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6-year-old davion mccollom and 2-year-old neveah are with their mother. conflicting stories on how a smith field man was tased to death. jesse santifort appeared in court. investigators said he unlawfully tased alex thompson, leading to h d >> reporter: the kenly police department said alex thompson was running toward jesse santifort and refused to follow orders. on march 3rd, alex thompson led several law enforcement officers on a high speed chase. >> we're cruising at about 100 right now. >> reporter: kenly police radio
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jumped in on the chase that wilson county authorities were leading. thompson crashed his truck into a field. officers said santifort ran at him, disregarding his orders, so he tased him. two witness only saw thompson open his truck door. >> they said he turned and put both of his hands up. th s the truck and he never put his feet down on the ground. >> reporter: that's when the district attorney said santifort tased thompson. >> over about pap minute times span. >> reporter: thompson died in the hospital three days later. according to a medical examiner because of the tasing.
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carleigh griffeth, cbs north carolina. two north carolina men are facing charges accused of hacking into the accounts of senior u.s. government officials and their families. john than rodriguez has been digging into the story. >> reporter: the fbi said it was part of the calling itself "crackas with attitude"." andrew boggs and justin liverman gained access. they sent a rasing messages -- harassing messages to their
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employees. earlier this year british authorities arrested a 16-year- old who they said used the name cracka to target john brennan. the affidavit said i want to carry on cracka's legacy. >> now boggs and liverman the fight over early voting is happening right now. they're working to come up to a solution to what turned out to be quite a mess that's affecting 33 counties. steve sbraccia is tracking the action and joins us outside the board of elections. >> reporter: you know that we're a bat many ground state when it comes to the
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building behind me as counties fight with the state board of elections over early voting times and hours. the room was filled to capacity. 33 counties came to get their early voting plans approved by the board because they couldn't agree eye nan mustily on how to expand. over and over again, the big issue, voting. many counties don't want it because early voting will now last 17 days instead of 10. but a supporter said it's important. >> that's one of the days that african-american churches have joined together to bring parishioners from their congregation to the polls.
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racial minorities, so there is big push to continue that on the part of those who want to open the ballot up. >> there are people on our side, not everybody, who thinks the election staff ought to have a day off, that sunday ought to be a day of rest, a day of church for those who want to g when you have 17 days of early voting, 17 more than virginia, we don't have to vote on sunday. >> reporter: he said this thing could end up back in court depending on the way it goes. he said they're observing to keep an eye on it. reporting live, i'm steve sbraccia, cbs north carolina. the big push is on by sham candidates to put north carolina in the win column. hillary clinton made a stop in
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agriculturally at johnson c smith university. beau minnick has more on what she had to say and why the visit was special for at left one clinton supporter. >> it is 61 days until the election. >> reporter: for the candidates, that's two months to solidify their bases. >> young people across america, this election is going to determine in so many ways what >> reporter: hillary clinton spoke about the states here in north carolina, including the impact that house bill 2 is having on the state. >> discrimination is not only wrong, it's bad for business. the nba, you know canceled the game. paypal canceled bringing like 400 jobs. others are not coming to this beautiful state. >> reporter: she also spoke
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american generals have been reduced to rubble. >> he trash talked american generals. i respect the men and women who put their lives on the line for the country i believe in. >> reporter: for one person meeting clinton in person brought her to tears. >> i said to her you can do this. i know you can and she said i >> reporter: ahead at 6 what clinton and her campaign had to say about the voter i.d. decision in north carolina and the expanded number of very very days -- early voting days. >> and our cbs correspondent reveals what she has never heard clinton say before.
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to north carolina. he will be in asheville on monday for a rally at the u.s. cellular field -- center. go to the dropdown box under news and click on campaign 2016. the libertarian candidate gary johnson stumbled while answering a question about syria. it took >> what would you do about lay leep -- aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> you're kidding? >> no. >> aleppo is in syria, and it's the epicenter of the syrian crisis.
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hands with russia to bring an end to the crisis in syria. this is a story trending on wncn.com. we're talking about bizarre clown sightings across the state, including in fayetteville. >> the fayetteville sighting was use that night. new at 5, that call to 911. >> we just saw a man dressed up in a clown outfit on the side of the road trying to stop cars. >> and fayetteville police will not found. >> in cleveland county deputies dealt with a fake call. false alarms are not the only issue. some professional clowns are upset. they said the sighting is causing them to lose business and they also fear about wearing their costumes in public.
