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    Firefighter injured responding to Pitt Co. home fire

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    Fire crews responded to an early morning home fire in Pitt County Friday morning that left one firefighter injured.
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    Hotter weather ahead... Video included

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    Hot temperatures continue through the weekend, with a more unsettled pattern returning next week.
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    Beach goers reminded to keep it clean over holiday weekend Video included

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    As we head into the Labor Day weekend and most of us head to the beach, we're reminded to keep it clean while enjoying the sand and sun. More>>

    Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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    About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. More>>

    'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

    Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims. Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims.
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    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

    Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

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    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal... More>>

    Havelock native named Marine Patrol Officer of the Year

    Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the award for Marine Patrol Officer of the year. Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the award for Marine Patrol Officer of the year.
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    Havelock native Sgt. Carter Witten will receive the 2014 Marine Fisheries Enforcement Officer of the Year award. More>>

    Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

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    Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. More>>

    Coal ash lawsuit plans Video included

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    The state environmental department clears the way for advocacy groups to sue Duke Energy over potential coal ash groundwater pollution in the Neuse River.   More>>

    Allegations of neglect resurface in Vanceboro Video included

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    The wife of a former state representative may be a in heap of trouble. One of her neighbors in Vanceboro is accusing her of animal neglect. More>>

    Touchdown Friday preview, Havelock remembers last loss Video included

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    It's arguably the biggest game in the state tomorrow night. Touchdown Friday top seed Havelock plays host to Craven County rival, and two seed New Bern in our Game of the Week. More>>

    Deputies: Newport teen arrested in Rowan County after kidnapping, assault

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    A Newport teen is behind bars in Rowan County on kidnapping and assault charges. More>>

    ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

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    East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday. More>>

    Pitt County high schools begin Virtual Academy for students Video included

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    A new virtual academy at Pitt County Schools gives students another way to take the classes they need to graduate. More>>

    Former teacher asst. convicted for assaulting handicapped student Video included

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    A former Pitt County teacher assistant will spend the next 150 days in jail. More>>

    Going gold for pediatric cancer awareness month Video included

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    Dozens of homes in eastern North Carolina are going gold as September is National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. More>>

    Law enforcement working together to ensure safety at ECU games Video included

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    For most Pirate fans, the most important thing is winning the game. More>>

    Jacksonville attempted ATM robbers caught on camera

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    Deputies need the public's help to identify the suspects wo attempted to break into a MFCU ATM. More>>

    Greenville men busted for heroin trafficking

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    Two men are behind bars following a month long heroin trafficking investigation. More>>

    Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

    The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

    GPD taking applicants for Explorer Program Video included

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    Teenagers hoping for a career in law enforcement get a chance to make it happen Thursday. More>>

    DPS apprehends juvenile who left custody in Lenoir County Video included

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    A juvenile, supposed to be in custody in Lenoir County, has been apprehended in Halifax County. More>>

    Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

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    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong. More>>

    Manteo man rams into sheriff's office car while trying to escape, facing 24 charges

    David Lee, 26, of Manteo faces 24 charges after running into a deputy's car while running from a drug stop. David Lee, 26, of Manteo faces 24 charges after running into a deputy's car while running from a drug stop.
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    A Manteo man led deputies on a chase that resulted in a crash, following a drug investigation on Wednesday. David Allen Lee, 26, was eventually arrested and charged with numerous crimes. More>>

    Stealz app is win-win for businesses and customers Video included

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    Everyone is looking for a deal and sometimes it's as easy as checking-in or posting a photo to your social media accounts, according to a new app that helps you save money and connect with your friends.Stealz is a smart phone app that helps you earn points by posting on your Twitter and Facebook accounts. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

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    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots

    Health officials say the earlier the better for flu shots Video included

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    Health officials recommend everyone gets vaccinated as early as September.  More>>

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    • Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

      Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:10:58 GMT
      Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
      Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
    • Allegations of neglect resurface in Vanceboro

      Allegations of neglect resurface in Vanceboro

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:42:22 GMT
      The wife of a former state representative may be a in heap of trouble. One of her neighbors in Vanceboro is accusing her of animal neglect.
      The wife of a former state representative may be a in heap of trouble. One of her neighbors in Vanceboro is accusing her of animal neglect.
    • ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

      ECU Men's Basketball schedule released

      Thursday, August 28 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:10:48 GMT
      East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday.
      East Carolina will make a record 17 national television appearances during the upcoming season as University athletic officials and the American Athletic Conference revealed the Pirates' entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday.
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    • Warning: Graphic video shows Sarasota man beating dog

      Warning: Graphic video shows Sarasota man beating dog

      Thursday, August 28 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:52:08 GMT
      Surveillance video shows Glover abusing dogSurveillance video shows Glover abusing dog
      A Sarasota County man has been arrested, accused of abusing and killing a miniature 12-pound Dachshund.
      A Sarasota County man has been arrested, accused of abusing and killing a miniature 12-pound Dachshund.
    • Update - New surveillance video shows marina fire

      Update - New surveillance video shows marina fire

      Three boats were destroyed when fire broke out at a marina in Sturgeon Bay Monday night.
      Three boats were destroyed when fire broke out at a marina in Sturgeon Bay Monday night.
    • Woman suffers possible shark bite at Surfside Beach

      Woman suffers possible shark bite at Surfside Beach

      Thursday, August 28 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:12:55 GMT
      Photo of the scene on Wednesday by Marshall Staton/WBTWPhoto of the scene on Wednesday by Marshall Staton/WBTW
      A woman who was standing in the ocean in Surfside Beach on Wednesday afternoon suffered a possible shark bite, police say.The incident happened just before 3 pm near 1st Avenue North while the woman was in shallow water, said Surfside Beach Police Lt. Kenneth Hofmann.
      A woman who was standing in the ocean in Surfside Beach on Wednesday afternoon suffered a possible shark bite, police say.The incident happened just before 3 pm near 1st Avenue North while the woman was in shallow water, said Surfside Beach Police Lt. Kenneth Hofmann.
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    • Pro wrestlers take antics to streets in Pyongyang

      Pro wrestlers take antics to streets in Pyongyang

      Friday, August 29 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:09:55 GMT
      Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of Pyongyang on Friday, staging a tug-of-war and...
      Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of Pyongyang on Friday, staging a tug-of-war and arm...
    • Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

      Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

      Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:52 GMT
      When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
      When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she...
    • Roma's American CEO keeps euphoria in check

      Roma's American CEO keeps euphoria in check

      Friday, August 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:32:46 GMT
      For Italian soccer fans, merely mentioning the word "scudetto" - league title - is considered taboo.
      For Italian soccer fans, merely mentioning the word "scudetto" - league title - is considered taboo.
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    • Britain raises terror threat level

      Britain raises terror threat level

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:50:06 GMT
      Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat.
      Britain raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.
    • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

      Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:40:00 GMT
      The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
      A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said...
    • In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

      In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

      Friday, August 29 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:33:38 GMT
      The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year. It marks the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.
      The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.
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