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    Student assaulted, robbed on ECU campus

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    A female East Carolina University student was assaulted and robbed Friday night walking through campus.
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    Police: Man steals woman's purse and takes off

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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.

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    A traffic stop landed a man behind bars in Pitt County.
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    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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    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>>

    Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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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>>

    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>>

    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>>

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    • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

      Documents detail another delayed GM recall

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:25 GMT
      Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
      General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...
    • Official: 3 bodies retrieved from inside ferry

      Official: 3 bodies retrieved from inside ferry

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:16 GMT
      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. Two crew members also were taken into...
      A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people still missing, most of them high school students on...
    • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer

      5 features an Amazon phone might offer

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:00 GMT
      Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be due out this year.
      A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
    • Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

      Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

      Saturday, April 19 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:52:18 GMT
      When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
      When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
    • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

      At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

      Saturday, April 19 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:32:04 GMT
      Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians...
      Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...
    • 4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

      4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

      Saturday, April 19 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:42:40 GMT
      Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.
      Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.
    • Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

      Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

      Saturday, April 19 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:32:50 GMT
      Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.
      Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.
    • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

      13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

      Saturday, April 19 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:32:41 GMT
      Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
      Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
    • Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

      Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

      Saturday, April 19 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:42:04 GMT
      Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S.
      Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind...
    • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      Saturday, April 19 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:21:54 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...
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    • ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee

      ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:03:23 GMT
      Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
      Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    • Pee Dee makes ESPN debut

      Pee Dee makes ESPN debut

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:09:53 GMT
      It's the SportsCenter commercial that has Eastern North Carolina buzzing. ECU mascot Pee Dee the Pirate recently made his ESPN debut and certainly left his mark.
      It's the SportsCenter commercial that has Eastern North Carolina buzzing. ECU mascot Pee Dee the Pirate recently made his ESPN debut and certainly left his mark.
    • Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:23:03 GMT
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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    • USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

      USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:07:31 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

      Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:03:22 GMT
      A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.
      A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.
    • Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

      Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:59:34 GMT
      The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway.
      The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway.
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    • Prince reaches agreement with music label

      Prince reaches agreement with music label

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:09 GMT
      Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.
      Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.
    • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

      Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

      Saturday, April 19 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:52:07 GMT
      A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.
      Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.
    • 'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

      'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

      Saturday, April 19 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:51:59 GMT
      In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to...
      In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking...
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    • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

      Documents detail another delayed GM recall

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:25 GMT
      Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
      General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...
    • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

      Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

      Saturday, April 19 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:02:08 GMT
      A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
      A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
    • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

      Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

      Saturday, April 19 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:12:08 GMT
      A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
      No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
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    • Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

      Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

      A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that’s a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012. Losing devices continues to be a serious problem too.
      A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that’s a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012. Losing devices continues to be a serious problem too.
    • Oil-swishing craze: Snake oil or all-purpose remedy?

      Oil-swishing craze: Snake oil or all-purpose remedy?

      Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes.
      Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes.
    • The only way to get really, really rich

      The only way to get really, really rich

      No matter how you define rich, this is the only way to get there.
      No matter how you define rich, this is the only way to get there.
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    • Boater charged in death of young woman who hit head on low bridge

      Boater charged in death of young woman who hit head on low bridge

      Thursday, April 17 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:53:40 GMT
      Investigators say a man was intoxicated and behind the wheel of a boat, causing the death of Savannah woman last Summer. Joseph Webb was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and booked
      Investigators say a man was intoxicated and behind the wheel of a boat, causing the death of Savannah woman last Summer. Joseph Webb was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and booked
    • Storm Team 9 Forecast

      Storm Team 9 Forecast

      Saturday, April 19 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:21:04 GMT
      A good chance of rain looks to impact Easter weekend.
      A good chance of rain looks to impact Easter weekend.
    • Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

      Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

      Friday, April 18 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:20:23 GMT
      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...
      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...
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