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>> even though there have been sightings, no one has been caught. the first was in spartanburg, south carolina. a scool is still grieving the death of frederic seymour. he collapsed and died after football practice. the message was sent by the carolina panthers. you can see the autographed photo of cam newton and the am sympathies. the flag came from former coach sam mills who used an uplifting speech during his battle with cancer. carrie newman is among 105 teachers to receive the presidential award in science
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left town. >> i was actually nominated for the award. it took me about 1 minutes to go -- 10 minutes to go maybe i should. if somebody else thinks that of me, i don't want to let them down. >> this year marks 17th year of teaching. we told you about the man who was finally able to get a hand transplant at duke. >> a wonder keeps improving. >> two weeks from today it will be officially fall. i'll tell you when the heat will relax and the cold front. >> and if your neighborhood was affected by the hoa theft case, we have more on what was taken. >> plus, work on the fortified closure needs ramp work. just be on the lookout for
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adelle: at first, i was so happy to teach in north carolina. but we've fallen to 41st in teacher pay, 44th in per-student spending, and a lot of us even have to buy school supplies. governor mccrory talks about raising our pay, to its lowest budget share in over 30 years. like over two thousand other teachers, i'm having to move to another state so i can do what i love and make ends meet.
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we're back with breaking news at the cincinnati zoo. you're looking live at a police investigation after a bomb threat forced the zoo to be evacuated. you may remember this is the same place where a gorilla had to be put down after a child got into its pen. >> case. more than two dozen companies are saying the company stole their money. they said upwards of a million dollars may be missing. there's a meeting bringing together those hoa's, representatives from the attorney general's office and civil attorneys.
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frustrated. they're angry. they put their trust in an organization to take care of them and the association so they could live their lives and not worry about it and they feel betrayed. >> we reached out to cornerstone management several times but have not heard back. the meeting is scheduled for 6:30. tonight garner police are sharing the results to create police chief sandra deck brown held face-to-face meetings. the department is writing a new community policing property to make sure everyone is on the same page. soon, officers will be equipped with body cameras. however, the department does plan to get community input to most accurately address the needs and goals of both department and the community. finally, the community mr.
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johnston county schools has a laundry list of repairs. the district had a private company do an inspection on all the schools. many of the problems range from roof repairs to the hvac system. the county commissioner is reviewing the list now. the equal ridge golf club in sanford is for sale. bull's-eye is taking on bisd. the course wa pine hurst number two course. a state trooper killed in the line of duty on this day four years ago was honored today. it was dedicated to the trooper who was killed while helping another trooper during a car chase. his widow attended today's ceremony and called today special.
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and it's a big honor for us and his family to have limb recognized publicly for everything he's done. >> the bridge is located over red oak road. he was a 12-year veteran of the force. the state's first hand transplant is gaining new use of the hand. attending -- chavez has been attending therapy every day. as of now he does not have full feeling in his new hand but through his interpreter, he said the procedure has been life changing. >> little by little slowly but i am discovering little things.
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one of the goals was to toss a ball to him. we've been working on that and he's been able to do that swee -- as well. >> chavez is exspecs -- expected to return home next month. >> isn't that fascinating? >> i think we take for granted that we live here we have the best medical facility in world. we just drive down the street. >> if only we can get the best weather. >> we don't want to be here right now because it's so hot. 94 in raleigh. the cold spot is 64 in minot, north dakota. that's a little bit of a drive. we might want to leave now to make it there before the heat leaves.
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no rain to cool us off. as you can see, everybody mid to low 90s. yesterday we had the quick showers that cooled some of us off. we were don't have those today. we also don't have extreme humidity. so i don't have a heat index map that has 100 everywhere. rocky mount feels like 100. whom two or three degrees warmer than the actual about this hot stretch. the humidity is not overly expressive, just a little. 84 by 8:00. the sun goes down. 80 at 10. as we continue hour by hour we fall slowly through the 70s. then the last day of work and school 70 degrees is how your friday morning starts. about that humidity, remember, we've been watching the dew point temperature all summer long. you know where it's been.
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in the 70s. this week it went up from the 50s but stopped in the mid to upper 60s. while it's high, it's not comfortable, it's been higher. the reason why it's been so hot, humid and dry continues to be this area of high pressure. it's got the dome of hot dry air and we happen to be stuck underneath this. it's not going to stay there forever. it will move this there's the cold front. that's what will be here sunday night. tomorrow and saturday no big changes. again, we're calling it moderately humid. generally sunny and dry but as the maps go into motion that map slides southeast on sunday. so the cold front can get a little close are but in doesn't come through until sunday night which means it will be another warm and muggy day.
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wouldn't cancel any outdoor activities. so on monday it will actually lab little bit cooler, a little less humid and i will leave a few showers left over. so not a washout. not the rain like we had with the tropical storm. these are back to scattered scattered showers and thunderstorms. the last day of the week. 94 in raleigh. 93 i want to remind everybody again how dangerous this can be. a lot of high school football games back on schedule. our game of the week is wakefield. it will be about 90 in the second half and drop into the mid-80s. the heat will continue this weekend as well. we've got 92 on saturday. 90 on sunday. there's the cold front sunday night. as you can see, this will drop our temperature for several
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next week. and just scattered rain showers. and as i mentioned earlier today is the two-week countdown to the official start of fall. so bring it on, right. >> hopefully it brings nice temperatures. >> the first day of the new season doesn't always mean it feels like that. fortunately the weather will c
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donald trump facing new criticism - he appeared to mock a reporter with a disability. "you gotta see this guy. 'uhhhh i don't know what i said, i don't remember.' he's going like 'i don't remember'." "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. i don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist." "you have to be wealthy in order to be great. i'm sorry to say it." "he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured."
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there's a race going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs.
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bang downtown -- beginning downtown, the hop scotch festival. the shows wrap up on sunday. artists from all types of genres will be performing like erica badu take a look. ther nelson and her 5-year-old son were running late to school last week, so she was surprised when in their hurry he bowed his head. he was acknowledging the pledge of allegiance. nelson snapped this photo and
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viral. >> i'm robert richardson in lee
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air china is apologizing tonight after passengers magazine. it was over the magazine's cover story which warned london visitors of going to neighborhoods with indians, pakistanians and black people. meanwhile, air bnb is making changes after getting several complaints of discrimination. many african-americans claimed their book requests were turned down.
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assistance to those who feel like they were discriminated against. air bnb has been controversial in raleigh. a fayetteville movie theater is about two hours away from its final screenings. the theater announced it was shuttering a few days ago on facebook and thanked passengers for coming >> nasal sprays are joining guns and handcuffs. why the school system is adding a drug to its arsenal. >> plus, hundreds are turning out to say good-bye to a murdered community leader. we begin with breaking news. three people are in the
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may people and the other minutes later on harbor avenue. the two shootings are believed to be related. all of the victims are expected to survive and no arrests have been made. school resource officers in north carolina will be equipped with a new tool overdoses. >> open the box. they're on the scene and get the call. they administer this here. if it's an opiod overdose -- >> reporter: they hope they never will have to use this nasal spray. that includes the county's two high schools where the school resource officers have it
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did happen we would have it. >> reporter: he said the officers are prepared if there's a problem at a school event, a parent picking up a child or even on the way home. they're working to warn and educate students about opiod abuse. >> a lot of our young adults and juveniles, they don't seat danger in it. >> reporter: the sheriff started putting it in every single marked unit, narcotic union net and the sheriff has it. a nonprofit group called project lazarus helped defer the cost. >> no cost to the general public. it was a definite think to do. >> even if it saved one life, it would be worth the training
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richardson. hundreds are expected to turn out tonight to pay their respects for a murder community leader. >> nate? >> reporter: mansfield visitation will begin at rogers and breece funeral home in the nicks the motorcycle and pickup truck, those are the vehicles mansfield drove every single day. he is originally from germany but came to fayetteville when he was four when his father was stationed at fort bragg. after battling drugs and alcohol, he became a war why are for god. he was known to hire
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for 1345 years mansfield had a space to feed the homeless. >> had a passion for ministry. he would tell you the church needed to be out of the four walls of the community. as you can see from all of the pictures, to him, everything is about >> authorities said two face first-degree-murder charges in mansfield death. saps surveillance show -- surveillance video shows underwood and roster attacking mansfield early sunday. their motive is unknown. his -- since his death, the car wash has been closed but it will reopen monday.
