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Greenville, NC, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

RIVER FLOODING: Neuse to crest Friday in Kinston; Highway 11 closed

Most of the rivers will fall below flood stage by the weekend. → Read More

Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide passes 40 million

The milestone was passed early Monday according to Johns Hopkins University, which collates reporting from around the world. → Read More

NASA, Nokia putting 4G network on the moon

The plans are part of the agency’s goal to build a lunar base and eventually sustain a human presence on the moon. → Read More

High schooler accused of faking kidnapping during Zoom class

The principal called the prank a “serious incident” and asked parents to talk with their children about “appropriate behavior” during virtual learning. → Read More

Dodgers-Rays rare wild-card era matchup of baseball’s best

The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to win their first World Series title since 1998. The Tampa Bay Rays are among just six current franchises that have never won. → Read More

In 25th Amendment bid, Pelosi considers Trump’s fitness to serve

Just weeks before the Nov. 3 election, Pelosi said Trump needs to disclose more about his health after his COVID-19 diagnosis. → Read More

Trump, stricken by COVID-19, flown to military hospital

The White House said Trump’s expected stay of “a few days” at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center was precautionary and that he would continue to work from the hospital’s presidential suite. → Read More

Better weather won’t keep California from grim fire landmark

Firefighters may get a reprieve from the weather as red flag warnings of extreme fire danger expire. → Read More

Virus spreads on panel handling Supreme Court nomination

Two Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about the timing of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and whether additional senators may have been exposed. → Read More

Three Wilson men face murder charges following July fatal shooting

The Wilson Police Department has arrested three men in connection to the shooting death of Tylyike Pigford. → Read More

Father, daughter create candy chute to keep Halloween safe during pandemic

A father and daughter hope their creativity will help everyone enjoy Halloween despite the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Paulette may impact Bermuda; Rene staying well out to sea

With the peak of hurricane season upon us, we see the 17th tropical storm form in the deep Atlantic. → Read More

Tropical Storm Wilfred forms in the deep Atlantic

The name list of the 2020 hurricane season has been exhausted with Wilfred forming in the Atlantic. → Read More

College towns growing alarmed over outbreaks among students

The U.S. has recorded over 180,000 deaths from the coronavirus and 5.9 million confirmed infections. → Read More

6 Great Recession money lessons that still apply today

A recession’s impact is largely out of your control, but your reaction isn’t. → Read More

Vigilante calls spread on social media before deadly Kenosha attack

Multiple threads on Facebook and Reddit urged militias and other armed people to head to the protests, researchers at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Lab said in a blog post Wednesday. → Read More

CDC updates guidelines to say people exposed to coronavirus may not need to be tested

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidelines on coronavirus testing. → Read More

AP Top 25: Clemson No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Alabama

Ohio State (1,504 points) was a close No. 2 behind Trevor Lawrence and Clemson (1,520), which starts atop the rankings for the second straight season. The Tigers beat the Buckeyes in a thrilling College Football Playoff semifinal last season. → Read More

2 boys, mother bitten in attack by foster pit bull at Fla. home

Within the next two weeks, officials will determine the fate of the pit bull. → Read More

Trump ordered to pay $44,100 in Stormy Daniels legal fees

The order in Superior Court in Los Angeles determined Daniels won her lawsuit against Trump over the agreement that was signed 11 days before the 2016 presidential election. As a part of that deal, the losing party would pay the lawyers fees. → Read More