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US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

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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

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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

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

US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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>>

The sky is the limit for private UAV users Video included

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

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

US homebuilder confidence surges in July

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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

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

Sling Media unveils 2 devices for out-of-home TV

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Sling Media, the maker of devices that let people watch their cable channels while traveling, is trying to become more relevant in the living room. More>>

Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

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American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's? More>>

US retail sales tick up 0.2 percent in June

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U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year. More>>

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

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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>>

Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback

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Aereo, the television-over-the-Internet service that suspended operations after the Supreme Court ruled against it, is refusing to disband for good. More>>

Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

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Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell. More>>

Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

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General Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales. More>>

More 'headline-grabbing' corporate deals expected

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More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing. More>>

Beat the heat without breaking the bank Video included

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On days like today when temperatures are almost in the double digits, we’re all trying to figure out ways to beat the heat. These simple life hacks could help you reduce your bill and save some money which is pretty cool. More>>

Keeping gas stations compliant Video included

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It's a routine we're all too familiar with, filling up at the pump and we all want to make sure we’re getting what we pay for.  More>>

Greenville store owner in national spotlight for offering healthy alternatives

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

New Bern Walmart Neighborhood Market moves closer to completion

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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!
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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

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Shops in eastern North Carolina offered deals to attract customers on Small Business Saturday.
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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.
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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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  • Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:49:36 GMT
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    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
  • Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:34:13 GMT
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
  • Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:21:14 GMT
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
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