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 2021-03-04 13:27 

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NC-native Jim Crockett Jr., promoter who signed Ric Flair and other WWE Hall of Famers, dies at 76...

The WWE is mourning the death of Jim Crockett Jr., an influential promoter and Charlotte native who brought some of the greats into the spotlight. Crockett Jr. was 76. "WWE extends its condol......

 2021-03-04 13:05 

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Idaho lawmaker under fire for saying moms should stay home...

A decision by Idaho lawmakers to reject a $6 million federal grant to improve early childhood education — and comments from one lawmaker who said mothers belong at home — raised the ire of women ac......

 2021-03-04 13:02 

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Got debt? Then you may be in for some unwelcome tax surprises...

Americans struggling with debt might get some additional unpleasant tax surprises this year: From needing to pay taxes on forgiven debt to seeing reduced deductions as a result of loans that are in......

 2021-03-04 12:39 

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Driver crashes after swerving to miss falling couch, then gets ticketed...

A couple driving home from Florida escaped serious injury when they swerved to avoid a couch that fell from a truck on Interstate 95....

 2021-03-04 12:11 

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New Bern Historical Society to honor women from the 19th and 20th centuries...

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) The New Bern Historical Society is kicking off this year's Women's History Month virtually. Organizers are highlighting hidden figures from different walks of life......

 2021-03-04 11:19 

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'I knew everything was gone' Johnston County family loses home, 3 dogs to house fire...

"It was very quick and there were probably 22 firetrucks here," said Jessica McDowell....

 2021-03-04 11:17 

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Tyler Perry Foundation awards $10,000 to Greensboro-based Green Team Helping Hands; 'It was just phenomenal, and then I cried'...

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Tyler Perry Foundation awarded the Green Team Helping Hands and their CEO Ashley Benton with a $10,000 check. Last year, FOX8 did a Good For Her special on Ashley Bento......

 2021-03-04 11:14 

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When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?...

NEW YORK (AP) — When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer vaccine al......

 2021-03-04 11:12 

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First in flight: NC outpacing nation as airports expand, improve technology...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE)- For North Carolina, growth in the aviation sector is finally recovering from a turbulent 2020. On Wednesday, we got a look at the state of our country's in......

 2021-03-04 11:10 

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FBI: Suspects trained for Whitmer kidnapping in 'kill house'...

Three of the 14 suspects charged with plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer were in court Wednesday as some of the case against them was laid out....

 2021-03-04 11:09 

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How the 3 COVID-19 vaccines compare...

With the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, three different coronavirus vaccinations will soon be available in the U.S....

 2021-03-04 11:08 

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Prince Philip has successful heart procedure, palace says...

Philip, 99, has been hospitalized since being admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital in London on Feb. 16, where he was treated for an infection....

 2021-03-04 11:08 

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Watch: Group of penguins explore the 'Friends' experience in Chicago...

Four penguins from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium took a field trip down to the 'The Friends Experience', a museum dedicated to '90's sitcom turned cultural phenomenon....

 2021-03-04 06:45 

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$10K Reward: Hickory couple target of nationwide manhunt after wife shoots and kills co-worker, police say...

HICKORY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) A nationwide manhunt continues for a couple wanted on murder charges out of North Carolina. Investigators said Tangela Parker, 49, shot and killed her co-wo......

 2021-03-04 06:44 

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Attorney for man convicted in killing of Michael Jordan's father claims to have new evidence that could set him free...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) The 1993 murder of James Jordan, father of Michael Jordan, is back in the news because of a soon-to-be-released documentary miniseries which will focus on......

 2021-03-04 06:41 

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Elizabeth City residents complain about higher utility bills, city manager cites several factors...

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — "It's way too high." "It was okay at first and then all of a sudden it just shot up, and I hope and pray that it goes down." That...

 2021-03-04 06:39 

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Wake Forest Baptist Health increasing minimum wage to $15 per hour...

Wake Forest Baptist Health will increase its minimum wage from $12.50 to $15 per hour in 2021, the health care system said. The following letter was sent to staff, providers and faculty on Wednesda......

 2021-03-04 06:38 

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SBI: Johnston County man held under $3M bond for child sex crime charges...

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation said it launched an investigation after it received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children....

 2021-03-04 06:36 

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Grand jury indicts Raleigh man in Crabtree Valley Mall shooting...

Angelo Bailey is the second person arrested in the shooting....

 2021-03-04 06:36 

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Harris Teeter offering 'limited' doses of COVID-19 vaccines at select locations in NC...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Harris Teeter has made itself available to put shots in arms as the grocery store chain is offering "limited quantities" of the COVID-19 vaccine at select l......

 2021-03-04 06:30 

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In rare move, NC Republicans working toward second veto override attempt...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Senate Republicans pressed forward Wednesday with their attempt to try a second time to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill to reopen schools, a ......

 2021-03-04 06:29 

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Police: Man shot into ex-girlfriend's Fayetteville apartment, had shootout with her current boyfriend...

Cornelius Johnson was arrested Feb. 25 and is being held on a $250,000 bond....

 2021-03-04 06:01 

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Third stimulus check: Some Senate Dems call for automatic payments...

The effort, led by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, calls for recurring stimulus checks and automatic unemployment coverage that would be tied to economic conditions....

 2021-03-04 06:00 

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Olbermann addresses controversial 'wasting' vaccines on Texas tweet on 'Banfield'...

Political commentator Keith Olbermann addressed controversy after tweeting, "Why are we wasting vaccinations on Texas," on Tuesday in response to Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott'......

