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East Carolina football has a vacancy to fill on its offensive coaching staff from running backs coach De'Rail Sims' departure for an Atlantic Coast Conference school.


A disarrayed performance by East Carolina’s women’s basketball team Saturday in a home loss to Houston, which effectively used pressure defense, led to Pirate coach Kim McNeill saying her team looked uncharacteristically flustered on offense during its fourth straight defeat.

On MLK Day, I sit and wonder what MLK, Jr would say to his people today if he could see them. And what he would say to the religious leaders that do not speak out about fathers not taking care of their children. Indeed, I think he would condemn the BLM position that says the nuclear family i…

When I think of the word rodeo, I think of sunshine, cowboy hats, horses, bulls and loads of fun. What if you added some amazing food trucks and scratch-made food? Now that is what I’m talking about. Over the next few months, I will have the pleasure of introducing you to many food trucks th…

How do you define comfort food? For me, it’s a meal or dish that is easy to make and undemanding, yet deeply flavorful and homey, as though it has been tended to for hours to reap delicious results. Sheet pan recipes often fall into this category.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

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When it gazes into the mirror, the United States does not generally see a land of process and procedure. It sees what it has wanted to see since the beginning — a place of action and results and volume. The bold, splashy storylines that Americans crave, and have used to construct their natio…

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NEW YORK (AP) — The country has a new president and may well have a new literary star. In one of the inauguration's most talked about moments, poet Amanda Gorman summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew."