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What are your rights as a citizen journalist? Video included

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9 is on your side letting you know your rights as a citizen journalist.  More>>

App Wrap Wednesday 04/23/14 Video included

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Want to have your lawn mowed with just a few swipes on your smart phone? How about getting prepaid, discounted coffee at your local java shop? You've got to check out this week's App Wrap! More>>

Camp Lejeune Toxic Water: How Supreme Court could help or hurt victims Video included

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The Supreme Court heard arguments today from an Electronic Manufacturer in Asheville and those who say they're sick from that company polluting the land. More>>

Is Amazon coming out with a phone?

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After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut. More>>

Deputies investigate car vandalism Video included

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Brenda Harris says her Chrysler 300 show car was vandalized Monday. More>>

Abandoned houses a problem for neighbors Video included

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A Greene County woman living next to an abandoned house came to us with questions. 9 went digging for the answers.
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NC DOT replacing traffic lights on U.S. 70 in Havelock Thursday

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be replacing traffic signal heads at the intersections of U.S. 70 andCatawba Road and U.S. 70 and Greenfield Heights Boulevard.The town of Havelock said DOT will start around 10 a.m. on Thursday. More>>

Deputy caught on controversial cell phone video to get training Video included

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The Onslow County sheriff has addressed a controversial YouTube video that was published, showing one of his deputies handcuffing a man last Saturday. More>>

Swansboro students learn driving safety with simulators

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Its prom season across the east and one of the biggest reminders for students is to arrive at their celebration alive, by staying safe behind the wheel. More>>

Hero soldier recounts details of deadly attack

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For U.S. Army Sergeant Kyle White, the firefight began without warning. More>>

NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries

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North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. More>>

New Details: Driver charged in wreck that killed teen Video included

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Four White Oak High School students were involved in car accident early Sunday morning that killed the front-seat passenger according to State Highway Patrol. More>>

Sheriff: Onslow County Deputies investigating first homicide of 2014 Video included

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The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the county’s first homicide of 2014. More>>

Warsaw man, woman charged with arson

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Deputies have two people for arson. More>>

Superheroes unite to promote reading Video included

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Two Pitt County School art teachers are teaming up with a dynamic duo of superheroes, all in an effort to get students excited about reading.
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Fire intentionally set at Greenville duplex

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Emergency response crews responded to a fire at 1213 Clark Street, Unit B early Wednesday morning. More>>

Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion Video included

Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing... More>>

Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank

A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused her to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she did not have the proper paperwork. More>>

Second Republican NC Senate debate is Wednesday Video included

The four leading candidates for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in North Carolina are back on television for a second straight night. More>>

Military veteran reunited with lost dog after car crash

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A military veteran gets reunited with his lost dog. After a car crash last week in Tampa, the dog named Nina jumped out of... More>>

Sea turtles released into the wild on Earth Day

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To help celebrate Earth Day Tuesday, a group of sea turtles was released back into the wild in Florida. The 31 endangered and threatened turtles headed for the... More>>

Greenville Police, DEA holding prescription pill take-back

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The Greenville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency are partnering together to give the public an opportunity to get rid of potentially dangerous, and unwanted prescription drugs.
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Student kicked out of prom for wearing red jeans

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A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans. More>>

Two eastern cities rank in top "50 Safest Cities in NC"

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Two cities in the east are among the top “50 Safest Cities in North Carolina.”
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Fire and Rescue Citizen's Academy

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The Citizens' Academy gives residents the opportunity to tour city facilities and learn how they operate. More>>

Greenville Police hosting a prescription pill drop off

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Greenville Police are teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to help cut down on prescription pill abuse. More>>

Tech Beat Tuesday 04/22/14 Video included

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Hate the water that spurts out with every first squeeze of your ketchup bottle? Check out this week's Tech Beat Tuesday... More>>

