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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>>

    Greenville woman wins first prize in NC branding contest

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    What does North Carolina mean to you? More>>

    Tarboro officer killed in crash honored at visitation, funeral Video included

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    The Tarboro Police Department honored one of their own Friday with a visitation and funeral. More>>

    Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry

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    As the last bit of the sunken ferry's hull slipped Friday beneath the murky water off southern South Korea, prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel's captain and two other crew members in the... More>>

    Man dies in tractor accident in Pitt County

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    Authorities have identified the man who died in a tractor accident Thursday evening. 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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    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>>

    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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    • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

      Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:01:54 GMT
      Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
      Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
    • Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

      Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:01:47 GMT
      Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.
      Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.
    • Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:41:52 GMT
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and...
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too...
    • SKorean agency: S. Korean ferry captain arrested

      SKorean agency: S. Korean ferry captain arrested

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:31:28 GMT
      Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
      South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.
    • APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

      APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:11:38 GMT
      A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
      A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
    • US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

      US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:51:38 GMT
      The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.
      The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil...
    • Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

      Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:32:21 GMT
      The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.
      A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.
    • Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

      Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

      Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.
      Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.
    • Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

      Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:32:00 GMT
      When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
      When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
    • Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry

      Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:22:05 GMT
      Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
      As the last bit of the sunken ferry's hull slipped Friday beneath the murky water off southern South Korea, prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel's captain and two other crew members in the...
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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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    • USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

      USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:07:31 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

      Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:03:22 GMT
      A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.
      A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.
    • Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

      Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:59:34 GMT
      The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway.
      The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway.
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    • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

      Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:05 GMT
      A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
      A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
    • AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

      AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:03 GMT
      Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
      Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
    • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

      SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:01 GMT
      SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station.
      A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
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    • This 3D-printed cast looks awesome

      This 3D-printed cast looks awesome

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:12 GMT
      Have you ever worn a cast? I have not. But friends have told me they're uncomfortable. Hot and itchy. 
      Have you ever worn a cast? I have not. But friends have told me they're uncomfortable. Hot and itchy. 
    • Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:41:52 GMT
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and...
      Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too...
    • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

      Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:01:49 GMT
      Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long...
      Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the...
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