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May 25, 2017 - 7:57 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina father and son have been charged in connection with a May 10 assault that sent one man to the hospital. The StarNews reports ( http://bit.ly/2rXKfvO ) that the Wilmington Police Department says in a news release that U.S. marshals arrested the 43-year-old...
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May 25, 2017 - 7:56 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Residents in central South Carolina are cleaning up after storms moved across the state. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornado touchdowns Wednesday afternoon in Saluda and Newberry counties. Forecasters planned to visit both counties Thursday to determine how long...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:25 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school principal's effort to collect school lunch debt has drawn ire. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports ( http://avlne.ws/2rUXYDA ) Haw Creek Elementary School Principal Jay Dale sent a letter to parents earlier this month saying that the Buncombe County...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:17 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Republicans are ready to debate portions of their state government spending proposal. The House scheduled several appropriations subcommittee meetings Thursday to unveil how GOP budget-writers would like to use taxpayer money for the next two years. The...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — More than half of food stamp recipients in 21 Georgia counties have been dropped from the program after the state instituted work requirements. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( http://bit.ly/2qYFi8Q ) state figures released this week reveal that 11,779 people considered...
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May 25, 2017 - 1:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A sheriff in Georgia who was arrested for allegedly exposing himself in a park has suspended himself for one week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( http://on-ajc.com/2qRqB76 ) DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann wrote an email to sheriff's office employees Tuesday saying he has...
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May 24, 2017 - 5:39 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top administrator of North Carolina's health insurance plan for state employees and teachers has abruptly left the job. Mona Moon had been executive administrator of the State Health Plan for four years and previously served as the plan's chief financial officer. She...
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May 24, 2017 - 5:35 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina jury has found a man guilty of killing a man while robbing him and shooting his girlfriend in the head as she tried to escape. Solicitor Barry Barnette announced Wednesday that a jury found 31-year-old Steven Lewis of Greensboro, North Carolina, guilty of...
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May 24, 2017 - 4:00 pm
AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in North Carolina (all times local): 4 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has spoken with the mayor of Autryville nearly one day after a tornado passed through the town. Cooper spoke on Wednesday with Mayor Larry Autry about the damage the town...
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May 24, 2017 - 1:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top administrator of North Carolina's health insurance plan for state employees and teachers has abruptly left the job. Mona Moon had been executive administrator of the State Health Plan for four years and previously served as the plan's chief financial officer. The News...
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