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Nation/World

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

By Marcy Gordon AP Business Writer WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:58 pm

Nation/World

California recall fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in office

By Kathleen Ronayne And Michael R. Blood Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:57 pm

Nation/World

Nicholas, now a tropical depression, still douses Gulf Coast

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas — Tropical Storm Nicholas continued weakening Tuesday night after being downgraded to a tropical depression and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:56 pm

News

Worker advocates seek more NC aid as federal benefits expire

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever now that additional federal benefits created during ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Nicholas strengthens to hurricane ahead of Texas landfall

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON — Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it headed toward landfall along the Texas Gulf ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

Djokovic ‘still hanging on,’ seeking major titles

By Howard Fendrich AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic was, understandably, deflated. The quest to do something no man has done in more ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

NC State loses all-ACC LB Wilson, Fagan for year to injuries

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer North Carolina State’s defense has taken a major hit by losing all-Atlantic Coast Conference linebacker Payton Wilson and safety ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5T plan

By Lisa Mascaro and Marcy Gordon Associated Press WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal Monday for tax hikes on big corporations and the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:55 pm

Racing

Gibbs stable asserting itself 2 races into Cup playoffs

By Hank Kurz Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. — Two races into the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, regular-season champion Kyle Larson is still the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 13, 2021 11:55 pm

College

Oregon, Iowa enter top 5; Arkansas has 1st ranking since ’16

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Oregon and Iowa were the big movers in The Associated Press college football poll after road wins over ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:43 pm

News

Authorities: 2 workers at eastern North Carolina plant die

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Two employees at an eastern North Carolina industrial operation died at the site on Sunday, authorities said. Sheriff’s detectives were investigating what ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:19 pm

News

NC sheriff: 9-year-old in critical condition after shooting

PEMBROKE (AP) — A 9-year-old girl was critically injured after being shot in southeastern North Carolina along with her mother, authorities said Sunday. Robeson County ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:12 pm

Sports

Darnold, defense lead Panthers past Jets 19-14 in opener

CHARLOTTE (AP) — If beating the team that traded him gave Sam Darnold any vindication, the fourth-year quarterback certainly wasn’t sharing it. “No, not for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:08 pm

Nation/World

North Korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it successfully test fired newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, its first known testing activity ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 10:00 pm

Sports

‘Relief’: Djokovic’s bid for year Slam ends against Medvedev

NEW YORK (AP) — A game from the end of his bid for what would have been the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, September 12, 2021 9:31 pm

Nation/World

‘Don’t focus on hate’: World marks 20th anniversary of 9/11

By Jennifer Peltz And Bobby Caina Calvan Associated Press NEW YORK — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, grieving lost ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Biden embraces message of unity on 9/11 anniversary

By Zeke Miller And Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press NEW YORK — From an urban memorial to a remote field to the heart of of the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 11:55 pm

News

NC’s highest court: Felons who registered recently can vote

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Certain felons released from prison or never incarcerated and who registered to vote recently in North Carolina ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 11:55 pm

News

Cooper vetoes bills limiting K-12 racial teaching, holding rioters accountable for losses

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed two bills on Friday that would have limited ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 12:01 am

News

Man arrested in shooting death of toddler in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy who was sleeping inside his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Opposition fast and furious against Biden’s vaccine rules

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s aggressive push to require millions of U.S. workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Davidson County deputy fired after assault on female charge

LEXINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy has been fired after he was accused of assaulting a female, authorities said. The Davidson County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:01 am

Nation/World

Tropical depression Mindy dumps rain along coast

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tropical depression Mindy dumped rain along the Georgia and South Carolina seacoasts Thursday during a trek across land before moving well ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Biden: Employers with more than 100 workers must require vaccinations or tests

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered sweeping new federal vaccine ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Man wanted for murders in two North Carolina cities arrested

GREENSBORO (AP) — Police have apprehended a man wanted for homicides in two North Carolina cities over three days, according to a news release Thursday. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, September 10, 2021 12:00 am

News

Sleeping toddler killed after 150 rounds fired into home

CHARLOTTE — Gunmen unloaded 150 rounds into a Charlotte home, killing a sleeping 3-year-old boy who became the latest victim of a deadly string of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Ida deaths rise by 11 in New Orleans; Louisiana toll now 26

By Kevin McGill And Melinda Deslatte Associated Press HOUMA, La. — The death toll in Louisiana from Hurricane Ida rose to 26 Wednesday, after health ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Fighting Texas abortion law could be tough for federal gov’t

By Lindsay Whitehurst and Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON — Foes of the new Texas law that bans most abortions have been looking to the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 11:55 pm

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