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    Duplin County school bus crash sends one student and driver to hospital

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    A tractor trailer carrying logs collided with a Duplin County school bus Wednesday morning injuring one student and the bus driver. Highway Patrol said the crash occurred around 6:00 a.m. on NC 41 in Jones County near the Duplin County border. More>>

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    Pleasant weather continues for now Video included

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    Quiet weather continues through mid-week, as Cristobal passes far offshore.
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    Tropical Depression Four Forms In The Caribbean

    Tracking Hurricane Cristobal

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    First Alert Weather Tracking Cristobal
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    Join us for the 9 On Your Side Caring for Carolina Blood Drive

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    9 On Your Side is trying to help out with the American Red Cross' blood shortage. More>>

    NEW INFO: Victim identified in Greenville shooting Video included

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    Greenville police have identified the victim in a Tuesday night shooting. More>>

    US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

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    A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group. More>>

    School zone enforcement means large fines to ensure safety Video included

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     It's only the third day of school across eastern North Carolina and already there have been citations issued in school zones and accidents involving school buses. More>>

    Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of Highway Patrol Video included

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    Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
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    Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

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    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge.
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    Additional security measures planned for Carteret Co. Courthouse Video included

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    The Carteret County Board of Commissioners approved a plan to provide extra security for visitors to the county Courthouse complex.
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    Special training for terror events in Greenville Video included

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    A division of the North Carolina National Guard performed a training exercise behind Bostic Sugg Furniture in Greenville on Tuesday.  More>>

    NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution

    North Carolina environmental officials are moving to fine Duke Energy over groundwater pollution leeching for years from a pair of coal ash dumps at a retired power plant outside Wilmington. More>>

    Stolen boat recovered

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    Back in June, Mark Smith reported his boat was stolen out of a locked barn in Pitt County. It has since been recovered by the Carteret County Sheriff's office. More>>

    McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban

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    Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.
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    Not All Thunderstorms Are Created Equal

    Not All Thunderstorms Are Created Equal

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    Not all thunderstorms are created equal.
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    3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

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    It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson. More>>

    Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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    A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

    Employee with Pitt County contractor charged with stealing from dump site

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    An employee for a company contracted by Pitt County has been arrested and charged for stealing, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office. More>>

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    • Police: No report filed in UNC football incident

      Police: No report filed in UNC football incident

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:40:53 GMT
      Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.
      Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place.
      Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place.
    • Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of Highway Patrol

      Flags at half-staff honoring first African-American commander of Highway Patrol

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:14:39 GMT
      Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
      Governor McCrory issued a flag order in effect for Wednesday, August 27 lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
    • Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

      Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:13:37 GMT
      Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge.
      Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge.
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    • VIDEO: Mamma crocodile moves babies from nest

      VIDEO: Mamma crocodile moves babies from nest

      Monday, August 25 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:09:47 GMT
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      University of Florida researchers recorded some amazing close up video of a mother crocodile moving her babies from a nest.  
      University of Florida researchers recorded some amazing close up video of a mother crocodile moving her babies from a nest.  
    • Fire Engulfs Boats at Sturgeon Bay Marina

      Fire Engulfs Boats at Sturgeon Bay Marina

      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.
    • Over 200 dead dogs found in Goose Creek; man pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

      Over 200 dead dogs found in Goose Creek; man pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

      Monday, August 25 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:52:52 GMT
      Some say it was the largest case of animal cruelty in South Carolina history, and today, the man responsible went before a judge in Berkeley County for his plea hearing.On Monday, Loney Garrett plead guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February of 2013, Loney Garrett was arrested and charged with 43 counts of animal cruelty after police found over 200 dead dogs, and 45 others emaciated and starved at the man's Howe Hall Road residence in Goose Creek. Michelle Reid is the Executive ...
      Some say it was the largest case of animal cruelty in South Carolina history, and today, the man responsible went before a judge in Berkeley County for his plea hearing.On Monday, Loney Garrett plead guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Back in February of 2013, Loney Garrett was arrested and charged with 43 counts of animal cruelty after police found over 200 dead dogs, and 45 others emaciated and starved at the man's Howe Hall Road residence in Goose Creek. Michelle Reid is the Executive ...
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    • Video games come of age as spectator sport

      Video games come of age as spectator sport

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:21:03 GMT
      Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like...
      Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street...
    • Correction: Emmys-List story

      Correction: Emmys-List story

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:08:04 GMT
      By The Associated Press List of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:
      By The Associated Press In a story Aug. 26 listing the Emmy Awards winners, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Bernstein won for outstanding directing of a miniseries, movie or dramatic...
    • Hotel suite celebrates Boston rock club The Rat

      Hotel suite celebrates Boston rock club The Rat

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:58:29 GMT
      One of Boston's swankiest hotels is paying tribute to a dingy, but legendary, rock club.
      One of Boston's swankiest hotels is paying tribute to a dingy rock club.
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    • Judge OKs bail for boxer Jermain Taylor

      Judge OKs bail for boxer Jermain Taylor

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:28:36 GMT
      Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and assault in a shooting that wounded Taylor's cousin at the boxer's suburban Little Rock home,...
      A judge has set bail at $25,000 for boxer Jermain Taylor after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.
    • Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team

      Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:28:01 GMT
      The Taney Dragons are getting the champion's treatment as the city of Philadelphia hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World Series.
      A youth baseball team whose star female pitcher appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated is getting the champion's treatment as the city hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World...
    • Advocates want to see NFL act on domestic violence

      Advocates want to see NFL act on domestic violence

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:59:11 GMT
      Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year.
      Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, may have triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon.
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    • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:51:03 GMT
      The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.
      The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N....
    • IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

      IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:48:51 GMT
      IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as finance minister.
      Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.
    • US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

      US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:39:14 GMT
      Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.
      A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group.
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    • Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:47:49 GMT
      A man who took a nearly $5,000 gold nugget from a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store offered to pay for it two days after his face appeared in photos distributed by the media.
      A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
    • Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:46 GMT
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
      Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
    • Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:45 GMT
      A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
      A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
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    • Panda 'may have faked pregnancy'...say what?!

      Panda 'may have faked pregnancy'...say what?!

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:28:01 GMT
      A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all.
      A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all.
    • Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

      Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 10:28:04 GMT
      The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.
      The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.
    • Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

      Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:19:30 GMT
      A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and...
      A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil...
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