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Applications for Operation Marry Me Military Due Wednesday

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Wednesday is the last day for engaged active duty military members to apply for a free wedding this Veterans’ Day at Tryon Palace. More>>

Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

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Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.
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State Coastal Resources Commission to meet in Beaufort Video included

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The State Coastal Resources Commission is scheduled to meet in Beaufort on Wednesday, July 30.
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NCDOT begins work on Neuse Blvd. Wednesday Video included

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Commuters in New Bern can expect slight delays Wednesday morning.
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Greenville Fire and Rescue hosts Junior Fire Marshall Academy

David Sawyer to teach weather seminar at Junior Fire Marshall Academy Video included

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The week long day camp runs from July 28th through August 1st, from 9 am - 4 pm daily at the Station 6 Fire Training Grounds. More>>

Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District Video included

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The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

Warm, Sunny and Pleasant Today Video included

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Below normal temperatures continue into midweek.
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Onslow County Deputies investigating shooting

Onslow County Deputies investigating shooting

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Onslow County Sheriff Deputies, Detectives and CSI are currently investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday evening. 

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East could see more aerospace jobs Video included

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The NCEast Alliance is trying to lure two aerospace companies to Eastern North Carolina. More>>

Greenville police changing strategy to reduce crashes, crime Video included

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The Greenville Police Department is implementing a new patrol strategy to reduce crime and car accidents. More>>

Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg personnel to see some debt relief

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

State date: Lenoir Co. crime dropping

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Lenoir County's coming off of a yearlong drop in crime.  More>>

Report finds Kinston neighborhoods among most distressed in NC Video included

UNC Chapel Hill study shows two Kinston neighborhoods are among the most economically distressed in the state. UNC Chapel Hill study shows two Kinston neighborhoods are among the most economically distressed in the state.
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A UNC Chapel Hill study revealed that a couple of neighborhoods in Kinston are some of the most economically distressed areas in the state. More>>

Duke Deal: Will it lower my rate? Video included

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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>>

Coast Guard announces summer deaths by drowning on the rise

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The Coast Guard 5th District is stressing the importance of safe boating and swimming practices in the wake of 40 drowning deaths that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. More>>

$3M grant to build new Candlewick Estates sewer system Video included

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Constant sewer problems in a Greenville neighborhood get a solution, in the form of a $3 million grant. More>>

Washington grant to troubleshoot wastewater mangement Video included

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The State Department of Environment and Natural Resources awards the City of Washington a $35,000 grant to troubleshoot problems with wastewater management. More>>

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

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U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. More>>

Another arrest made in Greene County murder Video included

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Greene County deputies arrested a fourth person for a murder in April. More>>

NCDOT holding public meeting to discuss Surf City bridge plan Video included

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The State Department of Transportation wants to hear from you on the proposed replacement of the Topsail Island bridge in Surf City. More>>

Media selects Cincinnati as American Athletic Conference favorite-ECU picked 4th Video included

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 The Cincinnati Bearcats have been one of the most consistent programs in college football in the last decade. More>>

Leatherneck tour treats Marines, Sailors to entertainment, comedy

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A comedy and entertainment tour brought and afternoon of comedy, music and live entertainment to Marines and Sailors at Cherry Point. More>>

Mount Olive fugitive busted for meth

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Deputies say they arrested a Mount Olive man for manufacturing meth. More>>

1 injured in Kinston shooting

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Police say they’re investigating a shots fired call that left a man wounded. More>>

NC Republican leaders announce budget details Video included

North Carolina House and Senate Republicans have unveiled the details of a budget that gives teachers a 7 percent raise, preserves teacher assistant positions and makes a 1 percent cut to the Medicaid reimbursement rate... More>>

Pikeville man accused of taking indecent liberties with child

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A Pikeville man is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child. More>>

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. More>>

1 person injured after shots fired into Greenville apartment Video included

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Greenville police are investigating a shooting into an apartment that injured one person. More>>

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

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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>>

Coast Guard rescues man from Pamlico Sound fishing boat

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The Coast Guard says it rescued a man Tuesday from a fishing boat in the Pamlico Sound. More>>

Money Magazine ranks best colleges based on value

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Money Magazine has released its list of best colleges based on value.  Duke University was the highest ranked school in North Carolina. More>>

Film production having positive impact on North Carolina Video included

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The NC Film Office says film production is having a big impact on our state. More>>

Havelock High School students creating video to promote healthy eating options Video included

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Student from Havelock High School are partnering with the Craven County Schools Nutrition Department to create a video to let people know about the garden bars being added to school lunches. More>>

