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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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    Pitt County deputies charge men in sweepstakes bust

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    Last week, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office seized more than a dozen machines.  More>>

    Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors

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

    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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    East Carolina Athletics, WNCT-TV Announce Television Partnership

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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

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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>>

    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

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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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    • Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears

      Sharks in the sound: researchers study aims to ease fears

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:06:04 GMT
      Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in.
      Millions of people enjoy North Carolina waters every year. But few of those people stop to think what they may be swimming in.
    • Things You Only Hear in the South

      Things You Only Hear in the South

      Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
      Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
      Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    • 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.
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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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    • Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

      Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:05:41 GMT
      Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state...
      A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high...
    • Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

      Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:11:57 GMT
      Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.
      Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge - one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks - were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the...
    • NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

      NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:11:36 GMT
      By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
      By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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