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North Carolina Department of Transportation maintenance crews must close a section of Old N.C. 86 between Eubanks Road and Homestead Road near Chapel Hill in Orange County to replace an aging pipe t…
06.19 / 22:17
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Sean Hammond, of Monroe, has been sentenced to six years in prison on child pornography…
06.19 / 22:10
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCBD) — Charleston County Council will hold third reading of its new budget proposal at Tuesday’s council meeting. Pa&…
06.19 / 22:01
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Jason Aldean will return to his hometown of Macon, GA for a second Concert for the Kids on Friday, August 11th. After raising more than half a million dollars at last year’s intimate performance, Jason will expand to the 9,000-seat Macon Coliseum this year. “We’re looking forward to getting back to town, kicking things up a couple notches and hopefully raise a huge amount of money for the hospital so that they can continue to grow and serve my hometown community,”…
06.19 / 21:55
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On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's Force Investigation Team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers were…
06.19 / 21:55
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 21:55
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:55
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:55
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The United States Supreme Court will decide if states may draw voting districts to gain a partisan advantage. The ruling is not expected until next year but will greatly impact North Carolina's voting districts , which are among the most severely gerrymandered in the…
06.19 / 21:55
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Court records state that the suspect's blood alcohol was allegedly .26 and that she was going 10 miles over the speed…
06.19 / 21:55
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The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded…
06.19 / 21:55
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Some of you may have noted that one of the tropical disturbances we've been watching in recent days has now resulted in tropical storm warnings for parts of the Windward Islands even though the system had not been designated a tropical cyclone when the warnings were…
06.19 / 21:54
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Thunderstorms will remain in the forecast for much of the week with the possibility of severe weather tonight, according to WRAL meteorologist Mike…
06.19 / 21:54
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The North Carolina Cooperative Extension says more than half of the accidents involving farming equipment results &…
06.19 / 21:54
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 21:51
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:51
wcqs.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:51
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Textile firm HPFABRICS, Inc. has selected Forsyth County for a new production and product development facility, creating 260 jobs over three years, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today. The company, a manufacturer of raw fabrics, plans to invest $1.1 million over the next two years in a plant in Winston-Salem that formerly housed Microfibres, a company no longer operating in the city. “North Carolina offers the skilled workforce companies need to succeed,” Cooper said…
06.19 / 21:44
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MADISON, N.C. — Rain and flooding hit businesses in Madison hard twice in the past three weeks and people in the Rockingham County town are worried more is on the way. Rockingham County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. Monday. Store owners on Murphy Street and Market Street in downtown Madison lined the doors in front of their shops with sandbags. They’re doing whatever they can to prepare, because they can’t afford any more damage to their…
06.19 / 21:44
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HIGH POINT, N.C. — A man was shot multiple times on Worth Street in High Point Monday morning, according to a news release from High Point police. Officers came to the 1100 block of Worth Street at 10:37 a.m. after a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. When officers arrived, they found a 25-year-old man on a porch suffering from three gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. There is no word on…
06.19 / 21:44
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