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NBHS Bears parade through the city

The New Bern High School football team celebrated its state championship victory Friday by parading through downtown New Bern.

Eve of Revolution, Tryon Palace holds Christmas event

Tryon Palace is celebrating Christmas in true historical fashion. The palace will be lit up by candle light Saturday evening to showcase the holidays…

Bethel Police Department Gets Military Gear

Millions of dollars of military equipment goes to law enforcement agencies in our state when the military is done with it, according to the US Law Enforcement…

Robbery charges dropped against high school basketball player

Robbery charges against a New Bern High School basketball player are dropped.

High school Islamic-themed vocabulary 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.

Students in Onslow Co. may be moved to other schools

Students in Onslow Co. may be moved to other schools

Big changes could be in store for several Onslow County Schools because of overcrowding. School administrators are considering moving some students to…

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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.

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U.S. transfers 4 more Guantanamo detainees

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The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan.

The Defense Department identified the quartet as Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghan...


NYPD make 3 arrests in protest assaults

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Three more anti-police protesters being sought for allegedly assaulting a pair of New York officers on the Brooklyn Bridge have been arrested, police said Saturday.

The assaults occurred one week ago when tens of thousands of demonstrators took to th...


Pakistani security forces say several Taliban killed

A key Taliban commander was among the dead

Pakistani security forces said they killed several Taliban insurgents in and around Peshawar on Saturday, four days after Taliban gunmen massacred scores of children the northwestern city.

At least five militants, including a key commander, were kille...


UN warns over new DR Congo violence

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Scores of people have been killed in worsening violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's eastern region, leaving the local population in urgent need of aid, according to the United Nations and Human Rights Watch.

The U.N. High Commissioner f...


Lindsey Vonn: 'I'm back to where I used to be'

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What a difference a year makes.

American ski star Lindsey Vonn exorcised the ghosts of a grueling fight back from injury with victory on the slopes of Val d'Isere, Saturday.

A year ago on the same snow, the 30-year-old aggravated a right knee injury, w...