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  1. Governor McCrory Declares March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Statewide Tornado Drill is March 4th Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has declared March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina, cautioning North Carolinians to practice how to be safe when thunderstorms and tornadoes threaten. While damaging storms and tornadoes can occur any time of the year, March through May is peak tornado season for the state.

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  2. Carolinas Hope For Help From Temperatures, UtilitiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    "I can say that God really knows how to decorate his world," Varner said. "He's a master artist.

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  3. Fans, Former Players Attend Public Memorial For Coach Dean SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The school offered one more tribute to the late Hall of Famer on Sunday, holding a public memorial service that gave thousands of fans, former players and coaching colleagues a chance to savor memories of a coach known for oncourt successes and innovations as well as off-court stances on civil-rights issues. "If he could've anticipated this gathering today, I think there's a good chance he might've said, `Don't do it,'" Rev.

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  4. 'Moral March' Participants Again Demand Changes To NC LawsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Still working toward substantial victories at the ballot box and the legislature, demonstrators opposed to Republican policies within North Carolina demanded again Saturday that laws be repealed that they say harm the sick, the poor and minorities. Thousands of people joined the state NAACP and other advocacy groups that helped stage the 9th annual "Moral March on Raleigh," which led through downtown streets before ending in front of the old Capitol building.

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  5. NC Lottery Head: Powerball Jackpot Winner Should Get AdviceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery has some advice for the person who won a share of the $564 million Powerball jackpot. Alice Garland says the person holding the winning ticket should sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe place and get some sound professional advice before heading to lottery headquarters Raleigh to pick up the check.

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  6. NC legislator going unaffiliated, wants to caucus with GOPRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A state House member from the Outer Banks announced Wednesday he's switching his voter registration from Democrat to unaffiliated and likely will caucus with the Republican majority beginning with the new legislative session later this month. Second-term Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk disclosed his decision a week before lawmakers return to Raleigh to elect new chamber leaders and after speaking with Republicans about his potential switch.

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  7. Former Wake County Teacher Charged With Sex With StudentRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Twenty-five-year-old Ronald Lee Chewning of Raleigh has been charged with having sex with a student who attended Broughton High School.

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  8. NC Protests Continue Next Week In Raleigh In Run-Up To MarchRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Protesters of policies backed by the North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory will have a frequent presence in Raleigh leading up to a yearly march promoting what organizers call a "moral" agenda. The Rev.

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  9. HorsePower Half-Hour 2015 N.C. Auto Expo "Special Preview"Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    WPTF's HorsePower Half-Hour On-line Edition takes a look back at the recent 2015 Detroit Auto Show for a glimpse of what we might expect to see at the N.C. Auto Expo February 12th - 15th in Raleigh!

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  10. Huckabee Signing Books During Trip Through Raleigh; CarolinasRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    On Thursday, Huckabee is hosting North Carolina book signing events in Greensboro and Charlotte. He's also appearing at a bookstore in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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  11. Courts, Revenues Could Alter NC Legislature's School AgendaRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The minimum salary for a North Carolina public school teacher almost assuredly will rise next fall. And more opportunities for higher pay for teachers of high-demand subjects or within hard-to-staff schools will receive much debate.

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  12. Raleigh Appalachian State University Student Found Dead In Dorm RoomRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Officials at Appalachian State University say a freshman from Raleigh has been found dead in her dorm room, the fourth student death at the school during the academic year. The university said in a statement that the body of 19-year-old Mary Catherine Johnson was found in her room Monday at Appalachian PanHellenic Hall.

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  13. Social Media Bomb Threat On Atlanta To Raleigh FlightRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Raleigh were forced to get off the plane on the tarmac at Raleigh-Durham International Airport after a bomb threat was made against the plane on social media. Airport spokeswoman Mindy Hamlin told local media outlets that airport officials were told about the threat around 12:30 p.m. Saturday about an hour after the plane took off.

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  14. Duke Cancels Muslim Call To Prayer; Cites Opposition, SafetyRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Before it unraveled, a plan to use Duke University's chapel tower in a call to prayer for the school's Muslim community was meant to promote religious unity and pluralism. One administrator explained in a newspaper column that "at Duke University, the Muslim community represents a strikingly different face of Islam than is seen on the nightly news: one that is peaceful and prayerful."

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  15. NC Senators Call $52M Sale Price Of Dix Land A Little LowRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Some key Republican state senators aren't thrilled with new terms between North Carolina government and Raleigh to sell the old Dorothea Dix hospital campus property to the city for it to build a large park. Senate Rules Chairman Tom Apodaca and recent health budget-writer Sen. Ralph Hise said Tuesday they considered the $52 million sale price a little low for the state.

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  16. Raleigh & NC Reach $52 M Deal To Sell Land To City For ParkRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Raleigh and North Carolina state government have finally reached an arrangement for the city to buy land near downtown where a mental hospital stood for more than 150 years for a large park. Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane announced the $52 million deal Monday for the 307-acre Dorothea Dix property at the Executive Mansion.

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  17. NC State Hands No. 2 Duke Its 1st Loss In 87-75 UpsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Kyle Washington hopped on a courtside table to celebrate amid a crowd of North Carolina State fans jumping around at midcourt. Anthony "Cat" Barber posed with fans taking selfies amid the chaos.

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  18. NC legislator going unaffiliated, wants to caucus with GOPRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A state House member from the Outer Banks announced Wednesday he's switching his voter registration from Democrat to unaffiliated and likely will caucus with the Republican majority beginning with the new legislative session later this month. Second-term Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk disclosed his decision a week before lawmakers return to Raleigh to elect new chamber leaders and after speaking with Republicans about his potential switch. 9 comments

  19. 2 Million-Dollar NC Lottery Winners Have Yet To Claim MoneyRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A news release from the N.C. Education Lottery says a lucky player matched all five white balls in the Jan. 3 Powerball drawing. The winning ticket was purchased in Spruce Pine in Mitchell County.

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  20. Attempted Suicide Causes Raleigh Apartment FireRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    Firefighters say a blaze that injured one person and destroyed 12 apartments in Raleigh was started when someone tried to commit suicide with a firebomb. Authorities said the fire started around 7:15 p.m. Friday and was started by an incendiary device.

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