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Charter School Advisory Board members resign

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Two members of the North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board who had been the target of ethics complaints have resigned. Baker Mitchell and Paul Norcross resigned Wednesday. More>>

Prayer vigil held for Scotland County football quarterback as he undergoes surgery Video included

A prayer vigil was held for a Scotland County football quarterback while he undergoes surgery. A prayer vigil was held for a Scotland County football quarterback while he undergoes surgery.
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Scotland High School Quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe, who was critically injured while riding a four-wheeler with teammate Dakota Holland earlier this week, underwent surgery Thursday night. It happened while his community held a prayer vigil for him. More>>

Family says there were no signs of trouble before Cumberland Co. shootout Video included

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Family members say the man who fired the shots was not the same Andrew Jay Michaelis they knew.

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Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak Video included

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The Ebola outbreak in Africa is hitting close to home for some people in the Triangle who are originally from Liberia.
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Mother of 8-year-old killed by car says her son is a hero Video included

Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh. Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh.
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The family of an 8-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh earlier this week needs help paying for the child’s funeral. More>>

UNC Board of Governors considers tuition cap Video included

The UNC Board of Governors is considering a tuition cap for the University of North Carolina system that would lock increases at 5 percent annually. More>>

Deputy wounded in shootout recovering in Fayetteville hospital Video included

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The deputy who was shot in the torso during the gun battle Wednesday remains at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where is sedated and in stable condition. More>>

Audit: NC Medicaid savings could be at risk

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An audit says state health officials' failure to get federal certification for a new Medicaid payment system could put at least some of the planned savings of $10 million a year at risk. More>>

Man found dead near wrecked car in Charlotte

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Police in Charlotte are investigating the shooting death of a man found near a vehicle that had crashed into some woods. More>>

Man shot to death at Charlotte apartment complex

Police are looking for those responsible for the shooting death of a man at a Charlotte apartment complex. More>>

NC budget details education increases, other cuts Video included

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

The new state budget provides more money for kindergarten through college classrooms, raises for public school teachers and a boost for vouchers for children attending private and religious schools. More>>

UNC files petition to move Willingham case to federal court

Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels. Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels.
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A former academic specialist at UNC is asking that her lawsuit against the university be moved to federal court. More>>

NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

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North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections. A Senate committee unveiled legislation Thursday that would adjourn their annual session Saturday, then return in less than two weeks to consider overriding any bills Gov. Pat McCrory vetoes. More>>

NC battling buzzards at the state's boat ramps

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North Carolina wants the public's help in dealing with a growing problem - buzzards at boat ramps across the state.
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Vigil held to remember UNC professor killed near campus Video included

Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC. Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC.
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As many as a dozen organizations in the Chapel Hill Chinese community played a role in a vigil Wednesday night for a slain UNC professor. More>>

Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at home Video included

Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville. Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.
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Three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, when a man fired more than 90 rounds at a home just outside of Fayetteville. More>>

2 teens from NC makes USA baseball roster Video included

Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster. Creedmoor’s Justin Bullock also faced setbacks in order to make the roster.
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Two North Carolina natives have the opportunity of a lifetime to play baseball for the U.S.A. national team. More>>

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget

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Legislative budget-writers are toiling to finalize an annual spending plan for North Carolina government four days after announcing a deal and a day after leading lawmakers described its main points.Senate budget-writer Sen. Harry Brown says a finalized document won't be done until late Wednesday. More>>

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

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U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. More>>

Law enforcement try to curb violent crime in the East Video included

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According to SBI statistics, violent crime affects communities throughout the East. More>>

Budget impasse costly to NC taxpayers Video included

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Getting North Carolina’s budget done costs taxpayers a lot more money than planned. More>>

Now 12 reported cases of Chikungunya in NC

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There are now 12 reported cases of the mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya in North Carolina. More>>

Lawmakers reveal more NC budget details Video included

Lawmakers reveal details from the $21 billion state budget compromise. More>>

NC man arrested for solicitation of South Carolina minor

Watson communicated electronically with a minor victim in South Carolina, involving more than 2,000 text and picture messages, with many of them sexual in nature. Watson communicated electronically with a minor victim in South Carolina, involving more than 2,000 text and picture messages, with many of them sexual in nature.
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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Robert Lee Watson of Hamlet, N.C., on 10 counts connected to the sexual solicitation of a South Carolina a minor.
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Adoptive parents of Erica Parsons facing federal conspiracy charges Video included

