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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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    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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    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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    Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

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    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. 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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    Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

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    Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke. More>>

    New Bern moves forward in funding controversial 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>>

    American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

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    Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at... More>>

    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>>

    Hearing set for Marine accused of desertion

    Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. More>>

    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>>

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    • Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

      Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:06:58 GMT
      Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
      Brian Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback, barely hanging on to his job by holding off hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

      Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:35:43 GMT
      A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and...
      A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the...
    • Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

      Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:14:55 GMT
      Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships...
      Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.
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    • Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike

      Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:25:03 GMT
      Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
      A Hamas spokesman says the group's elusive military chief was not present during an Israeli strike on a Gaza Strip house that killed his wife and son.
    • Pakistan lawmakers meet amid mass protests

      Pakistan lawmakers meet amid mass protests

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:14:55 GMT
      Jubilant anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are claiming victory after tearing down barricades and occupying a key road outside Parliament, where they are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz...
      Pakistani lawmakers met Wednesday as tens of thousands of protesters thronged outside parliament calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.
    • 36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

      36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:57:04 GMT
      Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said.
      Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.
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