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12:24 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

From Emerald Isle to Key West on a Beach Cruiser

New Bern, NC (2012-12-06) One man from eastern North Carolina is pedaling over a thousand miles to raise awareness and support for substance abuse prevention.

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ENC Regional News
12:22 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

North Carolina Symphony in ENC

New Bern, NC (2012-12-10) The North Carolina Symphony is celebrating their 8Oth season. We talk to the Senior Director of Statewide Development about their upcoming holiday pops concert in downtown New Bern.

ENC Regional News
11:48 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Section 5 of the Voting Acts Bill

NEW BERN, NC (pre) - The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law to prevent states or counties from engaging in practices designed to stop minorities from voting. Techniques, such as literacy tests, were used to impede the ability of minorities to vote, and was particularly bad in Southern States, North Carolina among them. Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is a provision that requires certain Southern states and counties from making voting regulation changes without approval from the Justice Department or the United States district court in Washington. Plantiff, John Nix.

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ENC Regional News
4:02 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Red Wolf Deaths Prompt Investigation and State Court Case

After being declared extinct in 1987, red wolves have made a comeback thanks to the North Carolina Fish and Wildlife Service's Red Wolf Recovery Program. But some believe their populations are being threatened yet again. Since a nighttime hunting rule that allows spotlight hunting of coyotes went into effect August 1st, three red wolves have been shot and killed. Concerned groups are asking a state court to stop the spotlight hunting- in an effort to save the endangered red wolf.

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ENC Regional News
5:46 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

ONLINE SALES TAXES

ONLINE SALES TAX, NC

NEW BERN, NC – Have you ever wondered why your online purchases, come at such a discount?
This week, LC Morris delves into the complexities of internet commerce and how the state of North Carolina is trying to benefit from your future purchases.

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ENC Regional News
11:55 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Montagnards in Eastern North Carolina

Montagnards in Eastern North Carolina

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ENC Regional News
2:02 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Bats

Bats

New Bern, NC – As the sun goes down, small winged zig-zaggers zip across the dimly lit sky. As the summer winds down, bat sightings are becoming more common around eastern North Carolina for many different reasons. Park Ranger at Goose Creek State Park Nicole Crider.

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ENC Regional News
1:36 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

The Janey Ensminger Act

The Janey Ensminger Act

New Bern, NC – The Janey Ensminger Act begins with "a presumption of service" for people who lived or worked on Camp Lejuene for at least thirty days between 1957 and 1987. U.S. House Representative Brad Miller says, this was the only fair way to deal with those that have come forward claiming illness from the contamination.

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ENC Regional News
11:18 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Lenoir County's Crime Rate Higher Than State Average

Lenoir County's Crime Rate Higher Than State Average

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ENC Regional News
7:24 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

The Nurse Family Partnership

The Nurse Family Partnership

New Bern, NC – The Nurse Family Partnership is a non-profit, national program that began as a series of randomized trials and tests by Dr. David Olds. The research, which is ongoing, studies the effects of home visitations on first time, low-income mothers. Public Health Department nurse manager and supervisor of the nurse-family partnership Nancy Stone, says nurses were the most accepted models for teaching first time mothers.

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ENC Regional News
1:58 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Ferry Toll Debate Continues

Ferry Toll Debate Continues

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ENC Regional News
9:48 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Mobile Spay-Neuter Clinic Opens in Eastern North Carolina

Mobile Spay-Neuter Clinic Opens in ENC

New Bern, NC – One local non-profit--Encore Pets-- is hoping to decrease the number of stray pets by opening a new, mobile clinic in our area that provides low-cost spaying and neutering services. Public Radio East's Emily Byrd spoke with JoAnne Shertzer, president of Encore Pets and director of the mobile clinic about the magnitude of the overpopulation problem and the organization's mission.

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ENC Regional News
2:18 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Showboats

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2:05 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Drones Testing in Hyde County

Drones Testing in Hyde County

New Bern, NC – Commonly called drones, UAV technology will be used by law enforcement, the National Guard, the coast guard, and higher education, among others. NextGen Air Transportation Center is an organization mandated by the FAA, and in partnership with North Carolina State University, to help in the modernization of the National Airspace system. Director, Kyle Snyder, says Hyde County's population of just five thousand is a big appeal, as well as the area's terrain.

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ENC Regional News
10:44 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Are pitbulls dangerous?

Are pitbulls dangerous?

New Bern, NC – What would prompt the largest military base on the East Coast to ban certain breeds of dog from their housing? Are pit bulls inherently violent animals, or is their upbringing and reputation to blame? There are no easy answers, but we seek to further investigate this controversial breed.

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ENC Regional News
7:50 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Bear sightings increase during the summer

Bear sightings increase during the summer

New Bern, NC – Black bear sightings are more common during the summer months as they look for food and mates.

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ENC Regional News
6:05 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

The War of 1812

The War of 1812

New Bern, NC – This Monday two hundred years ago The War of 1812 began. Next Friday at the North Carolina Maritime Museum a symposium is being held in honor of the war, focused heavily on its strategy at sea. Stephen O'Connell has more.

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ENC Regional News
5:53 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

House Bill 819

House Bill 819

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10:21 am
Fri June 29, 2012

A historical look at Onslow County

A historical look at Onslow County

New Bern, NC – Frequently, you hear features on the history and culture of eastern North Carolina. This week, we visit the Onslow County Museum. The Southeastern North Carolina County has a rich, cultural history beginning with colonial settlers that moved into the area almost 300 years ago, and that influx from people all over the world to Onslow County continues today.

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ENC Regional News
1:31 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Wildfire in Croatan National Forest

Wildfire in Croatan National Forest

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