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All these restaurants who are whining because they cannot find any help should pay more! You can get all the good employees you want if you pay them a living wage. Paying a living wage will take low-paid employees off government assistance programs and reduce the burden on the taxpayers. Sha…

The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office has until May 16 to show limited body camera and dash camera footage of Andrew Brown Jr.’s April 21 shooting death to his family, according to an order signed by a Superior Court judge.

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J.H. Rose outlasted C.B. Aycock in girls’ tennis action on Thursday, 6-3.

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A home run trot by Seth Caddell during the fourth inning Friday included some looks and chatter around the infield at Clark-LeClair Stadium. It was a sign East Carolina was proud about having Tulane pitcher Braden Olthoff in an unprecedented situation.

The J.H. Rose baseball team shook off its first loss of the season on Tuesday night and dealt out its own first loss of the campaign to visiting Perquimans in a 4-1 victory on Thursday night.

East Carolina football coach Mike Houston had some look-ahead thoughts and feelings toward the fall season minutes after his team completed an intrasquad scrimmage April 24 to signal the end of spring practices.

D.H. Conley softball saw its unbeaten season come to an end on Wednesday night at Topsail, where the host Pirates banished the visiting Vikings, 5-2, in the second round of the 3A state playoffs.

All these restaurants who are whining because they cannot find any help should pay more! You can get all the good employees you want if you pay them a living wage. Paying a living wage will take low-paid employees off government assistance programs and reduce the burden on the taxpayers. Sha…

BYH promises made, promises kept. Where can we see the 1400-mile wall, the new and superior health care plan, and the wonderfully prosperous coal mining areas?

In this graduation season, we should note with pride that 40 years ago ECU graduated its first class of physicians. This remarkable feat was accomplished just 16 years after Chancellor Leo Jenkins launched parallel efforts to obtain university status for East Carolina College and start a new…

In April, a Swedish plastics manufacturer announced that it would be locating its first U.S. production facility in Gaston County, creating 22 jobs at an average salary of $59,132. That news merited a press release from the state Department of Commerce and a quote from Gov. Roy Cooper.

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In early April Duke University announced that all new and returning Duke students must present proof of Covid vaccination before enrolling for the fall semester. Notre Dame, Cornell, Brown, Rutgers, Syracuse and Wake Forest have implemented the same requirement. Look for others to follow. Bu…

It was just like one of those inspiring Tyler Perry movie scenes when a believer does the right thing and helps a struggler have a come-to-Jesus epiphany.

If you looked in the food dictionary under delicious, you would see pizza dough and pasta as some of the top ingredients. With a little cooking magic, an assortment of toppings and homemade sauces, these two items can be transformed into delicious meals for any occasion.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A big question within North Carolina state government at the start of the year was whether Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislative leaders could agree on a state budget after reaching a negotiating impasse two years ago.

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Family members of a Black man who was fatally shot in his car by sheriff’s deputies in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, will get to view more body camera footage of the incident on Tuesday. But they will only be shown a fraction of the recorded footage, under a judge’s wri…

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestinians wounded, medics said Saturday, as the city braced for even more violence after weeks of unrest.

SA POBLA, Spain (AP) — While thousands flock daily to health clinics and ad-hoc vaccination points across Spain, health workers also fan out across the country to take shots to some of those who are the most vulnerable to the coronavirus.

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BENGALURU, India (AP) — Two southern states in India became the latest to declare lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge at breakneck speed across the country and pressure mounts on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to implement a nationwide shutdown.

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KAYA, Burkina Faso (AP) — In the more than 15 years Salomon Tibiri has been offering spiritual succor as a military pastor in Burkina Faso, he’s never fielded so many calls from anxious soldiers and their relatives as in recent years, when the army found itself under attack by Islamic extrem…