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Pitt Co. high school's Islamic vocab lesson causing controversy

Parents are expressing concern after learning that a high school class in Pitt County is teaching students vocabulary using Islamic-themed questions.

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NC regulator says no to overall homeowners rate increase

North Carolina's top insurance regulator is rejecting a bid by insurance companies to raise the cost of homeowners coverage by an average of 26 percent.

Filipino family wants Camp Lejeune Marine in local jail during trial

A Camp Lejeune Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman has been returned to the city where the attack occurred two months ago.

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ECU Trustees delay vote to rename controversial residence hall

After nearly three hours of debate, the Board of Trustees at ECU tabled the decision to renaming Charles B. Aycock Residence Hall.

Swiss Bear director makes final remarks during retirement celebration

On Thursday morning more than 200 people showed up to give a round of applause to a visionary and economic development leader in New Bern.

Marines exercise crisis response training before deploying

Marines exercise crisis response training before deploying

Camp Lejeune Marines from Fox Company are getting ready to deploy for crisis response in Africa. Before they leave, they had some training exercises to do.

Pamlico County sheriff IDs 2 men shot in home invasion

The Pamlico County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the two people shot during a home invasion Wednesday night. But deputies are still looking for…

Friend: Man killed in Beaufort County fire a 'giving fellow'

Friends say a good man died in a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Beaufort County Wednesday night.

Troopers: Man burned in Pitt County crash dies

A man burned in a wreck in Pitt County over the weekend has died, investigators told NewsChannel 12.

Jacksonville man hit and killed by SUV

Troopers say an SUV hit and killed a pedestrian from Jacksonville Wednesday night.

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