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April 07, 2017 - 2:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation say passengers who use the Piedmont and Carolinian will need to plan accordingly for the next month as Norfolk Southern performs routine maintenance and improvements. A news release from NCDOT said Carolinian train 80 and...
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April 07, 2017 - 1:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say four inmates have been found dead at a South Carolina prison. Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling tells The Associated Press the inmates were found Friday morning in a dorm at Kirkland Correctional Institution in the capital of Columbia. Stirling...
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April 07, 2017 - 1:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say 4 inmates have been found dead at a South Carolina prison; cause of deaths not released.
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April 07, 2017 - 8:49 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — State health officials say six more people died of flu in South Carolina during the last flu season. The Greenville News reports ( http://grnol.co/2ogmgt5 ) that figures from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control show that brings the total numbers of...
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April 07, 2017 - 8:11 am
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Two alleged Gangster Disciples gang members have been convicted in connection with a deadly crime spree. The DeKalb County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Yvette Jones says Thursday a jury convicted 22-year-old Joseph Broxton and 24-year-old Daniel Pena for killing three...
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April 07, 2017 - 8:11 am
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a construction worker has been killed and four other people were hurt in a crash on a highway outside Atlanta. Carroll County Deputy Coroner Buddy Lambert tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( http://on-ajc.com/2o5mH7K ) that a car drove into a work site on...
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April 07, 2017 - 6:00 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Much of the Carolinas remains under a wind advisory a day after strong storms moved through the area. The National Weather Service says gusts of up to 40 mph are possible Friday across most of North and South Carolina. Sustained winds could be as high as 25 mph. A gale...
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April 06, 2017 - 7:22 pm
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old lifeguard has been found dead at a North Carolina pool. Lincolnton police tell local media outlets they responded to a missing person call early Thursday at a YMCA in Lincoln County, about 35 miles northwest of Charlotte. There, they found the...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate's budget plan cuts in half what the House proposed spending to upgrade K-12 schools but would send more money to colleges. The Senate passed its roughly $8 billion spending plan for state taxes Thursday. The State newspaper reports ( http://bit.ly/...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:55 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper is seeking nearly $1 billion from Congress to help North Carolina counties still recovering from Hurricane Matthew more than six months after it caused massive inland flooding and killed 28 people. Cooper says the new request is in addition to about $1.4 billion...
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