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Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

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The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says. More>>

Armed robbery suspect arrested after neighbors spot him fleeing

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A 17-year-old has been charged with robbery after Knightdale police say neighbors spotted him running from the scene of the crime. More>>

NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

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The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse. More>>

Governor's mansion to go orange for hunger awareness

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The Executive Mansion will be lit orange Monday night in recognition of Hunger Action Month and to raise awareness of hunger issues.
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Duke study: Water contamination tied to wells, not fracking Video included

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A new study by scientist from multiple schools, including Duke University, says problems with the wells and not hydraulic fracturing itself, was the primary cause of drinking water contamination issues in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas. More>>

Duke Energy to spend $500M for more solar power

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The country's largest electricity company plans to spend $500 million to expand its solar electricity use in North Carolina with three generating facilities of its own and power purchased from five others built by... More>>

$84K budgeted for 15 new navigational signs in Cary Video included

The town budgeted for the signs in 2012 with a Florida company winning the job from a pool of 16 bidders. The town budgeted for the signs in 2012 with a Florida company winning the job from a pool of 16 bidders.
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Navigating through certain parts of Cary is about to get easier. The Town of Cary will install 15 new signs to help people get to places like WakeMed Soccer Park, Booth Amphitheatre and Bond Park. More>>

Letter found with body of App State student, police say Video included

The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone. The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
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The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide. More>>

Wife of exonerated NC man files restraining order

Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes. Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes.
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Court records indicate the wife of Darryl Hunt, who was exonerated in the 1984 murder of a Winston-Salem newspaper editor, has filed a domestic violence restraining order against him. More>>

Young heart patient's family to donate 'extra money' to others on transplant list 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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A Durham family has surpassed their fundraising goal to help pay for medical bills for their 2-month-old son in need of a new heart. More>>

1 shot along Fayetteville St. near NCCU

Police respond to a shooting on Fayetteville Street in Durham. Police respond to a shooting on Fayetteville Street in Durham.
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Police are investigating a shooting Monday on Fayetteville Street near North Carolina Central University. More>>

NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)

A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day. More>>

Software firm AvidXchange to add 600 jobs in NC

A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered nearly $9 million if it adds 600 new jobs. More>>

7-year-old NC boy gets support in cancer battle

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Fueled by requests on social media, letters and packages from all over the world brought joy to a 7-year-old boy confined to his home over the last year as he endured more than 15 chemotherapy treatments for synovial sarcoma. More>>

'Hard-working' neighbor killed in Sanford house fire Video included

Work boots sit outside the charred home of Jack Rollins, who died in an overnight fire. Work boots sit outside the charred home of Jack Rollins, who died in an overnight fire.
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A Sanford woman says her neighbor of 30 years died early Sunday morning in a house fire More>>

15-year-old hit by car on Raleigh Blvd. Video included

Police respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on Raleigh Boulevard. Police respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on Raleigh Boulevard.
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A teenager was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle on Raleigh Boulevard. More>>

International Festival returns to Raleigh this weekend Video included

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In just a few days the world will be at your fingertips when the International Festival returns to Raleigh. It's a celebration of different cultures that make up our area. More>>

NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

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The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights More>>

Bonner Bridge to close briefly for deck scan

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The Bonner Bridge will be closed briefly so workers with the state Transportation Department can scan the deck of the span over the Oregon Inlet. More>>

Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith. Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.
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Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument. More>>

GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

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Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
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Families of NICU patients reunited with life-saving doctors Video included

UNC mascot Ramses holds a former NICU patient at the North Carolina Children's Hospital. UNC mascot Ramses holds a former NICU patient at the North Carolina Children's Hospital.
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Former patients of UNC Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit were reunited Sunday with the doctors and nurses who cared for them.
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Disabled participates get a helping hand to finish Canes 5k Video included

Volunteers with Ainsley's Angles help disabled participants finish the Canes 5k. Volunteers with Ainsley's Angles help disabled participants finish the Canes 5k.
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Volunteers with Ainsley's Angels helped more than a dozen people with various disabilities complete the second annual Canes 5k race. More>>

Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

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Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations. More>>

Man drowns Saturday while rafting the Ocoee River

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A man died while rafting on the Ocoee River Saturday afternoon in Polk County. More>>

1 killed in Durham Co. single-vehicle wreck

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One person was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Route 70 in Durham, North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said. More>>

Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily

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Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. More>>

  • North Carolina NewsMore>>

  • Teen dies, 7 others injured after truck crash in Supply

    Teen dies, 7 others injured after truck crash in Supply

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:55:29 GMT
    Emergency crews were dispatched to the single vehicle accident at 1:35 A.M. on Sunday morning, according to Captain David Robinson with the Coastline Volunteer Rescue Squad. Robinson said several people
    Authorities have released the identities of the teenager who was killed and the seven others who were badly hurt in a violent pick-up truck crash in Brunswick County.
  • Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

    Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:38:29 GMT
    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
  • NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

    NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:51:03 GMT
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    The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse.
    The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse.
  • PoliticsMore>>

  • NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

    NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

    Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
    A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
    A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
  • NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

    NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 10:59:45 GMT
    The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
    The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
  • GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

    GOP presidential prospects tout faith in the national anthem

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:40:08 GMT
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    Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
    Two possible Republican presidential candidates are touting the nation's religious heritage as part of a webcast marking the 200th anniversary of the national anthem.
  • U.S. & WorldMore>>

  • First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

    First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:45 GMT
    U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by...
    U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy...
  • Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:38 GMT
    Reconnaissance planes at the ready, France called together diplomats to come up with a coherent global strategy Monday to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of...
    As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier...
  • CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

    CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:30:24 GMT
    Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence. 
    Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence. 
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