IRS workers who didn't pay taxes still got bonuses

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A government investigator is reporting the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes and an additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year. More>>

May 6th Primary polling places by county

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Looking for where to go cast your vote in the East. More>>

Beaufort County candidates taking part in bipartisan debate Video included

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Several candidates in Beaufort County are taking part in a bipartisan debate. More>>

Jacksonville police investigating overnight shooting incident Video included

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Jacksonville police say they’re investigating an overnight shooting incident. More>>

Deputies recover safe from Currituck BBQ break-in

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Deputies say they’ve found the safe stolen from Currituck BBQ in Barco. More>>

Martin County puts an end to animal gas chambers Video included

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A new beginning for Martin County's Animal Shelter, and an end for its gas chamber.
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Boys and Girls Club celebrate Earth Day

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It was a gorgeous afternoon to get outside and celebrate Mother Earth.
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Williamston revitalizes Main Street Video included

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Turning the town around is Williamston's goal for its Main Street shops.
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Farmers markets look into accepting food stamps Video included

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Farmers markets are popping up across the area as warmer weather arrives, including in Pitt County, aboard Camp Lejeune, and in New Bern. More>>

New Bern toddler receives lifesaving transplant Video included

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A New Bern toddler is getting a second chance at life after a lifesaving liver transplant. More>>

Beaufort officer accused of assaulting 10 year old girl Video included

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A Beaufort Police officer is accused of misdemeanor assault on a child. More>>

Police seize several pounds of drugs in Greenville arrest Video included

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The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and DEA arrested a Raleigh man with more than 454 grams of "Molly" and two pounds of high grade marijuana following a traffic stop on April 16. More>>

Newton Grove woman accused of dealing meth

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Deputies arrested a Newton Grove woman following an investigation into the illegal manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine in the Goldsboro/Wayne County area. More>>

Netflix prices going up

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The streaming video company announced Monday that it plans to increase subscription prices for new customers by one or two dollars a month. More>>

Union deputies find body during search for jogger

Union County sheriff's deputies have found a body while they investigate a missing jogger. More>>

Driverless cars no longer the stuff of science fiction

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Soon cars may be taking us for a ride. Volvo showed off its latest autonomous concept at the New York International Auto Show.  More>>

Man brings piano to Ukraine to play in the streets for peace

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An Italian man found a unique way to contribute to peace efforts in eastern Ukraine. 32-year-old Italian David Martello put his piano on a trailer and drove... More>>

Happy Earth Day! Here’s how you can go green for Mother Nature

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Tuesday is Earth Day! We have some ways for you to honor Mother Earth by recycling some of your old gear or using more energy-efficient technology.  More>>

SBI got warrant for 15 accounts in photo probe Video included

The State Bureau of Investigation obtained a search warrant for user information and content for 15 Instagram accounts in its probe of nude photos of students in Wake County. More>>

4 NC GOP Senate hopefuls meet on stage for debate

Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina are meeting on the same stage for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

UNC reading specialist Willingham resigning

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester. More>>

Greenville police looking for property damage suspect

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Greenville police asking for the public's help in identifying the man they say punctured tires and destroyed property over the weekend. More>>

Push for a human relations council gets another delay Video included

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Pitt County Commissioners decide to delay a vote on approving a new human relations council until they have more research. More>>

Is an Apple-Nike partnership in the works?

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The Nike FuelBand that Apple's Tim Cook has been seen sporting at multiple public events is just one clue about a possible deal between Apple and Nike. More>>

Camp Lejeuene recognized with an environment award

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The Secretary of Defense gives Camp Lejeune a 2014 Environmental Award.Camp Lejeune's Environmental Restoration team is responsible for identifying hazardous waste sites and how to implement steps to fix it among other duties.The base has come under fire in the past for health issues related to toxic water and gas on site. Several studies linked living there in the past with developing cancer and other diseases.Camp Lejeune's team manages over 80 sites for investigation and clean-up and has r... More>>

