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March 27, 2017 - 7:51 am
FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — A Macon businessman was arrested on a burglary charge after authorities say he was caught breaking into The Creek 100.9 radio tower building in Peach County. Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese tells local media that 80-year-old Lowell Register was arrested Sunday afternoon...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:48 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that South Carolina has made progress in reducing the infant death rate in the state. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported ( http://bit.ly/2n9vST8 ) that the infant mortality rate in South Carolina...
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March 27, 2017 - 6:39 am
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — The driver of a disabled car was killed when a bus struck the car on the side of I-75 northbound in Henry County. Henry County Police Captain Mike Ireland tells local media that early Sunday, 22-year-old Javarius A. Exum of Milledgeville stopped in the right lane of the...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:16 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are trying to revive interest in it again after Nevada lawmakers ratified it last week almost 35 years past a congressional deadline. An alliance of several organizations promoting women's rights scheduled a news...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, left, center, talks about his state's "bathroom bill," at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. right, looks on. Forest is a strong supporter of the bill. He has accused news organizations of creating a false picture of economic upheaval. The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3 billion in lost business over a dozen years. (Deborah Cannon, Austin American-Statesman, File) /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 2:47 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years. That's despite Republican assurances that the "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy. The tally includes...
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March 27, 2017 - 2:43 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' limiting LGBT rights will cost North Carolina $3.76B in lost business over 12 years.
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March 26, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ADVANCE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver during an armed confrontation after the motorist didn't pull over for an attempted traffic stop. Sgt. Michael Baker of the Highway Patrol says in a news release that the shooting occurred Sunday...
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March 26, 2017 - 7:18 pm
ADVANCE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver who didn't stop when authorities tried to pull him over. Sgt. Michael Baker of the Highway Patrol says in a news release that the shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in Davie County, outside...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) shoots against Kentucky forward Isaac Humphries (15) in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 7:08 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. Seven-foot Australian Isaac Humphries is trying to carry the Kentucky Wildcats into the Final Four. He has scored 8 of Kentucky's points in a 10-3 run to grab its biggest lead of the game. The Wildcats, who had led...
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Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) shoots against North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 6:38 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:35 p.m. Bam Adebayo has scored four of Kentucky's first six points of the second half, and his two free throws with 17:35 to go gave the Wildcats their first lead at 39-38. UNC went scoreless over the final 3:26 of the...
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