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April 05, 2017 - 3:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters expect severe thunderstorms to move across the Southeast on Wednesday, bringing a threat of tornadoes and large hail. The National Weather Service predicts widespread, serious thunderstorms beginning early Wednesday across much of Alabama and Georgia and into the Florida...
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April 05, 2017 - 2:42 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The threat of severe weather in the Columbia area has led local school officials to announce early dismissals. The National Weather Service is calling for thunderstorms, high winds, hail and possible tornadoes on Wednesday. The State of Columbia reports ( http://bit.ly/2oFQKml...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:41 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House Republicans would prefer changing a law struck down by a three-judge panel last month related to overseeing North Carolina elections instead of an extended court fight with new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. A new measure approved Tuesday by the House Elections Committee...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina cut tax package considered by the state Senate (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A tax plan written by Senate Republicans to reduce North Carolina state taxes another $1 billion over the next two years is making its way through the chamber with...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been convicted of murdering four people in two drug-related killings, including an aspiring model who appeared on a reality TV show. A Charlotte jury on Tuesday found 21-year-old Edward Sanchez guilty of four counts of first-degree murder. He was...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The top group that works to prevent child abuse in South Carolina is calling on legislators to seek solutions to the problem. Children's Trust of South Carolina participated in a news conference on Tuesday at the Statehouse. The event announcing Child Abuse Prevention Month...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (AP) — Police in Mount Holly say an 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a young girl at a local park. Local media outlets report authorities say Darvon Malik Fletcher of Charlotte is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 14-year-...
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April 04, 2017 - 3:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say damaging winds are expected to take form in Alabama and Georgia as storms continue to sweep across the South. National Weather Service meteorologist John De Block says he expects storms to start around 4 a.m. Wednesday and last into the evening in southern and western...
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April 04, 2017 - 11:33 am
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — One emergency call center will serve three coastal North Carolina counties in an agreement that officials say is a precedent they believe will spread across the state. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports ( http://bit.ly/2nYvLN6 ) officials from Dare, Hyde and...
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April 04, 2017 - 11:28 am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency's history. NOAA Ship Robert H. Brown spent almost 800 days at sea during the 3½-year deployment. NOAA says the ship...
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