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Share prices for PayPal dropped more than 5% on Monday morning after a report from The Daily Wire highlighted the firm’s attempt to fine users $2,500 for spreading “misinformation” through the platform.
Share prices for PayPal dropped more than 5% on Monday morning after a report from The Daily Wire highlighted the firm’s attempt to fine users $2,500 for spreading “misinformation” through the platform.
 
ECU biochemistry professor reimagines teaching medical research
ECU biochemistry professor reimagines teaching medical research
 
Russia unleashed a devastating barrage of missile strikes Monday morning throughout Ukraine, striking all major cities including Kyiv in apparent revenge for the attack on a key bridge connecting Crimea to the Russian mainland.
Russia unleashed a devastating barrage of missile strikes Monday morning throughout Ukraine, striking all major cities including Kyiv in apparent revenge for the attack on a key bridge connecting Crimea to the Russian mainland.
 
Local husband Spencer Johnson has been given a life sentence of going to the pumpkin patch every year with his wife Megan.
Local husband Spencer Johnson has been given a life sentence of going to the pumpkin patch every year with his wife Megan.
 
A top pollster signaled many deeply submerged Republican voters would be undercounted again in the weeks ahead of the 2022 Midterms Elections in November.
A top pollster signaled many deeply submerged Republican voters would be undercounted again in the weeks ahead of the 2022 Midterms Elections in November.
 
New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss pushes to embrace free markets and tax cuts in face of energy and economic hardship
New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss pushes to embrace free markets and tax cuts in face of energy and economic hardship
 
More records being broken and not in a good way
More records being broken and not in a good way
 
Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin on Sunday defended the parents’ rights policy he instituted in his state.
 
Raleigh, N.C. — The State Board of Elections today released detailed guidance aimed at ensuring all voters can safely and securely cast their ballot and election officials can perform their duties free of harassment, intimidation, and interference.
Raleigh, N.C. — The State Board of Elections today released detailed guidance aimed at ensuring all voters can safely and securely cast their ballot and election officials can perform their duties free of harassment, intimidation, and interference.
 
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams claimed on Sunday that “it is a fallacy we know exactly when a pregnancy starts.”
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams claimed on Sunday that “it is a fallacy we know exactly when a pregnancy starts.”
 
The evangelical world is abuzz after VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer, who recently said he supports abortion in some cases, announced a brand new film in which beloved character Laura Carrot aborts her baby carrot.
The evangelical world is abuzz after VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer, who recently said he supports abortion in some cases, announced a brand new film in which beloved character Laura Carrot aborts her baby carrot.
 
PayPal reversed its decision to fine users $2,500 for violating its terms of service after Elon Musk and a former executive led a furious backlash against the move on social media.
PayPal reversed its decision to fine users $2,500 for violating its terms of service after Elon Musk and a former executive led a furious backlash against the move on social media.
 
Beaufort County Community College TRIO scholars attended the Better Skills, Better Jobs Career Fair at the Greenville Convention Center on September 29.
Beaufort County Community College TRIO scholars attended the Better Skills, Better Jobs Career Fair at the Greenville Convention Center on September 29.
 
Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake reiterated her promise to declare the border crisis an “invasion” if elected.
Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake reiterated her promise to declare the border crisis an “invasion” if elected.
 
The issue of spending many millions of taxpayer dollars to build a new Beaufort County jail is again raising its head.
 
A red-faced PayPal walked back a shocking new policy announcement that users who advance “misinformation” could face fines of $2,500 per offense, saying it was all a mistake after The Daily Wire called attention to the chilling scheme.
A red-faced PayPal walked back a shocking new policy announcement that users who advance “misinformation” could face fines of $2,500 per offense, saying it was all a mistake after The Daily Wire called attention to the chilling scheme.
 
Approves Nearly $750 Million in School Bonds for Durham, Union, Watauga Counties
 
California Governor Gavin Newsom called for a special session Friday to impose another tax on oil and gas companies.
California Governor Gavin Newsom called for a special session Friday to impose another tax on oil and gas companies.
 
Hip-hop artist and fashion designer Kanye West was embroiled in controversy this week after wearing a shirt bearing the phrase "White Lives Matter" across its back.
Hip-hop artist and fashion designer Kanye West was embroiled in controversy this week after wearing a shirt bearing the phrase "White Lives Matter" across its back.
 
Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis explained during an interview Friday night how he got President Joe Biden to cooperate with efforts to assist Florida after the state was hit by one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the country late last month.
Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis explained during an interview Friday night how he got President Joe Biden to cooperate with efforts to assist Florida after the state was hit by one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the country late last month.
 
