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February 23, 2018 - 6:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Several North Carolina legislators have used campaign funds to purchase guns and memberships in the National Rifle Association, an organization that's drawn increased scrutiny following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The News & Observer reports Republican state Rep...
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February 22, 2018 - 6:34 am
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. He was 99. ``America's Pastor,'' as he was dubbed,...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:30 am
Marty Hurney, who served as the Carolina Panthers interim general manager in 2017, was named the team’s general manager on Wednesday, the Panthers announced. “We are very fortunate to have Marty as our general manager after he did an exceptional job in the interim role this past season.” Panthers...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A legal challenge of a special session called by Republicans at the North Carolina General Assembly to pass laws that eroded Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's powers just before he took office is going to trial. A panel of three Superior Court judges scheduled arguments Wednesday from...
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February 20, 2018 - 12:20 pm
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) North Carolina authorities say the adoptive parents of a girl who was missing for years before her body was found will be charged with murder. Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten said at a news conference Tuesday that Sandy and Casey Parsons will be charged with murder in the...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:35 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Government and civic leaders of North Carolina's largest city are considering a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention. Charlotte was home for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The city put out a news release Thursday saying it's ``evaluating options'' to...
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February 15, 2018 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that a bill on his desk fixing an upcoming public school class-size dilemma and expanding fully pre-kindergarten for at-risk children will become law next month. But the Democrat decided to neither veto nor sign the bill because...
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February 14, 2018 - 8:42 am
FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — One person was wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade. Images from local news outlets showed authorities surrounding two handcuffed people after a black SUV ran into a barrier outside the Maryland base. Fort...
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