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  1. Coast Guard evacuates man from cruise ship off Cape HatterasRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | WBTV

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued an ailing man from a cruise ship 70 miles south of Cape Hatteras. A statement from the Coast Guard said the Carnival Pride cruise ship requested a medical evacuation for a 47-year-old passenger around 3 p.m. Saturday.

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    Apr 16, 2015 | WBTV

    The National Main Street Center , a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation has accredited 35 North Carolina communities for meeting performance standards. This year marks a 26% increase in communities that achieved accreditation.

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  3. Man reported missing at sea 66 days ago found by Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WBTV

    His family says h... . Louis Jordan, right, walks from the Coast Guard helicopter to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va., after being found off the North Carolina coast, Thursday, April 2, 2015.

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  4. Grand jury upgrades charge in Elizabeth City wreck to murderRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBTV

    A grand jury has indicted a Pasquotank County man on a murder charge for a December wreck after police said they determined his blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit. Multiple media outlets reported 30-year-old Elbert Horton was indicted for the new charges of second-degree murder and felony death by vehicle earlier this month.

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  5. Man arrested for crashing car into police buildingRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | WBTV

    Police in Elizabeth City have arrested a man who they say drove his car into the police headquarters while he was fighting with a passenger. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports Capt.

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  6. Coast Guard exhibit opens at Outer Banks History CenterRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | WBTV

    An exhibit about the Coast Guard in North Carolina is scheduled to open at the Outer Banks History Center in Manteo. The exhibit titled "A Heritage of Heroes: The Coast Guard in North Carolina" is opening Friday with a free reception.

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    Mar 2, 2015 | WBTV

    A Board of Transportation member says the state should pay for removing sand from beach highways the same way it pays for removing snow and ice after a winter storm. Malcolm Fearing told The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City that he wants a state-level discussion about the differences in hopes of changing how North Carolina pays for removing sand from highways such as N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island.

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    Jan 25, 2015 | WBTV

    The state Attorney General's Office will look into complaints about gasoline prices along the Outer Banks that are above the state average. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reported gas prices were about $2.25 a gallon Friday, which exceeds the state average by about 20 cents.

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  9. Dare officials ask attorney general to look into gas pricesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WBTV

    Dare County commissioners are asking the state attorney general's office to look into the cost of gasoline on the Outer Banks, where prices are surpassing the state average by 20 cents a gallon. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the commissioners have sent a letter to Attorney General Roy Cooper asking his office to take action to resolve the problem.

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  10. Officer at Lanesboro prison seriously injured in attack by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WBTV

    CHARLOTTE, NC - An officer at problem-plagued Lanesboro Correctional Institution suffered a serious cut to his face Monday after he was assaulted by an inmate wielding a bladed weapon, prison and state officials said. Marcus Alston cut the officer after he was released from restraints Monday, authorities said.

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  11. NC library donates Nazi photos to Holocaust MuseumRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | WBTV

    A collection of photographs of Nazi Germany during World War II now belongs to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., after spending decades in northeastern North Carolina. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the Perquimans County Library donated three volumes that depict Germany in 1939, 1940 and 1941.

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  12. Elizabeth City councilman will finish termRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WBTV

    The 23-year-old councilman said he was going to resign because he could not find a good job in the area. He had found a job in Greenville.

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  13. McCrory seeks better NC connection with VirginiaRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WBTV

    Gov. Pat McCrory will visit northeastern North Carolina, where he says he hopes to create better connections with the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. McCrory says one of the main points of his 25-year transportation plan is a better connection with Norfolk and nearby areas in Virginia because that will create more economic opportunities in northeast North Carolina.

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  14. City council member elected as student to resignRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WBTV

    The former Elizabeth City State University student who became a city council member after an appeal to the N.C. Board of Elections is resigning less than a year after being sworn into office. Montravias King told The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City that he's resigning to take a job outside Elizabeth City.

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  15. NAACP plans voting rallies in eastern NCRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | WBTV

    The Rev. William Barber II says that he's planning "March to the Polls" events in Nags head on Sunday and Elizabeth City on Monday.

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  16. NC-based Coast Guard rescues 2 in VirginiaRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | WBTV

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report from a concerned friend Friday night saying the two men had departed on a planned 20-minute trip, but had been gone for about two hours. The person also said the men did not have radios or cell phones aboard.

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  17. NC men wed after initial denial by magistrateRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WBTV

    A magistrate in northeastern North Carolina apparently will not face disciplinary action after refusing to marry two men after the end of the state's gay marriage ban. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reported that Pasquotank County Magistrate Gary Littleton refused Monday to marry Williams Locklear and Randall Jackson.

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