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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>>

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

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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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    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>>

    Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

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    The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew... 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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    • Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

      Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

      Friday, April 18 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:31:37 GMT
      Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference...
      Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff...
    • Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

      Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

      Friday, April 18 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:31:32 GMT
      Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal...
      Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
    • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

      SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

      Friday, April 18 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:01:32 GMT
      SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station.
      A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:56 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
    • Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction

      Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:44 GMT
      A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000.
      A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000.
    • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer

      5 features an Amazon phone might offer

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:41 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.
    • Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

      Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:36 GMT
      Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in his twisting, impassioned novels.
      Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.
    • Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

      Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:01:59 GMT
      Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.
      Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.
    • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

      From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

      Friday, April 18 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:01:08 GMT
      The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.
      Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
    • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

      Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

      Friday, April 18 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:11:42 GMT
      Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
      The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew...
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    • SportsMore>>

    • 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.
    • Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:23:49 GMT
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft.
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
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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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    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:56 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
    • Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

      Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:36 GMT
      Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in his twisting, impassioned novels.
      Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.
    • Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

      Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

      Friday, April 18 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:11:13 GMT
      Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.
      Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.
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