 2021-03-04 05:59 

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House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election......

 2021-03-04 05:49 

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Tarboro police investigating 'officer use of force' after chase...

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — Tarboro Police posted on its Facebook page Wednesday evening that an investigation has begun after an officer was involved in an incident after a police chase. The Face......

 2021-03-04 04:11 

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Rozier leads Hornets to 135-102 rout of skidding T-Wolves; Ball named to Rising Stars team...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 31 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as the Charlotte Hornets headed into the All-Star break with a 135-102 win over the skidding Minnesota Timberwolves on W......

 2021-03-04 04:06 

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Two men arrested on drug charges in Washington after investigation...

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Two men have been arrested by members of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit on a number of drug-related charges. On Feb. 19, Tremal Keys, 33, of 13......

 2021-03-04 03:57 

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PETA calls Salisbury Police officer's actions in K-9 video 'criminal conduct'...

*Warning: Viewer discretion is advised* SALISBURY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) PETA responded Wednesday to a video showing the questionable actions taken against a police K-9 by a Salisbury Pol......

 2021-03-04 03:43 

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Dozens of newly released migrants test positive for virus; 'Hundreds' of border agents are South Texas-bound...

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — A confluence of immigration-related events are creating a surge of asylum-seekers in South Texas during this dangerous COVID-19 pandemic, and a South Texas la......

 2021-03-04 03:24 

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House passes George Floyd policing bill...

The House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 by a vote of 220-212....

 2021-03-04 03:11 

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N.C. State wins fifth straight, beats Notre Dame 80-69...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Cam Hayes scored a career-best 20 points, Dereon Seabron had career highs with 17 points and 13 rebounds, and North Carolina State beat Notre Dame 80-69 on Wednesday night. ......

 2021-03-04 03:09 

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Griffin, Boeheim lead Syracuse past Clemson 64-54...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Alan Griffin hit three straight 3-pointers to score nine of his 22 points in just under three minutes, as Syracuse opened the second half on a furious 15-2 run to break away f......

 2021-03-04 03:05 

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No. 17 ECU baseball team falls in extras to Old Dominion...

GREENVILLE, N.C. Andrea Dalatri's three-run home run in the 12th inning lifted Old Dominion to a 6-5 win over No. 17 East Carolina Wednesday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair St......

 2021-03-04 03:02 

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WNCT StormTeam9 Weather School: Hurricane Bonnie...

In this week's edition of WNCT StormTeam9 Weather School, Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson discusses Hurricane Bonnie (1998). Click on the video to see more....

 2021-03-04 02:53 

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Lenoir County Public Schools employees get their shot at the vaccine...

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Lenoir County officials are working to get teachers and other school employees vaccinated for COVID. They held a clinic at area schools on Wednesday to get them their s......

 2021-03-04 02:42 

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Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure...

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its second busiest year on record last year. The park had a total......

 2021-03-04 02:37 

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Minister, LGBT advocate plans bid for NC Rep. Cawthorn seat...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A western North Carolina county commissioner and LGBT activist announced on Wednesday that she would seek to unseat first-term GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn next year. Democrat J......

 2021-03-04 02:34 

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NC House gives unanimous OK to $1.7B COVID relief measure...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House voted unanimously Wednesday to distribute another $1.7 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds, with most going toward virus testing and prevention, p......

 2021-03-04 02:29 

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Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives are looking at data from the "black box" of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash&nbs......

 2021-03-04 02:25 

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Boston College junior announces he's transferring to ECU...

BOSTON (WNCT) — There's a new Pirate on the way for the East Carolina men's basketball team. On his Twitter account Wednesday, Boston College jnior Wynston Tabbs announced he was ......

 2021-03-04 02:02 

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Pirates add former Norfolk State football coach to staff...

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — East Carolina University head football coach Mike Houston continues to tweak his staff with the addition of the former Norfok State head football coach. Latrell Scot......

 2021-03-04 01:48 

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Hurricanes' Niederreiter fined for interfering with Saros...

NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina forward Nino Niederreiter was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Wednesday for interfering with Nashville goaltender Juuse Saros, the maximum allowable under the collective bargain......

 2021-03-04 01:46 

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Joe Altobelli, manager who led O's to '83 WS, dies at 88...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Altobelli, the manager who led the Baltimore Orioles to their most recent World Series title in 1983, has died at the age of 88. The Orioles confirmed Altobelli's death on Wedn......

 2021-03-04 01:44 

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Despite no combine, NFL releases list of who merited invites...

NEW YORK (AP) — The last NFL event not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was the 2020 combine in Indianapolis. A year later, with the 2021 combine canceled, the league has released a list of ......

 2021-03-04 01:42 

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Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team...

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington will not have cheerleaders for the first time since the NFL's longest-running cheerleading team was founded in 1962, with a coed dance team taking its place. The mo......

 2021-03-04 01:39 

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Zoo welcomes 2nd endangered orangutan baby in 2 years...

A second Sumatran orangutan has been born in two years at the zoo in New Orleans — and it's cute, red-haired and critically endangered....

 2021-03-04 01:01 

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Yankees manager Aaron Boone takes leave to get pacemaker...

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days. The team said the procedure took place Wednesday at......

 2021-03-04 01:00 

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Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II gets 14 years for rapes...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern California, including ......

 2021-03-04 00:35 

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Zero-carbon by 2050? New Energy Secretary's clean energy goal worries oil and gas industry advocates...

West Texas Republican Congressman Jodey Arrington, whose district produces a large portion of the state's energy, says the transition will hurt these industries and the millions of Americans ......

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