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August 17, 2018 - 12:05 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of students at the University of North Carolina-Asheville are left without permanent housing just days before classes are scheduled to begin. News outlets report state insurance commissioner Mike Causey deemed five new, apartment-style halls unsafe Thursday, citing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015 file photo, R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. An Atlanta-area property company is suing R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented. SB Property Management Global, LLC., based in East Point, filed the lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. It says one home suffered damage to electric wiring, flooring, and windows and was missing items including a stove, furniture, ceiling fans and 22 light fixtures. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
August 17, 2018 - 11:16 am
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-area property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports SB Property Management Global, LLC., based in East Point, filed the lawsuit Wednesday. It says one...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. speaks to reporters about his panel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, the North Carolina Republican opened up about the investigation that has now consumed 19 months of his life. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 17, 2018 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, the North Carolina Republican opens up about the investigation...
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August 17, 2018 - 9:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two members of South Carolina's legal community have been confirmed for slots on a federal appellate court. The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to approve the nominations of Marvin Quattlebaum and Jay Richardson to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia...
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August 17, 2018 - 7:28 am
HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. The State newspaper said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission states there are no plans for Westinghouse to clean some radioactive material that leaked from a pipe in 2011...
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August 17, 2018 - 1:38 am
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Cumberland University's arena will have its court named in honor of former Cumberland men's coach Cliff Ellis. The designation will be made during a ceremony Friday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena. Former players and other coaches are expected for the event at 1 p.m. Ellis...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:08 pm
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped custody by climbing down a drain pipe in front of a county sheriff's office. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Troup County Jail officials noticed 28-year-olds Thomas Christopher Cuddington and Eric Calvin Bell...
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August 16, 2018 - 8:29 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge in South Carolina has ruled the Trump administration did not properly seek public input when it suspended protections designed to thwart waterway pollution. The Post and Courier newspaper reports Thursday's decision by U.S. District Judge David Norton in...
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August 16, 2018 - 6:01 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The widow of a worker killed in a 2016 pipeline explosion has filed a wrongful death lawsuit accusing Colonial Pipeline Company of negligence. Lawyers for Beverly Kay Willingham filed the lawsuit Thursday in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Anthony Lee Willingham died in the 2016...
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August 16, 2018 - 5:20 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is keeping alive a lawsuit accusing the country's second-largest electricity company of violating water pollution laws by allowing potentially toxic coal ash sludge into neighboring waterways. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ruled this week that...
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