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March 16, 2017 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing next week to consider Sonny Perdue's nomination to be agriculture secretary. President Donald Trump announced in January that he would nominate Perdue. After a seven-week delay, Perdue submitted the necessary ethics paperwork...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say a woman was killed after the car she was driving collided with a light-rail train. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a statement that 26-year-old Ashley Yvonne Riveron was driving her 2001 Ford Explorer Thursday when she failed to stop for the...
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March 16, 2017 - 4:06 pm
OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A judge says she will rule soon on motions by several news organizations to lift a gag order in the case of a slain Georgia high school teacher who vanished nearly 12 years ago. Superior Court Judge Melanie B. Cross heard arguments Thursday from attorneys for several news...
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March 16, 2017 - 10:38 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for the former South Carolina police officer facing a federal civil rights trial in a motorist's shooting death are seeking to limit what prosecutors can tell jurors. Court documents filed Wednesday show attorneys for Michael Slager want a judge to limit...
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March 16, 2017 - 10:33 am
MIDDLESEX, N.C. (AP) — The police chief in the Nash County town of Middlesex has been arrested for a second time 13 months. Local media outlets report that 43-year-old William Dennis Murray was arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor assault of his girlfriend and misdemeanor communicating...
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March 16, 2017 - 10:28 am
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia are searching for an unhappy customer who threw her takeout order at restaurant workers. Clayton County Police Det. Sefan Schindler told WSB-TV ( http://2wsb.tv/2n15MVn ) Wednesday the woman was upset because she said there wasn't enough seasoning salt on her...
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