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  • US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:16:19 GMT
    A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...
    American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, a U.S. official said, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...

    Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests

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    As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made his way to Ferguson on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether the police officer... More>>

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    Hot temperatures for mid-week but storms back by late week Video included

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    Very hot weather mid-week but storms by the end of the week.

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    Greenville Fire & Rescue unveils dual purpose truck Video included

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    Greenville Fire and Rescue is unveiling its newest addition to its fleet. More>>

    Power restored to Englehard residents, school

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    A car accident knocked out power to residents and a school in Engelhard.
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    Vidant Health files motion to move complaint to federal court Video included

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    Vidant Health filed a motion to move a complaint filed last week to federal court. More>>

    Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

    Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations. More>>

    Public can comment on fracking at Raleigh hearing Video included

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    The public is invited to a meeting with North Carolina officials to comment on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking.
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    DA: SBI asked to investigate Onslow County Sheriff's gas records Video included

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    District Attorney Ernie Lee is asking the State Bureau of Investigation to look  into allegations concerning gas receipts and use of county credit cards by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office. More>>

    New Bern moves forward in funding controversial Craven Terrace renovation Video included

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    The New Bern Board of Alderman approve using bonds to fund the renovation of Craven Terrace Apartments. More>>

    Uniforms make a difference for Pitt Co. students Video included

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    Students are getting ready to head back to class but school supplies aren't the only thing that is needed in the classroom. Uniforms are necessary in Pitt County and the school district says there has been a positive impact in schools since the rule was put in place in 2008. More>>

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    • Gilberto spreads her 'Bebel Sound' in new album

      Gilberto spreads her 'Bebel Sound' in new album

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:13:50 GMT
      Bebel Gilberto isn't just about bossa nova.
      Bebel Gilberto isn't just about bossa nova.
    • Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway

      Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:13:48 GMT
      Emma Stone is about to get saucy - she'll be slipping into the slinky Broadway revival of "Cabaret."
      Emma Stone is about to get saucy - she'll be slipping into the slinky Broadway revival of "Cabaret."
    • Dutch museum to hold Crimean gold

      Dutch museum to hold Crimean gold

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:27 GMT
      A Dutch historical museum that borrowed some of Crimea's most valuable historical treasures says it plans to hold onto them for the time being, due to fear of being sued if it returns them to Ukraine or Russia.
      A Dutch historical museum that borrowed some of Crimea's most valuable historical treasures says it plans to hold onto them for the time being, due to fear of being sued if it returns them to Ukraine or Russia.
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    • AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

      AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:37:08 GMT
      At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal...
      At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation,...
    • George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

      George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:36:34 GMT
      Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
      Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
    • 100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

      100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:36:20 GMT
      A new study by some of the world's leading elephant experts estimates that poachers killed 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012.
      Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and...
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