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8:36 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Code Red Warning System Comes to New Bern

Code Red Warning System Comes to New Bern

New Bern, NC – It's been more than three months since the day multiple tornadoes touched down and caused damage in eastern Carolina. One city is implementing new technology to warn residents in emergency situations.

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10:41 am
Fri July 22, 2011

Sulphur processing facility at Morehead City State Port raises concerns

Sulphur processing facility at Morehead City State Port raises concerns

New Bern, NC – In a down economy any type of business expansion is generally welcome news.

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1:45 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Proposal to Merge Small Community Colleges Meets Opposition From Leaders

Proposal to Merge Small Community Colleges Meets Opposition From Leaders

New Bern, NC – To download a copy of the General Assembly Program Evaluation Division's Final Report to the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee, copy and paste the URL into your address bar:

http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/PED/Reports/documents/CC/CC_Report.pdf

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8:30 am
Mon July 11, 2011

12 Year Old Starts Volunteering Website for Kids

12-Year-Old Starts Volunteering Website for Kids

New Bern, NC – To see the website: www.ecvol.org

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11:26 am
Fri July 8, 2011

North Carolina ranks high in beach water quality according to new report

North Carolina ranks high in beach water quality according to new report

New Bern, NC – The Natural Resources Defense Council has recently issued its 21st annual guide to water quality at vacation beaches with North Carolina ranking in the top 25% of statewide reports.

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8:43 am
Thu July 7, 2011

Leaders Disapprove of Merger for Small Community Colleges in NC

Leaders Disapprove of Merger for Small Community Colleges in NC

New Bern, NC – A cost-saving proposal that would merge some work for smaller community colleges is meeting opposition. Jared Brumbaugh has more.

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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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