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East Carolina's season opener against Marshall, previously set for Sept. 5, has been rescheduled for Aug. 29 in a collaborative effort by both institutions to offer a distinctive opportunity to recognize the 50th anniversary of a tragedy that has tied the two communities together ever since.
East Carolina's season opener against Marshall, previously set for Sept. 5, has been rescheduled for Aug. 29 in a collaborative effort by both institutions to offer a distinctive opportunity to recognize the 50th anniversary of a tragedy that has tied the two communities together ever since.
 
A Winston-Salem surgeon thought he had a good legal case against North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law back in July 2018. More than 18 months later, he still thinks so.
A Winston-Salem surgeon thought he had a good legal case against North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law back in July 2018. More than 18 months later, he still thinks so.
 
Former Trump associate Roger Stone has become the latest person in President Donald Trump’s orbit to be sentenced for lying to congress, something that has so far not happened to any anti-Trump people who have lied to congress.
Former Trump associate Roger Stone has become the latest person in President Donald Trump’s orbit to be sentenced for lying to congress, something that has so far not happened to any anti-Trump people who have lied to congress.
 
The Beaufort County Solid Waste Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM
The Beaufort County Solid Waste Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM
 
Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the National Interdiction Command and Control Plan (NICCP), which outlines the Trump Administration’s interdiction strategy to reduce the availability of illicit drugs in the United States.
Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the National Interdiction Command and Control Plan (NICCP), which outlines the Trump Administration’s interdiction strategy to reduce the availability of illicit drugs in the United States.
 
No. 16 East Carolina hits the road for the first time in 2020 when it travels to in-state foe Campbell for a midweek contest at Jim Perry Stadium. First pitch Wednesday, Feb. 19 is set for 5 p.m. (ET).
No. 16 East Carolina hits the road for the first time in 2020 when it travels to in-state foe Campbell for a midweek contest at Jim Perry Stadium. First pitch Wednesday, Feb. 19 is set for 5 p.m. (ET).
 
As this year’s first blast of winter weather moves in to North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper is urging everyone to be prepared.
As this year’s first blast of winter weather moves in to North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper is urging everyone to be prepared.
 
Here is today’s One Stop voting totals for the upcoming March 3, 2020 Primary
Here is today’s One Stop voting totals for the upcoming March 3, 2020 Primary
 
The digital revolution has slashed profits for companies in the business of journalism, leaving the industry to reassess a longstanding yet faulty business model, says Charles Whitaker.
The digital revolution has slashed profits for companies in the business of journalism, leaving the industry to reassess a longstanding yet faulty business model, says Charles Whitaker.
 
It’s been a terrific month for democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and the latest polling out of the third primary state, Nevada, indicates that his momentum will continue at least through South Carolina (Feb. 29).
It’s been a terrific month for democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and the latest polling out of the third primary state, Nevada, indicates that his momentum will continue at least through South Carolina (Feb. 29).
 
Here is a collection of news and updates around the web for the Carolina Panthers
Here is a collection of news and updates around the web for the Carolina Panthers
 
President Trump has reversed the failed economic policies of old and ushered in a new era of economic prosperity for the United States.
President Trump has reversed the failed economic policies of old and ushered in a new era of economic prosperity for the United States.
 
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, February 21, 2020 in honor of NC House of Representative Linda Johnson, who passed away on Tuesday.
Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, February 21, 2020 in honor of NC House of Representative Linda Johnson, who passed away on Tuesday.
 
There were several changes to this morning’s update pertaining to the onset and accumulation of snow. The following should now be expected for Beaufort County.
There were several changes to this morning’s update pertaining to the onset and accumulation of snow. The following should now be expected for Beaufort County.
 
As state community colleges struggle to raise enrollment, they are looking to recruit more non-traditional students — those older than 25.
As state community colleges struggle to raise enrollment, they are looking to recruit more non-traditional students — those older than 25.
 
Coming off its third win in five games, the ECU women's basketball team will try to win consecutive conference games for the first time as the Pirates host Tulsa on Wednesday night.
Coming off its third win in five games, the ECU women's basketball team will try to win consecutive conference games for the first time as the Pirates host Tulsa on Wednesday night.
 