Kinston 10 year old combats bullying with music video Video included

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A Kinston 10-year-old girl is using a music video to combat bullying.
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Onslow County students get the chance to talk to astronauts Video included

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Some lucky students in Onslow County got the opportunity to talk with astronauts onboard the International Space Station Monday afternoon. More>>

Businesses closed on Mondays push some visitors away Video included

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The small business initiative is in towns across Eastern North Carolina, yet some consumers say they can't shop or patronize those businesses because they're not open enough days during the week.
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Leo Jenkins Cancer Center a award recipient and finalist for Livestrong grant Video included

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The Leo Jenkins Cancer Center in Greenville is calling on you to help score a major grant. More>>

Update: No weapon used in robbery on ECU campus Video included

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 ECU Police are still searching for three individuals involved in an early morning robbery of a student on campus.
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Pamlico County man arrested for sending inappropriate pictures to a child

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Pamlico County Sherrif's deputies arrested a Reelsboro man on Friday for allegedly sending inappropriate photographs to a child under the age of 13 through social media. More>>

Marine, child's mother arrested on child abuse charges

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A Cherry Point Marine and the mother of his child are both facing charges after police say they left a 2-year-old alone in a Morehead City apartment. More>>

Police investigate shots fired near Kinston nightclub Video included

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Kinston Police responded to a shots fired call early Monday morning at a nightclub. More>>

Panel searching for WSSU chancellor to meet Monday

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One of North Carolina's public universities is launching its hunt for a new leader.The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the search committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University holds its first meeting Monday. More>>

16-yr.-old stowaway survives flight from California to Hawaii

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You could call it a stroke of luck for a 16-yr.-old boy who survived a dangerous trip over the Pacific Ocean.  More>>

World's largest sand sculpture park set to open Video included

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The world's largest sand sculpture park will open for tourists next month in China. The park will include more than... More>>

Little boy makes a prehistoric discovery in his neighborhood

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A little boy goes out exploring near his Michigan home and ends up making a prehistoric find! The nine-year-old stumbled across the... More>>

Man shot to death in Concord

Concord police are investigating the shooting death of a man, More>>

NC report expands on jobless rate drop, more work Video included

North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. More>>

NC legislators to issue report on food deserts Video included

A legislative committee plans to issue its recommendations on how to deal with food deserts, areas that have limited access to grocery stores. More>>

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners Video included

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Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
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Controversy over school reward program Video included

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Rewarding students in school isn't new. However, the way some schools are going about doing it have concerned some parents and grandparents. More>>

Too many false alarms prompts new city ordinance Video included

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A false fire or security alarm could cost residents in Wilson some money.
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McCrory coal ash announcement miffs GOP lawmakers Video included

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Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps.
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Update: Suspect identified in Subway Restaurant robbery Video included

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One man is in custody after he attempted to rob a Greenville Subway restaurant Saturday night.
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Fundraiser held for Beaufort Co. tornado victims Video included

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A fundraiser was held Saturday for tornado relief in Beaufort County.
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It's an extraordinary Easter for dozens of exceptional children Video included

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The rain didn’t stop dozens of kids and their families from enjoying a day of Easter activities in Chocowinity.
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Goldsboro Police: woman shot during an attempted robbery

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The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting.
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Police: Man steals woman's purse and takes off Video included

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The New Bern Police Department is investigating a Friday night robbery. More>>

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Pitt Co. Video included

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A traffic stop landed a man behind bars in Pitt County.
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Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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YORK, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.The senior at Central York High School stood up and popped the prom question, then walked to the stage with a plastic flower. Davuluri just laughed and the students cheered.School officials heard about Farves' plan in... More>>

Pitt County Sheriff's Office gets grant to help DWI case backlog Video included

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The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office hopes a new grant will cut down the wait time for driving while impaired cases slated for trial.
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Clogged Oregon Inlet keeps charter boats docked

