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    North Carolina House and Senate Republicans have unveiled the details of a budget that gives teachers a 7 percent raise, preserves teacher assistant positions and makes a 1 percent cut to the Medicaid reimbursement rate... More>>

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    East could see more aerospace jobs

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    The NCEast Alliance is trying to lure two aerospace companies to Eastern North Carolina. More>>

    Greenville police changing strategy to reduce crashes, crime

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    The Greenville Police Department is implementing a new patrol strategy to reduce crime and car accidents. More>>

    Duke Deal: Will it lower my rate? Video included

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    A deal is on the table to lower your power bills but it won't happen right away.After several months of negotiations, the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) and Duke Energy Progress approved an agreement to purchase the Power Agency’s generating assets.  More>>

    Enjoy pleasant weather tonight! Video included

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    Below normal temperatures continue into midweek.
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    Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg personnel to see some debt relief

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    Military service men and woman are about to see debt relief following a settlement. More>>

    State date: Lenoir Co. crime dropping

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    Lenoir County's coming off of a yearlong drop in crime.  More>>

    Report finds Kinston neighborhoods among most distressed in NC Video included

    UNC Chapel Hill study shows two Kinston neighborhoods are among the most economically distressed in the state. UNC Chapel Hill study shows two Kinston neighborhoods are among the most economically distressed in the state.
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    A UNC Chapel Hill study revealed that a couple of neighborhoods in Kinston are some of the most economically distressed areas in the state. More>>

    Coast Guard announces summer deaths by drowning on the rise

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    The Coast Guard 5th District is stressing the importance of safe boating and swimming practices in the wake of 40 drowning deaths that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

    $3M grant to build new Candlewick Estates sewer system Video included

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    Constant sewer problems in a Greenville neighborhood get a solution, in the form of a $3 million grant. More>>

    Washington grant to troubleshoot wastewater mangement Video included

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    The State Department of Environment and Natural Resources awards the City of Washington a $35,000 grant to troubleshoot problems with wastewater management. More>>

    Another arrest made in Greene County murder Video included

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    Greene County deputies arrested a fourth person for a murder in April. More>>

    NCDOT holding public meeting to discuss Surf City bridge plan Video included

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    The State Department of Transportation wants to hear from you on the proposed replacement of the Topsail Island bridge in Surf City. More>>

    Media selects Cincinnati as American Athletic Conference favorite-ECU picked 4th

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     The Cincinnati Bearcats have been one of the most consistent programs in college football in the last decade. More>>

    Mount Olive fugitive busted for meth

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    Deputies say they arrested a Mount Olive man for manufacturing meth. More>>

    1 injured in Kinston shooting

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    Police say they’re investigating a shots fired call that left a man wounded. More>>

    Pikeville man accused of taking indecent liberties with child

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    A Pikeville man is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child. More>>

    Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

    Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. More>>

    1 person injured after shots fired into Greenville apartment Video included

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    Greenville police are investigating a shooting into an apartment that injured one person. More>>

    Pitt Co. teachers train to teach STEM labs to students Video included

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    Tuesday Pitt county Schools move one step closer to being ready to use their new STEM labs this school year. More>>

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    • Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

      Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:37:26 GMT
      A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
      A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
    • Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

      Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:34 GMT
      Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
      Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
    • Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

      Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:45:10 GMT
      Ommy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy InstagramOmmy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy Instagram
      9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
      9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
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    • ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

      ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:37:50 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.
    • Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session

      Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:26:35 GMT
      To guard against another Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.
      To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.
    • Lawyers for Hollywood sex-abuse accuser want out

      Lawyers for Hollywood sex-abuse accuser want out

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:56:40 GMT
      Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse say they want out of the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.
      Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.
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    • Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

      Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:47:22 GMT
      A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of...
      A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in...
    • China reports deadly attack in northwest

      China reports deadly attack in northwest

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:37:14 GMT
      A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic...
      A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic...
    • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

      China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:17:27 GMT
      China's Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country's most feared leaders.
      China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the...
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    • Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

      Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:16:21 GMT
      Clowns to the rescue!
      Clowns to the rescue!
    • 1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

      1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:24:25 GMT
      Americans have a debt problem. 77 million people, are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections."
      Americans have a debt problem. 77 million people, are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections."
    • 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

      'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:09:30 GMT
      Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
      Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
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