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News

Court lets North Carolina keep absentee deadline extension

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press North Carolina can accept absentee ballots that are postmarked by Election Day for more than a week afterward, a federal ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:50 pm

News

North Carolina scrambles to inform voters of absentee errors

By Jonathan Drew and Bryan Anderson Associated Press DURHAM — Time was dwindling for thousands of North Carolina voters to fix absentee voting errors as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:50 pm

Sports

First fans to be allowed in Superdome on Sunday as Panthers come to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints will start having fans in the stands for home games after the mayor agreed with the team ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Kershaw shines as Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in World Series opener

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers left the Tampa Bay ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Chase Briscoe lands No. 14 for Cup Series

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Chase Briscoe earned job security for the first time in his career with a well-deserved promotion ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Murray has happy homecoming as Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyler Murray accounted for three touchdowns in his first game back home as a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Panthers-Saints game will be in Superdome; McCaffrey’s help needed in red zone

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints will be hosting the Carolina Panthers on Sunday inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints released a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Kyle Larson reinstated to compete in NASCAR in 2021

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 am

College

No. 23 NC State loses QB Leary to surgery for leg injury

RALEIGH (AP) — Starting quarterback Devin Leary could miss the rest of the regular season for No. 23 North Carolina State after having surgery Sunday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:05 pm

Local

Search continues for missing hiker from Asheville

HAYWOOD COUNTY (AP) — Crews were expected to continue searching Sunday for a hiker who went missing in the North Carolina mountains. A spokeswoman for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:03 pm

Sports

Foles, stingy defense lead Bears past Panthers 23-16

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bears coach Matt Nagy has found plenty to criticize about his team this season, even though Chicago keeps winning. On Sunday, Nagy ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:59 pm

Racing

Logano wins at Kansas to clinch spot in Cup Series finale

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joey Logano spent the final 40-plus laps at Kansas Speedway keeping an eye on Kevin Harvick in his rear-view mirror. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:57 pm

College

Wolfpack victory leaves Duke at 1-5

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer RALEIGH —  Cary Angeline and Thayer Thomas had second-half touchdown catches to help North Carolina State beat Duke 31-20 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

College

Travis leads way as Florida State beats No. 5 North Carolina 31-28

BOB FERRANTE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Flaa. (AP) — Jordan Travis ran for two touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to help Florida State build a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Seager powers Dodgers to victory over Braves; Game 7 is tonight

By Stephen Hawkins AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas —  Corey Seager homered again, Walker Buehler pitched six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers pushed ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

College

No. 2 Alabama claims 41-24 victory over No. 3 Georgia

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones passed for 417 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama’s aerial assault ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

College

Walker scores 3 TDs in Wake Forest victory over Virginia

By J.D. Brasier Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM — Kenneth Walker III had 123 yards rushing and three touchdowns, including the go-ahead 75-yard scoring, run, and Wake ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7 to reach World Series

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 am

News

Deficient NC absentee ballots frozen pending further rulings

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press A lawyer for North Carolina’s State Board of Elections said Friday that time is running out to process 10,000 absentee ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:48 pm

News

Cunningham outraises Tillis, enters October with less cash

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis has entered the home stretch of his competitive and costly ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:46 pm

News

Ex- GOP lawmaker charged with assaulting poll worker

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — A former North Carolina Republican lawmaker who was observing an early voting site in Wake Forest ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:44 pm

Nation/World

Trump leans into fear tactics in bid to win Midwest states

By Jill Colvin and Brian Slodysko Associated Press JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:41 pm

College

College basketball coaches scrambling to fill schedules

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer College coaches endured a tense time waiting for the NCAA to green light the 2020-21 basketball season. They knew ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

Elections

Early voters across state say they’ll wait ‘as long as it takes’

By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — Americans are accustomed to standing in line. They queue up for airport security, the latest iPhone, COVID ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Layoffs remain high as jobless claims reach 898,000

By Christopher Rugaber AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

Racing

Bowyer chooses long role in NASCAR over proper farewell tour

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — If Clint Bowyer could have scripted his sendoff, it most certainly would have been a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — The blowback from a sign-stealing scandal three years ago and a losing record during the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

News

Ex- GOP lawmaker charged with assaulting poll worker in Wake Forest

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — A former North Carolina Republican lawmaker who was observing an early voting site in Wake ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:00 am

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