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Wake County Hits 1 Millions Residents

(WPTF)--Just after noon Friday Wake County became the 46th most populous county in the U.S. as it hit the one million mark.

NC Central Police Chief Out After DWI Charge

DURHAM, N.C. The police chief at N.C. Central University is out of a job, nearly three weeks after he was charged with driving while impaired.

Selma Abandons Proposed Ban On Saggy Pants

SELMA, N.C. (AP) -- Members of Selma's Town Council have decided against some belt-tightening measures and are putting the issue behind them for now.

Chuck Hagel: ISIS "Beyond Anything We've Seen"

(CBS News)--Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defended the failed U.S. attempt to rescue James Foley, but warned that the Islamic extremists who executed the American journalist are "beyond just a terrorist group" and "beyond anything that we've seen."

Gulf, East Coast Alert Tor Tropical Trouble

(AccuWeather)--A tropical threat from the Atlantic on the U.S. and Caribbean islands may increase into next week.

Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Awry, Firefighters Hurt

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters who were injured when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

NC Zoo Gets Polar Bear From Chicago Temporarily

ASHEBORO, N.C. The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago.

Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association

Hear the Auto Insider from the Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association.

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