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until 6 p.m. the funeral will be at the fayetteville community church and then on sunday at 10:00 there will be a met psych -- motorcycle procession. this will start at the car wash and go to myrtle beach where his ashes will be spread. nate rodgers reporting. >> we're hearing from the parents of a man who was killed in a >> to please come forward. 23-year-old christopher aske was hit and died a day later. police are urging anyone with information to come forward. right now police are looking for the man on your screen. officers said he rocked a convenience store at gunpoint
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call police. hillary clinton made another stop in north carolina today and that means the national correspondents were here as well. clinton used the rally to talk about early voting in north carolina and stressed donald trump would be dangerous if he were commander in chief. >> she said for the first time today that it as all a big joke reality show, that he doesn't take this seriously. it's part of the case she's trying to make that he is temperamentally unfit. >> at 6 beau minnick will show you the comments he made. tonight we're hering from
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she spoke about eating disorders. the physician general said it can have wide ranging effects. >> lgbt individuals and in particular transgender individuals have more depression, english tip and eating disorders. a lot of it is because of victimization and harassment and discriminatory worsens it. >> in the past she said laws like hb2 only fouled her desire to vade for transgender rights -- advocate for transgender rights. right now there as plans for a major transit plan. it would expand routes and would have a of a cent sales tax increase. leaders say it will all be worth it in the end. >> the bottom line is that
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for jobs. it's good for education and it's good for our future. >> the plan has already cleared commissioners. voter also get the final say. >> cary leaders are trying to decide to make the town more friendly with eel tick cars. the ports will be installed in four public locations and cost about $3,000 a year t the search continues for a woman who fell from a carnival cruise ship. the 32-year-old from new york fell from the 11th deck of the ship as it passed the bahamas. that cruise liner was given per hition to return to its original -- permission to
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destination. >> we pray they do. >> the coast guard still has ships scouring the area to find the missing woman. president obama focused on the positives as he wrapped up his trip to asia. the president endured his share of bizarre moments. the first came when help went to china when a missing staircase forced him to exit out the back door of air force philippines called hem a der ring torrey term. >> i don't take themes comments personally because it seems as if this is a phrase he's used repeatedly, including directed at the pope and others. >> the president says he does have a lot of positives to be happy with. he began the work of repairing
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zika virus has been put off until tomorrow following a public outcry. >> that's what the experts are telling me. >> you're lying! >> he tried to tell them that the insecticide used to kill mosquitoes is harmless to humans. >> raise your hand if you're sceptical of the zika virus and microcephaly. the bridge gate trial is officially underway in new jersey. jury selection began in the case of the two governor's aides accused of orchestrating a huge traffic jam.
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who lost their son to a dangerous trend are sharing their stories tonight. >> video games, football game, basketball game, choking game. hey, that sounds like fun. will the me try it. >> how these parents coming forward may have already prevented another child from meeting the same fate. >> this is a look at western boulevard and i-440. there's no traffic problems to
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tonight we're hearing from the parents of a south carolina boy who died while playing what's called the choking game. >> the 11-year-old's family is making it their mission to prevent something like this from happening again. >> we don't blame gerrit and we can't blame ourselves. >> reporter: stacy had gone on a quick small children, polyp and jackson and left ger right, the 1 -- gerrit, the 11-year-old. >> i said jackson go tell garrett to come down. he said mommy, you've got to see garrett. he's got a belt around his neck and pretending to be sleep.
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saw. >> called 911. >> reporter: let's be really clear, garrett was a good kid. in fact, it's called the good kid's high. >> it's like a quick high without doing drugs. a game to an 11-year-old or 6- year-old is fun. video game, basketball game, choking game. hey, that sounds accidental. >> he had the belt hard his neck but not sin muched, so it was -- cinched, but it was open. it was the difference of an inch or two. instead of falling backwards, he fell forward. >> reporter: there were warning signs. >> he had marks on his neck.
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what were you guys doing. >> someone will not do this. we don't know who it is. >> on that note i got a facebook message. it says, hi, molly, my name is dana. i live outside puring purmingt i saw the message about garrett pope. i shared it with a friend who shared it with a friend who has they went bike riding. and they had a rope and they were going to try the choking game. because of what the popes have done two lives were saved. i'm sorry for their loss but thank you for speaking up. >> the parents started a go fund me page to buy books for
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soon face charges in a body shaming incident. dani mathers caught the attention when she captured a nude photo of a woman in the gym. she said if i can't unsee this, you can't as well. she was charged with violating california's privacy laws. mathers faces up jail. the united states olympic committee has handed down sangses for -- sanctions for the swimmers in the scandal. ryan lochte will have a 107- month suspension and fined.
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signed a minor league contract with the new yo mets. he will start off with playing instructional league game. he showed off his skills. everyone agreed on two things. his bat pack as punch. brad kozlowski paid a visit to fort bragg today to fans. >> an sport is entertain m we're here to hopefully help people forget abouter that job. these guys and ladies are putting their butts on the line to take care of us and make sure we have the ability to do fun things like go to a race or a sporting event and enjoy nose opportunities of being an
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certificate of preerks -- appreciation. some much needed supplies will be headed to louisiana. within hours donations were pouring in with other local schools also stepping in to help out. those supplies will go toward students in lafayette who lost their classrooms to flooding. >> we'll fill this with school su businesses have donated. the support has been overwhelming. >> wake forest middle hopes to have supplies delivered in the next couple of weeks. the school's principle hopes to help sort it out. >> that is where my first job out of college was a new years ago. >> no rain, plenty of heat.
