Proposals for redrawing North Carolina’s congressional, state House and state Senate maps are on the General Assembly’s website, giving the public time to review before two days of public hearings beginning Monday.

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A pair of goals in the final 22 minutes helped the East Carolina soccer team stun No. 23 Memphis 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in Johnson Stadium.

The East Carolina football team did not even have the luxury of the traditional 24-hour rule to move past its loss at Houston.

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East Carolina tight end Ryan Jones lost the handle on the football late Saturday night, and the Pirates saw another close game slip away.

Why must Ayden have a “Main Street?” As best I can tell, Greenville has major streets: Fifth, Evans, Arlington, Memorial and Greenville Boulevard but no “Main Street.” Kinston’s main drags are Queen Street and Vernon Avenue. Why should Ayden have a compulsory “Main Street” instead of Third S…

Now about this new conference ECU finds itself in? Do we still fly the "Power Six" flag? How about a flag that reads, "Best team not invited to the Big Dance?" Let's keep our swagger even though our team has been staggering for the past six seasons. How about a flag stating "Peach Bowl Champ…

BYH to folks talking about socialism. Current policies that allow companies not to pay employees a living wage or give them health benefits and retirement create the need for socialist programs. Keep voting for people that keep rewarding the rich. You will keep being taxed for socialist programs.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of North Carolina residents said Monday that Republicans should shelve proposed congressional district maps that they said would likely give the GOP the most seats for the foreseeable future while needlessly fracturing the state's largest counties.

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a strong tornado that thrashed the southwestern Missouri city of Fredericktown as strong storms that swept the state and into Illinois overnight damaged buildings and knocked out power, but left no serious injuries.

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CHICAGO (AP) — John Wayne Gacy was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the Chicago area in the 1970s. Authorities found most of his victims' remains in a crawl space under his suburban Chicago house or buried elsewhere on the property. In 2011, they exhumed the remains of eight vic…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived Black voters of their right to political representation. A state court later struck down Republican-drawn maps as based …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to use, indu…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, who participated in a military coup then won the election that was the country’s first move toward democracy before he was imprisoned for corruption, died on Tuesday. He was 88.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he’d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances and production crews have quickly stepped up safety measures.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Details are still emerging about how Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but some political onlookers swiftly assigned guilt to one of Hollywood's most prominent liberals.

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