This week, WRAL News visits Haiti to mark three years since the island nation was devastated by a massive earthquake. The Tar Heel Traveler talked to a North Carolina missionary group that opened an orphanage in Haiti named for Ryan Epps.
The soldiers were among the first units that flew to Haiti to help in recovery efforts after the Jan. 12 earthquake.
Parishioners of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex raised more than $53,000 in a Lenten drive to help the Macombre Academy and F.I.S.H. Ministries in Haiti.
In an update on the continuing medical crisis in Haiti, CBS News visited the country April 25. The story was reported largely from the hospital establishedthere by University of Miami Haiti Hospital.
More than 330 soldiers from the 407th Brigade Support Battalion, "Gold Falcons," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division will depart Haiti Friday after more than two months.
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WeatherCenter: Three planets line up for rare show
Each night this week, Mercury will slide above and Jupiter will move down to join Venus. By Sunday, this will form the closest grouping of planets we will see for more than 10 years, and you wont need a telescope to enjoy it. Your best opportunity to view this collection of planets is about 45 minutes after sunset.
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Next up in our Month of Mom contests: Four tickets to Grease Sing-A-Long in August at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary!
What's in a name? A lot, if you're an NBA team in Charlotte.
Think about the challenges many of us face every day. We worry about our jobs and making enough for our family's needs. We stress about our children getting a good education, staying healthy and finding good friends. We struggle to find balance between work, play, and family.
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