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February 13, 2018 - 5:59 pm
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged a man in the death of a 17-day-old girl. Multiple media outlets report the Kannapolis Police Department has charged 39-year-old Maurice Lavon Daniels with first-degree murder, child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, unauthorized...
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February 13, 2018 - 4:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper says upgrading North Carolina's workforce is a big deal for his administration, so he's laying out how he wants to make citizens ready for jobs today and prepared for future industries. Cooper laid out his "NC Job Ready" initiative Tuesday while speaking at a...
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February 13, 2018 - 4:29 pm
BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has gone dark for about a month while officials await custom-made parts for storm damage repairs. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Cox, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, said the light has been off since mid-January after machinery was...
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February 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Fort Bragg paratrooper from Texas has been charged in a 2013 sexual assault near Houston in which the naked victim walked to a movie theater for help. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced DNA evidence led to the North Carolina arrest of Pvt. 1st Class Levi Austin...
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February 13, 2018 - 3:38 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of drunken driving in a fatal ambulance crash in North Carolina is subject to deportation pending the criminal case's outcome. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a detainer that would allow them to remove Jose Martin Duran Romero...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to restrict evidence during an October civil trial over whether it operated illegally in North Dakota. North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board maintains TigerSwan...
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February 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster has signed a bill that he says will protect manufacturers from "nuisance lawsuits" by neighbors upset with the practices of nearby businesses. McMaster said Tuesday at a ceremony that the new law is important to show businesses looking to create jobs in...
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February 13, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — A group from North Carolina says it will bring more than 100 jobs to Maine by developing part of a shuttered mill into the state's first manufacturer of a type of composite wood. LignaCLT Maine LLC announced plans on Tuesday to open a facility at the former site of Great...
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February 13, 2018 - 12:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say former world champion boxer Adrien Broner has been arrested after being accused of groping a woman at a popular mall in Atlanta. Atlanta Police spokesman Donald Hannah says the 28-year-old Broner was charged with sexual assault after his arrest at the Lenox Square Mall on...
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February 13, 2018 - 12:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgians would be able to purchase alcohol at restaurants and wineries on Sunday mornings, under a proposal approved by state senators. The Senate voted 38-18 on Tuesday in favor of allowing on-premise consumption to begin at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Off-premise sales, such as those at...
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