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    ECU Autism Center receives crucial $1M grant

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    East Carolina University received an anonymous $1 million gift for its Family Autism Center to expand its services. More>>

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    Strong to Severe Storms Possible on Thursday Video included

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    Stronger storms likely on Thursday as a cool front heads our way.
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    Ayden Police investigating shooting

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    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening. More>>

    Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

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    Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. More>>

    Representatives to put pressure on states to expand Medicaid

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    One North Carolina representative forms a "State Medicaid Expansion Caucus." More>>

    NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed

    Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. More>>

    Pitt County parks host photo contest Video included

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    Join Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation (PCCSR) in collaboration with the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in celebration of Parks and Recreation Month. More>>

    Missing teens, how they make the news Video included

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    Sometimes cases are classic runaways and sometimes teens truly find themselves in dangerous situations. This is when police or family members solicit the media’s help; but with great power comes great responsibility in how and when we report the cases. More>>

    Restaurants celebrate national hot dog day Video included

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    July 23rd marks national hot dog day. More>>

    The changing dangers of cyber security Video included

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    Laptops and cell phones are something many can't go a day without using. More>>

    40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil Video included

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    Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. More>>

    Greenville park home to Little Free Library Video included

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    One park in Greenville is home to a global library effort called the Little Free Library.   More>>

    Taking precautions against new mosquito virus Video included

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    The types of mosquito that can potentially carry the Chikungunya virus are common in eastern North Carolina.   More>>

    First time miliary parents enrolling in baby boot camp Video included

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    In Onslow County, statistics show there's a high number of infant deaths; at least 3 babies died there in the last 3 months alone. More>>

    Shemar Moore to return to 'Young and Restless'

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    Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots with a two-day guest appearance on "The Young and the Restless." More>>

    Former Kinston representative Stephen LaRoque gets another trial delay

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    Former Representative Stephen Laroque gets another trial delay. This time his retrial has been pushed from October to February 2, 2015.  More>>

    Wayne Co. inmate dies after altercation with fellow inmate

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    Inmate Terry Houser died Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
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    New Bern Safety Fair

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    Thanks to everyone who came out to the 9 On Your Side Safety Fair in New Bern! More>>

    Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

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    U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.The lingering session means Tillis has had to split his time between negotiating in Raleigh as House speaker while running for the Senate. More>>

    Tropical depression in Atlantic weakens to tropical wave

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    A tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave.  More>>

    Seven Marines, Sailor awarded Purple Heart Video included

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    Members of the military were awarded for their service Wednesday.


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    Onslow County teacher honored for STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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    Marshall Smith is a fifteen year educator, coach and now he’s 9 On Your Side’s STEM Teacher of the month. More>>

    Officers seize 3 pounds of pot from Lenoir County home

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    Multiple law enforcment agencies arrested a man and a woman on Tuesday after finding more than three pounds of marijuana in side their home in Kinston. More>>

    Missing teen located in Bayboro

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    The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says they've found a missing juvenile.  More>>

    Warrant out for suspect in armed robbery of Jacksonville internet café

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    Deputies say a warrant has now been issued for 21-year-old Deontre Randall. More>>

    Pitt County deputies make narcotics arrest

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    Deputies in Pitt County have charged a man with Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation. More>>

    Mother and son held at gun point, robbed in home Video included

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    A mother and son were held at gun point in their home when it was robbed late Tuesday night.
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    Is minimum wage enough? Video included

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    The push for a higher minimum wage gets a boost from a nationwide campaign. It is called, “Live the Wage.” In the span of a week, elected officials and community leaders vow to live off $77. More>>

    Greenville "Superblock" to bring $200 million to city tax base Video included

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    As the first of several new businesses open in Greenville's "Superblock," local business owners are expecting the project to bring jobs and millions to the city's tax base. More>>

    Special honor for troubled state crime lab

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    North Carolina’s crime lab is now the only system in the country to obtain dual international accreditation.   More>>

    New group forms in fight to get Vidant Pungo Hospital re-opened Video included

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    It's now been 3 weeks since Vidant Pungo Hospital shut its doors. More>>

    Belhaven mayor meets with Va. gov as walk to D.C. continues Video included

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    Belhaven mayor Adam O'Neal made a stop at the Virginia governor's mansion in Richmond on Tuesday, as his walk to Washington D.C. continues. More>>

    Pitt County deputies charge men in sweepstakes bust

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    Deputies say they've charged three men in a Pitt County sweepstakes bust. More>>

    Suspect wanted in Dover vehicle theft

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    Deputies want your help to identify the suspect in a motor vehicle theft. More>>

    East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership Video included

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    The East Carolina University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with its multimedia rights partner IMG College, have agreed to terms with WNCT-TV on a three-year contract which will re-establish a broadcast relationship dating back to 1989 and enable the region's CBS affiliate to regain its standing as the "Official Station of the Pirates." More>>

    SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title Video included

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    Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park. More>>

    Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors Video included

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    The American Red Cross reports blood donations are down approximately 8% over the last 11 weeks. More>>

    Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds Video included

    A state audit has determined that the former manager in Tarboro siphoned off more than $450,000 in taxpayer funds to provide himself with unapproved benefits and to buy personal items unrelated to his job. More>>

    Carteret couple charged after stabbing each other during fight

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    A Carteret County couple is facing charges after deputies say the two stabbed each other during a fight. More>>

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    • SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title

      SW Forsyth beats Greenville North State for 11-12 Little League State Title

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:29:33 GMT
      Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park.
      Connor Monroe hit a home run and picked up the win on the mound as SW Forsyth beat Greenville North State 4-1 to win the 11-12 North Carolina State Little League title at Elm Street Park.
    • Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Largest companies by revenue in each state

      Thursday, July 10 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:01:10 GMT
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
      Broadview Networks recently decided to find out the biggest -- by revenue -- company in each state in the US.The company used the Fortune 500 list to start with, but needed data by state, so it turned to Hoover's.With data from that company, they were able to search through each state's list of companies and then find the largest -- by revenue.Just flip through the list above and see who is the biggest in each state, what town they are based and their revenue.
    • June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      June Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      Thursday, July 10 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:30:26 GMT
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      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in June by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

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    • Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

      Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

      Thursday, July 24 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:21:15 GMT
      The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
      A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
    • House, Senate advance competing border proposals

      House, Senate advance competing border proposals

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:43:57 GMT
      Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the southern border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal...
      At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled...
    • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

      Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

      Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:14:29 GMT
      A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.
      An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
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    • Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

      Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:57:10 GMT
      Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.
      Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.
    • At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

      At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:45:40 GMT
      It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the...
      It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White...
    • Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

      Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:44:57 GMT
      A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.
      A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha.
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