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Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg personnel to see some debt relief


Military service men and woman are about to see debt relief following a settlement. More>>

Duke Deal: Will it lower my rate? Video included


A deal is on the table to lower your power bills but it won't happen right away.After several months of negotiations, the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) and Duke Energy Progress approved an agreement to purchase the Power Agency’s generating assets.  More>>

Survey: US companies add 218,000 jobs in July


A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month. More>>

The man responsible for Hilton's grand turnaround


Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer. More>>

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems


Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward... More>>

Jimmy Dean moves beyond breakfast for first time


Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner - and lunch, too. More>>

US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July


U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years. More>>

1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'


Americans have a debt problem. 77 million people, are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections." More>>

Duke agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities Video included

Duke Energy Progress has agreed to purchase the generating capacity of ElectriCities in a $1.2 billion deal expected to translate into lower power bills for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents. More>>

Immigration workshop warns against scammers

Immigration workshop warns against scammers Video included


The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina" or "AMEXCAN" sponsored a workshop tonight alongside the" N.C. Justice Center" to answer questions about fraud protection and the “Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals” program. More>>

McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare


McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat. More>>

Correction: Housing-Clinging to Low Rates story


In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow... More>>

Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare


The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. More>>

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport


The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel. More>>

Dunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons


If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on. More>>

US new-home sales plummet in June


Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy. More>>

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000


The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years. More>>

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier


McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China. More>>

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins


President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins. More>>

US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier


Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. More>>

New Bern Safety Fair


Thanks to everyone who came out to the 9 On Your Side Safety Fair in New Bern! More>>

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike Video included


A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot... More>>

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June


U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. More>>

Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam

Dare County Sheriff's office warns of phone scam Video included

Phone Scam Phone Scam

The Dare County Sheriff's office is warning the public about a new scamming strategy using caller ID spoofing technology More>>

The sky is the limit for private UAV users Video included


With unmanned aerial vehicles becoming more affordable, more people are taking to the skies but what do you need to know before taking flight? More>>

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says


Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. More>>

After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell


Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker. More>>

Health officials: Food label changes not enough


Nutrition facts labels on food packages list ingredients and nutrient levels, but they don't tell consumers outright if a food is good for them. More>>

Airbus files patent for saddle seats on planes


For air travelers who like to gripe about being cramped in economy, here comes another warning that they've never had it so good. More>>

US unemployment aid applications drop to 302,000


The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market. More>>

Average US mortgage rates dip slightly


Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows. More>>

US home construction drops 9.3 percent in June


U.S. home construction fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, a setback to hopes that housing is regaining momentum and will boost economic growth this year. More>>

Make room Juan Valdez: Starbucks opens in Colombia


Make room Juan Valdez, it's time to meet the green-aproned barista. More>>

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders


These homes are set apart by their amenities - for dogs. More>>

US homebuilder confidence surges in July


By ALEX VEIGA AP Real Estate Writer U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market surged this month to the highest level since January, reflecting a pickup in sales of new homes and heightened... More>>

IBM to start selling Apple iPhones and iPads


It's like Burger King selling the Big Mac...sort of. Get ready for iPhones and iPads preloaded with specialized business IBM software More>>

Report outlines risk, impact of storms on NC coastal properties Video included


The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast were pretty much spared from the worst of Arthur. However, a report released in July shows the risk and impact of a significant storm. More>>

Greenville store owner in national spotlight for offering healthy alternatives


A local store owner gets national attention for providing healthy alternatives. More>>

New Bern Walmart Neighborhood Market moves closer to completion


A new Walmart Neighborhood Market in New Bern, scheduled to open this spring, is moving closer to completion. More>>

Impress your friends and enrage your spouse with this Super Bowl TV buying guide

Buying a new TV can be a confusing and expensive endeavour. Here are some tips to ensure you get the most bang for your buck!

5 steps to protect your credit

Recent data breaches remind consumers to secure financial information. More>>

Ten of the most fascinating cars for 2015

There are indeed a few boring cars on the market today; but these upcoming models in the pages ahead certainly won't be among them. More>>

Buying a car today? Go prepared or prepare to spend extra

If you're one of the many folks planning to purchase a new vehicle today -- or any day -- spend some time preparing for your shopping excursion. More>>

ENC shops offer discounts for Small Business Saturday


Shops in eastern North Carolina offered deals to attract customers on Small Business Saturday.

Apple launches slimmer, faster, and better looking new iPad Air

The iPad has been in need of an overhaul, given that the iPad 4 was a very light refresh over its predecessor, the iPad 3. Simply put, Apple has delivered here.

Breast milk bought online may contain harmful germs

Even after working with several nursing experts, first-time mom Katie Sweet wasn't able to make enough of her own breast milk to feed her newborn daughter. More>>

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