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UPDATE: Father indicted in death of 8-month-old son

We spoke with the District Attorney about the charges a Pamlico County father is facing.

Duplin Co. group files civil rights complaint against Board of Education

A group of concerned Duplin County citizens have filed a civil rights complaint. It says the Duplin County Board of Education has a facility plan that is…

Brice's Creek Flooding

Flooding issue on Craven County street

The road was flooded, and residents said, this was not the first time it has happened.

Photo courtesy photographer Drew Wilson.

Sheriff: Woman known as "bear lady" may have been killed by bear

A Tyrrell County woman known as a wildlife activist by her community may have been killed by a bear, according to Sheriff Darryl Liverman.

Town officials sign contract in hopes to reopen Pungo Hospital

Belhaven town officials say a hospital could be coming to the old Vidant Pungo hospital property behind me sooner than later.

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Minges Bottling Group to open new location in the birthplace of Pepsi

A ceremony was held Wednesday morning for a new Pepsi-Cola distribution center in New Bern.

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Remembering crew of the Challenger, including astronaut from ENC

Twenty-nine years ago, on January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after take-off.  The entire crew died, including astronaut Michael Smith of…

Craven Co. Schools post redistricting proposal, accepting comments

School redistricting is a real possibility in Craven County and a point of concern for many parents as school board members decide how to move forward.

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Veterans Affairs healthcare reps to meet with local vets

Local veterans and their dependents can seek help from VA healthcare representatives  in Jacksonville to facilitate and expedite new and existing claims…

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Panera Bread officially opens in New Bern

Panera Bread is now open for business in New Bern.

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Nation/World News

Israeli soldiers, Spanish peacekeeper killed

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Fighting between Israel and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has left two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper dead, officials said Wednesday.


Airlines get more than 50 threats since Jan. 17

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There has been a spike in online threats made against airlines since Jan. 17, when a bomb threat was made against a flight between Atlanta and Raleigh, according to a U.S. official.

Since that threat, authorities have received more than 50 threats mad...


California measles outbreak grows

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California has reported more measles cases.

The number of cases has increased to 73, with 50 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, the California Department of Public Health reported Monday.

Last week, public health officials reported 59...


Christmas tree contributed to deadly Md. fire

Six missing after huge fire

An electrical failure ignited a dry,15-foot-tall Christmas tree in a fire that destroyed an Annapolis, Maryland, mansion, killing four children and their grandparents, Anne Arundel County fire officials said Wednesday.

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Clinton's world is dropping the pretense

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Neera Tanden, one of Hillary Clinton's longtime confidants and former policy adviser, dropped whatever coyness was left regarding the former secretary of state's all-but-certain presidential run at an event on Tuesday night.