Freedom Balloon Fest takes off in Fuquay-Varina

On the first day of the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest, organizer Brian Hoyle estimated 18,000 people had descended upon Fleming Loop Park by the time the festival’s 35 balloons ascended together at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Rolesville High School graduates first senior class 00:23

Rolesville High School graduates first senior class

Saying goodbye to Brooks 01:12

Saying goodbye to Brooks

NC legislators discuss pros and cons of proposed tuition cut bill 02:14

NC legislators discuss pros and cons of proposed tuition cut bill

Valedictorian will be sad to see current honor system eliminated 00:50

Valedictorian will be sad to see current honor system eliminated

Women's Leadership Academy valedictorian proud of first graduating class 00:56

Women's Leadership Academy valedictorian proud of first graduating class

Salutatorian values competition of honors program 00:43

Salutatorian values competition of honors program

Bissette and Spellings issue HB2 statement following special meeting of UNC Board of Governors 01:32

Bissette and Spellings issue HB2 statement following special meeting of UNC Board of Governors

Cary fifth-grader headed to Scripps National Spelling Bee 00:50

Cary fifth-grader headed to Scripps National Spelling Bee

Black pastors rally in support of HB2, saying LGBT rights are not civil rights 02:16

Black pastors rally in support of HB2, saying LGBT rights are not civil rights

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NC native delivers powerful poetic speech at Harvard

North Carolina native and UNC graduate Donovan Livingston delivers a powerful speech at Harvard's Graduate School of Education's convocation. Livingston, a Fayetteville native was receiving his Masters. He received his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill will return to UNC to pursue his PH.D.
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NC native delivers powerful poetic speech at Harvard 05:47

NC native delivers powerful poetic speech at Harvard

Batman gives cops help with recruiting video 03:58

Batman gives cops help with recruiting video

‘Near normal’ hurricane season expected this year 02:45

‘Near normal’ hurricane season expected this year

Raleigh veteran remembers bloody battle for Iwo Jima during WWII 04:28

Raleigh veteran remembers bloody battle for Iwo Jima during WWII