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Hunter Hayes makes a stop in eastern Carolina
- Country music star Hunter Hayes made a stop in New Bern today to meet with fans and perform a few of his hit songs.
SNEAK PEEK: "Mysteries of Laura" debuts tonight following AGT finale
- "The Mysteries Of Laura" starring Debra Messing makes a special premiere tonight right after the season finale of "America's Got Talent" on NBC.
NEW INFO: Nike suspends sponsorship deal with Peterson
- Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
Magician wins "America's Got Talent" for first time
- It's his biggest trick yet: America voted and magician Mat Franco won America's Got Talent. Franco is the first magician to have won the talent competition.
95th annual Pitt County fair continues through Sunday
- The midway is packed with 35 rides, food vendors, performances and much more.
Former Athletes Try To Reclaim Glory Days On New Season Of " Biggest Loser"
- "The Biggest Loser" returns tonight at 8:00pm for a new season. This year's theme is "Glory Days", with 20 former athletes trying to reclaim the fitness they've lost.
Google Suggests Changing Gmail Password Following Leak
- Reports early Wednesday of millions of Gmail addresses and passwords being leaked had users of the popular email Web app understandably alarmed, but Google says the danger has been greatly exaggerated.
Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA over PDA
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A black actress who appeared in "Django Unchained" and her white companion suspect police assumed she was a prostitute when the two were only showing affection.
'Downton' Comes To The Mountains Of North Carolina
- American fans of "Downton Abbey" can soon see an exhibition on the show's costumes in Asheville.
Prince William, Kate Expecting Second Baby
- Palace: Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge expecting 2nd child.
MEDICAL EXAMINER: Rivers' Cause Of Death Unknown
- A spokeswoman said Friday that the "cause and manner of death" will require further studies.
Disney Promises Sequel To "Frozen"
- Families needing more "Frozen" have nothing to fear. Walt Disney Studios is releasing a miniature sequel called "Frozen Fever" in the spring.
UPDATE: NY Health Investigators Eye Joan Rivers' Case
- The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest during an outpatient procedure.
Hunters Bag Record Gator On Opening Weekend Of The Season
- A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert Mahaffey of Mississippi in the first weekend of the season.
Ontario Police: Bieber Charged With Assault
- Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.
Late Summer Decides Intensity Of Fall Colors
- Experts have already noticed some fall color in the highest elevations of the North Carolina mountains around Boone, but they say that is no indication of what this year's fall foliage will be like.
SCAM ALERT: Ice Bucket Challenge Video Scam
- The ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS is now become a tool for scam artists to not just grab your attention, but also the personal information stored on your computer.
FBI Now Addressing Nude Celebrity Photo Hacks
- The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online.
40th Annual Ayden Collard Festival Winds Down
- WITN is once again a proud sponsor of the Ayden Collard Festival, which kicks off Thursday evening.
Jolie, Pitt Wed During Private Ceremony In France
- Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple.
WATCH VIDEO: Hurricanes Churning In Atlantic & Pacific Causing High Surf Conditions
- Hurricane Cristobal is churning in the Atlantic, causing rip currents and high tides from Florida through the Midatlantic states.
Great White Spotted off MA Coast Ahead Of Labor Day Weekend
- Swimmers squeezing out the last bit of beach weather were back in the water Tuesday, a day after a Great White shark was spotted just off the shore.
THE EMMYS: And The Winners Are...
- The Emmy Awards honored TV's best shows and performances Monday night, and there was a ring of familiarity to the proceedings.
Iconic Actor, Director Richard Attenborough Dies At 90
- Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90.
Seth Myers Set To Take On The Emmys This Monday
- "Late Night" host Seth Meyers says his upcoming gig as Emmy host is "nerve-wracking".
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