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    What are your rights as a citizen journalist? Video included

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    9 is on your side letting you know your rights as a citizen journalist.  More>>

    Camp Lejeune Toxic Water: How Supreme Court could help or hurt victims Video included

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    The Supreme Court heard arguments today from an Electronic Manufacturer in Asheville and those who say they're sick from that company polluting the land. More>>

    Deputies investigate car vandalism Video included

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    Brenda Harris says her Chrysler 300 show car was vandalized Monday. More>>

    Abandoned houses a problem for neighbors Video included

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    A Greene County woman living next to an abandoned house came to us with questions. 9 went digging for the answers.
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    Deputy caught on controversial cell phone video to get training Video included

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    The Onslow County sheriff has addressed a controversial YouTube video that was published, showing one of his deputies handcuffing a man last Saturday. More>>

    SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

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    Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the... More>>

    Material on Australian shore not from Malaysia jet

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    Australian officials said Thursday that after examining detailed photographs of unidentified material that washed ashore in the southwestern part of the country they are satisfied it is not a clue in the search for the... More>>

    NC DOT replacing traffic lights on U.S. 70 in Havelock Thursday

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    The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be replacing traffic signal heads at the intersections of U.S. 70 andCatawba Road and U.S. 70 and Greenfield Heights Boulevard.The town of Havelock said DOT will start around 10 a.m. on Thursday. More>>

    Swansboro students learn driving safety with simulators

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    Its prom season across the east and one of the biggest reminders for students is to arrive at their celebration alive, by staying safe behind the wheel. More>>

    Hero soldier recounts details of deadly attack

    Gov. McCrory congratulates former Sgt. Kyle White Gov. McCrory congratulates former Sgt. Kyle White

    For U.S. Army Sergeant Kyle White, the firefight began without warning. More>>

    NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries

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    North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. More>>

    New Details: Driver charged in wreck that killed teen Video included

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    Four White Oak High School students were involved in car accident early Sunday morning that killed the front-seat passenger according to State Highway Patrol. More>>

    Sheriff: Onslow County Deputies investigating first homicide of 2014 Video included

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    The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the county’s first homicide of 2014. More>>

    9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

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    As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said. More>>

    Warsaw man, woman charged with arson

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    Deputies have two people for arson. More>>

    Superheroes unite to promote reading Video included

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    Two Pitt County School art teachers are teaming up with a dynamic duo of superheroes, all in an effort to get students excited about reading.
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    Fire intentionally set at Greenville duplex

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    Emergency response crews responded to a fire at 1213 Clark Street, Unit B early Wednesday morning. More>>

    Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion Video included

    Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing... More>>

    Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank

    A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused her to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she did not have the proper paperwork. More>>

    Second Republican NC Senate debate is Wednesday Video included

    The four leading candidates for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in North Carolina are back on television for a second straight night. More>>

    Greenville Police, DEA holding prescription pill take-back

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    The Greenville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency are partnering together to give the public an opportunity to get rid of potentially dangerous, and unwanted prescription drugs.
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    Student kicked out of prom for wearing red jeans

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    A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans. More>>

    Two eastern cities rank in top "50 Safest Cities in NC"

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    Two cities in the east are among the top “50 Safest Cities in North Carolina.”
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    Fire and Rescue Citizen's Academy

    Fire and Rescue Citizen's Academy Video included

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    The Citizens' Academy gives residents the opportunity to tour city facilities and learn how they operate. More>>

    Greenville Police hosting a prescription pill drop off

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    Greenville Police are teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to help cut down on prescription pill abuse. More>>

    IRS workers who didn't pay taxes still got bonuses

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    A government investigator is reporting the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes and an additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year. More>>

    May 6th Primary polling places by county

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    Looking for where to go cast your vote in the East. More>>

    Indictment: Prosecutor was target of Wake Forest kidnapping Video included

    The U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest home The U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest home
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    Nine people have been indicted in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man whose daughter prosecuted a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang. More>>

    Beaufort County candidates taking part in bipartisan debate Video included

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    Several candidates in Beaufort County are taking part in a bipartisan debate. More>>

    Jacksonville police investigating overnight shooting incident Video included

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    Jacksonville police say they’re investigating an overnight shooting incident. More>>

    Deputies recover safe from Currituck BBQ break-in

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    Deputies say they’ve found the safe stolen from Currituck BBQ in Barco. More>>

    Martin County puts an end to animal gas chambers Video included

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    A new beginning for Martin County's Animal Shelter, and an end for its gas chamber.
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    Boys and Girls Club celebrate Earth Day

