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 2021-07-07 15:35 

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'I know people want to see me fail': Jalen Johnson defends early departure from Duke...

During his first media availability since leaving Duke early to prepare for the NBA draft, Jalen Johnson said Tuesday that he stands by that decision....

 2021-07-07 15:32 

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Webcams show live weather conditions along NC beaches as Elsa heads toward Fayetteville...

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the Fayetteville area Thursday as Tropical Storm Elsa nears. Here is a live look at weather conditions....

 2021-07-07 15:05 

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Tropical Storm Elsa update: Here's what the Fayetteville area should expect...

Tropical Storm Elsa could bring rain and wind to Fayetteville and Cumberland County. Here's what to expect....

 2021-07-07 14:50 

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Woman killed Tuesday night in wreck on Southern Avenue in Fayetteville...

Tnya Walker, 23, was killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday evening under the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway overpass on Southern Avenue....

 2021-07-07 14:31 

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Victim identified in deadly shooting on Bunce Road in Fayetteville...

Jeron Amy, 27, was shot and killed outside a home in the 1100 block of Bunce Road Tuesday afternoon after a dispute with another man....

 2021-07-07 14:08 

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Tracking Tropical Storm Elsa: See spaghetti models, path and storm activity for NC...

North Carolina could see impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa. Use these maps to track the storm's path and spaghetti models....

 2021-07-07 11:01 

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Gary Pearce: Did politics cost Wolfpack baseball its shot?...

GOP politicians have mocked mask-wearing, opposed shutdowns and resisted vaccinations. When you see the same politicians blaming the NCAA for NC State's fate, ask yourself where the responsibility lies....

 2021-07-07 10:30 

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A desire to help the homeless leads a daughter, then her mother to FTCC job training program...

In hopes of building a tiny home community for their family and struggling members of the community....

 2021-07-07 10:02 

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Best 2023 cornerback in the state? UNC football target Chris Peal might be on his way...

After a breakout sophomore year, Providence Day's Chris Peal is becoming one of the state's top 2023 cornerback recruits. UNC and N.C. State noticed...

 2021-07-07 10:02 

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Pitts: Hannah-Jones' UNC tenure fight a victory for far-right, a loss for academic freedom...

Somewhere, the late North Carolina Sen. Jesse Helms is smiling....

 2021-07-07 10:01 

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5-star NC basketball recruit, phenom Mikey Williams 'leaning toward' HBCU, father says...

As multiple paths to the NBA arise for Mikey Williams, his father says the five-star 2023 recruit is still considering college basketball at an HBCU...

 2021-07-07 10:01 

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Roam sweet roam: Fort Bragg couple renovate bus to live in after leaving the Army...

Fort Bragg couple Ginnie and Austin Miller bought a bus to live in. Here's why....

 2021-07-07 10:00 

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Fayetteville adopted an affordable housing study. What's the city's plan to implement it?...

Following the Fayetteville City Council's approval of its affordable housing study, the city looks forward to implementing changes....

 2021-07-06 22:16 

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Man shot and killed in Fayetteville on Tuesday...

The shooting happened following a dispute, police said....

 2021-07-06 18:50 

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UPDATE: Person of interest sought in Doc Bennett Road killing...

Dorian Jakwan Collins, 27, was arrested Tuesday in the June 27 killing of Isaac Locklear, 18....

 2021-07-06 18:32 

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Cumberland County, Cape Fear High School community mourn death of principal...

Brian Edkins, principal at Cape Fear High School, died. The death was sudden, Marvin Connelly Jr., superintendent of Cumberland County Schools, said....

 2021-07-06 16:00 

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Fayetteville man convicted of human trafficking...

Markus Odon McCormick, 36, was found guilty Thursday on human trafficking charges and was sentenced to at least 23 years in prison....

 2021-07-06 15:31 

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Victims identified in Chadbourn triple homicide...

Deonde Qwabe Sadler, 27, Mack Darren Jenkins Jr., 26, and Kameesha Daezhneka Powell, 21, were killed in a Chadbourn shooting Saturday....

 2021-07-06 10:30 

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Fayetteville on track to surpass highest homicide rates in city's history...

There were 33 homicide investigations conducted by the Fayetteville Police Department in 2020, there are currently 24 homicide investigations in 2021....

 2021-07-06 10:30 

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Cumberland County's average teen pregnancy rate is almost double North Carolina's average...

Almost 35 per 1,000 females ages 15-19 became pregnant in 2019 in Cumberland County, according to the Cumberland County Health Department....

 2021-07-06 10:01 

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Fayetteville Explained: The evolution of nightlife in Fayetteville...

Fayetteville's nightlife and what it features has changed multiple times throughout the years....

 2021-07-06 09:02 

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Rodney Scott talks hall of fame, new cookbook, whole hog: 'Some of us are trying to keep the art alive'...

Rodney Scott grew up making whole hog barbecue. Now he's one of barbecue's biggest stars....

 2021-07-06 09:01 

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Here are 8 of the best places for great barbecue ribs in North Carolina...

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 2021-07-05 21:46 

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Officials: Man shot, killed by Sampson County deputy involved in Cumberland County chase...

Craig Locklear, who was shot and killed by a Sampson County deputy Sunday, was involved in a Cumberland County chase, officials said....

 2021-07-05 20:25 

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Fourth of July fireworks cause several fires in the Fayetteville area...

