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News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post

Coronavirus

NC still lacks plan for regular mass testing in nursing homes

By NC Watchdog Reporting Network Carolina Public Press A crucial element of controlling the spread of the new coronavirus in nursing homes is routine testing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:00 am

News

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Twenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:44 pm

News

Fiery car crash in Gaston leaves 3 men dead

GASTON (AP) — Three men were found dead Sunday in North Carolina near the border with Virginia after firefighters extinguished a blaze in a wooded ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:42 pm

Racing

NASCAR Cup rookie Cole Custer wins in upset at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer saw an opening and, with help from a friend, squeezed through for the most fulfilling moment of his young ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:38 pm

Business

Chatham hedge fund will buy owner of Charlotte, Raleigh newspapers

NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Chatham Asset Management plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control. The ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:53 pm

Nation/World

Statue to tennis star Arthur Ashe to stay put on Richmond’s Monument Avenue

By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On Richmond’s Monument Avenue, the collection of towering statues honoring Confederate veterans was interrupted by one ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

News

N.C. Republican legislative leaders trying to reinstate voter ID requirement

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders are trying to reinstate the implementation of a voter photo identification ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Austin Cindric completes Xfinity sweep at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Austin Cindric dominated Friday night to sweep the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Kentucky ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

By JILL COLVIN and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Tropical Storm Fay weakens after making landfall near Atlantic City

By KAREN MATTHEWS and MICHAEL HILL Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

First female soldier set to join a Green Beret team

By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, a female soldier has graduated from the Army’s elite Special Forces course ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Tropical Storm Fay edging away from Carolina coastline

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

College

Big Ten scraps nonconference football games due to pandemic

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Kyle Seager looks to be example for younger teammates in Seattle

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — When the games start, Kyle Seager doesn’t intend to be wearing a mask all the time. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

News

NC residents won’t need a doctor’s order for a COVID-19 test

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina announced Tuesday that residents will no longer need a doctor’s referral to get ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

Education

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

By Collin Binkley AP education writer President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

News

In governor’s race, Forest runs first ad; Cooper has $14M cash

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Recent unrest in North Carolina cities and job losses related to COVID-19 closings are featured prominently ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin’s crash to win Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Trump backs Dan Forest in governor’s race

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — President Donald Trump has endorsed the Republican who is aiming to deny Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

News

Jimmie Johnson first NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

At Mount Rushmore, Trump says protesters seek to ‘defame’ heroes

By STEPHEN GROVES and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mount Rushmore, President ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Police officers fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

By PATTY NIEBERG and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:00 am

News

Cooper’s veto means people can’t have concealed weapons on church properties that have schools

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have allowed churchgoers in places ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:10 am

Nation/World

With recent jobs surge, Trump sees sunshine but Biden says ‘no victory yet’

By STEVE PEOPLES AP National Political Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy just posted its best single-month job gain in history. U.S. unemployment ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

NASCAR, IndyCar in on racing extravaganza weekend at Indy

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:00 am

News

Cooper vetoes bills seeking to reopen businesses

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a string of bills on Thursday passed in the Republican-controlled legislature ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:00 am

News

Mississippi surrenders Confederate symbol from state flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after white ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:00 am

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