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The East Carolina football team is 2-2 after holding on for a 31-28 win over Charleston Southern. Here's the opening statement from coach Mike Houston on Saturday night from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium:


From the end zone, here is video of coach Mike Houston leading the East Carolina football team onto the field Saturday before taking on Charleston Southern at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium for this year's "paint it gold" game. ECU won 31-28.

The dilemma facing America is citizens have been too spoiled by the very spirit of the representative, democratic government we created. Our Constitution has provided us with a political petard upon which to hoist ourselves. Ironically, Americans established a republic form of democracy wher…

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Having grown up in the Deep South under the cruel lash of Jim Crow, I was jolted back to my childhood by the images of dark-skinned Haitians driven back by mounted Border Patrol agents — terrified black people helpless before light-skinned men on horseback. I remember the television footage …

BMH, once a week I weigh myself with my cat in my arms. It leaves doubt about which one of us got fatter.

BYH to the Democratic party, I have realized after a lifetime of being one, that you're the party of diversions, fake racism, smoke screens and hypocrisy. By your standards of today, John and Robert Kennedy would be Republican.


I recently retired from the recreation and parks profession, with my final 14 years of full time employment being with the City of Greenville. It’s been a wonderful place in which to conclude a rewarding, 50-plus year career, and I’m grateful for the support and encouragement Greenville Recr…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of people supporting a North Carolina man who served more than two decades behind bars for a murder he said he didn't commit gathered Friday outside the Executive Mansion as they urged the governor to formally pardon him.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission has resigned from the board, citing anxiety over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the agency’s recent challenges with liquor distribution.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges struck down the state’s latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by racial bias as a way to remain in power.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Daily Stormer website advocates for the purity of the white race, posts hate-filled, conspiratorial screeds against Blacks, Jews and women and has helped inspire at least three racially motivated murders. It has also made its founder, Andrew Anglin, a millionaire.

CHICAGO (AP) — After five years of legal battles, gentrification concerns and a federal review, Barack and Michelle Obama were expected to attend a celebratory groundbreaking Tuesday on their legacy project in a lakefront Chicago park.

TOKYO (AP) — The stakes are high as Japanese governing party members vote Wednesday for four candidates seeking to replace Yoshihide Suga as prime minister. The next leader must address a pandemic-battered economy, a newly empowered military operating in a dangerous neighborhood, crucial tie…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea early Tuesday, its neighboring countries said, in the latest weapon tests by North Korea that has raised questions about the sincerity of its recent offer for talks with South Korea.

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