Tech Beat Tuesday Video included

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This week's Tech Beat brings us a fitness band that punishes you for not working out hard enough and a little doohickey for the absent minded out there. More>>

NC Moral Movies Series end Tuesday

NC Moral Movies series end Tuesday Video included

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The NC Moral Movies film series wraps up Tuesday with the screening of the documentary Inequality For All.
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NC Aquarium celebrates feared fish with Shark Week Video included

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Since “Jaws”, people have been cautious and even afraid of sharks when they head to the beach but are we a bigger threat to these feared fish than they are to us? More>>

Pitt Co. teachers train to teach STEM labs to students Video included

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Tuesday Pitt county Schools move one step closer to being ready to use their new STEM labs this school year. More>>

Senate leader says Cooper should defend amendment Video included

State Senate leader Phil Berger says Attorney General Roy Cooper should defend North Carolina's same sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia's law. More>>

Commissioners add another option for Belhaven health care

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Beaufort County Commissioners vote to add another EMS option for Belhaven.   More>>

Vidant addresses decision to not transfer over "Vidant Pungo Hospital" to town Video included

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On Monday, Vidant Health officials addressed their decision to close “Vidant Pungo Hospital” instead of transferring it to the Town of Belhaven.
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Pamlico-Tar youth kayaking program sets sail Video included

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In their journey to educate our youth about area rivers, the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation is taking groups of kids on kayaking trips. More>>

GPD: Local DNA profile helps solve 14-year-old cold case Video included

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One suspect is in custody and another still wanted after detectives make a break in a 14-year-old cold case. More>>

Silver Alert canceled for Kinston man

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A Silver Alert for a missing Kinston man, James Alfonzo Lofton, has been canceled. More>>

AG Cooper addresses NC Sheriffs' Conference in New Bern Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is in New Bern working with local and state law enforcement to make North Carolina a safer place.  More>>

9OYS Investigates: The Most Dangerous Intersections in the East Video included

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Using data compiled by local police departments and the North Carolina Department of Transportation, 9 On Your Side found the top 10 intersections in Greenville, New Bern, Washington and Kinston with the most accidents. More>>

Belhaven mayor completes march to DC, rallies to save hospital Video included

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A local mayor, fighting for rural healthcare and a closed hospital, finished his walk to the nation's capital. More>>

NC AG: Courts likely to overturn gay marriage ban Video included

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North Carolina's attorney general says prosecutors will drop their opposition to challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court decision affecting a similar prohibition in Virginia. More>>

General Store crash leads to heroin arrest in Beaufort Video included

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Beaufort Police have arrested a man who crashed into the front of a store, with heroin in his possession. More>>

Minor injuries reported in deputy-involved crash

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Crews have cleared the scene of a three car collision involving a deputy in Greenville.
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MARSOC Marine to receive Silver Star posthumously

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A MARSOC Marine will be posthumously honored with a Silver Star Medal for his heroic actions while deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. More>>

Pirates participate in their first American Athletic Conference media day Video included

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East Carolina's football team is participating in its first ever American Athletic Conference media day this week in Newport, Rhode Island. More>>

Silver Alert issued for Elizabeth City man

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There’s a Silver Alert for a missing Elizabeth City man, Taryell Javon Powell. More>>

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman from Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard says it had to medevac a 30-year-old, pregnant woman from Bald Head Island on Monday. 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>>

Job fair for veterans held in Pitt County Video included

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NC Works partnered with the Greenville American Legion and employers in Pitt County to hold a job fair Monday. More>>

Dollar Tree buying NC based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion Video included

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

'Freedom for All' exhibit goes to NC plantation

A traveling exhibit about the Emancipation Proclamation is being displayed at a North Carolina plantation that relied on slave labor. More>>

Greene County residents clean up storm damage Video included

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The National Weather Service reports some damage from a severe weather system in Greene County. More>>

Beaufort County commissioners to discuss adding ambulance Monday Video included

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Beaufort County Commissioners are meeting Monday to discuss whether to add an additional ambulance to service the Belhaven area.
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Fist bumps less "germy" than handshakes Video included

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A nice firm handshake has long been a mark of good manners and elevated social skills, but it's also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans. More>>

Citizen tackles suspect in Farmville police chase Video included

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A Farmville resident tackles a suspect trying to flee from police.
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Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group... More>>

Walmart apologizes to mom asked to breastfeed in toilet stall Video included

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A spokesperson for Walmart confirms an employee at one of its eastern North Carolina stores asked a breastfeeding mom to move to a toilet stall to feed her newborn. More>>

