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Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank
- Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.
NC State at UNC match-up tonight at 8 p.m. on WITN2
- Despite the latest blast of winter weather, the in-state basketball match-up between NC State and North Carolina will go on as planned.
87th Annual Academy Award winners
- List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Vanilla Ice accused of burglarizing Florida home
- Rapper turned reality show host Vanilla Ice, also known as Robert Van Winkle, was arrested Wednesday in connection with a residential burglary in Lantana, Florida.
No. 4 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 92-90 in overtime
- In a thriller befitting college basketball's fiercest rivalry, the Blue Devils (23-3, 10-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) let an early 13-point lead slip away and trailed by 10 with less than four minutes left in regulation before rallying.
Battle of the Blues tonight at 9 p.m. on WITN2
- The Battle of the Blues will go on tonight despite the recent nasty weather. The game airs tonight beginning at 9:00pm on WITN2 (MyTV).
New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 58
- New York Times media columnist David Carr has collapsed at his office and died at age 58.
SNEAK PEEK: NBC's "The Slap" debuts tonight at 8pm
- The repercussions of a brief, but violent act play out in a new mini-series starting Thursday night on NBC.
WRNS announces major concert event in Kinston, featuring Kellie Pickler
- Radio station WRNS announced exciting news this morning in connection with the upcoming 2015 BBQ Festival on the Neuse in Kinston.
PREVIEW: Saturday Night Live celebrates 40th anniversary this Sunday
- Saturday Night Live is set to celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday with a three-hour, live special event.
Sam Smith wins 4 Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year
- Sam Smith's soulful sound and heartbreaking songs resonated with fans - and his breakthrough was solidified when he took home three of the top four Grammy Awards on Sunday, though Beck earned a surprise win for album of the year.
UPDATE: Jenner offers condolences for people involved in crash
- Bruce Jenner is offering condolences to the family of a woman killed in a multivehicle crash that he was involved in, and says he'll cooperate with investigators in every possible way.
Bobby Brown won’t take daughter off life support
- Bobby Brown is insisting that doctors at an Atlanta hospital keep his comatose daughter Bobbi Kristina on life support, believing that a miracle can save her, TMZ report
VIRAL: NC Target employee helps teen with tie and advice before job interview
- Audrey Mark had no idea what would happen next after she captured a random act of kindness in a Target store in North Carolina and shared it on social media.
NBC's new spy thriller "Allegiance" arrives tonight
- The show centers on a pair former Russian spies now living in america, forced back into service for a special mission.
Herlene hits Hollywood: Greenville woman wins trip to NAACP Image Awards
- A local woman and her husband will be attending the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California this weekend, in VIP-style.
Celebrating Charity & Chocolate: Festival underway through Sunday
- A tasty event that supports local charities is underway this weekend on the Crystal Coast. It's the 13th annual Carolina Chocolate Festival!
East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival this weekend in Washington
- The North Carolina Decoy Carving Championship is a part of the festival.
Havelock Marching Rams to represent the state in D.C. parade
- A Craven County high school was selected to represent our whole state at this year's Memorial Day Parade in the nation's capitol.
Punxsutawney Phil's forecast for Winter
- Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the "prediction" Monday morning.
'Power Rangers' actor arrested in fatal sword attack
- A former star of the "Power Rangers" TV series has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his roommate with a sword.
2015 Super Bowl tickets fetching high prices
- As of midday Saturday the NFL Ticket Exchange, the league's official ticket re-sale website, didn't have tickets for less than $9,000.
Patriots defeat Seahawks in Super Bowl, 28-24
- Tom Brady threw for four touchdowns, and Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson's pass in the end zone with 20 seconds left, helping the New England Patriots hold on to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 Sunday night for their fourth Super Bowl title.
Houston Family: Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life
- Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life, according to a statement from the Houston family Monday.
Football & Food: Super Bowl snack recipes and stats
- Super Bowl snacks are a big deal. According to Turbo Tax, we spent more than a billion dollars on them last year! And get this - the numbers showed $184 million was spent on potato chips alone.
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