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Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

What's happening to Common Core in NC? Video included

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The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools. More>>

2 killed after train hits car in Wake County Video included

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Authorities say two people have died after their car was struck by a freight train in Wake County. More>>

Beach goers reminded to keep it clean over holiday weekend Video included

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As we head into the Labor Day weekend and most of us head to the beach, we're reminded to keep it clean while enjoying the sand and sun. More>>

Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. More>>

Spring Lake police still seeking man in sex assault case Video included

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Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. More>>

Spring Lake murder suspect arrested, 2nd sought

Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>

Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence Video included

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A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>

1.5M to travel in Carolinas this holiday weekend

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An estimated 1.5 million people in the Carolinas will be traveling this Labor Day to enjoy the last weekend of the summer season. More>>

EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner Video included

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Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard Video included

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The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall. More>>

Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

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The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

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A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights. More>>

Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots

Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots Video included

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Health officials recommend everyone gets vaccinated as early as September.  More>>

4 UNC players suspended over 'violations of team policy' Video included

Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill. Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.
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Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place. More>>

Cary woman accused of lying to police in nurse's murder Video included

Cary Police arrested Jessica Renee Parrisher, 28. She is accused of lying to police investigating the murder of a nurse in Cary. Cary Police arrested Jessica Renee Parrisher, 28. She is accused of lying to police investigating the murder of a nurse in Cary.
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A Cary woman has been arrested and accused of lying to police investigating the murder of a nurse in Cary last week. More>>

Fayetteville man charged with cutting off roommate's ear with butcher knife

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Deputies say a Fayetteville man has been charged with maiming after he cut off part of his roommate's ear Tuesday night. More>>

Anti-abortion groups to rally at Hagan's office

Anti-abortion leaders are planning a rally outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's office in Charlotte to highlight her position on proposed abortion legislation. More>>

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban Video included

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Same-sex couples who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban say it's past time for them to have the same privileges as traditional married couples. More>>

Durham teen charged in Aug. 9 murder

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A 16-year-old has been charged with murder in connection with the Aug. 9 shooting of a man in Durham. More>>

K9 to Sniff Out Explosives at Buncombe Co. Schools

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The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office introduced its new K9 officer today. Sampson is the first police dog in the entire country to be trained in Person Borne weapons and explosive detection. He'll use this training in a school setting. More>>

Man found dead after Robeson County home invasion

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The Robesonian reports aLumberton man was found deadTuesday morning after a home invasion.The Robeson County Sheriff's Office reportedlyfoundthe bodyof 57-year-old Milton Cummings after they received a 911 call around2 a.m. from his mother's home on the 100 block of Powhatan Drive near Chicken Road. Another family member and a7-year-old also reportedly lived at the home with Cummings and his mother. Authorities report Cummings had been assaulted but there's no indication of how he died.There ... More>>

Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of Highway Patrol Video included

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Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
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Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week Video included

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Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge.
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NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution

North Carolina environmental officials are moving to fine Duke Energy over groundwater pollution leeching for years from a pair of coal ash dumps at a retired power plant outside Wilmington. More>>

Judge: No timeline in 'modern' Oakwood home decision Video included

Some neighbors in Oakwood complain Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood. Some neighbors in Oakwood complain Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood.
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The fate of a contemporary home under construction in an historic downtown Raleigh neighborhood is in now in the hands of a judge. More>>

Michael Brown shooting sparks interest in body cameras for NC police forces Video included

Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras. Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.
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Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.
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Fayetteville officials raising awareness about human trafficking Video included

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Fayetteville and Cumberland County held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to raise awareness about the problem of human trafficking in the area. More>>

13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses Video included

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NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
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NC State police report sexual assault at frat house Video included

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North Carolina State University police said it received an anonymous tip concerning a sexual assault at a frat house.
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NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included

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Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

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A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million. More>>

Highway Patrol investigating multiple-vehicle crash on I-540

A multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday morning created traffic backups on I-540 westbound. A multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday morning created traffic backups on I-540 westbound.
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Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 540 in Wake County. More>>

Casks for a Cure raises more than $6K for ALS research Video included

The fundraiser benefits a different local charity each year and it just happens a local ALS group will benefit this year. The fundraiser benefits a different local charity each year and it just happens a local ALS group will benefit this year.
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More than 300 people showed up Monday at Big Boss Brewery in Raleigh for the fifth annual Casks for a Cure. More>>

49 teaching positions still open in Wake Co. schools Video included

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Most classrooms in Wake County are full today, but some teaching positions remain empty heading into the school year.
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Judge hears debate over 'modern' Oakwood home Video included

Louis Cherry and Marsha Gordon appear in court before the hearing that may decide the fate of their home being built in Oakwood. (Mike Gonzalez, WNCN) Louis Cherry and Marsha Gordon appear in court before the hearing that may decide the fate of their home being built in Oakwood. (Mike Gonzalez, WNCN)
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Opening statements were heard Monday in the case of a "modern" home being constructed in a historic Raleigh neighborhood. More>>

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