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The adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teen Erica Parsons are facing federal conspiracy charges for theft of fund charges. More>>

Lovette found not guilty in Duke student's death Video included

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A man convicted of killed UNC student body president Eve Carson was acquitted Wednesday in the murder of a Duke graduate student in 2008.
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NC inmates who stole deputy's truck at gunpoint arrested in Calhoun, GA Video included

The inmates,  Calvin Lee Metcalf, 20, Bakersville, NC, and Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, 25, Spruce Pine, assaulted a deputy in Avery County around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office. The inmates, Calvin Lee Metcalf, 20, Bakersville, NC, and Phillip Nicholas Metcalf, 25, Spruce Pine, assaulted a deputy in Avery County around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
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News Channel 11 has learned the escaped inmates who assaulted an Avery County deputy and stole his truck at gunpoint have been found.  More>>

Durham police find missing woman, 4-year-old

An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn  at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street. An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street.
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Durham Police said Wednesday that a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman were located at a bus station in Durham. More>>

Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia Video included

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Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. More>>

Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg personnel to see some debt relief

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Military service men and woman are about to see debt relief following a settlement. More>>

8-year-old dies after being hit by car in Raleigh Video included

Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
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An 8-year-old who police said darted into traffic and was hit by a car Monday died Wednesday around 1:40 a.m., according WakeMed. More>>

Scam involved nude photos, broken church windows

North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows. More>>

Amtrak services delayed in Morrisville due to freight train derailment Video included

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Amtrak services are delayed in Morrisville due to a freight trail derailment, authorities said.


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Durham police searching for missing woman, 4-year-old boy

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Durham police are asking for assistance in locating a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman last seen July 18 at the bus station on Pettigrew Street. More>>

Coast Guard announces summer deaths by drowning on the rise

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The Coast Guard 5th District is stressing the importance of safe boating and swimming practices in the wake of 40 drowning deaths that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

NC military who were victims of scheme will have debts forgiven Video included

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North Carolina military service members who were victims of a financing scheme will have their debts forgiven and their credit cleared. More>>

Debate over seismic testing off NC coast on the horizon Video included

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A plan by the federal government could change the landscape of the North Carolina coast. While millions of people flock to our beaches each year, the Obama administration has approved the use of seismic testing to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, including here in North Carolina.From
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'Puppy mill' regulations removed from proposed state budget Video included

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Senate leaders say they did not consider language regulating dog breeders in the state budget because of "unethical" actions of lobbyists for the bill. More>>

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. More>>

Raleigh mother accused of biting, breaking ribs of 16-week-old baby

Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby. Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby.
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A Raleigh mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she bit and broke her 16-week-old’s ribs. More>>

Duke expert: NC ban on gay marriage won't stand

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A Duke professor says North Carolina's ban on gay marriage won't hold up after Monday's federal court ruling in Virginia. More>>

Money Magazine ranks best colleges based on value

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Money Magazine has released its list of best colleges based on value.  Duke University was the highest ranked school in North Carolina. More>>

Film production having positive impact on North Carolina Video included

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The NC Film Office says film production is having a big impact on our state. More>>

Senate leader says Cooper should defend amendment Video included

State Senate leader Phil Berger says Attorney General Roy Cooper should defend North Carolina's same sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia's law. More>>

Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent Video included

The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp. The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
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This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
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Pretrial programs cut down on overcrowding; but are they worth it? Video included

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The two men of the men accused of beating a UNC professor to death had both been released from jail less than a month before the murder. More>>

AG Cooper addresses NC Sheriffs' Conference in New Bern Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is in New Bern working with local and state law enforcement to make North Carolina a safer place.  More>>

NC AG: Courts likely to overturn gay marriage ban Video included

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North Carolina's attorney general says prosecutors will drop their opposition to challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court decision affecting a similar prohibition in Virginia. More>>

Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

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Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman from Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard says it had to medevac a 30-year-old, pregnant woman from Bald Head Island on Monday. More>>

8-year-old hit by car in Raleigh Video included

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An 8-year-old was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. More>>

Duke agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities Video included

Duke Energy Progress has agreed to purchase the generating capacity of ElectriCities in a $1.2 billion deal expected to translate into lower power bills for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents. More>>

Duke professor who studied Southern women honored at White House

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Former Duke professor Anne Firor Scott was honored Monday at the White House. 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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