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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 2:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 2:45 p.m. North Carolina's rollback of the state's "bathroom bill" doesn't satisfy at least one member of Bruce Springsteen's band, which canceled a concert last year over the law...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:27 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster says South Carolina's Medicaid director is leaving state government after more than six years. McMaster announced Christian Soura's resignation Thursday, saying he's been a "tremendous asset" to the Department of Health and Human Services and the entire...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 1:14 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 1:10 p.m. LGBT and civil rights activists in North Carolina are decrying a deal they say replaces one discriminatory law with another. Equality North Carolina Executive Director...
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March 30, 2017 - 11:23 am
DOUGLAS, Ga. (AP) — A south Georgia jail employee has lost his job after being arrested on drug charges in a sting operation. News outlets report that Coffee County jailer Cory Brent Harrelson was charged on Tuesday with soliciting and buying drugs. Sheriff Doyle Wooten says in a statement that a...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 10:35 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom bill" (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A compromise to end North Carolina's "bathroom bill" has crossed an early hurdle when it was approved by the state Senate rules committee. After the committee's...
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March 30, 2017 - 9:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration screener has been fired after authorities say she missed a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Atlanta's airport. WSB-TV ( http://2wsb.tv/2nkF2MM ) reported Thursday that Atlanta police say passenger Katrina Jackson of Hoover,...
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March 30, 2017 - 9:39 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina have made an arrest in a 2011 killing of a mother and her 3-year-old daughter that authorities called one of the most brutal crimes they have ever seen. Columbia police announced on Twitter they will give details about the arrest and how the case was...
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March 30, 2017 - 9:39 am
NAHUNTA, Ga. (AP) — Fire crews say a wildfire is 85-percent contained two days after it destroyed a home and several other structures in southeast Georgia. Georgia Forestry Commission spokeswoman Wendy Burnette said Thursday the blaze in Brantley County doesn't appear to be spreading as...
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March 30, 2017 - 9:09 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration screener has been fired after she missed a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on bag at the world's busiest airport. WSB-TV ( http://2wsb.tv/2nkF2MM ) reported Thursday that Atlanta police say passenger Katrina Jackson of Hoover, Alabama,...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 9:00 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom bill" (all times local): 8:55 a.m. The American Civil Liberties Union opposes a plan to replace North Carolina's law dealing with LGBT rights. The ACLU issued a statement urging lawmakers to vote against...
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