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September 11, 2019 - 8:19 am
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a 9-year-old has died after drowning in a retention pond near his home. The Goldsboro Police Department said Monday on Facebook that Jaylen Suggs went under water and didn't come back to the surface over the weekend. Emergency officials responded...
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In this image released by the U.S. Coast Guard shows a crew member of the cargo ship Golden Ray as he is helped off the capsized ship Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 off St. Simons Island, Ga. A fire broke out aboard the ship early Sunday, listing it to the side and blocking the shipping channel. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
September 11, 2019 - 3:38 am
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on an overturned cargo ship off the coast of Georgia (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Coast Guard officer says it could take "weeks, if not months" to remove a cargo ship that overturned while heading to sea from a port on the Georgia coast. Coast...
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September 10, 2019 - 6:23 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections says it has arrested a 62-year-old woman for providing contraband to an inmate. WCIV-TV reports while visiting an inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution on Sunday, Barbara A. Vance, of Ruffin, gave an inmate 46 grams of tobacco...
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September 10, 2019 - 6:14 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislators are advancing chunks of a spending plan vetoed by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper that they believe can win bipartisan support. The legislature's appropriations committees approved on Tuesday more so-called pieces of "mini-budget" legislation...
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In this image taken from U.S. Coast Guard video on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, a crew member of a capsized cargo ship is pulled from the vessel by Coast Guard rescuers off Jekyll Island, Ga. Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from the ship Monday, drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Four crew members trapped in the bowels of an overturned cargo ship waited for nearly 36 hours in pitch darkness and oven-like heat, perched on pipes and railings above deep water before they were pulled to safety, rescue coordinators said Tuesday. The South Korean sailors...
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September 10, 2019 - 4:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A court-ordered directive for more openness in North Carolina redistricting is leading to actions directed at improving public access and transparency. The state House and Senate redistricting committees on Tuesday started live-streaming their meetings, where they are working...
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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2016 file photo provided by by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Civil War-era cannonballs found on a beach in Folly Beach, S.C. A couple combing a South Carolina beach after Hurricane Dorian thought they'd discovered a large rock, but soon realized they'd stumbled upon two Civil War-era cannonballs lodged in the sand, similar to those found in 2016. Aaron Lattin told news outlets that he and his girlfriend encountered the 150-year-old relics on the edge of Folly Beach, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Charleston, Friday,, Sept. 6, 2019. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 11:05 am
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A couple combing a South Carolina beach after Hurricane Dorian thought they'd discovered a large rock, but soon realized they'd stumbled upon two Civil War-era cannonballs lodged in the sand. Aaron Lattin told news outlets that he and his girlfriend encountered the 150-year...
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In this Aug. 14, 2019 photo provided by the University of Kentucky, Donna Wilcock, of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, holds a brain in her lab in Lexington, Ky. She says that contrary to popular perception, "there are a lot of changes that happen in the aging brain that lead to dementia in addition to plaques and tangles." (Mark Cornelison/University of Kentucky via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are rethinking Alzheimer's disease in the wake of a string of disappointing drug failures. For years, the goal was to stop buildup of sticky plaques that are a hallmark of the mind-robbing disease. The drug flops made clear other things are playing a role, too. Now...
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September 10, 2019 - 8:22 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina arrested a convicted sex offender after he showed up at the Mountain State Fair. The Asheville Citizen Times reports police arrested 38-year-old James Allen Rice Jr. Saturday for being on the premises of the state fair, where many children were...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Crown Expo, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 10, 2019 - 5:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is urging North Carolina voters to "take the first steps" toward removing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and "winning the back the House in 2020." Trump is in...
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