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Nation/World

$1 trillion infrastructure plan clears Senate hurdle

By KEVIN FREKING and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate further advanced a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan Friday with a bipartisan ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Education

Johnson C. Smith, Pfeiffer universities among latest to pay off student debts

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Another historically Black university has announced it will pay off all outstanding balances for students as a response to pandemic-related debt. Johnson ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Evictions looming as Congress refuses to extend ban that expires today

By LISA MASCARO, MICHAEL CASEY and JOSH BOAK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire today after President Joe ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Governor changes course on masks amid worsening trends from delta variant

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH  — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday decided to reverse course from guidance he issued last ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:02 am

News

North Carolina requiring state health workers to get vaccine

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina’s health department will require workers, volunteers and others at 14 state-run health care facilities ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking and Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Wednesday night to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 11:55 pm

News

State briefs: North Carolina woman charged after 4-year-old shoots himself

HIGH POINT (AP) — A North Carolina woman is charged with child abuse after her unattended 4-year-old boy picked up a gun while she drank ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

By Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:58 pm

Nation/World

Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearing

By Aaron Morrison Associated Press It had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:54 pm

News

State briefs: Woman accused of taking baby to break-in

MARION (AP) — A North Carolina woman is accused of taking her 7-month-old son to a break-in, where she was found with a number of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:54 pm

Nation/World

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

By Kate Brumback Associated Press CANTON, Ga. — A man accused of killing eight people, mostly women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:50 pm

News

COVID-19 surging as North Carolina set to ease restrictions

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — The number of North Carolinians in the hospital due to COVID-19 has doubled in the last ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, July 26, 2021 11:25 pm

Sports

Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold; Aussie beats Ledecky

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:58 pm

Nation/World

Senators race to overcome final snags in infrastructure deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal early this coming week are hitting a major roadblock over how much money should ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:52 pm

Sports

US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The final buzzer sounded and France barely celebrated. To them, beating the United States again wasn’t really a surprise. And that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:40 pm

Crime

Child killed in Monroe drive-by shooting; 1 arrested

MONROE (AP) — Police in North Carolina arrested one man Sunday and were searching for other suspects in connection with a drive-by shooting a day ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:34 pm

Nation/World

States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge

By Josh Funk Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

By Nathan Howard Associated Press BLY, Ore. — Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the U.S. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

By Patrick Hermansen and Boubkar Benzebat Associated Press PARIS — Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France’s yellow vest movement, protested Saturday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:55 pm

News

State briefs roundup

Firefighters rescue 6 kids from burning Charlotte home CHARLOTTE (AP) — Six children were rescued from a house fire in North Carolina that investigators blamed ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:55 pm

News

Stay-at-home orders cut into commercial fishermen’s catch last year

RALEIGH (AP) — Commercial fishermen sold nearly 20% less fish and shellfish to North Carolina seafood dealers in 2020, a decline from the previous year ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:01 am

News

Two bodies found after helicopter goes down off NC coast

ELIZABETH CITY (AP) — The bodies of two brothers from Virginia have been found after the helicopter they were traveling in disappeared off the North ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting customer near Knightdale

RALEIGH (AP) — An Uber driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a customer earlier this year, according to a North Carolina sheriff’s office. A ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Unlikely partners: Pelosi, Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250 million bail

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee was ordered freed Friday on $250 million ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, July 24, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Major NC hospitals to order staff to get vaccine

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina Healthcare Association announced on Thursday that several of the state’s largest hospital ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

McCrory wants three GOP primary debates in Senate race

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said on Thursday that he wants to participate in ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation

By Heather Hollingsworth And Jim Salter Associated Press MISSION, Kan. — COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:56 pm

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