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    Ayden leaders take some heat as they try to tackle flooding issues Video included

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    The Town of Ayden heard from frustrated residents as they held a special meeting Thursday night to discuss concerns about flooding and storm water infrastructure. More>>

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    Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

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    Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

    Campus security report released Thursday

    UNC Campus Security Initiative releases the final report calling on updating policies at all 17 campus locations. UNC Campus Security Initiative releases the final report calling on updating policies at all 17 campus locations.
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    UNC system schools release its report on campus security. More>>

    Teachers question merits of '7% raise' Video included

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    School officials and teachers spent the day crunching numbers a day after the legislature released its budget.We spoke to a few of them and most are not happy.  More>>

    Increasing Clouds Tonight; Heavy Rain Likely Friday Video included

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    Heavy rain likely the next several days with a possible flooding threat.
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    Good crop yield leads to stable produce prices Video included

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    For farmers all across the East, good weather is critical to high crop yield. More>>

    New shop gives those with mental disabilities a new way to succeed Video included

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    The first of it's kind shop is now open in Winterville. More>>

    Man arrested for B&E at Greenville restaurant

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    The Greenville Police department arrested a man in connection to a breaking and entering at a city restaurant earlier this month. More>>

    UPDATE: 2nd suspect arrested in 14-year-old cold case Video included

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    One suspect is in custody and another still wanted after detectives make a break in a 14-year-old cold case. More>>

    Ginsburg: High court won't 'duck' gay marriage

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    The Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says. More>>

    UNC Board of Governors considers tuition cap

    The UNC Board of Governors is considering a tuition cap for the University of North Carolina system that would lock increases at 5 percent annually. More>>

    Community Crossroads: Washington Video included

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    For the final stop of our Community Crossroads series, 9 On Your Side visited Washington, N.C., sometimes called the “Heart of the Inner Banks”. More>>

    Audit: NC Medicaid savings could be at risk

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    An audit says state health officials' failure to get federal certification for a new Medicaid payment system could put at least some of the planned savings of $10 million a year at risk. More>>

    Greenville Police looking for 3 men for stealing checks

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    The Greenville Police Department is looking for three Hispanic men who used checks stolen from a construction company. Police say the construction company reported 33 stolen checks, and only three have been accounted for so far. More>>

    Man found dead near wrecked car in Charlotte

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    Police in Charlotte are investigating the shooting death of a man found near a vehicle that had crashed into some woods. More>>

    Man shot to death at Charlotte apartment complex

    Police are looking for those responsible for the shooting death of a man at a Charlotte apartment complex. More>>

    NC budget details education increases, other cuts

    A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

    The new state budget provides more money for kindergarten through college classrooms, raises for public school teachers and a boost for vouchers for children attending private and religious schools. More>>

    NC Senate sees lawmaking continue into November

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    North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November's elections. A Senate committee unveiled legislation Thursday that would adjourn their annual session Saturday, then return in less than two weeks to consider overriding any bills Gov. Pat McCrory vetoes. More>>

    Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting death of 7-year-old Kamari Jones Video included

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    Police make an arrest in the shooting death of a 7-year-old in Wilson. More>>

    New Lejeune gate to open Thursday

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

    NC battling buzzards at the state's boat ramps

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    North Carolina wants the public's help in dealing with a growing problem - buzzards at boat ramps across the state.
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    Attempted rape suspect arrested in Greenville after cutting victim with a kitchen knife

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    A Greenville man is in jail charged with attempted rape and an assault, among other charges, including assault with the intent to kill. More>>

    Greenville Police, community send tough message to criminals Video included

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

    Swim warnings at public beach points in Atlantic Beach Video included

    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 Video included

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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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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 Video included

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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>>

    Lawmakers reveal more NC budget details Video included

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

    Adoptive parents of Erica Parsons facing federal conspiracy charges Video included

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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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    • At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics

      At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics

      Thursday, July 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:44:01 GMT
      Singers Kay Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House...
      Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration...
    • Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail

      Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:33:09 GMT
      A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J.
      A group of young people at a jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J.
    • Police: Injured Comic-Con cosplayer fell at hotel

      Police: Injured Comic-Con cosplayer fell at hotel

      Thursday, July 31 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:14:26 GMT
      Police say a costumed teenager found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, not an assault.
      Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.
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    • Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

      Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

      Thursday, July 31 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:09:24 GMT
      Taiwan's National Fire Agency says 15 people were killed and 228 were injured a series of gas leak explosions in a southwestern city.
      At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the...
    • 10 Things to Know for Friday

      10 Things to Know for Friday

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:34:27 GMT
      By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
      By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    • Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

      Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:34:24 GMT
      Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and...
      Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51.
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    • Hundreds attend Mass for saint's return to Hawaii

      Hundreds attend Mass for saint's return to Hawaii

      Thursday, July 31 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:23:36 GMT
      The remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients have been returned to Hawaii.
      A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients in the 1880s.
    • Passenger dies, pilot hurt in parking lot crash

      Passenger dies, pilot hurt in parking lot crash

      Thursday, July 31 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:16:51 GMT
      A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.
      A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing a 78-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.
    • Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

      Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

      Thursday, July 31 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:09:45 GMT
      Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.
      Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.
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