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    Budget impasse costly to NC taxpayers Video included

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    Getting North Carolina’s budget done costs taxpayers a lot more money than planned. More>>

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    Another Tranquil Night; Hotter Thursday Video included

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    Hotter Thursday.  Rain chances increasing toward the weekend.
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    Law enforcement try to curb violent crime in the East Video included

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    According to SBI statistics, violent crime affects communities throughout the East. More>>

    Swim warnings at public beach points in Atlantic Beach

    Swim warnings issued at two public beach access points in Atlantic Beach. Swim warnings issued at two public beach access points in Atlantic Beach.
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    The N.C. Recreational Water Quality Program issues warnings for two beach access points in Atlantic Beach. More>>

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

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    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall. More>>

    Lawmakers earning an "F" grade this session

    A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.
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    A poll released this month puts lawmakers in a bad light.  More>>

    3 people killed, 3 deputies wounded in NC shootout

    Three people died and three sheriff's deputies are wounded during shootout following a domestic dispute. Three people died and three sheriff's deputies are wounded during shootout following a domestic dispute.
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    North Carolina authorities say a suspect killed in a deadly shootout sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines after his wife ran away from him in an argument. More>>

    Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

    Laurence Lovette is found not guilty in the murder of Duke graduate student, Abhijit Mahato. Laurence Lovette is found not guilty in the murder of Duke graduate student, Abhijit Mahato.
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    The man serving a life sentence for the shooting death of the student body president at the University of North Carolina six years ago has been found not guilty in the death of a Duke University graduate student. More>>

    Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget

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    Legislative budget-writers are toiling to finalize an annual spending plan for North Carolina government four days after announcing a deal and a day after leading lawmakers described its main points.Senate budget-writer Sen. Harry Brown says a finalized document won't be done until late Wednesday. More>>

    Tarboro man gets 41 year sentence for Craigslist burglary, assault

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    A Tarboro man is going to prison for his role in a Craigslist burglary and assault. More>>

    Greene County Schools receives grant to engage Hispanic students Video included

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    A $10,000 grant promises to help a local school system get Hispanic students better involved in their classrooms and community. More>>

    Unofficial graduation rates for ENC county schools Video included

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    9 on Your Side obtained preliminary high school graduation rates for several school districts in the East. More>>

    Carteret Co. Sheriff elected president of NC Sheriffs’ Association

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    An area sheriff is now the president of the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association. More>>

    South Carolina wins 9-10 Little League Tournament of State Champions Video included

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    Northwood Little League of Taylors, South Carolina scored six unanswered runs and beat Goodlettesville, Tennessee 6-4 in the championship game of the 9-10 Tournament of State Champions at Elm Street Park Wednesday. More>>

    Now 12 reported cases of Chikungunya in NC

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    There are now 12 reported cases of the mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya in North Carolina. More>>

    New Lejeune gate to open Thursday

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    A new gate is set to open at Camp Lejeune on Thursday. More>>

    Lawmakers reveal more NC budget details Video included

    Lawmakers reveal details from the $21 billion state budget compromise. More>>

    GPD to host call-in for focused deterrence program Video included

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    Wednesday, Greenville police are hosting the first call-in as part of their new focused deterrence program. More>>

    Adoptive parents of Erica Parsons facing federal conspiracy charges

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    The adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teen Erica Parsons are facing federal conspiracy charges for theft of fund charges. More>>

    Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia Video included

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    Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. More>>

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    • Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at home

      Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at home

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:52:46 GMT
      Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.
      Three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, when a man fired more than 90 rounds at a home just outside of Fayetteville.
      Three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, when a man fired more than 90 rounds at a home just outside of Fayetteville.
    • 3 people killed, 3 deputies wounded in NC shootout

      3 people killed, 3 deputies wounded in NC shootout

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:52:28 GMT
      Three people died and three sheriff's deputies are wounded during shootout following a domestic dispute.Three people died and three sheriff's deputies are wounded during shootout following a domestic dispute.
      North Carolina authorities say a suspect killed in a deadly shootout sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines after his wife ran away from him in an argument.
      North Carolina authorities say a suspect killed in a deadly shootout sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines after his wife ran away from him in an argument.
    • Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

      Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:42:47 GMT
      Laurence Lovette is found not guilty in the murder of Duke graduate student, Abhijit Mahato.Laurence Lovette is found not guilty in the murder of Duke graduate student, Abhijit Mahato.
      The man serving a life sentence for the shooting death of the student body president at the University of North Carolina six years ago has been found not guilty in the death of a Duke University graduate student.
      The man serving a life sentence for the shooting death of the student body president at the University of North Carolina six years ago has been found not guilty in the death of a Duke University graduate student.
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    • Hearing set for Hollywood sex abuse lawyer change

      Hearing set for Hollywood sex abuse lawyer change

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:49:49 GMT
      A court hearing in Honolulu has been scheduled for lawyers who want out of a case accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse.
      A court hearing in Honolulu has been scheduled for lawyers who want out of a case accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse.
    • Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

      Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:40:40 GMT
      Documentary pioneer Robert Drew has died in Connecticut at age 90.
      By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and...
    • ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

      ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:16:54 GMT
      ESPN says it has suspended sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure they don't provoke attacks.
      ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack.
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    • Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

      Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:26:37 GMT
      The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang says South Korea's Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho has been elected as president.
      Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous...
    • Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

      Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:19:28 GMT
      Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony.
      Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night.
    • SF benefits from Pirates' blunder, ends skid at 6

      SF benefits from Pirates' blunder, ends skid at 6

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:11:44 GMT
      Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a...
      Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.
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    • Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

      Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:17:20 GMT
      A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and...
      A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and...
    • House approves VA health care overhaul

      House approves VA health care overhaul

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:40 GMT
      With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is moving quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care.
      The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years.
    • Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

      Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:20 GMT
      An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.
      Sporadic gunfire isn't an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins early Wednesday morning were way too close.
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