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Nation/World

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

By Colleen Barry Associated Press MILAN — The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:05 pm

Nation/World

Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion virus relief bill

By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:04 pm

News

Duke Life Flight pilot may have shut down wrong engine in fatal crash

Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The pilot of a Duke Life Flight helicopter that crashed in northeastern North Carolina in 2017 may have accidentally shut ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Two NC counties get to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

RALEIGH (AP) — Public school students in some of North Carolina’s most isolated areas could benefit from a new state initiative that offers high-speed internet ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Lawmakers finalize how state will spend COVID-19 funds

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina legislators finalized Thursday how to distribute more federal coronavirus relief money earmarked for the state ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

News

Iredell County votes to move Confederate memorial to cemetery

Associated Press STATESVILLE (AP) — Officials in Iredell County have voted to move a Confederate memorial that has stood outside the courthouse for more than ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Lara Trump may have eyes on running for a Senate seat

By Jill Colvin and Bryan Anderson   Associated Press RALEIGH — A Trump may be on the ballot next year — but not Donald Trump. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Rowan among counties in Biden’s disaster declaration from November floods

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina state government and local governments in nearly 20 counties can receive financial help from Washington following heavy rains and flooding ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

By Brian Slodysko Associated Press WASHINGTON — House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:15 pm

Nation/World

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

By Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON — Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence of a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:14 pm

Nation/World

States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge

By Mark Pratt And Tammy Webber Associated Press Buoyed by a surge in vaccine shipments, states and cities are rapidly expanding eligibility for COVID-19 shots ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:13 pm

News

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper receives COVID-19 vaccine

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper received a COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday as the state expands eligibility this ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:11 pm

News

North Carolina health officials urge schools to reopen

By Bryan Anderson and Gary D. Robertson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services called Wednesday on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:09 pm

Nation/World

California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV

By Elliot Spagat Associated Press HOLTVILLE, Calif.  — An SUV packed with 25 people pulled in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer on a two-lane highway ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:51 pm

Nation/World

Biden vows enough vaccines by end of May

By Zeke Miller, Linda A. Johnson and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:50 pm

Coronavirus

State to vaccinate medically vulnerable starting March 24

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday the state will more quickly open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those who are frontline ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:56 pm

Local

Veto override of NC school reopening bill fails in Senate

RALEIGH (AP) — The state Senate failed on Monday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Republican legislation that would have directed North Carolina’s ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:24 pm

Nation/World

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:21 pm

Nation/World

Trump calls for GOP unity, repeats lies about election loss

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for GOP unity, even ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:14 pm

College

N.C. State holds off Pitt’s 2nd-half rally, 65-62

RALEIGH (AP) — DJ Funderburk dunked after a Cam Hayes steal to slow down a Pitt rally and swing some late momentum back to N.C. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:03 pm

College

No. 2 North Carolina State women hold off Syracuse, 68-61

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — North Carolina State won its regular-season finale, but this time it wasn’t so easy. Elissa Cunane had 17 points and nine ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:59 pm

Racing

Byron, Salisbury’s Fugle give NASCAR another surprise winner at Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — William Byron gave NASCAR its third surprise winner in three weeks, this one not quite as stunning as the first two ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, February 28, 2021 7:22 pm

Nation/World

J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, February 27, 2021 11:55 pm

News

North Carolina State Highway Patrol commander to retire

RALEIGH (AP) — The commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol announced Friday that he is retiring, ending a nearly 30-year career as a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:00 am

Education

UNC School of the Arts may go for online learning due to COVID-19 spread

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — The UNC School of the Arts is considering moving classes, rehearsals, labs and studios online temporarily in response to an outbreak of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Greensboro site to administer 3,000 daily vaccine doses starting March 10

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The White House announced Friday that it will include North Carolina in its federal pilot ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Update: $1.9 trillion relief bill passes House, moves on to Senate

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:00 am

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