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    Pitt County reports first confirmed case of Chikungunya Video included

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    Pitt County says it has its first case of Chikungunya. More>>

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    Cold front finally pushes through the area this weekend Video included

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    A cold front will bring cooler weather and a chance of rain for part of the weekend.
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    School funding: Where does your county rank?

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    School districts all across the East continue to face state and federal budget cuts. More>>

    Kids learn about the smallest of science

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    Hundreds of kids in eastern North Carolina learned about the smallest science on Friday morning. More>>

    Pitt Co. partnership forms between education and business

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    It's a partnership in Pitt County that many waited years to see happen. More>>

    Beaufort Co. gets approval to move forward with new recreational park

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    Beaufort County got approval from the National Park Service to move forward with its plan to build a recreational park at the site of the old Voice of America location. More>>

    Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

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    Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge." More>>

    Couple in Kenansville arrested with marijuana

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    The Kenansville Police department and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office arrested a Kenansville couple following a joint investigation. They arrested General Lee James III and his wife, Sandra Fay James, after executing a warrant at their home on N. Church Street in Kenansville. More>>

    New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges? Video included

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    Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens... More>>

    Coach Ruff and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    A special event followed ECU's practice Friday morning. More>>

    85-year-old woman unharmed after train strikes vehicle in Kinston

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    A woman is unharmed after her vehicle was struck by a train Friday morning. More>>

    Ice Bucket Challenge and 9OYS help Lenoir Co. woman raise funds for ALS Video included

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    We told you earlier this week about a Lenoir County woman who is embracing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after losing both her mother and grandmother to the disease. More>>

    Greenville Police keep communication open as unrest in the Midwest continues Video included

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    As the situation seems to settle in Ferguson, Greenville Police continue to grow and nurture their relationship with the community. More>>

    Camp Lejeune ceremony to honor 1st black Marines

    Camp Lejeune is honoring the first black Marines in a ceremony marking Montford Point Marine Day. More>>

    Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan Video included

    A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

    American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

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    As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public... More>>

    Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

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    The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants. More>>

    Riley's Army to hold pancake breakfast fundraising event

    Riley's Army to hold pancake breakfast fundraising event

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    Riley's Army is holding a Pancake Breakfast Fundraising EventSaturday, Aug 23rd at Applebee's off Greenville Blvd More>>

    Eastern NC school systems scrambling to find teachers Video included

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    Many school systems in Pitt, Beaufort and Greene Counties are scrambling to fill vacant teacher positions before school starts next week. More>>

    Heather Macy earns contract extension Video included

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    After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher Thursday afternoon. More>>

    Governor briefed on new testing strategies Video included

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    The Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday. More>>

    NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily Video included

    Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo

    The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago. More>>

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    • Groups to appeal judge's ruling in NC voting case

      Groups to appeal judge's ruling in NC voting case

      Friday, August 22 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:52:18 GMT
      Groups challenging sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will appeal a judge's decision allowing this November's elections to be held under new rules drafted by Republican legislators. Lawyers for the North Carolina branch of the NACCP filed notice Thursday that they will ask the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to review an Aug. 8 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder.
      Groups challenging sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will appeal a judge's decision allowing this November's elections to be held under new rules drafted by Republican legislators. Lawyers for the North Carolina branch of the NACCP filed notice Thursday that they will ask the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to review an Aug. 8 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder.
    • Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

      Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan

      A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan.
      A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan.
    • Governor briefed on new testing strategies

      Governor briefed on new testing strategies

      Thursday, August 21 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:07:35 GMT
      The Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday.
      The Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday.
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    • Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

      Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

      Friday, August 22 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:51:43 GMT
      Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
      Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
    • Sarasota girl, 2, dies after being left in hot car

      Sarasota girl, 2, dies after being left in hot car

      Friday, August 22 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:21:58 GMT
      Photo courtesy Uriel Hernandez’s Facebook pagePhoto courtesy Uriel Hernandez’s Facebook page
      A Sarasota father is charged with aggravated manslaughter after his 2-year-old daughter died in a hot car.
      A Sarasota father is charged with aggravated manslaughter after his 2-year-old daughter died in a hot car.
    • I-65 reopens after tanker explosion damages bridge at Peytonsville Road

      I-65 reopens after tanker explosion damages bridge at Peytonsville Road

      A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning. The bridge was torn down and it will several months before a new one is built.
      A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning. The bridge was torn down and it will several months before a new one is built.
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    • Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks

      Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks

      Friday, August 22 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:35:29 GMT
      Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric has called on the country's leaders to settle their differences in a "realistic and doable" manner and swiftly form a new government, badly needed in the face of a...
      Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people and prompting Sunni lawmakers to freeze talks on forming a new government - a move that presents a major challenge to efforts to create an...
    • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

      West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

      Friday, August 22 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:25:06 GMT
      Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.
      Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct...
    • Security breach hit 25,000 federal workers

      Security breach hit 25,000 federal workers

      Friday, August 22 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:06:09 GMT
      A Homeland Security Department official says a recent computer breach at a major government security clearance contracting firm may have affected the internal files of as many as 25,000 of the agency's workers.
      A Homeland Security Department official says a recent computer breach at a major government security clearance contracting firm may have affected the internal files of as many as 25,000 of the agency's workers.
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