponds has denied the utility’s request for a stay in the matter. More>>

John Edwards returns to court practicing law

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Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case. More>>

Pollution in Jordan Lake still a heated topic Video included

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A Legislative research commission held its final meeting Wednesday on pollution in Jordan Lake.
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Raleigh Papa John's employees load dough into personal vehicles Video included

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Pizzas are no stranger to the backseat of a car, but most of the time they’re tucked inside a box and in a warming bag. More>>

FBI offers reward for info on 2 suspects in Wake Forest kidnapping Video included

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Two more people have been charged in the case of Frank Janssen, who was kidnapped in Wake Forest.
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Willingham calls UNC 'defensive' in response to report

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Mary Willingham says the three experts who reviewed her findings for UNC should have had access to all the data she used.
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McCrory unveils plan to tighten regulations on coal ash Video included

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Gov. McCrory unveiled a plan Wednesday to tighten regulations on coal ash.
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Harnett Co. gun range stops all rifle activities after judge's ruling Video included

Drake’s Landing had until Wednesday to appeal the judge’s decision. Drake’s Landing had until Wednesday to appeal the judge’s decision.
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All rifle activities have been stopped at a Harnett County shooting range after a judge’s decision was passed down last month. More>>

Va. Tech has paid fines related to campus shooting

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Virginia Tech has paid federal fines for its actions on the morning of April 16, 2007, when a lone gunman killed 32 people on the school's campus. More>>

Boy who got drug from Durham's Chimerix released from hospital Video included

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Josh Hardy, a 7-year-old Virginia boy who received an experimental anti-viral drug made in the Research Triangle Park, has been discharged from a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. More>>

Democrats' ad attacks NC House speaker's payments

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A new ad attacks Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis.
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Cary Police release sketch of man accused of sexual assault

Sketch of man accused of sexual assault in Cary Sketch of man accused of sexual assault in Cary
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Cary police have released a sketch of the man accused of sexually assaulting a young woman Saturday.At about 9 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the Hawthorne at the Parkway complex in Cary, where the 20-year-old woman reported that a man who had been behind her in traffic followed her home, pulled up to her in the parking lot and warned her of damage to her vehicle.After thanking him she headed to her apartment, where the same man pushed her inside as she was unlocking the door.The suspect ... More>>

Committee weighs how to protect water in Jordan Lake

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The threat of pollution in Jordan Lake has stirred up debate in the Triangle and the Triad. More>>

Kenly man accused of kidnapping, duct-taping Pikeville man

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A Kenly man is accused of kidnapping a Pikeville man and tying him up with duct tape and covering him in spray paint, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

More NC Senate candidates release money totals

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Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

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Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

Police offer reward in Holly Springs fatal shooting

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Holly Springs police is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the March 23 shooting death of an Apex man in Holly Springs. More>>

Man accused in Jewish Center shootings has NC ties Video included

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Frasier Glenn Cross, 73 is a former KKK leader who now faces murder charges and once agitated in the Triangle. More>>

LGBT couples speak out against NC tax code Video included

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Same-sex couples in North Carolina are speaking out against a tax code they say unfairly penalizes gay and lesbian couples. More>>

Delta flight lands safely after being diverted to RDU

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A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham

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The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

Durham city council has questions about proposed high rise Video included

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Durham city leaders have questions regarding the site of a planned high rise in downtown. More>>

McCrory says tax overhaul will create jobs, attract business to NC Video included

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Tax day is becoming increasingly political in North Carolina, and conservatives on Tuesday used the day to praise their major tax overhaul while critics said it will burden the middle and lower classes. More>>

Feds: NC has made 'significant strides' in food stamps backlog Video included

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A federal administrator said North Carolina has “made significant strides” in providing services to families in need of food stamps, according to a letter dated April 15. More>>

RST Fiber installs gigabit connection in Wake Forest Video included

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Crews with RST Fiber broke ground Tuesday morning on the Triangles first high speed fiber network.

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Ukraine: 3 dead after Black Sea base attack

Ukraine's interior minister says three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol in the south-east part... More>>

Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than a day after their ferry flipped onto its side... More>>

uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and "shamed Canadians" by dressing... More>>

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  • New TV ads heat up NC Senate race

    New TV ads heat up NC Senate race

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:25:16 GMT
    The May 6 primary is just around the corner and the top three Republican contenders vying to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan are holding nothing back and neither are supporters of the incumbent senator.
    The May 6 primary is just around the corner and the top three Republican contenders vying to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan are holding nothing back and neither are supporters of the incumbent senator.
  • McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

    McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:39:14 GMT
    Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers.
    Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers.
  • Judge denies Duke Energy request for stay in coal ash case

    Judge denies Duke Energy request for stay in coal ash case

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:31:07 GMT
    The Wake County judge who ordered Duke Energy to take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash ponds has denied the utility’s request for a stay in the matter.
    The Wake County judge who ordered Duke Energy to take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash ponds has denied the utility’s request for a stay in the matter.
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