This week, U.S. President Joe Biden called into the radio show of personal finance guru Dave Ramsey, asking for financial advice for paying off his $31 trillion debt.
This week, U.S. President Joe Biden called into the radio show of personal finance guru Dave Ramsey, asking for financial advice for paying off his $31 trillion debt.
 
A key bridge connecting Crimea to mainland Russia was badly damaged in a huge explosion early Saturday, according to Russian media and social media video.
A key bridge connecting Crimea to mainland Russia was badly damaged in a huge explosion early Saturday, according to Russian media and social media video.
 
In a late September letter to the N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC), the Wilmington City Council asked that any path forward on reducing carbon also take into account price and grid reliability.
In a late September letter to the N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC), the Wilmington City Council asked that any path forward on reducing carbon also take into account price and grid reliability.
 
A user-made Google map tracking over 500 pediatric gender clinics that have sprouted up all over North America in recent years was removed by Google last week. A spokesperson for Google said the map violated their policies on “harassment.”
A user-made Google map tracking over 500 pediatric gender clinics that have sprouted up all over North America in recent years was removed by Google last week. A spokesperson for Google said the map violated their policies on “harassment.”
 
Beaufort County's Commissioners, by the slimmest of bounds demanding any semblance of intellectual moral authority, did pass a "Border" resolution of great importance.
 
The Delaware Supreme Court has blocked the state’s mail-in voting laws from taking effect.
The Delaware Supreme Court has blocked the state’s mail-in voting laws from taking effect.
 
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has hit his 62nd home run, setting the American League single-season record for someone with a normal-sized head.
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has hit his 62nd home run, setting the American League single-season record for someone with a normal-sized head.
 
New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency on Friday, saying that his city was not equipped to handle the influx of illegal immigrants coming via bus from Texas.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency on Friday, saying that his city was not equipped to handle the influx of illegal immigrants coming via bus from Texas.
 
Events will be held across North Carolina celebrating small, minority, and women-owned businesses
 
Saturday Night Live has launched yet another season featuring more parodies of former President Donald Trump. The cast and crew stated they would love to make fun of the current president too if only he ever did anything at all deserving of mockery.
Saturday Night Live has launched yet another season featuring more parodies of former President Donald Trump. The cast and crew stated they would love to make fun of the current president too if only he ever did anything at all deserving of mockery.
 
A new poll shows that Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin is running neck-and-neck with Democratic New York Governor Kathy Hochul.
A new poll shows that Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin is running neck-and-neck with Democratic New York Governor Kathy Hochul.
 
Under Joe Biden, real wages have gone down and prices are going up. Yet, Cheri Beasley continuously chooses to dance to the beat of Biden’s drum.
Under Joe Biden, real wages have gone down and prices are going up. Yet, Cheri Beasley continuously chooses to dance to the beat of Biden’s drum.
 
Grace Wilma DeRuiter Vander Aa, age 92, a resident of Pantego, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at ECU Health Inpatient Hospital in Greenville.
Grace Wilma DeRuiter Vander Aa, age 92, a resident of Pantego, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at ECU Health Inpatient Hospital in Greenville.
 
President Joe Biden’s mass pardon of those convicted of simple marijuana possession on Thursday is likely to benefit many who were arrested for more serious crimes, according to a legal expert from The Heritage Foundation.
President Joe Biden’s mass pardon of those convicted of simple marijuana possession on Thursday is likely to benefit many who were arrested for more serious crimes, according to a legal expert from The Heritage Foundation.
 
Mrs. Ruth Adams Gardner, age 92, a former resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at her home in Charlotte.
Mrs. Ruth Adams Gardner, age 92, a former resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at her home in Charlotte.
 
British newspaper exposes political corruption in FBI
British newspaper exposes political corruption in FBI
 
Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Daniels Williams, age 81, a resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at River Trace Nursing Home in Washington.
Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Daniels Williams, age 81, a resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at River Trace Nursing Home in Washington.
 
Mrs. Joyce Sheppard Jackson, age 91, a resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.
Mrs. Joyce Sheppard Jackson, age 91, a resident of Washington, died Monday, October 10, 2022, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court will decide in the weeks ahead whether the General Assembly must redraw election maps again for the 2024 election cycle.
The N.C. Supreme Court will decide in the weeks ahead whether the General Assembly must redraw election maps again for the 2024 election cycle.
 
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, who usually reserves his most unhinged vitriol for the state of Israel, trained his acid tongue on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Thursday, telling Joe Rogan, the billionaire proved he is “in cahoots with FBI” by suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, who usually reserves his most unhinged vitriol for the state of Israel, trained his acid tongue on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Thursday, telling Joe Rogan, the billionaire proved he is “in cahoots with FBI” by suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story
 
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