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State legislative leaders are offering their final written arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court in a federal voter ID case. Legislators seek the court’s permission to intervene in the case to defend voter ID.
State legislative leaders are offering their final written arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court in a federal voter ID case. Legislators seek the court’s permission to intervene in the case to defend voter ID.
 
Pat Sajak, host of “Wheel of Fortune,” jokingly walked off the show this week after the show continued a historic grand prize bonus winning streak this week.
Pat Sajak, host of “Wheel of Fortune,” jokingly walked off the show this week after the show continued a historic grand prize bonus winning streak this week.
 
Gary Higgins, who led the Lenoir-Rhyne women's soccer team to unprecedented heights on and off the field for the past seven seasons, has been named the fifth head women's soccer coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from director of athletics Jon Gilbert on Tuesday.
Gary Higgins, who led the Lenoir-Rhyne women's soccer team to unprecedented heights on and off the field for the past seven seasons, has been named the fifth head women's soccer coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from director of athletics Jon Gilbert on Tuesday.
 
A previous installment in this series described the alarming wave of crime that swept the country in the second half of the 20th century and its disastrous impact on Blacks and the poor.
A previous installment in this series described the alarming wave of crime that swept the country in the second half of the 20th century and its disastrous impact on Blacks and the poor.
 
N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell wants Congress to allow state pension funds to seek damages through U.S. courts. His requested change in federal law could lead to seizure of Russian assets and properties.
N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell wants Congress to allow state pension funds to seek damages through U.S. courts. His requested change in federal law could lead to seizure of Russian assets and properties.
 
East Carolina (6-5) returns to action with a pair of road midweek contests at Virginia Tech (9-1) and Radford (5-7).
East Carolina (6-5) returns to action with a pair of road midweek contests at Virginia Tech (9-1) and Radford (5-7).
 
President Joe Biden lashed out during an interview with NBC News host Lester Holt on Thursday after Holt asked Biden about the ongoing problem of inflation that Americans are facing.
President Joe Biden lashed out during an interview with NBC News host Lester Holt on Thursday after Holt asked Biden about the ongoing problem of inflation that Americans are facing.
 
Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it’s time to cut off Russian oil.
Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it’s time to cut off Russian oil.
 
A three-match road trip started with a heartbreaking loss as the East Carolina women's tennis team fell to Georgetown 4-3 on Monday night.
A three-match road trip started with a heartbreaking loss as the East Carolina women's tennis team fell to Georgetown 4-3 on Monday night.
 
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has been accused of deliberately misleading the public by an energy sector expert and congressional candidate after she boosted the nation’s “9,000 unused permits” for drilling.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has been accused of deliberately misleading the public by an energy sector expert and congressional candidate after she boosted the nation’s “9,000 unused permits” for drilling.
 
A record performance from Megan Tryniski helped the East Carolina lacrosse team race to an 18-8 victory over Stetson on Monday afternoon.
A record performance from Megan Tryniski helped the East Carolina lacrosse team race to an 18-8 victory over Stetson on Monday afternoon.
 
Bryson Worrell hit his second home run of the season, while Alec Makarewicz collected three hits leading East Carolina to a 6-3 win over No. 21 Maryland Sunday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Bryson Worrell hit his second home run of the season, while Alec Makarewicz collected three hits leading East Carolina to a 6-3 win over No. 21 Maryland Sunday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
 
Retiring Democrat Rep. Jim Cooper (TN) warned during an interview with a local newspaper this week that the Democrat Party in his state is facing extinction because Democrats are self-righteous and tell other people what to do.
Retiring Democrat Rep. Jim Cooper (TN) warned during an interview with a local newspaper this week that the Democrat Party in his state is facing extinction because Democrats are self-righteous and tell other people what to do.
 
On Tuesday, Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the elimination of primary statewide standardized tests in public schools after this year.
On Tuesday, Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the elimination of primary statewide standardized tests in public schools after this year.
 
Race has arguably become the single most important defining characteristic of a person in today’s society.
Race has arguably become the single most important defining characteristic of a person in today’s society.
 
Speaking to the Women’s National Democratic Club, Amnesty International USA Director Paul O’Brien reportedly told the audience that Israel “shouldn’t exist as a Jewish state.”
Speaking to the Women’s National Democratic Club, Amnesty International USA Director Paul O’Brien reportedly told the audience that Israel “shouldn’t exist as a Jewish state.”
 
Taylor Cherry tossed a perfect game Sunday afternoon to lift Elon past East Carolina 1-0 in the finale of the Cardinal Invitational at Hunt Softball Park.
Taylor Cherry tossed a perfect game Sunday afternoon to lift Elon past East Carolina 1-0 in the finale of the Cardinal Invitational at Hunt Softball Park.
 
While American higher education often is rightly condemned for being inefficient, non-innovative, and resistant to change, there are exceptions, and there are some collegiate entrepreneurs whose success is worthy of commendation and emulation.
While American higher education often is rightly condemned for being inefficient, non-innovative, and resistant to change, there are exceptions, and there are some collegiate entrepreneurs whose success is worthy of commendation and emulation.
 
Young “influencers” are coloring their tongues blue as they inform their audiences of the benefits of methylene blue, which is often used to clean fish tanks.
Young “influencers” are coloring their tongues blue as they inform their audiences of the benefits of methylene blue, which is often used to clean fish tanks.
 
Jon Gilbert will continue as East Carolina University's Director of Athletics after the university's Board of Trustees approved a five-year contract today.
Jon Gilbert will continue as East Carolina University's Director of Athletics after the university's Board of Trustees approved a five-year contract today.
 
