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Sports

Rookie at QB for Chargers as Panthers come to town

By Joe Reedy AP Sports Writer INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Justin Herbert has had an entire week instead of just a couple minutes to prepare for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:00 am

College

No. 20 Hokies shorthanded for opener against Wolfpack

By Hank Kurz Jr. AP Sports Writer Virginia Tech finally begins a season of high expectations as the No. 20 Hokies face North Carolina State ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:00 am

College

Winless Blue Devils hoping to turn it around against Virginia

By Hank Kurz Jr. AP Sports Writer Virginia is finally set to open its season after three scheduled openers were scrapped because of the coronavirus ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another comeback ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:57 pm

Sports

Fitzpatrick leads Dolphins to victory over Jaguars

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Different team, familiar result for Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fitzpatrick accounted for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:44 pm

Elections

Trump promotes health care ‘vision’ at stop in Charlotte but gaps remain

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JILL COLVIN Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:58 pm

Elections

GOP elections board members resign over absentee settlement

RALEIGH (AP) — The two Republican members of North Carolina’s state elections board have resigned after signing off on a settlement to help voters fix ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:16 am

Nation/World

Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in ‘Brian’s Song’

Associated Press When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different colors shared accommodations ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Motivated Davis ready for his chance while Panthers’ All-Pro McCaffrey is out

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — There were days when running back Mike Davis wanted to quit the NFL, frustrated over his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:00 am

Education

Virtually no internet: Rural NC families struggle with online access for school-age children

By Casey Morris Story courtesy of Carolina Public Press When school started in Beaufort County in August, Chocowinity resident Dana Heath Darden’s sons signed onto remote ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

NTSB: Pilot’s actions likely caused Earnhardt Jr. plane crash

By Adrian Sainz Associated Press A pilot’s inability to maintain proper airspeed and the flight crew’s decision to continue an unstable approach and landing likely ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:20 pm

Nation/World

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

By Dylan Lovan and Piper Hudspeth Blackburn Associated Press/Report for America LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:18 pm

Sports

Nuggets hang on to win Game 3, cut Lakers’ lead to 2-1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and two late 3-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Denver ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:15 am

College

Notre Dame-Wake Forest game postponed as nearly two dozen Fighting Irish players in isolation or quarantine

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Braves clinch 3rd straight NL East title

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — After clinching their third straight NL East title, the Atlanta Braves set their sights on ended ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

Education

Elon heightens alert as 32 test positive; Wake Forest in good shape to continue instruction as is

Associated Press As one North Carolina university heightens its alert level in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases, another school expects its students will ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers stadium, other outdoor venues can have fans

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — College and professional sports teams in North Carolina may soon be allowed to host a few ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown

By Andrew Taylor Associated Press WASHINGTON — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:47 pm

News

Supreme Court vacancy looms large in 2nd NC Senate debate

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Questions about the potential successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg hung heavy over Tuesday night’s second debate in ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:44 pm

Sports

Hamlin, Michael Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to form a NASCAR team with Bubba ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:10 am

Sports

Panthers’ 0-2 start ignites ‘tank for Trevor’ talk

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Two games into the season the “tank for Trevor” talk has already begun in earnest in Carolina. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:09 am

Sports

Panthers’ McCaffrey out multiple weeks with ankle sprain

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Christian McCaffrey said he plans to attack his rehabilitation from a high ankle sprain the same way ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:02 am

Nation/World

Barrett emerges as court favorite; Trump to pick by weekend

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump met Monday with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 21, 2020 11:59 pm

Local

Tillis says Trump will extend offshore drilling pause to NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump will add North Carolina to a list of southeastern states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:58 pm

Crime

North Carolina man faces over 300 sex-related charges

RAEFORD (AP) — A North Carolina man was in jail on Sunday, facing more than 300 separate counts for sex-related crimes involving a juvenile, authorities ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:13 pm

News

Coastal flooding along Outer Banks closes roads

RODANTHE (AP) — Portions of the primary road linking North Carolina’s Outer Banks barrier islands to the mainland were closed on Sunday due to coastal ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:05 pm

Nation/World

GOP hopeful Supreme Court battle will help shift election

By Steve Peoples and Lisa Mascaro Associated Press WASHINGTON — Four years ago, the allure of conservative Supreme Court appointments helped persuade skeptical Republicans to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:01 pm

Sports

Carolina comeback hopes fade when injured McCaffrey leaves

By Fred Goodall AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. — The Carolina Panthers felt they beat themselves in a 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:48 pm

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