    Boys and Girls Club celebrate Earth Day Video included

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    It was a gorgeous afternoon to get outside and celebrate Mother Earth.
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    Williamston revitalizes Main Street Video included

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    Turning the town around is Williamston's goal for its Main Street shops.
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    Farmers markets look into accepting food stamps Video included

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    Farmers markets are popping up across the area as warmer weather arrives, including in Pitt County, aboard Camp Lejeune, and in New Bern. More>>

    New Bern toddler receives lifesaving transplant Video included

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    A New Bern toddler is getting a second chance at life after a lifesaving liver transplant. More>>

    Beaufort officer accused of assaulting 10 year old girl Video included

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    A Beaufort Police officer is accused of misdemeanor assault on a child. More>>

    Police seize several pounds of drugs in Greenville arrest Video included

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    The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and DEA arrested a Raleigh man with more than 454 grams of "Molly" and two pounds of high grade marijuana following a traffic stop on April 16. More>>

    Newton Grove woman accused of dealing meth

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    Deputies arrested a Newton Grove woman following an investigation into the illegal manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine in the Goldsboro/Wayne County area. More>>

    Union deputies find body during search for jogger

    Union County sheriff's deputies have found a body while they investigate a missing jogger. More>>

    Neighbors shocked after newborn found in trash can outside home Video included

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    A newborn is alive after being found in a trash can. The baby boy was found dumped in a trash can outside a Greenville... More>>

    SBI got warrant for 15 accounts in photo probe Video included

    The State Bureau of Investigation obtained a search warrant for user information and content for 15 Instagram accounts in its probe of nude photos of students in Wake County. More>>

    4 NC GOP Senate hopefuls meet on stage for debate

    Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina are meeting on the same stage for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

    UNC reading specialist Willingham resigning

    The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester. More>>

    Greenville police looking for property damage suspect

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    Greenville police asking for the public's help in identifying the man they say punctured tires and destroyed property over the weekend. More>>

    Push for a human relations council gets another delay Video included

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    Pitt County Commissioners decide to delay a vote on approving a new human relations council until they have more research. More>>

    Camp Lejeuene recognized with an environment award

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    The Secretary of Defense gives Camp Lejeune a 2014 Environmental Award.Camp Lejeune's Environmental Restoration team is responsible for identifying hazardous waste sites and how to implement steps to fix it among other duties.The base has come under fire in the past for health issues related to toxic water and gas on site. Several studies linked living there in the past with developing cancer and other diseases.Camp Lejeune's team manages over 80 sites for investigation and clean-up and has r... More>>

    In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

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    Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves. More>>

    Kinston 10 year old combats bullying with music video Video included

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    A Kinston 10-year-old girl is using a music video to combat bullying.
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    Onslow County students get the chance to talk to astronauts Video included

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    Some lucky students in Onslow County got the opportunity to talk with astronauts onboard the International Space Station Monday afternoon. More>>

    Businesses closed on Mondays push some visitors away Video included

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    The small business initiative is in towns across Eastern North Carolina, yet some consumers say they can't shop or patronize those businesses because they're not open enough days during the week.
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    Leo Jenkins Cancer Center a award recipient and finalist for Livestrong grant Video included

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    The Leo Jenkins Cancer Center in Greenville is calling on you to help score a major grant. More>>

    Update: No weapon used in robbery on ECU campus Video included

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     ECU Police are still searching for three individuals involved in an early morning robbery of a student on campus.
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    Tibbs arrested in Wake Forest kidnapping case Video included

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    Jakym Camek Tibbs, 21, aka "Jak," was captured in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday morning. More>>

    Pamlico County man arrested for sending inappropriate pictures to a child

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    Pamlico County Sherrif's deputies arrested a Reelsboro man on Friday for allegedly sending inappropriate photographs to a child under the age of 13 through social media. More>>

    Marine, child's mother arrested on child abuse charges

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    A Cherry Point Marine and the mother of his child are both facing charges after police say they left a 2-year-old alone in a Morehead City apartment. More>>

    Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

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    Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. More>>

    Missing 10-month-old child found, father arrested Video included

    Police said Tamiyah Elssy Bryant was taken around 8:15 a.m. Saturday by her father Rodney Bryant. He was seen driving a white 2002 Suzuki XL7 with a Washington state license plate. Police said Tamiyah Elssy Bryant was taken around 8:15 a.m. Saturday by her father Rodney Bryant. He was seen driving a white 2002 Suzuki XL7 with a Washington state license plate.
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    A 10-month-old girl reported missing Saturday morning was found safe in Emporia, Virginia, and her father has been arrested.
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    Police investigate shots fired near Kinston nightclub Video included

