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    East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership Video included

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    The East Carolina University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with its multimedia rights partner IMG College, have agreed to terms with WNCT-TV on a three-year contract which will re-establish a broadcast relationship dating back to 1989 and enable the region's CBS affiliate to regain its standing as the "Official Station of the Pirates." More>>

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    More Rain and Storms Today Video included

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    Rain chances remain above normal for much of the work week.
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    Pitt County deputies charge men in sweepstakes bust

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    Deputies say they've charged three men in a Pitt County sweepstakes bust. More>>

    Suspect wanted in Dover vehicle theft

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    Deputies want your help to identify the suspect in a motor vehicle theft. More>>

    Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

    North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February. More>>

    Tropical depression moving westward across Atlantic

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    A tropical depression moving west across the Atlantic is expected to fall apart over the next few days.
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    New Bern police looking for runaway

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    Police in New Bern need the public’s help to find a runaway juvenile. More>>

    Columbia men charged in Monday robbery

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    Deputies say they’ve arrested two men for robbing a man at a Columbia intersection. More>>

    Armed robbers hit Jacksonville internet cafe

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    Deputies say they’re investigating an armed robbery. More>>

    SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title

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    Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park. More>>

    Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors

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    The American Red Cross reports blood donations are down approximately 8% over the last 11 weeks. More>>

    Two people arrested multiple drug offenses in Beaufort County

    Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses. Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man and a woman on Friday for multiple drug crimes. The sheriff's office said Brandi McMillen, 39, and Richard Brown, 40, were arrested after selling investigators Oxycodone following an investigation. More>>

    Beaufort County man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover deputies

    Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine. Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested a man on Monday for attempting to sell cocaine. The sheriff's office said Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego, sold cocaine to investigators. More>>

    Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

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    An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers. More>>

    Beaufort County man arrested for trafficking opiates

    Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates. Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man for trafficking opiates on Friday. The sheriff's office arrested Christopher Furman, 42, of Blounts Creek after serving him with warrants following a traffic stop. More>>

    Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

    A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job. More>>

    Carteret couple charged after stabbing each other during fight

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    A Carteret County couple is facing charges after deputies say the two stabbed each other during a fight. More>>

    Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam

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    The Dare County Sheriff's office is warning the public about a new scamming strategy using caller ID spoofing technology More>>

    Deputies: Duplin County man charged with attempted murder after setting fire

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    A Magnolia man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after deputies say he set a home on fire with a resident still inside. More>>

    Pitt Commissioners approve merit bonuses for employees

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    County Manager Scott Elliott recommended the county use $171,450 in state reimbursements to offer county employees the $150 bonus. More>>

    AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

    Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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    Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

    Craven County sees economic stimulus with Minges expansion Video included

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    Craven County is getting a major economic stimulus as Minges Bottling Group will build a new, expanded New Bern facility at Craven County Industrial Park. More>>

    Tips for rental car insurance

    Tips for rental car insurance

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    Rental car insurance may be extra confusing this summer travel season. More>>

    NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference

    NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference Video included

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    North Carolina police chiefs are down in Wilmington for a conference. More>>

    Graduate students hold book drive for Belvoir Elementary School Video included

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    East Carolina University graduate students are helping a local elementary school promote literacy.
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    NC pension changes near final legislative approval

    The General Assembly is one vote away from finalizing changes to North Carolina's government retirement system in part to prevent the system from having to pay for some large pension spikes for high-income workers. More>>

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    • Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears

      Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:06:04 GMT
      Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in.
      Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in.
    • Things You Only Hear in the South

      Things You Only Hear in the South

      Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
      Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
      Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    • Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

      Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

      A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job.
      A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job.
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    • Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

      Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

      North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.
      North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.
    • Mother of infant found buried at home charged

      Mother of infant found buried at home charged

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:52:31 GMT
      Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
      Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
    • McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

      McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:22:03 GMT
      Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
      Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County.
      Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County.
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    • Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

      Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:32:33 GMT
      The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.
      The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.
    • Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

      Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:32:29 GMT
      Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the Pyrenees.
      The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping...
    • Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

      Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:21:48 GMT
      A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
      A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
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    • US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

      US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:32:20 GMT
      The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.
      Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian...
    • End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

      End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:21:18 GMT
      The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed police and soldiers Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for the Tower of David's...
      The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed soldiers Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for the Tower of David's haphazard community.
    • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

      Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:13:13 GMT
      A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
      A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow...
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