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education was founded in 1999 by University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston civil liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education was founded in 1999 by University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston civil liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate.
 
Mrs. Myrtle Hazel Hohman Smartnick, age 79, a resident of West Jefferson, NC died Tuesday February 18, 2020 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.
Mrs. Myrtle Hazel Hohman Smartnick, age 79, a resident of West Jefferson, NC died Tuesday February 18, 2020 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.
 
The Beaufort Soil and Water Conservation District's Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM
The Beaufort Soil and Water Conservation District's Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM
 
A second court has blocked voter ID in North Carolina — a move policymakers and analysts denounce as riddled with substantive and procedural problems.
A second court has blocked voter ID in North Carolina — a move policymakers and analysts denounce as riddled with substantive and procedural problems.
 
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday morning following “decades” of sexual abuse claims and fears that a class action lawsuit filed by alleged sexual assault victims could leave the organization destitute.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday morning following “decades” of sexual abuse claims and fears that a class action lawsuit filed by alleged sexual assault victims could leave the organization destitute.
 
East Carolina and Memphis will both look to end losing streaks Wednesday night at the FedEXForum in their lone regular season meeting.
East Carolina and Memphis will both look to end losing streaks Wednesday night at the FedEXForum in their lone regular season meeting.
 
As students are pushed to attend college more than ever before, many of them are beginning to push back.
 
This afternoon’s update has provided both additional information and confidence in the expected conditions for Beaufort County.
This afternoon’s update has provided both additional information and confidence in the expected conditions for Beaufort County.
 
The National Weather Service has scheduled several webinars to discuss forecast detail pertaining to our approaching winter storm.
The National Weather Service has scheduled several webinars to discuss forecast detail pertaining to our approaching winter storm.
 
From shipwreck to grad school, married ECU professors return 20 years later
From shipwreck to grad school, married ECU professors return 20 years later
 
I am getting complaints about the quantity and quality of the filming of commissioner meetings.
I am getting complaints about the quantity and quality of the filming of commissioner meetings.
 
Instead of the traditional top-10 issues in public education, the Public School Forum of North Carolina picked just one.
Instead of the traditional top-10 issues in public education, the Public School Forum of North Carolina picked just one.
 
North Carolinians Should Prepare, Monitor Weather Forecasts
 
Musical revisits story of love and loss from 1990s blockbuster film
Musical revisits story of love and loss from 1990s blockbuster film
 
On Wednesday, former National Rugby League (NRL) player Rowan Baxter, 42, reportedly doused his estranged wife Hannah Baxter, 31, in gasoline and set her and their three children on fire to be burned alive in a car.
On Wednesday, former National Rugby League (NRL) player Rowan Baxter, 42, reportedly doused his estranged wife Hannah Baxter, 31, in gasoline and set her and their three children on fire to be burned alive in a car.
 
Last week’s news that McClatchy newspapers were declaring bankruptcy wasn’t a complete surprise.
Last week’s news that McClatchy newspapers were declaring bankruptcy wasn’t a complete surprise.
 
In response to a public records request, a document Gov. Roy Cooper said was an email appears to be something else.
In response to a public records request, a document Gov. Roy Cooper said was an email appears to be something else.
 
Games against eight bowl qualifiers and three prime-time non-Saturday contests highlight a balanced East Carolina 2020 football schedule released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference.
Games against eight bowl qualifiers and three prime-time non-Saturday contests highlight a balanced East Carolina 2020 football schedule released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference.
 
We recommend taking any comments Clinton makes with a grain of salt...
 
Food insecurity among American college students is a significant problem.
 
Last week we learned that Erica Smith and Cal Cunningham will support whichever candidate their party nominates for President, even socialist Bernie Sanders.
Last week we learned that Erica Smith and Cal Cunningham will support whichever candidate their party nominates for President, even socialist Bernie Sanders.
 
Bloomberg Energy this month issued an attention-grabbing report on a serious waste problem with wind turbines: Retired turbine blades are clogging up landfills.
Bloomberg Energy this month issued an attention-grabbing report on a serious waste problem with wind turbines: Retired turbine blades are clogging up landfills.
 
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