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Experiment to restore red wolf population in North Carolina may come to an end. Experiment to restore red wolf population in North Carolina may come to an end.

Agency extends comment period on NC red wolves Video included

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Federal officials are extending the public comment period on whether the government should continue to maintain the world's only wild population of the red wolf, which is in eastern North Carolina.
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NC courts sort voucher law, students stay in class Video included

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A North Carolina appeals court could rule as early as this week whether nearly $11 million in taxpayer money should pay tuition for hundreds of low-income children to enroll in private schools.
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Hundreds cram last NC fracking hearing in west Video included

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North Carolina officials hear more worries that opening the state to drilling for natural gas will leave water wells polluted by toxic chemicals.
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NCSU police: Reported sexual assault did not happen Video included

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Campus police say that a kidnapping and sexual assault that allegedly occurred late Thursday night never actually happened. More>>

Art Pope fires back at critics of new Raleigh grocery store Video included

"We're able to open up a store, bring jobs to the community, bring great value, great shopping within walking distance of the community." Pope said. "We're able to open up a store, bring jobs to the community, bring great value, great shopping within walking distance of the community." Pope said.
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Former state budget director Art Pope hopes his new grocery store will fill a void in a neighborhood with little access to fresh food. More>>

Judge agrees to delay in Cannon sentencing Video included

A federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon in his public corruption case. More>>

Captured fugitive returns to NC after 1973 escape

A fugitive captured in Iowa after decades on the run is returning to North Carolina, where he escaped from prison in 1973. More>>

Modern Oakwood home construction can continue, judge rules Video included

Some neighbors in Oakwood complained Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood. Some neighbors in Oakwood complained Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood.
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A judge says the owners of a "modern" home in the Oakwood neighborhood can finish building their dream home without interruption. More>>

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

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The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen times in the last three years. More>>

Fayetteville officials hold mock hazardous waste spill exercise Video included

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Downtown Fayetteville was the scene of a mock hazardous waste spill Thursday morning as various agencies practiced their response.
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UNC student affairs completes probe into football 'incident'

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UNC said its Office of Student Affairs has concluded its probe into an Aug. 4 incident involving football players at Aloft Hotel. More>>

Facebook offers family $10k for calling photo of young heart patient 'scary, gory' Video included

Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart) Hudson Bond''s father and mother check on the 2-month-old at Duke Children's Hospital. (Hudson's Heart)
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Kevin Bond says Facebook offered him $10,000 in ad money after the website deemed a photo of his 2-month-old son "scary, gory." More>>

NC governor sets flags at half-staff for Sept. 11

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North Carolina's governor will work at a local food bank and honor a wounded Afghanistan war veteran as part of observances for the 13th anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and the Pentagon.
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Voter registration deadline approaches

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We're just a month out from the deadline to register for the November 4th election.  More>>

NFL commissioner visits Wake Forest High amid controversy Video included

Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN) Goodell's visit comes in the midst of a storm of controversy surrounding how he and the league handled the suspension of Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice. (Emma Wright/WNCN)
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell paid a visit to Wake Forest High School Wednesday to discuss Heads Up Football with the Cougars football team. More>>

NC State selling most of Hofmann Forest to company

North Carolina State University plans to sell most of the Hoffman Forest to a company that specializes in sustainable timber management. More>>

SW Raleigh community center receives 9/11 helping hand a day early Video included

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Employees from Mr. Handyman volunteered at the Garner Road Community Center on Wednesday.  More>>

Drivers worry Six Forks traffic trouble spot could get worse Video included

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Plans for a new 18-story office tower on Raleigh's Six Forks Road is already giving some people a traffic headache.
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Reward offered for help in solving Durham armed robbery

When the employee was getting change, the suspect drew a gun and demanded money, Durham police said. When the employee was getting change, the suspect drew a gun and demanded money, Durham police said.
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Durham police announced a CrimeStoppers reward is being offered for information that helps lead to the arrest in the armed robbery of a Subway restaurant Sept. 7. More>>

TV ad in NC Senate race is subject of complaint Video included

A super PAC backing North Carolina Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis is the subject of a federal elections complaint filed by a group whose leader is a former Democratic National Committee spokesman. More>>

McCrory to let NC coal ash regulation become law Video included

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he won't sign new regulations on Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pits that he's suggested include an unconstitutional provision. More>>

Shooting suspect found in dryer after dreadlocks exposed Video included

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A man wanted for shooting three people was found Tuesday hiding in a clothes dryer with his dreadlocks hanging out of the machine.
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NC high court hears speedway's suit over $80M deal

One of the country's largest auto racing track operators gets one more crack at convincing North Carolina judges it should get $80 million in tax breaks offered by local officials. More>>

Public input sought for proposed $73M Union Station project in Raleigh Video included

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A public input meeting will be held Tuesday night at the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh about the proposed $73 million Union Station Project.
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Driver walks away after flipping car into Raleigh pond Video included

A car flipped into a pond off Calvary Road in Raleigh. A car flipped into a pond off Calvary Road in Raleigh.
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The driver of a car walked away from what could have been a fatal crash Monday after the car flipped into a pond in Raleigh. More>>

Fayetteville police continue search for 'extremely dangerous' man Video included

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The search continued Monday for a man Fayetteville police are calling armed and extremely dangerous.
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DENR responds to lawsuits against Duke Energy coal ash facilities Video included

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The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced that it is filing lawsuits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities for violation of the Clean Water Act. More>>

Police search for missing Johnston Co. teen

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The Wilson's Mills Police Department said Lakeisha Bell was reported missing Sunday night by her family. More>>

Hedgepeth's dad calls UNC ceremony 'heartwarming' Video included

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Students at UNC Chapel Hill will observe a moment of silence to mark the second anniversary of the death of Faith Hedgepeth. More>>

NC Supreme Court again weighs Duke Energy rates

North Carolina's highest court is examining whether state utilities regulators correctly weighed the consumer impact of two rate increases for a Duke Energy operating unit. More>>

4 taken to hospital after mobile home fire in Durham

Four people were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a fire broke out at a mobile home on Enfield Drive in Durham. Four people were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a fire broke out at a mobile home on Enfield Drive in Durham.
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Four people were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a fire broke out at a mobile home on Enfield Drive in Durham. More>>

Family wants answers after Cumberland Co. drowning Video included

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A Cumberland County family is demanding answers after their loved one drowned Sunday. More>>

Ex-Marine thrives as Louisburg farmer after losing job Video included

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A non-profit group is helping unemployed vets across the country go from the battle field to the farm. It's called the Farmer Veteran Coalition. The group has proved to be helped to Louisburg farmer Robert Elliot. He's been farming for a year and a half. It's an avenue he chose to explore after his service in the Marine Corps and getting laid off from the Department of Defense in 2011."I didn't really have any job pro... More>>

NCDOT turns to advertising to generate revenue Video included

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is launching a plan which suggests well-placed advertising and corporate messages will help generate revenue. More>>

Man who stole Army IDs gets 2 years in prison

A Minnesota man who pleaded guilty to stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at North Carolina's Fort Bragg has been sentenced to two years in prison. More>>

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