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    Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots

    Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots Video included

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    Health officials recommend everyone gets vaccinated as early as September.  More>>

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    Gun Ranges and Children Video included

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    It is not against North Carolina law for minor (under 18) to be on a gun range.  More>>

    Tropical Depression Four Forms In The Caribbean

    Tracking Hurricane Cristobal

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    The First Alert Weather Team continues to track Cristobal.
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    Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard

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    The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

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    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

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    A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights. More>>

    ECU's defense prepares for NC Central Video included

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    It's game week over at East Carolina as the Pirates continue their preparations for NC Central. More>>

    Pitt County student brings pocket knife to school

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    Some parents are concerned about the safety of their students after an incident at Wintergreen Intermediate School in Greenville. More>>

    Cases of check washing reported in Pitt Co. Video included

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    Check washing was very common in the late 90's and early 2000's but investigators say it kinda fizzled out. But now there are signs of a possible uptick.

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    UNC football suspends four players amid hazing controversy

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    North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. More>>

    Go Science to transmit weather data Video included

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     The Sprout is on it's way now to be refurbished. When it's back at the center, students and the First Alert Weather Team will be able to use it to gather real-time weather data. More>>

    Hurricane Irene: A look back 3 years later Video included

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    Wednesday marked three years since Hurricane Irene did quite a bit of damage in eastern North Carolina. More>>

    Hotter weather ahead... Video included

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    An area of high pressure will continue to provide quiet weather tonight, but temperatures will be increasing later this week.
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    ECU passes 20,000 in season ticket sales

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    With the start of the Pirates' 2014 football campaign three days away, the East Carolina University Athletics Department has eclipsed the 20,000 mark in season ticket sales for the eighth-straight year. More>>

    Old Washington city hall to become bakery Video included

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    The old city hall in Washington is about to turn into a bakery. More>>

    New program aims to recruit and retain Beaufort Co. educators Video included

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    Beaufort County is rolling out a new program aimed at retaining and recruiting educators in the county. More>>

    College professors teach courses in Lenoir County high schools Video included

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    High school students earning college credit just got a lot easier to do in Lenoir County. More>>

    Dangerous surf prompts red flags at Emerald Isle Video included

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    Dangerous surf conditions prompted red flags Wednesday at Emerald Isle. More>>

    Aurora man, woman busted for meth

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    Deputies say they arrested two Aurora residents on charges related to meth. More>>

    Duplin County school bus crash sends one student and driver to hospital Video included

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    A Duplin County high school student and a school bus driver are recovering after a log truck crashed into their bus Thursday morning. More>>

    Anti-abortion groups to rally at Hagan's office

    Anti-abortion leaders are planning a rally outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's office in Charlotte to highlight her position on proposed abortion legislation. More>>

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    • Warning: Graphic video shows Sarasota man beating dog

      Warning: Graphic video shows Sarasota man beating dog

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:29:40 GMT
      Surveillance video shows Glover abusing dogSurveillance video shows Glover abusing dog
      A Sarasota County man has been arrested, accused of abusing and killing a miniature 12-pound Dachshund.
      A Sarasota County man has been arrested, accused of abusing and killing a miniature 12-pound Dachshund.
    • MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

      MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:16:58 GMT

      Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

      Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

    • More Than $460,000 Of Marijuana Seized In Crawford County

      More Than $460,000 Of Marijuana Seized In Crawford County

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:32:51 GMT
      More than $460,000 worth of marijuana plants was seized from several parts of Crawford County Tuesday.
      More than $460,000 worth of marijuana plants was seized from several parts of Crawford County Tuesday.
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    • Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

      Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:18:26 GMT
      A federal judge in Hawaii is allowing a former child model to dismiss a lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse.
      A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
    • Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

      Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:08:26 GMT
      A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law, in a lawsuit filed by a family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."
      A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."
    • William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

      William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:01:17 GMT
      William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning producer and co-host of the groundbreaking television show "Black Journal" and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the...
      William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black...
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    • USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:28:40 GMT
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    • What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:09:51 GMT
      American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
      American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
    • Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

      Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:01:29 GMT
      By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
      By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
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    • Nigeria Ebola patient hid from government

      Nigeria Ebola patient hid from government

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:49:01 GMT
      Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.
      Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.
    • Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

      Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:48:59 GMT
      The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.
      The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.
    • Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claim

      Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claim

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:48:56 GMT
      A new poll has shown that a majority of Israelis are skeptical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of...
      Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according...
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    • Panda 'may have faked pregnancy'...say what?!

      Panda 'may have faked pregnancy'...say what?!

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:28:01 GMT
      A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all.
      A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all.
    • How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      Monday, August 25 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:25:40 GMT
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
    • Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

      Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:28:04 GMT
      The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.
      The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.
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