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Aug. 04, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Pitt sheriff's office says worker killed at plant

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says a worker has been killed in an accident at the Weyerhaeuser plant in Ayden.


Aug. 04, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

NC-based charity houses missionaries from Africa

A Charlotte-based charity says it has brought back to the U.S. missionaries who served in Liberia during the Ebola outbreak but only after they had been tested and did not have the deadly disease.


Aug. 04, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Star witness in ex-Va. governor trial: No affair

The key prosecution witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's trial testified Monday that he never saw any signs the governor's marriage was crumbling, and that he never had any intimate physical contact with the first lady.


Aug. 04, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Former enemies unite for World War I commemoration

Separated by only a small patch of yellow daisies at the Saint-Symphorien military cemetery lie two former enemies: British Captain Kenneth James Roy and German Gefreiter Reinhold Dietrich. Also between the two are some 9 million dead soldiers over four years.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

 

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 09:18 PM

Don't drink the water, says 4th-largest Ohio city

Toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie fouled the water supply of the state's fourth-largest city Saturday, forcing officials to issue warnings not to drink the water and the governor to declare a state of emergency as worried residents descended on stores, quickly clearing shelves of bottled water.

 

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won't escape.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

TS Bertha aims for Dominican Republic

Tropical Storm Bertha swirled over the eastern Dominican Republic late Saturday after it whipped Puerto Rico with heavy rains and strong winds that knocked out power in parts of the region.

 

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:12 PM

Teachers gain 7 percent raise in budget deal

North Carolina House and Senate Republicans unveiled the details of a $21.25 billion budget Tuesday that gives an average 7 percent raise for teachers now among the lowest paid nationally and preserves teacher assistant positions but cuts Medicaid reimbursement for health care providers by 1 percent.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

Quick action expected from North Carolina lawyers

Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban said Tuesday they will press for quick legal rulings after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia unconstitutional.