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December 16, 2017 - 6:16 pm
LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — The pilot of a small private plane is getting medical treatment after crashing in a North Carolina field. The Federal Aviation Administration tells WTVD a Cessna 150C aircraft crashed in Franklin County east of Louisburg on Saturday afternoon. Investigators said there was a...
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December 16, 2017 - 5:47 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Winston-Salem police are investigating a violent home invasion that left a 22-year-old man dead in his home. Police said the shooting death of Travaris Gourdine early Saturday was the city's second homicide in two days. Gourdine died after being taken to a hospital for...
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December 16, 2017 - 4:08 pm
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina State University and two university-related groups will pay nearly $438,000 to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed after a student shot and killed a member of the school's football team. Multiple media organizations reported that university officials offered...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:39 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Three-quarters of the chancellors running North Carolina's public universities are getting a raise. The News Observer of Raleigh reports the biggest pay bump goes to Carol Folt, who runs the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her 6 percent salary increase approved...
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December 16, 2017 - 2:46 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Two men have been ordered to stand trial in the 2013 shooting death of a disc jockey and activist outside a northeastern Pennsylvania bar. A Luzerne County judge ruled Friday that there was enough evidence to send the case against 28-year-old Roberto Battle and 36-year-old...
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December 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A Clemson University student who managed money for the school's sailing club is accused of using the group's funds to pay for his tuition, rent, a spring break trip and the deposit on a class ring. The Independent Mail of Anderson reported 22-year-old Mateo Gomez was arrested...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials have certified the results of Atlanta's mayoral election runoff, finally making the numbers official in Keisha Lance Bottoms' victory over Mary Norwood. The election results were certified Saturday. Norwood had requested a recount after the results certified Dec...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:49 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Fayetteville organization that provided meals, clothing and counseling for homeless people is closed amid an internal dispute. Multiple media organizations reported that Fayetteville's City Rescue Mission abruptly closed this week and on Friday people emptied the group's...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:46 pm
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia theme park is offering guests a free ticket if they eat a cricket. The giveaway may bug some people. But Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta was giving away T-shirts and free admission Saturday to the first 100 guests to gobble up a roasted cricket. The challenge...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:15 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed by a freight train in central South Carolina was driving his delivery truck over the tracks. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says 45-year-old Michael Murphy of Columbia was thrown from his vehicle and died from multiple injuries after being hit...
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