Greenville man shoots dog, charged with animal cruelty Video included

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A Greenville man is behind bars for shooting a dog.
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NC teachers offered more money to move to Texas Video included

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North Carolina teachers are being offered substantially higher salaries to move and teach in Texas. More>>

Disappearing Beach: The story of Buxton Beach Video included

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Hatteras Island is a vacation destination for more than a million people a year. More>>

Hundreds rev their engines for Riley's Army Video included

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Bikers rode through Pitt County to raise money for charity.  More>>

Researchers looking into beach rip currents Video included

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About 100 people in the U.S. drown each year because of rip currents, and around 80 percent of swimmers who have to be rescued in the ocean are caught in them.
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Legislative leaders say they have budget framework

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.
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North Carolina legislative leaders say they have reached an agreement on the outline of a state budget. More>>

Scammers target Mary Kay consultants Video included

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A new twist on a fake check scam is targeting Mary Kay consultants.
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Fundraiser established for Onslow Co. murder victim Video included

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Community members established a fundraising account for a woman murdered in Onslow County. More>>

ECU Football continues busy weekend with women's clinic Video included

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It's another day of football over at East Carolina as the ladies of Pirate Nation show off their skills for Coach Ruffin McNeill. More>>

One person injured in Craven County accident

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One person is injured after a Saturday morning crash in New Bern. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in LaGrange homicide Video included

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The second suspect is behind bars in connection with a murder in LaGrange More>>

Science on the job: Teachers learn from tech firms

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A lot of teachers are spending the summer working at temporary jobs away from the classroom.
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  • Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

    Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:37:26 GMT
    A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
    A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
  • Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:34 GMT
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
  • Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:45:10 GMT
    Ommy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy InstagramOmmy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy Instagram
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
  • Toys stolen from baby's gravesite in Lawrenceburg

    Toys stolen from baby's gravesite in Lawrenceburg

    A Lawrenceburg couple went to visit their stillborn child's grave and found the Mickey Mouse toys and figurines they'd left had been stolen.
    A Lawrenceburg couple went to visit their stillborn child's grave and found the Mickey Mouse toys and figurines they'd left had been stolen.
  • Foster police officer helps deliver baby

    Foster police officer helps deliver baby

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:49:56 GMT
    Officer Michael Kitson of the Foster Police Department talks with NBC 10 after he helped a woman who was in labor.Officer Michael Kitson of the Foster Police Department talks with NBC 10 after he helped a woman who was in labor.
    Patrolman Michael Kitson jumps into action to help a woman in labor.
    Patrolman Michael Kitson jumps into action to help a woman in labor.
  • Riverview boy mauled to death by pit bulls

    Riverview boy mauled to death by pit bulls

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:31:45 GMT
    HCSO deputies were working a traffic stop nearby when they heard the child's screams. HCSO deputies were working a traffic stop nearby when they heard the child's screams.
    Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, Logan Shepard, 4, sat down to enjoy ice cream at his uncle and aunt's house on Rhodine Road. Moments later, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies found the toddler on the front lawn of the house with two pit bulls standing over him.Authorities believe the dogs attacked the boy and mauled him to death when he was left alone in his relatives' family room. Logan was pronounced dead at the scene.According to a Hillsborough County sheriff's report, Logan..
    Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, Logan Shepard, 4, sat down to enjoy ice cream at his uncle and aunt's house on Rhodine Road. Moments later, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies found the toddler on the front lawn of the house with two pit bulls standing over him.Authorities believe the dogs attacked the boy and mauled him to death when he was left alone in his relatives' family room. Logan was pronounced dead at the scene.According to a Hillsborough County sheriff's report, Logan..
  • Brooksville man sets fire to neighbor's home over curb appeal, police say

    Brooksville man sets fire to neighbor's home over curb appeal, police say

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:54:16 GMT
    A man is accused of starting fire to his neighbor's home because he wasn't pleased with it's curb appeal.
    A man is accused of starting fire to his neighbor's home because he wasn't pleased with it's curb appeal.
  • Tri-Cities man marries two women; wife pushes for change in bigamy laws

    Tri-Cities man marries two women; wife pushes for change in bigamy laws

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:45:53 GMT
    A Tri-Cities man is accused of being married to two people at the same time; a crime in Tennessee. "It made me feel like I had been taken for a ride for 20 years," his wife said.
    A Tri-Cities man is accused of being married to two people at the same time; a crime in Tennessee. "It made me feel like I had been taken for a ride for 20 years," his wife said.
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  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 07:20:04 GMT
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later...
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...
  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 07:19:55 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

    Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:16:21 GMT
    Clowns to the rescue!
    Clowns to the rescue!
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