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February 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper and legislators have honored the North Carolina A&T State University football team for another championship season. Aggie players, staff and school leaders came to Raleigh on Wednesday to meet with Cooper at the Executive Mansion. Later in the day they...
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February 20, 2019 - 5:37 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state legislative panel has forwarded a bill to the full General Assembly to create a commission focused on the rights of college student-athletes at North Carolina's public campuses. The Legislative Commission on the Fair Treatment of College Student-Athletes voted Wednesday...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:49 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers introduce proposed changes to their massive education reform bill including the addition of a teacher bill of rights, eliminating a stipulation of imprisonment for school board members who do not complete a mandated training program and striking the...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina lawmaker is making a push to link the city of Asheville to passenger rail service. The Asheville Citizen Times reports Gaston County GOP Rep. John Torbett, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, says he will consider a request for two years of...
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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th congressional race, listens to testimony during a public evidentiary hearing on the 9th congressional district voting irregularities investigation Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the North Carolina State Bar in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
February 20, 2019 - 4:09 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing outlining a ballot fraud investigation in an undeclared North Carolina congressional race for which a winner hasn't been finalized (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The son of the Republican in the country's last undecided congressional election says he...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A black worker at a North Carolina tire plant says in a lawsuit that her white managers colluded to prevent her promotion and harassed her for filing complaints against them. WNCN in Raleigh reports Laverne McIver's lawsuit, filed Feb. 14, says her supervisors at the Bridgestone...
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February 20, 2019 - 1:41 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House has suspended debate after a representative collapsed on the House floor. House Speaker Jay Lucas says Rep. Jimmy Bales was alert and taking coherently to him after paramedics came to take him out of the House chamber Wednesday afternoon. Bales lost...
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February 20, 2019 - 1:02 pm
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — President Trump's oldest daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump toured a plant in Georgia in a workforce development push. Trump's visit to a UPS driving training plant outside Atlanta on Wednesday with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was part of an effort to show the administration's work on...
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February 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court. A motion filed Wednesday in federal court in South Carolina seeks an...
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February 20, 2019 - 10:38 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man was found dead at an unlicensed personal care home in Georgia and that a woman accused of operating the home has been indicted on murder and neglect charges. News outlets report that 58-year-old Beverly Webb was indicted Tuesday by a Richmond County grand...
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