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8:28 am
Thu July 7, 2011

Recipe for Your 4th of July Cookout

Recipe for Your 4th of July Cookout

New Bern, NC – Mother's Barbecued Chicken

Makes 10 servings.

1 gallon water; cup kosher salt; cup light brown sugar; three 3 -pound chickens; 10 pounds hardwood lump charcoal; 9 garlic cloves - 6 smashed, 3 minced; 1 bunch of scallions, coarsely chopped; 1 fennel bulb, finely diced; 1 jalapeno, finely diced; 1 dried ancho chile - stemmed, seeded and coarsely chopped; my wild game rub (recipe follows).

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9:29 am
Tue July 5, 2011

Fireworks... For the 4th!

Fireworks... For the 4th!

New Bern, NC – A list of fireworks displays taking place in ENC. Plus, tips on how to stay safe if you decide to set off your own fireworks.

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10:02 am
Fri July 1, 2011

New recycling rules ban computers and TVs from landfills

New recycling rules ban computers and TVs from landfills

New Bern, NC – A law passed last year in the General Assembly will ban the disposal of old TVs or computer equipment all the way down to the mouse in state landfills effective July 1.

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10:46 am
Fri June 24, 2011

New law looks to ease access to the ballot for overseas military

New law looks to ease access to the ballot for overseas military

New Bern, NC – The Legislature this month approved controversial measures surrounding the voting booth, including eliminating straight-party ticket votes and requiring photo ID be presented by voters showing up at the polls.

"So many times when it comes to election law there is huge partisan fights over how election law is created and administered."

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10:48 am
Tue June 21, 2011

Alligators and Bears: Oh My!

Alligators and Bears: Oh My!

New Bern, NC – Recent bear and alligator encounters in eastern North Carolina have left people wondering what to do if it happens to them.

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12:03 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

Divers complete expedition to Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck site

Divers complete expedition to Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck site

New Bern, NC – When divers began a two-week expedition to the shipwreck site in the Beaufort Harbor toward the end of the week of May 15th plans were announced to the public that an anchor would be coming up from the ocean floor to highlight the trip.

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11:23 am
Mon June 13, 2011

Hurricane Predictions for 2011

Hurricane Predictions for 2011

New Bern, NC – Forecasters are predicting an above average season for tropical activity in the Atlantic. We'll have the 2011 outlook, and we'll talk about how forecasters track the storms.

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10:59 am
Mon June 13, 2011

Community Theatre Opens in Jacksonville

Community Theatre Opens in Jacksonville

New Bern, NC – The non-profit Legacy Theater Company opens with a Broadway-style production called The Higgin's: Train to Georgia, a original comedy about a New York couple who moves down South.

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8:51 am
Mon June 13, 2011

Modern Day Slavery....Human Trafficking

Modern Day Slavery....Human Trafficking

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9:34 am
Fri June 10, 2011

After the tornado... Greene County Middle School closes the school year

After the tornado... Greene County Middle School closes the school year

New Bern, NC – Dr. Patrick Miller, the superintendent of Greene County Schools, was out of town on April 16th when he received a phone call.

"I received a telephone call from Glenn Dail who is the director of operations for Greene County Schools and he informed me that the middle school had been pretty much leveled."

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11:58 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Medical professionals back state Senate effort to curb teen tanning bed use

Medical professionals back state Senate effort to curb teen tanning bed use

New Bern, NC – Memorial Day weekend is generally marked as the start of the summer holiday season and with the holiday season come thoughts to acquiring a summer tan.

"We know that it is prevalent around certain time periods such as proms or preparation for summer and those types of things."

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9:47 am
Tue May 31, 2011

Tips for Memorial Day Travel

Tips for Memorial Day Travel

New Bern, NC – Thousands of eastern North Carolinians are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend. We'll have some tips on how to increase your fuel economy and how to stay safe while you're on the water.

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7:07 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Tryon Palace officials worry Senate budget could bring shut-down

Tryon Palace officials worry Senate budget could bring shut-down

New Bern, NC – Tryon Palace is enjoying a surge in public attention with the opening in October of the North Carolina History Center.

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12:40 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Anchor recovery tops plans for Queen Anne's Revenge dive

Anchor recovery tops plans for Queen Anne's Revenge dive

New Bern, NC – Divers have done yearly expeditions to explore the shipwreck in the Beaufort harbor since 1997 but despite years of experience at the site it promises to be an adventure every year.

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10:44 am
Wed May 18, 2011

ECU professor leads study on new treatments for Gulf War Illness

Dr. William Meggs

ECU professor leads study on new treatments for Gulf War Illness

New Bern, NC – With American troops on the ground in two overseas conflicts, what happened two decades ago slips farther from mind unless you were there and still dealing with the aftermath.

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9:26 pm
Fri May 6, 2011

The So Called Black Confederate

THE SO CALLED BLACK CONFEDERATE

NEW BERN, NC – Black Southerners in GRAY... did blacks (free or slave) serve in combat roles in the Confederate Army? Some Historians say no, some Archivists say yes. In this two-part series L.C. Morris takes a look at the role Black Men played in the Civil War.

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11:50 am
Mon April 25, 2011

Residents Clean Up From Tornado Damage

Residents Clean Up From Tornado Damage

New Bern, NC –

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11:41 am
Sun April 24, 2011

Jared Brumbaugh Takes A Ride in the F-15E Strike Eagle

Jared Brumbaugh Takes A Ride in the F-15E Strike Eagle

New Bern, NC – Days before the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, Jared Brumbaugh had the rare opportunity to ride in the F-15E Strike Eagle.

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9:44 am
Wed April 13, 2011

National Grilled Cheese Month

National Grilled Cheese Month

New Bern, NC – Sandwich number 1

I'm not big on specialized equipment; why have three things that smash garlic when the back of the knife I already own does the same thing? But one day I decided I just had to buy a panini machine and boy, am I glad I did! It's a great way to make delicious hot sandwiches for lunch. You can also make dessert sandwiches with slices of brioche bread and good chocolate melted in the middle. Yum!

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6:27 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

Potential Hatteras/Ocracoke Island ferry toll raises concern among island residents

Potential Hatteras/Ocracoke Island ferry toll raises concern among island residents

New Bern, NC – The first thing state officials want the public to know is that a possible Hatteras-to-Ocracoke toll ferry is not a proposal at this point.

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