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Obama dines at Arthur Bryant's ahead of address on economy

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President Barack Obama dined at Arthur Bryant's ahead of his address on Wednesday about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession.
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Man uses son as shield in stabbing attack

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Police said a Clarksville man used his son to block himself during a brutal stabbing. More>>

Police: Wellford kids found living with in home with roaches, pigs Video included

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Wellford police said they have taken six siblings into emergency protective custody after they were found living in deplorable conditions. More>>

"Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chances Video included

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It's not a disease and it's not contagious, but "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" is a sad, real condition affecting animal shelters.
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DeKalb County police officer resigns after shooting dog

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A DeKalb County police officer has resigned after shooting a dog when he responded to a burglary alarm. More>>

Study: Nevada leads nation in debt delinquency Video included

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A new study from the Urban Institute shows Americans are increasingly bracing for calls from collection agencies. The study show one in three Americans with a credit history have accounts in collection. More>>

Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC

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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>>

Police: Woman used heroin two days before giving birth Video included

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Police arrested a Memphis mother who gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs. More>>

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PD: Phoenix doctor points rifle at woman, teen in Sky Harbor Video included

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A top neuroscientist pointed an AR-15 assault rifle in the direction of a mother and her teenage daughter inside one of the busiest terminals at Sky Harbor International Airport on Friday, police said. More>>

Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold Video included

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Law enforcement and rescuers of sex slaves report that because of a saturation of human trafficking in the deep South, more human traffickers are bringing young girls to Middle Tennessee. More>>

Witness: Video showed Holly Bobo tied up, crying Video included

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A Henderson County judge ruled Tuesday there was enough evidence to send a case against a man believed to have a video of Holly Bobo to the grand jury. More>>

Hampshire College added to list of schools facing Title IX review

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Five more schools have been added to a list of 71 colleges currently under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault. Hampshire College in Amherst is among them.   More>>

Disturbing videos show teens setting themselves on fire

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Disturbing new videos are showing up on YouTube of something called the "fire challenge." More>>

Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home Video included

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Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed.  More>>

Thousands of dead anchovies wash ashore in Oregon Coast town

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Seaside, you're about to get smelly. Thousands of dead anchovies washed ashore along the Necanicum River. More>>

Former inmate receives free car from an anonymous donor

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A former inmate turned her life around with the help of HopeWorks, and now she's moving forward thanks to an anonymous donor. More>>

Worker dies in fall at Henderson distribution facility

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A worker died this past weekend in an accident at a Henderson distribution facility. Kathleen Richards, spokeswoman for the Henderson Police Department, said the man fell through a skylight. More>>

Woman loses part of finger during lion attack

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A woman ended up at the hospital after being bit by a lion right here in Mid-Michigan. 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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Investigation continues in plane crash that killed Fort Stewart soldier, daughter Video included

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The investigation is ongoing in the plane crash that killed Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry and his 9-year-old daughter Oceana. More>>

Former LO cheerleader wanted in sex trafficking case caught in SF

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A former Lake Oswego cheerleader accused of sex trafficking an underage former classmate was caught in San Francisco after removing her ankle monitoring device last month. More>>

PD: Suspect, victim killed in east Vegas crime spree Video included

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A couple forced a freeway service worker at gunpoint to drive them to a neighborhood where they committed two home invasions that resulted in a victim's death, Las Vegas Metro police said. More>>

UPDATE: High school student receives 17 stitches for shark bite wound

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A high school senior from Raleigh is recovering after being bitten on the foot while on vacation at Sunset Beach in Brunswick County.
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Police: Camp counselor put hands around 8-year-old's neck

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A camp counselor in Newington is accused of putting his hands around the throat of an 8-year-old. More>>

Man cleared in killing seeks compensation Video included

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After being wrongfully incarcerated for 21 years following the rape and murder of a woman, a Connecticut man is making his case for damages.
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Men say they have evidence of Bigfoot in the Bluegrass Video included

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The woods of Bedford, Kentucky are filled with countless wonders of nature that will take your breath away, but could the same woods also be home to Bigfoot?

