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December 11, 2017 - 4:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people arrested while demonstrating last year in the North Carolina Legislative Building against Republican policies are using the appeal of their trespassing convictions to challenge court fees their lawyer argues are unconstitutional. The attorney for Carol Anderson and...
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December 11, 2017 - 2:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is a bit closer to having an official record of how close its mayoral election runoff was. Fulton County election officials on Monday certified the county's portion of the votes from the Dec. 5 runoff. Officials in DeKalb County, which also includes part of Atlanta, planned...
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December 11, 2017 - 1:54 pm
EDNEYVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A new crime lab in North Carolina aims to increase efficiency within the state's criminal justice system, particularly with drug and DNA evidence. State Attorney General Josh Stein attended last week the inauguration of the State Crime Lab office for western North Carolina...
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December 11, 2017 - 9:30 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has taken an injured fisherman to a hospital in North Carolina. The Coast Guard said in a news release that Station Wilmington station was called around 9:45 a.m. Sunday about an injured man aboard fishing vessel near Hatteras Island. The Coast Guard was told...
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December 11, 2017 - 6:35 am
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest after a man was found stabbed to death at a motel in Georgia. Police in Dublin were called Saturday morning to the Candlelite Motel, where they found the man dead in one of the rooms. Dublin Police Chief Tim Chatman identified the victim as Alan...
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December 11, 2017 - 6:34 am
NINETY SIX, S.C. (AP) — Human remains have been recovered from a car destroyed by fire in South Carolina. News outlets report that a release from Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox says sheriff's deputies found the burned-out car Friday evening in Ninety Six. An autopsy performed Sunday confirmed...
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December 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Presidents at America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015, according to a new report , with several topping $2 million in total earnings. The average chief received total compensation of nearly $570,000, including salary, bonuses and benefits, according...
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December 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A study by The Chronicle of Higher Education found that average pay for private university presidents increased 9 percent in 2015, to nearly $570,000. Ten presidents received more than $2 million in total earnings, up from eight in 2014. Compensation figures include yearly salaries,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017 file photo, Jane Fonda attends the 2017 ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fonda used her 80th birthday celebration to raise 1.3 million for her foundation. The two-time Oscar-winner raised the funds during a fundraiser called “Eight Decades of Jane” at an upscale Atlanta hotel Saturday night. The event recognized Fonda’s life achievements along with her foundation, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, which she created in 1995. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
December 10, 2017 - 3:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Jane Fonda used her 80th birthday celebration to raise $1.3 million for her foundation. The two-time Oscar-winner held the "Eight Decades of Jane" fundraiser at an upscale hotel Saturday night. The event recognized Fonda's life achievements along with her foundation, Georgia Campaign...
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December 10, 2017 - 2:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say three people are dead and one injured after a man shot his family before killing himself in North Carolina. Multiple media outlets report that 37-year-old Antioco Andrade Chacon shot and killed his mother, Asuncion Chacon-Perez, and his wife, Marina Bravo...
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