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    Deputies: Duplin County man charged with attempted murder after setting fire

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    A Magnolia man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after deputies say he set a home on fire with a resident still inside. More>>

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    More Rain and Storms Today Video included

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    Rain chances remain above normal for much of the work week.
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    Two people arrested multiple drug offenses in Beaufort County

    Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses. Richard Brown and Brandi McMillen were arrested in Beaufort County for multiple drug offenses.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man and a woman on Friday for multiple drug crimes. The sheriff's office said Brandi McMillen, 39, and Richard Brown, 40, were arrested after selling investigators Oxycodone following an investigation. More>>

    Beaufort County man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover deputies

    Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine. Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego was arrested for selling cocaine.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested a man on Monday for attempting to sell cocaine. The sheriff's office said Wilbert O'Neal, Jr., 31, of Pantego, sold cocaine to investigators. More>>

    Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

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    An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers. More>>

    Beaufort County man arrested for trafficking opiates

    Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates. Christopher George Furman of Blounts Creek is arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office for trafficking opiates.
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    Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested a man for trafficking opiates on Friday. The sheriff's office arrested Christopher Furman, 42, of Blounts Creek after serving him with warrants following a traffic stop. More>>

    Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

    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>>

    Tropical Depression Two Forms in the eastern Atlantic

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    Tropical Depression Two formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean Monday afternoon.
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    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>>

    Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam

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    The Dare County Sheriff's office is warning the public about a new scamming strategy using caller ID spoofing technology More>>

    Pitt Commissioners approve merit bonuses for employees

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    County Manager Scott Elliott recommended the county use $171,450 in state reimbursements to offer county employees the $150 bonus. More>>

    AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

    Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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    Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

    Craven County sees economic stimulus with Minges expansion Video included

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    Craven County is getting a major economic stimulus as Minges Bottling Group will build a new, expanded New Bern facility at Craven County Industrial Park. More>>

    Tips for rental car insurance

    Tips for rental car insurance

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    Rental car insurance may be extra confusing this summer travel season. More>>

    NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference

    NC police chiefs in Wilmington for conference Video included

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    North Carolina police chiefs are down in Wilmington for a conference. More>>

    Graduate students hold book drive for Belvoir Elementary School Video included

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    East Carolina University graduate students are helping a local elementary school promote literacy.
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    NC pension changes near final legislative approval

    The General Assembly is one vote away from finalizing changes to North Carolina's government retirement system in part to prevent the system from having to pay for some large pension spikes for high-income workers. More>>

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    • Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

      Political group running another anti-Tillis NC ad

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:03:23 GMT
      An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers.
      An independent political group plans to spend more than $1 million over the next two weeks for a television ad critical of North Carolina Republican Senate nominee Thom Tillis by trying to link him to conservative financiers.
    • Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

      Audit: Ex-Tarboro manager siphoned off town funds

      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.
      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.
    • Lumberton woman finds husband murdered; deputies looking for killer

      Lumberton woman finds husband murdered; deputies looking for killer

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:04:58 GMT
      Robeson County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 480 block of Harlie Road in Lumberton Tuesday morning after one o'clock.Charlotte Mendoza called 911 when she found her husband, Oscar Mendoza, laying on the ground at the doorsteps of their homebleeding from his head, nose ,and mouth. Mr. Mendoza was pronounced dead and an autopsy is pending.Homicide and Major Crimes Divisions are investigating. No arrests have be made. Anyone with information please called the Sheriff's Office at 910-671-...
      Robeson County Sheriff's deputies were called to the 480 block of Harlie Road in Lumberton Tuesday morning after one o'clock.Charlotte Mendoza called 911 when she found her husband, Oscar Mendoza, laying on the ground at the doorsteps of their homebleeding from his head, nose ,and mouth. Mr. Mendoza was pronounced dead and an autopsy is pending.Homicide and Major Crimes Divisions are investigating. No arrests have be made. Anyone with information please called the Sheriff's Office at 910-671-...
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    • Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

      Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:14:59 GMT
      A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
      President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
    • Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

      Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:14:04 GMT
      President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.
      President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.
    • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

      US to present intelligence data on plane crash

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:05:35 GMT
      The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.
      The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.
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