Friday 25 Apr 2014

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3 American Doctors Killed in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says three doctors killed by an Afghan security guard at a Kabul hospital are American citizens. Thursday’s shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul […]

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Polls Open for Early Voting

Polls across all 100 counties in the state for early voting in person. The primary is set for May 6th and voters are casting ballots for U.S. Senate, Congress, the […]

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Polls Open for Early Voting

Polls across all 100 counties in the state for early voting in person. The primary is set for May 6th and voters are casting ballots

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Taliban Says They Want to Release Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Defense officials say the people who've been holding American soldier Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG'-dahl) since June 2009 are anxious to release him. A defense official and a

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Arrests by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

**On Wednesday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team, and US Air Force Office of Special Investigations, was working in the area of

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Pikeville Man Busted for Meth Operation

In the ongoing investigation by the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force and SBI into the making and selling of methamphetamine in Wayne County, they were

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History Sails into Morehead City

Members of the news media can take a look at two replicas of Christopher Columbus' sailing ships in advance of the public taking tours. The "Pinta"

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Sports Highlights

** New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the

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Board of Commissioners to Hold Special Meeting

The meeting follows the Board of Education (BOE) rejecting the recommendation of County Manager George Wood and the Board of Commissioners (BOC) to build the

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World and National News

** U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in

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News from Across the State

** Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up

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Sports Briefs

** The Angels first baseman, Albert Pujols, became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in

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ECU Beats UNC 3-2

Ryan Williams picked up his nation leading 10th win, while Zach Houchins went 4-for-4 with a run scored Tuesday night helping East Carolina to a

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Newton Grove Woman Arrested

The Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force and NC SBI are continuing their investigation into the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine in and around the county.

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Trojan’s Shipman Player of the Week

Rob Shipman, who belted three home runs and reached base in all nine plate appearances in nationally sixth-ranked University of Mount Olive’s doubleheader sweep over North

WURA

Wayne Uplift Resource Association Receives Grant

Steve Parr (left), Executive Director of United Way of Wayne County, presents LInda Holden-Cox, Executive Director, (center) of Wayne Uplift Resource Association, Sheri Wooten (center)

Members of the Wayne Community College Association of Educational Office Professionals celebrate the unit’s Strive for Excellence Award.

WCC Happenings

*Wayne Community College’s Spring Fine Arts Festival, set for the evening of Thursday, May 1, will provide treats for the eye and the ear. It will

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Details Emerge Amid Indictments in Janssen Kidnapping

An indictment says a North Carolina prosecutor was the target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers had the wrong address and abducted the

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Recall on Pasta Bowls

Dominex Natural Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling its AngelBowls Corkscrew Pasta and Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce with following day codes: 00914 and 01314; (“Corkscrew Pasta”)

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Do It Downtown Scheduled Events

Downtown Goldsboro will be buzzing with action this spring! The following events are planned in the coming weeks: Downtown Tree Dedication Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  This Friday

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NTSB Worried Over Train Cargo

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board is expressing alarm at a dramatic increase in hazardous liquids being hauled in freight trains. NTSB Chairman Deborah

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Seventh Person Captured in Kidnapping Case

 Federal authorities have tracked down another person charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father. FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said 20-year-old Jakym Tibbs was