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    Kinston Police responded to a shots fired call early Monday morning at a nightclub. More>>

    Panel searching for WSSU chancellor to meet Monday

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    One of North Carolina's public universities is launching its hunt for a new leader.The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the search committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University holds its first meeting Monday. More>>

    Man shot to death in Concord

    Concord police are investigating the shooting death of a man, More>>

    NC report expands on jobless rate drop, more work Video included

    North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. More>>

    NC legislators to issue report on food deserts Video included

    A legislative committee plans to issue its recommendations on how to deal with food deserts, areas that have limited access to grocery stores. More>>

    Marijuana group celebrates 4/20 with new Raleigh chapter Video included

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    On this twentieth day of April, 4/20, some people in Raleigh are pushing for changes to the state's marijuana laws. More>>

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners Video included

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    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
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    Controversy over school reward program Video included

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    Rewarding students in school isn't new. However, the way some schools are going about doing it have concerned some parents and grandparents. More>>

    Too many false alarms prompts new city ordinance Video included

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    A false fire or security alarm could cost residents in Wilson some money.
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    McCrory coal ash announcement miffs GOP lawmakers Video included

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    Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps.
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    Update: Suspect identified in Subway Restaurant robbery Video included

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    One man is in custody after he attempted to rob a Greenville Subway restaurant Saturday night.
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    Update: 4th suspect identified in Greenville's first homicide of 2014 Video included

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    The Greenville Police Department charged a fourth man in connection to a homicide near Rosemont Drive. More>>

    Fundraiser held for Beaufort Co. tornado victims Video included

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    A fundraiser was held Saturday for tornado relief in Beaufort County.
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    It's an extraordinary Easter for dozens of exceptional children Video included

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    The rain didn’t stop dozens of kids and their families from enjoying a day of Easter activities in Chocowinity.
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    Goldsboro Police: woman shot during an attempted robbery

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    The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting.
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    Police: Man steals woman's purse and takes off Video included

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    The New Bern Police Department is investigating a Friday night robbery. More>>

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Pitt Co. Video included

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    A traffic stop landed a man behind bars in Pitt County.
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    Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested Video included

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    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need - three of whom were seen lifeless in the... More>>

    Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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    YORK, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.The senior at Central York High School stood up and popped the prom question, then walked to the stage with a plastic flower. Davuluri just laughed and the students cheered.School officials heard about Farves' plan in... More>>

    Pitt County Sheriff's Office gets grant to help DWI case backlog Video included

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    The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office hopes a new grant will cut down the wait time for driving while impaired cases slated for trial.
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    Clogged Oregon Inlet keeps charter boats docked

    Boat owners are concerned that the start of charter fishing season may leave them high and dry because the Oregon Inlet is clogged with sand. More>>

    Man dies in tractor accident in Pitt County

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    Authorities have identified the man who died in a tractor accident east of Greenville Thursday evening. More>>

    Local runners to participate in the Boston Marathon Video included

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    Several runners in the East will make their way up to Boston to run in the first Boston Marathon since the bombings last year. More>>

    Lejeune Marine shot at font gate laid to rest Video included

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    A Camp Lejeune Marine who died after an apparent accidental shooting while on duty was laid to rest today. More>>

    Greenville woman wins first prize in NC branding contest Video included

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    What does North Carolina mean to you? More>>

    Tarboro officer killed in crash honored at visitation, funeral Video included

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    The Tarboro Police Department honored one of their own Friday with a visitation and funeral. More>>

    USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

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    The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
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    Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

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    A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. More>>

    NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

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    North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
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    Wilson Police looking for bank robber

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    The Wilson Police Department is asking for help finding a man who robbed a bank. More>>

    Food distribution helps families on Good Friday Video included

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    The Church Outreach Network distributed food in West Greenville Friday morning.
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    Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

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    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
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    Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line Video included

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    Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
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    NC community college rate break for vets proposed

    Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. More>>

    Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses to open

    Two of North Carolina's best-known lighthouses are opening to the public for the summer season. More>>

    Plymouth home total loss after fire Video included

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    An unoccupied home in Plymouth is a total loss this morning. More>>

    MId-year teacher resignations

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    The largest school district in the state lost hundreds of teacher. 9OYS looked at the numbers in the East. More>>

    NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million

    The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>

    Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

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    Carteret County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about an old scam that's showing up again. Scammers call your phone saying relatives like sons or grandsons are in jail in foreign countries like Mexico or France. They are asking for money to be wired. Deputies say they normally ask for you to use Western Union or Money Gram. Then the scammers will target you again asking for more money. The Sheriff's Office reminds people to ask for a call back number, try calling your family membe... More>>

    Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

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    There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.  More>>

    Update: 2 arrested in Ayden shootings, 3rd suspect sought Video included

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    Two men are in jail this afternoon charged in a pair of shootings Wednesday night. More>>

    Greenville looking to expand affordable housing options Video included

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    The City of Greenville is looking to expand its affordable housing options. More>>

    Pet Food Pantry may lose location Video included

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    Helping families with pets find themselves in tough times is the mission of the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina, yet they've just hit a major road block.
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    Community college math course holds some back Video included

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    Some community college students across the East are afraid they won't get their degree all because of one 4-week math course. More>>

    Bike ride honors fallen New Bern officer

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    A bike ride from Jacksonville to New Bern honored a fallen officer Thursday. More>>

    Fire rips through "Wings" store in Duck Video included

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    An Outer Banks souvenir store went up in flames Thursday morning. More>>

    2 more dead of flu in NC

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    There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

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    Easter bonnets and controlling the pet population collide in tonight's community's spotlight. More>>

    • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

    • Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

      Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:35:49 GMT
      President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
      Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the...
    • Classes begin at SKorean school full of mourning

      Classes begin at SKorean school full of mourning

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:35:41 GMT
      Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...
      Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who make up...
    • Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

      Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:55:34 GMT
      Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine.
      Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine.
    • Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

      Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:45:16 GMT
      Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...
      Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between powerful lobbyists for the behemoth U.S. food industry and an...
    • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

      FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:54:29 GMT
      The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
      The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
    • Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

      Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:34:34 GMT
      The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees.
      The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees.
    • Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

      Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

      Thursday, April 24 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:05:02 GMT
      The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite...
      The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in...
    • Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

      Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:24:49 GMT
      Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night.
      Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday...
    • SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

      SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:14:58 GMT
      The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin...
      Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the...
    • US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

      US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:55:35 GMT
      The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison.
      The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release - and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons,...
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    • SportsMore>>

    • Williams named to NCBWA Stopper-of-the-Year watch list

      Williams named to NCBWA Stopper-of-the-Year watch list

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:52:54 GMT
      East Carolina senior Ryan Williams has been named to the 50-man midseason watch list for the NCBWA Stopper-of-the-Year Award, which is given to the nation’s top collegiate reliever, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon.
      East Carolina senior Ryan Williams has been named to the 50-man midseason watch list for the NCBWA Stopper-of-the-Year Award, which is given to the nation’s top collegiate reliever, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon.
    • Pirates top UNC for first time since 2009

      Pirates top UNC for first time since 2009

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:38:01 GMT
      – Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a 3-2 non-conference win over North Carolina at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.  
      – Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a 3-2 non-conference win over North Carolina at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.  
    • Pirates drop 5-3 decision to ODU in non-conference game

      Pirates drop 5-3 decision to ODU in non-conference game

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:10:11 GMT
      Old Dominion plated a run in five of nine innings and held off a late East Carolina rally skipping out of town with a 5-3 win Monday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
      Old Dominion plated a run in five of nine innings and held off a late East Carolina rally skipping out of town with a 5-3 win Monday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    • EntertainmentMore>>

    • Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

      Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:54:38 GMT
      A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the annual film festival he started, "Ebertfest."
      Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.
    • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

      In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:34:30 GMT
      When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell...
      When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short...
    • Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

      Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:27:28 GMT
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
      The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
    • NationalMore>>

    • Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

      Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:44:40 GMT
      The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.
      The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.
    • Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

      Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:44:38 GMT
      The Army already looked into allegations that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera killed two unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007. Commanders gave him a letter of reprimand.
      The Army already looked into allegations that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera killed two unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007. Commanders gave him a letter of reprimand.
    • Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

      Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:35:57 GMT
      A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.
      After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregon's botched health insurance exchange portal.
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    • Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:57 GMT
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
      A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
    • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
      Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
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    • Spouse's sunny outlook may be good for your health

      Spouse's sunny outlook may be good for your health

      Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better.
      Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better.
    • People seek out health info when famous person dies

      People seek out health info when famous person dies

      WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
      WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
    • Jon Hamm talks trash about Justin Bieber

      Jon Hamm talks trash about Justin Bieber

      Jon Hamm thinks someone needs to smack some sense into Justin Bieber.
      Jon Hamm thinks someone needs to smack some sense into Justin Bieber.
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    • Lakeland man accused of road rage

