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UNC Leaders Continue to Take Heat Over Academic Fraud Report

charlotte.twcnews.com

Date: 10/24/2014 5:21:00 PM

Wrightsville Beach sunrise October 14, 2014. Photo by Chantal Jonas. E-mail your weather pictures to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Falls Lake. Photo by Ben Baker. E-mail your photos to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Emerald Isle October 9, 2014

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Names of UNC Faculty Members Involved in Academic Fraud Scandal Revealed

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Date: 10/24/2014 1:01:00 PM

Wrightsville Beach sunrise October 14, 2014. Photo by Chantal Jonas. E-mail your weather pictures to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Falls Lake. Photo by Ben Baker. E-mail your photos to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Emerald Isle October 9, 2014

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Mecklenburg Co. Leaders Believe Early Voting Participation will be Strong

triadnc.twcnews.com

Date: 10/23/2014 10:52:00 PM

Wrightsville Beach sunrise October 14, 2014. Photo by Chantal Jonas. E-mail your weather pictures to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Falls Lake. Photo by Ben Baker. E-mail your photos to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Emerald Isle October 9, 2014

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Federal Agencies Release New Warning About Halloween Contact Lenses

charlotte.twcnews.com

Date: 10/23/2014 8:42:00 PM

Wrightsville Beach sunrise October 14, 2014. Photo by Chantal Jonas. E-mail your weather pictures to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Falls Lake. Photo by Ben Baker. E-mail your photos to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Emerald Isle October 9, 2014

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Fjeld, Walker Face Off in 6th District Congressional Debate

NEWS

Date: 10/23/2014 8:39:00 PM

Wrightsville Beach sunrise October 14, 2014. Photo by Chantal Jonas. E-mail your weather pictures to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Falls Lake. Photo by Ben Baker. E-mail your photos to ncweather@twcnews.com Sunset at Emerald Isle October 9, 2014

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• Surface Area: 11,310 Acres
• Shoreline: 175 Miles
• Volume: 131,395 Acre Feet
Falls Lake is a 12,410 acre reservoir located in Durham, Wake, and Granville counties in North Carolina, USA. Falls Lake extends 28 miles up the Neuse River to its source at the confluence of the Eno, Little, and Flat rivers.
The lake is named for the Falls of the Neuse, a section of the Neuse River that falls from the Piedmont into the lower Coastal Plain and which is now submerged under the lake. The lake provides drinking water for several of the surrounding communities, including the city of Raleigh, NC, aids with flood control and serves as a recreation area and wildlife habitat.
The construction of the dam that holds the lake began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed and manages the dam. Falls Dam is an earthen structure having a top elevation of 291.5 feet and an overall length of 1,915 feet.
The height above the stream bed is 92.5 feet.
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