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Duke Energy, NC officials announce coal ash expense deal

RALEIGH (AP) — Duke Energy, North Carolina officials and a conservation group announced Monday an agreement on how the utility pays to get rid of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:23 am

News

Transition to mass vaccination sites irks NC health systems

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina officials are shifting the state’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution strategy toward mass clinics in an ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 25, 2021 10:59 pm

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 24, 2021 10:08 pm

Health

NC panel backs governor’s ‘guiding principles’ on health improvements

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Prominent North Carolina medical, business and nonprofit leaders and state legislators assembled by Gov. Roy Cooper ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 am

Education

N.C. colleges report first wave of COVID-19 cases as semester begins

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Friday that it avoided returning to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Former Make-A-Wish Iowa CEO charged with embezzling funds

By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa has been arrested on felony charges alleging she ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

McConnell working to push impeachment trial to February

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden orders halt on all border wall construction

By Elliot Spagat Associated Press SAN DIEGO — In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump’s wall ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 am

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More than a million gallons of gas spilled in nature preserve near Huntersville

Associated Press CHARLOTTE — A crack in   a gasoline pipeline caused more than a million gallons to spill in a North Carolina nature preserve, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Small number of NC vaccine doses thrown out, official says

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina’s top public official acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that the state has ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:41 pm

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Ex-NC Rep. Hayes pardoned by Trump for role in bribery scandal

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party leader who lied to FBI agents about a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:17 pm

News

North Carolina prisons get first wave of COVID vaccine doses

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Department of Public Safety announced on Wednesday it has received about 1,000 doses of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:16 pm

Nation/World

Biden sworn in as America’s 46th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:05 pm

Nation/World

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:01 pm

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Justice Department won’t charge Sen. Burr over stock sales

By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Burr said Tuesday that the Justice Department has told him it will ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:40 pm

Nation/World

Heavy fortified statehouses around the US see small protests

By David A. Lieb and Adam Geller Associated Press Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:14 pm

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Gov. Cooper sending another 100 National Guard members to Washington

RALEIGH (AP) — Another 100 North Carolina National Guard members are going to Washington to help with security leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Some in GOP talk of chance for coming civil war

By Jay Reeves and Julie Carr Smyth Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:03 pm

Nation/World

More National Guard troops pour into Washington

By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON — By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation’s capital on Saturday, as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:01 pm

Nation/World

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

By PAUL J. WEBER and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis resident Dorothy Schmidt Cole was oldest Marine when she died at 107

KANNAPOLIS (AP) — Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107. Beth Kluttz, Cole’s only child, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 8:48 pm

Nation/World

National Guard troops move in as Washington locks down

By Ashraf Khalil and Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion plan to stem virus and steady economy

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Bill Barrow Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del.  — Saying the nation faces “a crisis of deep human suffering,” President-elect Joe Biden unveiled ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

Trump impeachment trial will focus on his attacks on election

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment  could go to trial as soon as Inauguration ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

State plans to prioritize vaccinations for those 65 and older

By BRYAN ANDERSON AND GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina public health officials on Thursday unveiled an updated coronavirus ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

News

NC legislature opens session subdued amid virus, DC unrest

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Amid worries about COVID-19 and physical security, the North Carolina General Assembly officially began its two-year session ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:55 pm

Nation/World

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:12 pm

Nation/World

House urges Pence to help oust Trump; impeachment next

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

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