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Second Man Arrested Trying To Enter White House

WASHINGTON (AP) A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended.


ACC Showdown And All-America Matchup In SEC

(AP)--An ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets. Here are some things to know about the fourth weekend of the college football season...


Panel Starts Reviewing Common Core Standards In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina's public school students.


GM Recalls 221,558 Sedans For Fire Risk

DETROIT (AP) General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire.


Goodell: 'Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl.


NC Jobless Rate Rises To 6.8 Percent For August

RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's unemployment rate has increased for the second straight month to 6.8 percent in August.


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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.


Join 680 WPTF For The Cruise Of A Lifetime

Bill Lumaye is looking for you to join him on a Grand Alaska Cruise July 24th through August 4th of 2015. WPTF listeners receive a special discount.


Follow The ECU Pirates On 850 AM WPTF

Follow The ECU Pirates On 850 AM WPTF

Be sure to catch all the ECU Pirates football games and the Coach Ruffin McNeil Show on 850 AM WPTF!


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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.


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HorsePower Half Hour

Horsepower Half-Hour is an innovative and entertaining approach to bringing you automotive news, service tips and new car reviews.


Follow NASCAR All Season Long On WPTF

Follow NASCAR All Season Long On WPTF

Catch all the races every Saturday and Sunday, plus NASCAR Live, Tuesday nights at 7 on your home for NASCAR, 680 WPTF!


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