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Ebola patient to be transferred to Emory hospital

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Emory University Hospital officials say there are plans for an American aid worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment. More>>

UNC system releases report on campus safety

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The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued its final report Thursday, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina. 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>>

NC budget details education increases, other cuts

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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>>

Raleigh family needs help paying for 8-year-old's funeral

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>>

Man charged in murder of 7-year-old Wilson boy

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Wilson Police said Thursday they have arrested a man and charged him with murder in the case of a 7-year-old boy who was shot and killed in his home. 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>>

Police: Man found dead in military uniform was Ft. Bragg soldier

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Fayetteville police said Thursday that a man in a military uniform who was found shot and killed Wednesday was a soldier at Fort Bragg. More>>

Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

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An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system. More>>

1 arrested, 1 sought in Spring Lake murder

Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean. Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean.
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The Spring Lake Police Department has arrested one person, and continues to search for a second suspect, in connection with the July 19 murder of Carey Terrelle McLean. More>>

1 killed in Ray Road shooting in Harnett County Video included

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The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it has responded to a shooting in the 3000 block of Ray Road. More>>

NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections. More>>

More swimming advisories due to bacteria posted at some NC beaches

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Advisories against swimming are in effect at two ocean-side sites and one sound-side site in Carteret County due to high bacteria levels. More>>

NC battling buzzards at the state's boat ramps

North Carolina wants the public's help in dealing with a growing problem - buzzards at boat ramps across the state. More>>

Parts stolen from trains parked in Gastonia

Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in train parts from trains parked in Gastonia in the last month. More>>

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>>

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget Video included

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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.
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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>>

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

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A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments. More>>

NC weighs giving upfront money for promised jobs

North Carolina lawmakers are considering breaking with a generation of state job-hunting efforts and giving corporations upfront money to move. More>>

Ex-sailor pleads guilty to sex trafficking child

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A former Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to crossing state lines for sex trafficking of a child. More>>

NC Senate signs off on farm bill

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The Senate voted Wednesday to agree to a bill that would shield DENR from disclosing complaints and investigations on farms. More>>

Son of American Ebola patient says mom is 'fighting through,' dad remains healthy

David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org) David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
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The son of a Charlotte missionary who is fighting the Ebola virus said she continues to improve in her battle against the deadly disease. More>>

Starbucks making good on pledge to hire veterans Video included

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Starbucks is now the latest major corporation stepping up and showing their appreciation to the troops. More>>

Judge: School vouchers can go out ahead of ruling

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A North Carolina judge won't block a state agency from distributing taxpayer money to cover private school tuition. 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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Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke

Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed) Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed)
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Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
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Durham assistant police chief sues city over racial discrimination

Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race. Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race.
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The attorney for an assistant chief of police in Durham has filed a lawsuit against the City of Durham, Chief Jose Lopez and City Manager Tom Bonfield. More>>

Man in military uniform shot and killed in Fayetteville

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?The Fayetteville Police Department said Wednesday that an man in a military uniform was shot and killed late Wednesday morning in the 800 block of Tamarack Drive. More>>

2 charged with breaking into Wayne Co. middle school

Stephen Anders and Trevor Briggs are charged with breaking into Norwayne Middle School in Fremont. Stephen Anders and Trevor Briggs are charged with breaking into Norwayne Middle School in Fremont.
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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people in connection with breaking into Norwayne Middle School on Tuesday, July 29 in Fremont. 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>>

Dr. Campbell: New gene therapy may replace pacemaker implants Video included

A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future.  A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future.
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A new technology that allows genes to be injected into hearts with damaged electrical systems may replace the need for pacemaker implants in humans in the future. More>>

Coast Guard: Drownings up from NJ to NC coast

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The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

NC elections board sets special judicial filing

The State Board of Elections today set a special filing period for three North Carolina judicial seats. More>>

NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detectives say they have made an arrest in a 20-year-old sexual assault case. 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>>

Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC Video included

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Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. 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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Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse) Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan’s Purse cares for a patient at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. (Samaritan's Purse)
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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>>

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>>

NC man arrested in 20-year-old rape case

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective say they have arrested a man for his part in a 20-year-old sexual assault case. More>>

Republican leaders: NC budget raises teacher pay $3,500 Video included

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Republican Leaders announced Tuesday they have reached a budget deal, one that includes 7 percent raises for teachers and preserves teacher assistants. 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>>

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

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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>>

Worker files complaint with Dept. of Labor after being let go Video included

Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work.
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A Durham man who says he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he waited weeks to get, has filed a complaint with the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Employment Discrimination Bureau. 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>>

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  • Man taken into custody after chase, standoff on I-77

    Man taken into custody after chase, standoff on I-77

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:29:06 GMT
    The incident happened after a reported chase southbound on I-77 that ended in the Troutman area where a dump truck appears to have wrecked in the wood line near a rest stop.
    The incident happened after a reported chase southbound on I-77 that ended in the Troutman area where a dump truck appears to have wrecked in the wood line near a rest stop.
  • UNC system releases report on campus safety

    UNC system releases report on campus safety

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:28:25 GMT
    The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued its final report Thursday, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina.
    The UNC Campus Security Initiative issued its final report Thursday, offering a comprehensive review and recommendations for improving safety and security across the 17-campus University of North Carolina.
  • Samaritan doctor sickened with Ebola lets Charlotte missionary take serum

    Samaritan doctor sickened with Ebola lets Charlotte missionary take serum

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:08:32 GMT
    A doctor who contracted Ebola while serving with Samaritan's Purse in Liberia took a "slight turn for the worse" on Wednesday night but is being called heroic by people around him. Dr. Kent Brantly was
    "Yesterday, an experimental serum arrived in the country, but there was only enough for one person. Dr. Brantly asked that it be given to Nancy Writebol," said Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse.
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  • NC budget details education increases, other cuts

    NC budget details education increases, other cuts

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:56:52 GMT
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    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.
    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.
  • Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

    Audit: Medicaid's NCTracks fails to meet milestones

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:33:29 GMT
    An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system.
    An audit raises further questions about North Carolina’s Medicaid payment system.
  • NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

    NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

    North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections.
    North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections.
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