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    Wilson Police looking for bank robber

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    The Wilson Police Department is asking for help finding a man who robbed a bank. More>>

    Plymouth home total loss after fire Video included

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    An unoccupied home in Plymouth is a total loss this morning. More>>

    USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

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    The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
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    Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

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    A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. More>>

    NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

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    North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
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    Food distribution helps families on Good Friday Video included

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    The Church Outreach Network distributed food in West Greenville Friday morning.
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    Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

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    The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials... More>>

    Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

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    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
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    Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line Video included

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    Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
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    NC community college rate break for vets proposed

    Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. More>>

    Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses to open

    Two of North Carolina's best-known lighthouses are opening to the public for the summer season. More>>

    Visitation, funeral Friday for Tarboro officer killed in crash Video included

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    A state Department of Transportation truck driver was charged Thursday in connection with an accident that left an off duty Tarboro police officer dead. More>>

    MId-year teacher resignations

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    The largest school district in the state lost hundreds of teacher. 9OYS looked at the numbers in the East. More>>

    NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million

    The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>

    Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

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    Carteret County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about an old scam that's showing up again. Scammers call your phone saying relatives like sons or grandsons are in jail in foreign countries like Mexico or France. They are asking for money to be wired. Deputies say they normally ask for you to use Western Union or Money Gram. Then the scammers will target you again asking for more money. The Sheriff's Office reminds people to ask for a call back number, try calling your family membe... More>>

    Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

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    There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.  More>>

    Update: 2 arrested in Ayden shootings, 3rd suspect sought Video included

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    Two men are in jail this afternoon charged in a pair of shootings Wednesday night. More>>

    Greenville looking to expand affordable housing options Video included

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    The City of Greenville is looking to expand its affordable housing options. More>>

    Pet Food Pantry may lose location Video included

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    Helping families with pets find themselves in tough times is the mission of the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina, yet they've just hit a major road block.
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    Community college math course holds some back Video included

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    Some community college students across the East are afraid they won't get their degree all because of one 4-week math course. More>>

    Bike ride honors fallen New Bern officer

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    A bike ride from Jacksonville to New Bern honored a fallen officer Thursday. More>>

    Fire rips through "Wings" store in Duck Video included

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    An Outer Banks souvenir store went up in flames Thursday morning. More>>

    2 more dead of flu in NC

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    There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

    Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

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    Easter bonnets and controlling the pet population collide in tonight's community's spotlight. More>>

    Body of Lejeune Marine shot at gate returned home Video included

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    The body of a Camp Lejeune Marine accidentally shot at the base's main gate returns home. More>>

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    • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

      Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:51:44 GMT
      A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are...
      A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
    • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

      Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:42 GMT
      An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
      An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
    • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:00 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...
    • Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

      Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:12:13 GMT
      The outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law is getting better, with more people enrolled overall and a much-needed surge of interest among young adults.
      A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
    • Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

      Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:01:15 GMT
      Algerian officials say President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote.
      President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote, according to preliminary figures announced Friday by the Algerian government.
    • 57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role

      57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:01:12 GMT
      A team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is going to try to help de-escalate Russian-Ukrainian tensions after the two nations agreed to work on reducing frictions sparked by Moscow's...
      A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality on the ground.
    • Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

      Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:41:53 GMT
      Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
      Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's...
    • UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

      UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:26 GMT
      Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.
      Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod - a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories - to help with its leader's election bid next year.
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:11:16 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
    • Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

      Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

      Friday, April 18 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:01:00 GMT
      Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
      Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
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    • Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee

      Thursday, April 17 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:23:03 GMT
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
      Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
    • Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:23:49 GMT
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft.
      By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
    • ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

      ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

      Thursday, April 17 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:38:03 GMT
      East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
      East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
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    • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

      NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:00:57 GMT
      NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.
      NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.
    • Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

      Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:47 GMT
      A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
      A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
    • Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

      Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:17 GMT
      More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care law must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. Time...
      For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
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    • AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday

      AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:51:30 GMT
      By The Associated Press Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.
      By The Associated Press Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.
    • Shark Shakes Up Social Media

      Shark Shakes Up Social Media

      Thursday, April 17 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:21:15 GMT

      The man who caught a record breaking mako shark somewhere along the Florida gulf coast shares his story after a picture of his catch at a gas pump catches fire online. Shark fishermen are normally very private about their hobby.

      The man who caught a record breaking mako shark somewhere along the Florida gulf coast shares his story after a picture of his catch at a gas pump catches fire online. Shark fishermen are normally very private about their hobby.


    • Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

      Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

      Thursday, April 17 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:52:50 GMT
      Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.
      Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.
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