Several fires were started by fireworks over Fourth of July weekend, including at least one house fire and multiple dumpster and grass fires....

 2021-07-05 11:27 

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Concerts, crowds, fireworks: July 4 celebrations return to Ft. Bragg after a year of COVID...

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and as summer events return, Fort Bragg hosted July 4 celebration with concerts and fireworks....

 2021-07-05 10:30 

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Hot car death bill passes in U.S. House after Gaston County child dies in hot car...

The Hot Cars Act of 2021 passed just days after a toddler was found dead in a hot car in Gastonia June 24....

 2021-07-05 10:30 

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America has a $100 billion digital divide. Can 5G help bridge it?...

5G couldn't come at a better time. The pandemic has pushed more of our economy online, creating huge challenges for rural communities without reliable internet...

 2021-07-05 10:00 

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Hidden Gems of Fayetteville: A kabob born in Kandahar now lives in Fayetteville...

Afghan Kabob only opened in December, but for some in Fayetteville, it may be a familiar taste from one they had a decade ago thousands of miles away....

 2021-07-04 20:22 

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Sampson County sheriff's deputy kills someone after encountering armed person at traffic stop...

A Sampson County sheriff's deputy shot and killed someone Sunday afternoon after he encountered an armed person during a traffic stop, officials said....

 2021-07-04 11:00 

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Facility in Sampson County to construct equipment to filter harmful emissions...

On June 10, NCDEQ issued an air permit modification for the Enviva Pellets Facility in Sampson County. The permit adds equipment to control emissions....

 2021-07-04 10:30 

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Declaration of Independence wasn't really complaining about King George: 5 July 4th facts...

Like the U.S. Constitution, the final version of the Declaration never uses the word "slave." But African Americans loomed large in the first draft....

 2021-07-04 10:30 

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'It'd be like a dream': Pope airman from Ghana hopes to become a citizen for his daughter...

When Airman 1st Class Tayki Botchway first arrived in the U.S., he had a few setbacks, but didn't let that stop him from pursuing his dreams....

 2021-07-03 19:53 

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High levels of bacteria prompt 'swim at own risk' notice for Hope Mills Lake...

Visitors at Hope Mills Lake are being told to swim at their own risk after recent testing revealed high levels of bacteria in the water....

 2021-07-03 19:17 

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Three dead and one injured in early Saturday morning Chadbourn shooting...

Three people were killed and one was injured in a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in Chadbourn....

 2021-07-03 18:47 

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Two children killed in Roseboro house fire...

Two 3-year-old children were killed in a house fire off Roseboro Highway Friday morning....

 2021-07-03 14:14 

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Victim named in fatal Truth Court shooting...

Brandon Corral, 20, was shot in a car on Truth Court near Old Wilmington Road Friday, he later died from his injuries....

 2021-07-03 12:00 

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Letter: Climate change accelerating spread of parasites in pets...

These pests are more than a nuisance; they can infest your home and transmit serious diseases to humans, including Lyme disease....

 2021-07-03 11:00 

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As an Army veteran, I am appreciative of the G.I. Bill...

Even if they have the desire, many members of the military community face challenges in pursing higher education....

 2021-07-03 10:30 

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Troy Williams: As Delta variant of COVID-19 advances, Cumberland and other places lag in vaccinations...

I believe some people know a lot less about this pandemic than they want to believe....

 2021-07-03 10:30 

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Secretary of defense, Congress seek to remove sexual assault cases from chain of command...

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has released guidance on removing sexual assault prosecution decisions from the chain of command....

 2021-07-03 10:07 

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'I feel like I can overcome anything': After string of setbacks, Jack Britt's Marcus Novy leans on mental toughness to chase dreams...

The Division I school that offered him a scholarship cut its baseball program. Now, after shoulder surgery and other setbacks, Jack Britt's Marcus Novy remains committed to chasing Division I dreams....

 2021-07-03 10:02 

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6 places to get great ice cream in the Fayetteville area this summer...

Hot summer temperatures call for cold ice cream. Here are a few of our favorite places in and around Fayetteville....

 2021-07-03 10:00 

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Here are five day-trip destinations near Fayetteville...

Hello summer, goodbye isolation. After more than a year inside, people are ready to embrace the sun again....

 2021-07-02 21:41 

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Man critically injured in Fayetteville shooting near Old Wilmington Road Friday...

The shooting was reported at 4:10 p.m. on Truth Court....

 2021-07-02 20:09 

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Wreck shuts down Raeford Road in Fayetteville; no life-threatening injuries reported...

Raeford Road is closed from Marlborough Road to Owen Drive, police said....

 2021-07-02 19:46 

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One man killed, another injured in wreck Friday in Fayetteville...

The accident happened about 1:45 p.m. in the 4700 block of Blanton Road....

 2021-07-02 19:38 

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Advocates speak out at state Legislature following arrest of Fayetteville activist...

Following the arrest of Fayetteville activist Kathy Greggs on Tuesday, activists held a press conference at Raleigh's Legislative Building on Friday....

 2021-07-02 11:02 

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Cape Fear Valley addresses mental health challenges Fayetteville's LGBTQ youth face...

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center provides youth who identify as LGBTQ with mental health services....

 2021-07-02 11:01 

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Over 100 fire scientists urge the US West: Skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July...

With this combination of extreme drought, heat and dry vegetation, all it takes is a spark to ignite a wildfire....

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