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Police: Drunk 80-year-old urinated in restaurant parking lot

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A drunken 80-year-old urinated in the parking lot of a popular restaurant in Glastonbury, according to police. More>>

Attorney: Genital amputation claim is 'totally false'

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Attorneys for physicians accused of amputating a man's genitals during a circumcision procedure spoke out on Tuesday saying the claims are "totally false," adding that a motion to dismiss the complaint were filed. More>>

News conference on deputy's charge in accident rescheduled Video included

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The Richland County Sheriff's Department was set to discuss a weekend accident involving a deputy during a news conference, but that event has been canceled. More>>

Teen rescued from Blount Co. cave Video included

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An 18-year-old man is recovering after falling 50 feet inside a cave in western Blount County Monday night. More>>

Sons of Confederate Veterans demand apology from Washington & Lee Video included

These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove. These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove.
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Lexington (WSLS) - The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend. More>>

Witnesses rescue man trapped under lawn mower in Reedy River Video included

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A city worker operating a riding lawnmower fell into the Reedy River, requiring witnesses to jump in and help save him after he became trapped on Tuesday. More>>

Family united with old family photos

Family united with old family photos

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A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were. More>>

Judge sets Jan. 12 trial date for Jerice Hunter

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More than three years after her daughter disappeared, Jerice Hunter will finally go to trial on murder and child-abuse charges. More>>

Friends say Charlotte woman infected with Ebola 'very weak and tired'

David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org) David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
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A Charlotte woman who volunteered to save the lives of Ebola patient in Liberia is now fighting the disease herself.
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Charles Ramsey is getting his own radio show Video included

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Charles Ramsey, internationally known for his rescue of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, is now getting his own radio show. More>>

Helena man killed in Omega Protein explosion; 3 injured Video included

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Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Three other subcontractors were injured, but only one remained hospitalized Monday evening.
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The number of 'walk away' escapes rise significantly and DPS knows why Video included

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Since the beginning of the year, there have been about 30 inmates who walked away from the work furlough program statewide, that's more than all of last year.  More>>

Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner Wake County School Board Chairwoman Christine Kushner
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Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

Stolen dinosaur replica returned to Raleigh museum Video included

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A model of a baby dinosaur that was stolen from the Museum of Natural Sciences has been returned to the museum, officials said at a news conference Monday. More>>

NC Senate to vote on Medicaid plan Monday Video included

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North Carolina Senators are expected to take a final vote on a bill that would overhaul Medicaid in the state. More>>

48-year-old man meets his biological mother for the first time Video included

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Michael Adams reunited with his biological family in Biloxi on Saturday after 48 years apart. Their reunion initially began with a phone call back in January. Adams said he called and asked for Ms. Anna McClure. More>>

Officers regret not being able to save suspect lost in river Video included

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The body of 21-year-old James King was recovered from the Tchoutacabouffa River on Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, King jumped into the river while fleeing from police Saturday after a routine traffic stop. More>>

4 children injured when car drives into their yard Video included

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Hall County officials are investigating a car accident that sent four children to the hospital.
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Wilson community holds vigil for slain 7-year-old boy Video included

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Hundreds stood outside the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday night to help a family grieve four days after 7-year-old Kamari Jones was shot and killed in his own home. More>>

2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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Durham mom hopes 2 job offers help her get kids back Video included

Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help. Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help.
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A Durham mother who lost custody of her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist received good news Wednesday that may help her get her kids back.
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No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria. A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.
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Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina. More>>

Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist Video included

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A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed. More>>

Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Raleigh man arrested after leaving mother, 98, in truck for 5 hours Video included

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A Raleigh man was arrested in Maryland after police say he left his 98-year-old mother in a hot truck for hours while he visited a casino. More>>

Hybrid boat developed in Apex relies on natural gas for fuel Video included

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Local engineers created a new boat that is environmentally friendly and less costly to drive than a standard gas-powered boat. More>>

AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

Raleigh man captures dashcam video of fireball falling over NC

Dashcam video shows a fireball falling over Raleigh on July 17, 2014 (Dan Perjar, Contributed) Dashcam video shows a fireball falling over Raleigh on July 17, 2014 (Dan Perjar, Contributed)
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A Raleigh man captured video Thursday of what appeared to be a fireball falling from the sky over the Triangle. More>>

Video shows couple stealing baby dinosaur replica from Raleigh museum Video included

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Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man and woman who were caught on video stealing baby dinosaur replica. More>>

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