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News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post

Nation/World

Charles: Royal family ‘deeply grateful’ for support for Philip

By Danica Kirka Associated Press LONDON — Britain’s Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa” on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:57 pm

News

North Carolina sites to resume J&J vaccines after CDC review

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Federal health officials say it’s safe to continue administering Johnson & Johnson shots at three vaccination ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:57 pm

News

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning loss ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:56 pm

Crime

Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to release an ex-Army captain imprisoned for decades for the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama

By Joseph Pisani, Alexandra Olson and Anne D’innocenzio AP Retail Writers Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings

By MEG KINNARD and MICHELLE LIU Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Education

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

DURHAM (AP) — Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination to student health officials before they can enroll ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Education

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100

By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer Ray Lambert, the Army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day and was saluted by a president on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Tillis has prostate cancer surgery

CHARLOTTE AP) — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said Thursday he has undergone surgery for prostate cancer and looks forward to returning to his Senate duties ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs

By Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned to the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden seeks crackdown on homemade firearms

By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani and Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Victim of former NFL player’s rampage wrote of faith, life’s fragility

By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Robert Lesslie, the South Carolina physician and author who authorities say was killed along with three ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

News

Wrongly imprisoned man gets $750,000

Associated Press DURHAM — A man who served nearly 44 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit has received compensation from ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

By Sarah Rankin Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:50 pm

Nation/World

Biden to unveil actions on guns, including new ATF boss

By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani and Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Joe Biden will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at addressing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:49 pm

Nation/World

Expert: Chauvin never took knee off Floyd’s neck area

By Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s  neck area — and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:49 pm

News

Bond set for father, daughter in Lexington murder case

LEXINGTON (AP) — A man and his daughter who were sentenced to prison in the 2015 death of an Irish businessman were released on bond ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:48 pm

Nation/World

Big new push to vaccinate older Americans

By Zeke Miller and Leah Willingham Associated Press CLARKSDALE, Miss. — The first hurdle was getting on the bus. Seventy-four year old Linda Busby hesitated ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:47 pm

Nation/World

Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction

By Josh Boak Associated Press President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:46 pm

News

Lawsuit says officer broke car window, threw driver on glass

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A Black motorist says a white North Carolina police officer threw her onto broken glass after he broke her car window with ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Navy medic shoots 2 US sailors; is stopped, killed on base

By Matthew Barakat Associated Press FREDERICK, Md. — A Navy medic shot and wounded two U.S. sailors at a military facility Tuesday, then fled to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Biden makes all adults eligible for a vaccine on April 19

By Darlene Superville and Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he’s bumping up his deadline by two weeks for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:55 pm

College

Baylor beatdown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

College

AP source: UNC gets deal with assistant Davis as new coach

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer North Carolina has reached an agreement with assistant coach Hubert Davis to take over the storied men’s basketball program, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, April 5, 2021 5:22 pm

Sports

Jets trade QB Sam Darnold to Panthers for 3 draft picks

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was the face of a hopeful franchise, a promising playmaker who might just be the New York Jets’ quarterback ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, April 5, 2021 5:20 pm

College

Stanford holds off Arizona 54-53 to win women’s NCAA title

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tara VanDerveer hugged each of her Stanford players as they climbed the ladder to cut down the nets, capping a taxing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, April 5, 2021 12:50 am

News

Newton Grove police officer dies in single-vehicle crash

NEWTON GROVE (AP) — Authorities say that a police officer from North Carolina’s Sampson County has died in a single-car crash. WNCN reports that the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, April 5, 2021 12:45 am

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