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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>>

Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show

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Who says America has lost its muscle? More>>

President defending health law good for some Dems

President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically. More>>

Chipotle plans first price hike in 3 years

Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos. More>>

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

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Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. More>>

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27 pct

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. More>>

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. More>>

Ford to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. More>>

Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public... More>>

Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. More>>

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate... More>>

Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building. More>>

9OYS helps Strive Program participants dress for success

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9 On Your Side’s Angela Green visited a classroom at the Strive Program in Greenville on Tuesday.
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New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world

Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. More>>

Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips

Coca-Cola, the world's biggest beverage maker, said Tuesday that the amount of soda it sold globally fell for first time in 15 years. More>>

Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he... More>>

Better Business Bureau warning Netflix customers of scam Video included

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The Better Business Bureau said con artists claiming to work for Netflix are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. More>>

"Superblock" changing face of Uptown Greenville Video included

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The look and feel of Uptown Greenville is changing.
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US stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

Stocks are closing higher, clawing back some of the ground they lost last week, as investors were encouraged by solid earnings from Citigroup and a pickup in retail sales last month. More>>

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret. More>>

Finance ministers: Economy stronger but fragile

The world's top financial officials say they believe the global economy is strengthening but that growth remains fragile and open to risks of new geopolitical strife, as in Ukraine. More>>

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. More>>

Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon. More>>

Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

The Indonesian mother of three had flown without her kids before, but this was the first time she gave her eldest a to-do list in case something happened on the flight she and her husband were taking. More>>

Greenville City Council passes new taxes for sweepstakes machines Video included

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The city council in Greenville passed a new ordinance on Monday to tax sweepstakes parlors.The new taxes will go into effect on July 1st. More>>

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores Video included

Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. More>>

Stocks advance on Fed minutes, US earnings

The stock market is sharply higher as investors got some encouraging news about interest rates and as U.S. corporate earnings got off to a good start. More>>

US wholesale stockpiles up 0.5 percent in February

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles for an eighth consecutive month in February as their sales rose at the fastest clip since November, good signs for future economic growth. More>>

Stocks open higher; Alcoa leads the way

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as corporate earnings begin on a positive note. More>>

Dutch government scraps trade mission to Russia

The Dutch government has scrapped a trade mission to Russia that was intended to forge closer ties between the two countries' energy sectors, blaming "developments in eastern Ukraine." More>>

Old habits at Samsung, LG embarrass them abroad

When Samsung unveiled a new smartphone at the storied Radio City Music Hall, the Broadway-style spectacle was memorable not for technology but for a cast of giggling female characters who fantasized about marrying a... More>>

Samsung hooks unsuspecting Obama as phone ad star

The latest pitchman in Samsung's marketing machine: an unwitting President Barack Obama. More>>

Uptown Greenville kicks off Retail Challenge Video included

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Uptown Greenville is tackling economic development in a unique way. More>>

Walmart hiring about 150 for new Grantsboro store

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Walmart will hire about 150 associates this summer for a new store in Grantsboro. More>>

Fitzgerald's to bring Irish flavor to Uptown Greenville

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A new restaurant is coming to Uptown Greenville. More>>

Vidant Health restructures police departments

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Vidant Health is restructuring two separate police departments and creating a Vidant Health Police Department. More>>

NC February unemployment rate falls to 6.4 percent Video included

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North Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to improve.
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  • Visitation, funeral Friday for Tarboro officer killed in crash

    Visitation, funeral Friday for Tarboro officer killed in crash

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:07:42 GMT
    A state Department of Transportation truck driver was charged Thursday in connection with an accident that left an off duty Tarboro police officer dead.
    A state Department of Transportation truck driver was charged Thursday in connection with an accident that left an off duty Tarboro police officer dead.
  • Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

    Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:42:34 GMT
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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...
    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...
  • Funeral held for fallen New Bern officer

    Funeral held for fallen New Bern officer

    Friday, April 4 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:45:42 GMT
    Dozens of people lined the streets of New Bern as 22-year-old Officer Alexander Thalmann's hearse passed through Friday afternoon.
    Dozens of people lined the streets of New Bern as 22-year-old Officer Alexander Thalmann's hearse passed through Friday afternoon.
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