Boat owners are concerned that the start of charter fishing season may leave them high and dry because the Oregon Inlet is clogged with sand. More>>

Man dies in tractor accident in Pitt County

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Authorities have identified the man who died in a tractor accident east of Greenville Thursday evening. More>>

Local runners to participate in the Boston Marathon Video included

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Several runners in the East will make their way up to Boston to run in the first Boston Marathon since the bombings last year. More>>

Lejeune Marine shot at font gate laid to rest Video included

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A Camp Lejeune Marine who died after an apparent accidental shooting while on duty was laid to rest today. More>>

Greenville woman wins first prize in NC branding contest Video included

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What does North Carolina mean to you? More>>

Tarboro officer killed in crash honored at visitation, funeral Video included

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The Tarboro Police Department honored one of their own Friday with a visitation and funeral. More>>

This 3D-printed cast looks awesome

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Have you ever worn a cast? I have not. But friends have told me they're uncomfortable. Hot and itchy.  More>>

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

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The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
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Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

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A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. More>>

NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

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North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
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Wilson Police looking for bank robber

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The Wilson Police Department is asking for help finding a man who robbed a bank. More>>

Food distribution helps families on Good Friday Video included

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The Church Outreach Network distributed food in West Greenville Friday morning.
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Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
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Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line Video included

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Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
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Pair of kittens packaged up and shipped across California

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An amazing tale of survival for a pair of tiny kittens shipped across California in a delivery truck. You can imagine the surprise of the... More>>

Boy fighting cancer seeks record for most high fives in a minute

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Hundreds turn out to help a Minnesota boy with a rare form of cancer break the world record for most high fives in a minute. More>>

NC community college rate break for vets proposed

Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. More>>

Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses to open

Two of North Carolina's best-known lighthouses are opening to the public for the summer season. More>>

Plymouth home total loss after fire Video included

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An unoccupied home in Plymouth is a total loss this morning. More>>

Weekend Buzz 04/17/14 Video included

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Time for your Easter edition of the Weekend Buzz.  More>>

MId-year teacher resignations

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The largest school district in the state lost hundreds of teacher. 9OYS looked at the numbers in the East. More>>

NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million

The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>

Old scam shows up again in Carteret County

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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... More>>

Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

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There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.  More>>

Update: 2 arrested in Ayden shootings, 3rd suspect sought Video included

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Two men are in jail this afternoon charged in a pair of shootings Wednesday night. More>>

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>>

Pet Food Pantry may lose location Video included

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Helping families with pets find themselves in tough times is the mission of the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina, yet they've just hit a major road block.
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Community college math course holds some back Video included

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Some community college students across the East are afraid they won't get their degree all because of one 4-week math course. More>>

Bike ride honors fallen New Bern officer

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A bike ride from Jacksonville to New Bern honored a fallen officer Thursday. More>>

Fire rips through "Wings" store in Duck Video included

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An Outer Banks souvenir store went up in flames Thursday morning. More>>

2 more dead of flu in NC

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There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>

Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

Easter Bonnet Gala raises money for furry friends

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Easter bonnets and controlling the pet population collide in tonight's community's spotlight. More>>

Two arrested with guns, cash and heroin in Pikeville

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Two Wayne County men are behind bars facing gun and drug charges after a DEA search in Pikeville. More>>

Adventurous sea lion heads for the coast

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How's this for adventurous? A sea lion journeyed up a California river until he found himself a good... More>>

Ft. Bragg soldier accused of Philadelphia robbery

An Army paratrooper at Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with being involved in a robbery in Philadelphia in 2002. More>>

Pope Francis gives kids an impromptu ride on the Pope Mobile

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Before the pope's weekly address Wednesday, he decided to give a couple of young passengers a ride... More>>

What you’re eating could be throwing seasonal allergies into overdrive

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Many people are dealing with allergies from several different types of pollen. But did you know what you eat can... More>>

