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    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>>

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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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    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>>

    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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    • 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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    • Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

      Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

      Friday, August 29 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-08-29 08:01:09 GMT
      Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.
      Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.
    • Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

      Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

      Friday, August 29 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:41:26 GMT
      The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.
      The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.
    • Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

      Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

      Thursday, August 28 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:49:36 GMT
      Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital.
      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.
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    • Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:49:57 GMT
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
      Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
    • Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

      Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:42:47 GMT
      Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.
      Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.
    • Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

      Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

      Friday, August 29 2014 3:40 AM EDT2014-08-29 07:40:39 GMT
      Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.
      Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
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