In 2021, Durham’s homicide rate jumped by 30%, reaching a record of 50 murders for the year. City leaders have been scrambling for solutions, and by a 4-3 vote, decided to adopt a pilot program for the gunshot-detection system ShotSpotter.
In 2021, Durham’s homicide rate jumped by 30%, reaching a record of 50 murders for the year. City leaders have been scrambling for solutions, and by a 4-3 vote, decided to adopt a pilot program for the gunshot-detection system ShotSpotter.
 
Having already discussed the two incumbent primaries in the senate, Senate District Forty-Seven Hise v. Ballard and Senate District One Steinburg v. Sanderson. We now look to the House of Representatives and its incumbent primaries.
Having already discussed the two incumbent primaries in the senate, Senate District Forty-Seven Hise v. Ballard and Senate District One Steinburg v. Sanderson. We now look to the House of Representatives and its incumbent primaries.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 254 formally establishing the State of North Carolina Joint Cybersecurity Task Force.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 254 formally establishing the State of North Carolina Joint Cybersecurity Task Force.
 
A three-match road trip came to an end as the East Carolina women's tennis team fell to Maryland 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon.
A three-match road trip came to an end as the East Carolina women's tennis team fell to Maryland 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon.
 
A man suspected of shooting multiple homeless men in New York City and Washington, D.C., killing two, has been apprehended, police in both cities have said.
A man suspected of shooting multiple homeless men in New York City and Washington, D.C., killing two, has been apprehended, police in both cities have said.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court has ruled, 4-2, that 220,000 state government retirees had a contractual right to premium-free health care benefits that had been promised to them. Now a trial court will have to determine whether state changes to those benefits a decade ago violated the contract.
The N.C. Supreme Court has ruled, 4-2, that 220,000 state government retirees had a contractual right to premium-free health care benefits that had been promised to them. Now a trial court will have to determine whether state changes to those benefits a decade ago violated the contract.
 
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office released new details in a report on Tuesday about the death of comedian Bob Saget, saying that the fracture found in his skull could have come from him falling and hitting carpet.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office released new details in a report on Tuesday about the death of comedian Bob Saget, saying that the fracture found in his skull could have come from him falling and hitting carpet.
 
After a pair of tough losses to national ranked foes, the East Carolina lacrosse team will try to get back on track as the Pirates travel to Stetson on Monday afternoon.
After a pair of tough losses to national ranked foes, the East Carolina lacrosse team will try to get back on track as the Pirates travel to Stetson on Monday afternoon.
 
Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command, said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week that ISIS terror attacks are expected to start increasing as the summer nears and the Taliban is failing to shut them down.
Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command, said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week that ISIS terror attacks are expected to start increasing as the summer nears and the Taliban is failing to shut them down.
 
The East Carolina track and field program has one final tuneup before the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships and it occurs this weekend when the Pirates head back to Virginia Beach for the Kenneth Giles Invitational.
The East Carolina track and field program has one final tuneup before the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships and it occurs this weekend when the Pirates head back to Virginia Beach for the Kenneth Giles Invitational.
 
The Russian government announced sanctions against 13 Americans on Tuesday in response to sanctions that the U.S. and the West have placed on Russians in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine late last month.
The Russian government announced sanctions against 13 Americans on Tuesday in response to sanctions that the U.S. and the West have placed on Russians in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine late last month.
 
NC ABLE Celebrating 5-Year Anniversary Helping Those With Developmental Disabilities
 
A man suspected of killing two people during a Memorial Day weekend shooting spree in 2006 has been arrested in Mexico.
A man suspected of killing two people during a Memorial Day weekend shooting spree in 2006 has been arrested in Mexico.
 
East Carolina begins the 2022 season under the direction of first-year head coach Shane Winkler this weekend as the Pirates travel to Coastal Carolina University for the Kickin' Chicken Classic.
East Carolina begins the 2022 season under the direction of first-year head coach Shane Winkler this weekend as the Pirates travel to Coastal Carolina University for the Kickin' Chicken Classic.
 
Last week, a Virginia judge denied Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R-VA) bid to allow parents to decide whether their children should wear masks at school. Following the judge’s order, Virginia Democrats issued a statement saying, “In a win for Virginia parents, courts rule against Youngkin’s executive overr
Last week, a Virginia judge denied Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R-VA) bid to allow parents to decide whether their children should wear masks at school. Following the judge’s order, Virginia Democrats issued a statement saying, “In a win for Virginia parents, courts rule against Youngkin’s executive overr
 
Gazprom and Russian government heavily funding these traitors
Gazprom and Russian government heavily funding these traitors
 
After a thrilling overtime victory, the East Carolina women's basketball team will try to continue its momentum when the Pirates host Memphis on Sunday afternoon.
After a thrilling overtime victory, the East Carolina women's basketball team will try to continue its momentum when the Pirates host Memphis on Sunday afternoon.
 
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki warned on Wednesday that the Biden administration may not help evacuate U.S. citizens out of Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki warned on Wednesday that the Biden administration may not help evacuate U.S. citizens out of Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country.
 
Students in the TRiO/Student Support Services program at Beaufort County Community College participated in the Level Up Work Ready Initiative sponsored by Koinonia Community Solutions in Greenville, N.C.
Students in the TRiO/Student Support Services program at Beaufort County Community College participated in the Level Up Work Ready Initiative sponsored by Koinonia Community Solutions in Greenville, N.C.
 
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