Zookeepers get creative with entertaining a lonely panda Video included

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A zoo in southwest China found an interesting way to entertain a lonely panda after her companion was... More>>

Test Your Knowledge: Tornado Wind Speeds Video included

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True or False? A tornado’s wind speed is determined by someone observing the twister spinning across a given area.
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Update: AG Roy Cooper asks for stay in challenge against gay marriage ban Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper asked a judge for more time to respond to a new legal attack against North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban. More>>

Update: New charges for woman guilty of Ackerson murder

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The woman found guilty for the second-degree murder of Kinston native Laura Ackerson has now been indicted on more charges. More>>

Pitt Co. Deputies: Need help finding suspect

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Pitt County deputies are looking for Mason Warren after he escaped arrest Monday night. More>>

Three years later, a look back at the 2011 tornado outbreak Video included

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Wednesday is the anniversary of a day many here in the east will never forget. More>>

McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers. More>>

John Edwards returns to court practicing law

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case. More>>

Murder suspect found dead in Onslow County

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A woman suspected of killing her boyfriend was found dead inside an Onslow County home. More>>

Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

Non-emergency calls tie up 911 lines

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In the case of an emergency, when you call 911, the first voice you hear in a dispatcher.
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2011 Tornado Outbreak Remembered

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The tornado outbreak of April 6th, 2011 is a day that will forever be etched in a lot of people's memory across eastern North Carolina.
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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

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North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive Feb. 2 spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
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Two victims held at gunpoint in Jacksonville home invasion

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The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday home invasion in Jacksonville.
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Mt. Olive man arrested on drug, firearm charges

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A Wayne County man was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon.
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Residents tied up, robbed in Winterville home invasion Video included

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Winterville Police are investigating a late night home invasion. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2631 Jasmine Drive. More>>

Former Greenville patrol officer arrested Video included

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The Greenville Police Department arrested and charged a former patrol officer Tuesday following the investigation of a case he was working this year. More>>

Teddy Bear Hospital treats patients at Belvior Elementary Video included

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Kindergarten and first graders at Belvoir Elementary experienced some hands on learning this morning at the school’s ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’.
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Marijuana edibles vending machine, not so easy access

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With the legalization of recreational weed in Colorado, all sorts of laws have come into effect as well as innovative ways to... More>>

Coca-Cola points to health-conscious consumers for drop in sales

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Fewer people around the globe are drinking soda. The world's biggest beverage maker says its soda sales fell for... More>>

8-yr.-old boy with rare disease lives out his dream of flying

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One 8-yr.-old boy with a rare disease got his wish granted this week. Max from Nebraska wanted to be Iron Man for a day... More>>

GREAT VIDEO: Firefighters’ big effort to save tiny dog from drain Video included

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Firefighters in St. Louis, Missouri had to handle an usual call Tuesday.  More>>

Ex-NC teacher accused of showing obscene videos

A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham Video included

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

More NC Senate candidates release money totals

Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

2 ships collide, cargo ship grounded in Virginia

Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in high winds gusting up to 70 mph, the Coast Guard said. More>>

Tech Beat Tuesday 04/15/14

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Tech Beat Tuesday is here again! The latest on Google Glass. Kids not knowing what a "Walkman" is?!?  More>>

Wayne County teacher wins STEM Teacher of the Month Video included

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Norwayne Middle School Teacher Paul Casey remembers when he used to take shop class, he still has the gun rack and baseball he made.  More>>

2 Backpacks shutdown block near Boston Marathon finish line

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Police destroy two unattended backpacks left near the Boston Marathon finish line one year after the deadly bombings.  More>>

DHHS meets USDA deadline to clear food stamp backlogs

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North Carolina is in the clear from government threats over pulling more than $88 million dollars in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services Department. The USDA said today the state department met the March 31st deadline to clear its backlog of food stamp applications. At one point over 30,000 pending cases plagued the state.Regional administrator Robin Bailey said the state will still be monitored for the next two months and expects to get weekly reports to make sure the depa... More>>

North Carolina and EPA win in controlling emissions Video included

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A federal appeals court upholds the power of the Environmental Protection Agency in controlling polluted emissions from power plants.  More>>

Missing toddler found safe inside arcade claw machine

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A 3-year-old boy, feared missing by his mother, was found safe and sound inside an arcade claw machine in Nebraska on Tuesday. More>>

Should Schools Introduce Dress Codes for Parents?

