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Governor: North Carolina Looking For Shark Attack Patterns

RALEIGH, N.C. — Safety officials are still trying to find patterns in the series of shark attacks on the North Carolina coast that might help keep the key tourism region safe for visitors, Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday.


NASCAR Tracks Unite, Ask Fans Not To Fly Confederate Flag

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago.


July 4th Celebrations In The Triangle

(WPTF)--Looking for fireworks and family fun this July 4th weekend? Here is a list of Triangle events.


Attorney General Lynch Comes Home To The Triangle

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says civil rights will be a focus as she serves as the nation's top prosecutor.


Equal Protection Protests Lead To Arrests At NC Legislature

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Protestors advocating equal protection for gays, immigrants and the uninsured in the wake of last week's U.S. Supreme Court rulings were arrested at a demonstration in the North Carolina Legislative Building.


Higher Penalties For NC Carnival Ride Accidents Approved

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Maximum fines for carnival ride accidents in North Carolina would rise exponentially in legislation that's now passed both chambers in one version or another.


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Vacation In Hawaii With The Weekend Gardener

Vacation In Hawaii With The Weekend Gardener

ALOHA! The WPTF Weekend Gardener Show is celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary by taking a 13 day, 4 island tour of Hawaii with YMT Vacations. It’s starts by arriving in Honolulu on January 27th of 2016. Mike Raley and Anne Clapp are going and they are inviting all our WPTF listeners to come along on this fantastic trip. Call 1-800-652-1512 to reserve your spot.


Question Of The Morning

Question Of The Morning

Listen for the Question of the Morning beginning at 5:20 am each weekday morning on North Carolina's Morning News on NewsRadio 680 WPTF and WPTF.com.


Tuesday's Child

Each Tuesday at 7:10 am listen for our special interviews about the miracles happening every day at the NC Children’s Hospital and be a “680 Champion” by donating $68 to NC Children’s Promise.


Promote Your Special Event

Promote Your Special Event

Get the word out about your upcoming special event. WPTF offers free publicity to non-profit organizations on our Community Calendar.



Mike Raley's Mini Garden Calendar

Mike Raley's Mini Garden Calendar

Need to know what to do in your garden month-by-month? WPTF's Weekend Garden Mike Raley has all the details


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WPTF iPhone App Available For Free

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