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hill state. temperatures in the mid-90s. 93 in greensville. 93 in charlotte. asheville is usually a lot cooler than us. they got low 90s along the coast. it's going to stick around for a couple more days until that cold front gets here. as we head into tonight by 8:00 we're down to 84 degrees. 7 overnigh start with temperatures around 70 degrees. well, high pressure that was here yesterday and today will stick around friday and saturday. our forecast will have the high humidity and high temperatures. so sunday will be a transition day. it will be pretty darn warm and muggy, so no changings. the change will come as we get
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approach spark off a few showers. then mday, most of us will have some coer temperatures and some less humid conditions. there will still be a few showers around most of them mainly south as the front sticks around. this isn't the only front in the forecast. if we were to go long term, i'm talking next friday, a good eight days from now, that looks to be yet another cold front. it could be stronger with cooler temperatures behind it. so a lot to look frd as we look out into the tropics, still not a tgoing on. there's a 20% chance of this cluster storm developing. the highest chance is this wave a few days ago that came off the coast of africa. still not all that organized. probably in the next 48 hours nothing will happen but the long term five-day forecast could have something developing with a 60% chance.
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a few clouds, muggy conditions, a high of 94 in the triangle. skipping ahead to saturday we have a knew comoj football games to talk about. the demon deacons will be playing duke. that starts at 3:30. this will be a hot one with kickoff temperatures in the low 90s. this will be dry, but, boy, will it be warm, not feeling like football weather. so that comes with the high of 94. 92 on saturday. by the way, if greenville for the state ecu game that will be hot. the game kicks off at noon. 86. game time wrapping up temperatures in the low 90s. so hot temperatures staying with us through the weekend including on sunday. there's our cold front sunday night. you can see what this does to our temperatures. sure, we'll have small chances of rain but highs in the mid-
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outhree-degree guarantee is 94. so within three degrees, another 100 and our friends for seth's wish bringing the monthly total to $700. they have started a backpack program where they partner with will local school down there and on friday afternoons they send a lot of kids home with extra meals and snacks to help get them through has meals every day, there are kids who struggle. >> it makes a difference. thanks. >> great charity. thank you. we'll have the latest from durham after two shootings leave three people hurt.
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the governor takes aim at a state toxicologist today in another political dustup over coal ash. woman: governor pat mccrory's office is refuting claims he misled the homeowners about the safety of their well water. dr. megan davies was the state epidemiologist, but she resigned this week, saying she cannot work for a department that deliberately misleads the public. she claims the state never should have told people who live near coal ash ponds their well water was safe.
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donald trump facing new criticism - he appeared to mock a reporter with a disability. "you gotta see this guy. 'uhhhh i don't know what i said, i don't remember.' he's going like 'i don't remember'." "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. i don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist." "you have to be wealthy in order to be great. "he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured." priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he wears it like a crown. "make america great again". but trump made his shirts in bangladesh. his ties in china. and his suits in mexico.
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so don't believe the hat. you can't make america great again, if you don't make things in america. in about an hour nasa will be launching a robotic as steroid hunter. the goal is to chase down an asteroid that could one day hit
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home. >> the asteroid dubbed bennu isn't expected to return to earth until the end of the 22nd century. and tonight marks 50 years since the first voyage of the star ship intertrace on star trek. to celebrate raleigh will hold a 90-minute panel. that begins at 7:00 tonight. >> everybody knows that sound. >> have you seen the movie? >> i've seen -- >> this summer? >> not this summer. my brothers were all into that. >> i grew up watching next gen,
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north carolina news at 6 starts now. two shootings in durham leave three people hurt. the latest on the breaking news. >> plus a meeting that began early this morning is still dragging on as board members battle over early voting. >> and an officer charged with
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thks for joining us. i'm sean money. >> i'm sharon tazewell. we continue to follow breaking news out of durham. two people were shot. one of the shootings was on north maple. >> reporter: we're at the 2300 block of north taylor. behind me is an active scene. police are confirming they're investigating following these confirmed whether or not this is in connection with a suspect or suspects from those two other shootings. now the first shooting took place just after 3 on maple street. a man and woman were shot. they were rushed to the hospital and they are calling their injuries not life- threatening. then 10 minutes later another one. this one happened on harvard

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