      Lakeland man accused of road rage

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:19:32 GMT
      A Lakeland man has been charged after a road rage incident that occurred in Mulberry. Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested 25-year-old Warren "Chalmers" Orr for the alleged attack on a passenger in another car.
      A Lakeland man has been charged after a road rage incident that occurred in Mulberry. Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested 25-year-old Warren "Chalmers" Orr for the alleged attack on a passenger in another car.
    • Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Shooting Horse

      Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Shooting Horse

      A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a horse on a Chesterfield County farm last June.
      A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a horse on a Chesterfield County farm last June.
    • Kingsport jailer allegedly finds loaded revolver in inmate’s body

      Kingsport jailer allegedly finds loaded revolver in inmate’s body

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:54:27 GMT
      The Kingsport Police Department says a woman who was booked into the city jail Monday afternoon concealed a weapon in her vagina.
      The Kingsport Police Department says a woman who was booked into the city jail Monday afternoon concealed a weapon in her vagina.
    • 8-year-old SC student fights for state fossil; lawmakers stall because of the Bible

      8-year-old SC student fights for state fossil; lawmakers stall because of the Bible

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:37:25 GMT
      A Lake City student thinks the state of South Carolina should have a state fossil. Olivia McConnell is 8 years and loves fossils and wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up. She was surprised the Palmetto State didn't have a state fossil when it has plenty of other state things represented like a state handcraft, state heritage horse, migratory marine mammal and more. She knewan ancient kind of woolly mammoth was actually dug up in South Carolina, so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and ot...
      A Lake City student thinks the state of South Carolina should have a state fossil. Olivia McConnell is 8 years and loves fossils and wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up. She was surprised the Palmetto State didn't have a state fossil when it has plenty of other state things represented like a state handcraft, state heritage horse, migratory marine mammal and more. She knewan ancient kind of woolly mammoth was actually dug up in South Carolina, so she wrote to Gov. Nikki Haley and ot...
    • UPDATE: Union Issues Statement on Officer Investigation

      UPDATE: Union Issues Statement on Officer Investigation

      Green Bay Police say they are investigating officer actions during an arrest caught on cell phone video.
      Green Bay Police say they are investigating officer actions during an arrest caught on cell phone video.
    • Horse carriage crashes in Charleston Market

      Horse carriage crashes in Charleston Market

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:16:37 GMT
      Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston.Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston.
      Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston.
      Tuesday evening, about 5:10 p.m., a carriage horse was spooked and crashed in the Market district of downtown Charleston.
    • Denison Univ. Student Accused Of Selling THC Gummies

      Denison Univ. Student Accused Of Selling THC Gummies

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:19:20 GMT
      Conor Dunn, 20, of Colorado, is charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs.Conor Dunn, 20, of Colorado, is charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs.
      A Denison University student was arrested Sunday, accused of selling THC-laced gummies to other students.
      A Denison University student was arrested Sunday, accused of selling THC-laced gummies to other students.
    • Tuesday marks 5 years since the worst wildfire in SC history

      Tuesday marks 5 years since the worst wildfire in SC history

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:56:15 GMT
      On April 22, emergency responders from the Grand Strand and around the state will mark the fifth anniversary of the Highway 31 Fire, the worst wildfire in South Carolina history. What began as an escaped debris burn ultimately grew into a 19,000-acre conflagration that destroyed 76 homes, damaged an additional 97, and forever changed the way Horry County residents would think about the danger of wildfire. Those who were there in 2009 will also pause on this anniv...
      On April 22, emergency responders from the Grand Strand and around the state will mark the fifth anniversary of the Highway 31 Fire, the worst wildfire in South Carolina history. What began as an escaped debris burn ultimately grew into a 19,000-acre conflagration that destroyed 76 homes, damaged an additional 97, and forever changed the way Horry County residents would think about the danger of wildfire. Those who were there in 2009 will also pause on this anniv...
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    • App Wrap Wednesday 04/23/14

      App Wrap Wednesday 04/23/14

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:50:44 GMT
      Want to have your lawn mowed with just a few swipes on your smart phone? How about getting prepaid, discounted coffee at your local java shop? You've got to check out this week's App Wrap!
      Want to have your lawn mowed with just a few swipes on your smart phone? How about getting prepaid, discounted coffee at your local java shop? You've got to check out this week's App Wrap!
    • Is Amazon coming out with a phone?

      Is Amazon coming out with a phone?

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:27:23 GMT
      After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.
      After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.
    • Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

      Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:54:41 GMT
      Federal ocean scientists have released images of the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people.
      The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.
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