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If you’re a busy parent who brings your child to school each morning, you probably don't give much thought to what you throw on before heading out the door. But if your kid goes to school in Florida, you might soon have to ditch those yoga pants and starting dressing up for the drop-off. More>>

Raleigh named as least open minded city for daters

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North Carolina's capital fails at being a great place to pick up certain types of dates. More>>

Coast Guard offloads $110 million of cocaine

A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea. A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads a bale of cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., April 15, 2014. The crew of the Legare offloaded a total of $110 million of cocaine that was seized in the southwest Caribbean Sea.
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The Coast Guard offloaded about 3,300 kilograms of cocaine worth about $110 million Tuesday at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla. More>>

Corps: Part of Oregon Inlet too shallow to dredge

The Army Corps of Engineers says part of the Oregon Inlet is too shallow to dredge. More>>

Pitt County Senior Games Program celebrating 31st year Video included

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The Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games program held its 31st opening ceremonies at Alice F. Keene Park on Tuesday. More>>

Boston Marathon: One Year Later Video included

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On the anniversary we reflect on the 12 seconds that changed the lives of many. Among them, a Greenville woman taking part in the race. More>>

Volunteer EMS worker wins $250,000 in lottery scratch-off game

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A Martin County EMS volunteer from Pitt County wins the top prize in the $250,000 Cash Money lottery game. More>>

Celebrating animal control officers Video included

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9 On Your Side says "thank you" to the many animal control officers in Eastern North Carolina as it’s Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. More>>

Dudley man busted for trafficking heroin

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Deputies say they took a Dudley man into custody for trafficking heroin. 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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LCPS turns to survey to improve school system Video included

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Public schools are increasingly trying to compete with alternative education and for Lenoir County, school officials are turning to the community for help. More>>

Emerald Isle Police seek fugitive

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Police in Emerald Isle need your help to locate a fugitive. More>>

Stephen Colbert to visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman"

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Stephen Colbert, who will succeed David Letterman as host when he retires, will visit the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, April 22 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. More>>

Century old tombstones found damaged, disposed of in Dare County dumpster Video included

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Deputies have charged a suspect after tombstones more than a century old were found damaged and tossed into a Dare County dumpster. More>>

Smoke inhalation cause of Kinston man's death Video included

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A man is dead after a weekend fire. More>>

New phone app to help during school emergencies

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An Oklahoma middleschooler, Genesis Franks, came up with an idea for an App last year to help out in case of a school shooting. More>>

Morehead City woman charged with child abuse Video included

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Police have made 4 arrests in a drive-by shooting in Morehead City. More>>

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The Pirate's spring football game featured a little bit of everything, big plays, big hits and one big proposal. More>>

Farmers' Market opens Tuesday at Camp Lejeune

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The Onslow County Farmers’ Market is opening a new location on base at Camp Lejeune Tuesday. More>>

Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games events begin Tuesday

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Tuesday the Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games Program kicks off its Local Games. More>>

Truck crashes, leaves gaping hole in house

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A truck driver lost control of his vehicle Monday and drove through a... More>>

T. Rex makes a cross-country trek

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A T. Rex is making a big journey from Montana to the nation's capital. The bones were found in the... More>>

First lady invites military families to White House Easter Egg Roll

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First Lady Michelle Obama visited with some military families and children for a... More>>

Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race

Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. More>>

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McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

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