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Russian student worker missing at Grand Teton

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Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park. More>>

Governor briefed on new testing strategies

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The Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday. More>>

NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily

Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago. More>>

Prison time for woman charged in baby sitter death

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When she died, Alexis Rasmussen was a 16-year-old Utah girl trying to find her own identity, her mother said. More>>

Greenville's vehicle replacement fund under fire Video included

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Raising taxes with money in the bank---it's an issue some citizens in Greenville have taken note of and they're not happy More>>

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

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Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop... More>>

One more day of heat, and then a cool down Video included

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Hot weather remains in place for now, but cooler air arrives for the weekend.

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Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson Video included

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Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

Snow Hill rededicates historic ball park Video included

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A celebration hit it out of the park on Thursday in Greene County.
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LCPS begins to roll out iPad initiative for all students Video included

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A multi-million dollar technology initiative in Lenoir County, will eventually put an iPad in the hands of every student. More>>

Fire that killed disabled man, great-grandson accidental Video included

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Authorities say the fire that killed a disabled man his great-grandson in a house fire was accidental. More>>

Ebola: Care and recovery of 2 American aid workers

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Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit. More>>

Groups to appeal judge's ruling in NC voting case

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Groups challenging sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will appeal a judge's decision allowing this November's elections to be held under new rules drafted by Republican legislators. Lawyers for the North Carolina branch of the NACCP filed notice Thursday that they will ask the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to review an Aug. 8 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder. More>>

ECU students move into dorms Video included

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New ECU students are moving into dorms all across campus. More>>

New Bern man, Jacksonville teen arrested for Onslow County robbery

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A New Bern man and a Jacksonville teen are facing charges after police say they robbed an Onslow County internet café. More>>

3 arrested in heroin, pot bust

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Pitt County deputies wrapped up a 2 month marijuana and heroin investigation with 3 arrests. More>>

Deputies: 2 Vanceboro men busted on drug charges

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Deputies say they've arrested two men on drug charges. More>>

NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional Video included

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A North Carolina judge is ordering a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools. More>>

Trent Woods man gets nearly 40 years in prison for break-ins, thefts

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A Trent Woods man is facing up to 39 ½ years in prison for dozens of home break-ins and thefts.
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Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

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Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days. More>>

Father of 4-week old infant charged with felony child abuse

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Deputies say they've arrested a man accused of abusing a 4-week-old infant. More>>

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

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The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... More>>

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

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A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago. More>>

Beaufort Co. commissioners to sign letter of notice to kill jail project Video included

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Thursday morning, officials in in Beaufort County held a press conference surrounding the proposed new jail. More>>

Son of Beaufort Co. woman found dead in court on murder charge Video included

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A Washington man charged with murdering his own mother made his first court appearance Thursday morning. More>>

Doctor: No health risk from 2 US Ebola patients Video included

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

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Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving. More>>

School bus safety essential for students, parents and drivers Video included

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The first day of school is quickly approaching and that means some changes for everyone on the roadways. More than 13,000 school buses are set to hit the road next week statewide and we want to make sure that everyone stays safe getting to where they need to be. More>>

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  • Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

    Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:47:57 GMT
    Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
    Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
  • Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room

    Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:10:07 GMT
    Jeffery Gainous, 32Jeffery Gainous, 32
    WKRG News 5 is learning more about the former local band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students.
    WKRG News 5 is learning more about the former local band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students.
  • Local Man Honored For 171 Pounds Weight Loss

    Local Man Honored For 171 Pounds Weight Loss

    He went from walking only a few blocks with the help of canes to walking three miles per day, five days a week.
    He went from walking only a few blocks with the help of canes to walking three miles per day, five days a week.
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  • Heather Macy earns contract extension

    Heather Macy earns contract extension

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:39:36 GMT
    After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher Thursday afternoon.
    After approval by the Board of Trustees, East Carolina University has announced a five-year extension of head women's basketball coach Heather Macy's contract that will keep her at the helm of the program through the 2019-20 season, according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher Thursday afternoon.
  • Touchdown Friday Preview Part Two (Pitt County)

    Touchdown Friday Preview Part Two (Pitt County)

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:40:25 GMT
    It's the final day of practice and walk throughs for high school football teams across the East, and that means Touchdown Friday kicks off tomorrow night.
    It's the final day of practice and walk throughs for high school football teams across the East, and that means Touchdown Friday kicks off tomorrow night.
  • Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

    Pirates go back to shells for Thursday morning practice

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:00:44 GMT
    Following its final two-a-day of fall camp, East Carolina returned to Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex for its 17th workout with a two-hour morning session in shells.
    Following its final two-a-day of fall camp, East Carolina returned to Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex for its 17th workout with a two-hour morning session in shells.
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