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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>>

    Heartbleed bug puts personal data at risk online Video included

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    The personal data of millions of Internet users has been at risk for several months due to a hole in the security of many web servers. More>>

    WNCN investigates coal ash in NC Video included

    Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte. More>>

    Farmers worry about using river water after coal ash spill Video included

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    Dozens of farmers and livestock owners living along the Dan River wonder if toxins from coal ash will prevent them from using the river for irrigation. More>>

    DENR: Duke coal ash pond pumping could be illegal Video included

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    Duke Energy is facing new questions and possible legal trouble after photographs showed the utility pumping wastewater into a canal feeding the Cape Fear River. More>>

    Fed grand jury subpoenas 23 Duke Energy, 18 DENR employees Video included

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    Wednesday marked the second day of a scheduled three-day grand jury hearing centered around the state's environmental regulation agency. More>>

    Flu hitting young adults in NC hardest this season Video included

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    Of this flu season's 74 deaths, 30 have been people between the ages of 25 to 49. More>>

    NC residents skirting public housing requirements

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    WNCN found people living in public housing who aren't eligible to be there. And some people who are making much more money than you may think. More>>

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    Tax delinquency a billion dollar problem for NC Video included

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    North Carolina is owed about a billion dollars in back taxes, more than $10 million of which is tied to the worst offenders. More>>

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    Getting the best deals in NC hospitals Video included

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    Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

    Durham man becomes someone else after identity stolen Video included

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    The federal government's latest report estimates that about 300,000 people in N.C. become victims of identity theft each year. More>>

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    How safe is NC train travel?

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    For the last two years, North Carolina trains have led the nation in both revenue and ridership growth. More>>

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    Fayetteville builder cited for 12 violations, license suspended

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    The North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors issued a 12-month stayed suspension to a new home builder following a WNCN investigation into the home builder. More>>

    Gov. McCrory signs bill protecting consumers from drinking toxic water Video included

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    As a result of WNCN's investigation "Poison in the Water," Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill into law to prevent North Carolinians from drinking toxic chemicals. More>>

    Private well owners educational web site

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    Private well owners must test their own water to ensure its safety. The web site set up by DENR will help guide private well owners through how to check their water for contaminates. More>>

    Wake Forest homes get clean water supply Video included

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    Last September, dozens of homes in Wake Forest found traces of TCE in their wells. Some of those homes are getting hooked up to a clean public supply of water Wednesday. More>>

    WNCN newscast on 'Poison in the Water' wins Murrow Award Video included

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    WNCN's newscast of Oct. 25, 2102, has won a prestigious Murrow Award. More>>

    Wake Forest residents drink contaminated water for years Video included

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    A Wake Forest neighborhood drinks contaminated water for years. More>>

    Changes recommended to fix Wake Co. water problems

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    Wake County's water quality director outlined a number of recommendations Monday. More>>

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    • WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      WNCN investigates coal ash in NC

      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
      Duke Energy says it will take at least two years to clean up the entire mess left by a collapsed pipe at its retired Dan River Steam Station, as well as sites near Asheville and Charlotte.
    • Farmers worry about using river water after coal ash spill

      Farmers worry about using river water after coal ash spill

      Monday, March 24 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-03-25 02:08:02 GMT
      Dozens of farmers and livestock owners living along the Dan River wonder if toxins from coal ash will prevent them from using the river for irrigation.
      Dozens of farmers and livestock owners living along the Dan River wonder if toxins from coal ash will prevent them from using the river for irrigation.
    • DENR: Duke coal ash pond pumping could be illegal

      DENR: Duke coal ash pond pumping could be illegal

      Thursday, March 20 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-03-20 10:12:55 GMT

      Duke Energy is  facing new questions and possible legal trouble after photographs showed the utility pumping wastewater into a canal feeding the Cape Fear River.

      Duke Energy is facing new questions and possible legal trouble after photographs showed the utility pumping wastewater into a canal feeding the Cape Fear River.

    • WNCN Investigates

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    • DENR released more than 13,000 pages of public records after the massive coal ash spill on Feb. 2, 2014, on the Dan River.

      Below, you can browse and search those documents. If you find anything that you believe deserves to be looked in to further, you can contact the WNCN Investigates team at wncninvestigates@wncn.com.

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    • SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

      SC Police Chief Says Firing Was Because She's Gay

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:15 GMT
      Crystal MooreCrystal Moore
      The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
      The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay. About 100 people attended a special town council meeting Thursday, hoping to be heard on the firing of Crystal Moore.
    • Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

      Man Sentenced After Threat To Eat Judge's Kids

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:40:07 GMT
      James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)James Edward Satterfield, 59, on Thursday was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, followed by two years of probation. (cobbsheriff.org)
      A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
      A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
    • Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

      Child Accidentally Shoots And Kills Woman In Easley

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:28:32 GMT
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      Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
      Easley Police tell 7 On Your Side a 6-year-old child in the back seat found the gun on the floor board and fired it, accidentally killing Alexandra Anita Santos.
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