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Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina

SMITHFIELD (AP) — Amazon is planning a $100 million distribution and fulfillment center, Johnston County officials announced Monday. According to the officials, Amazon will build ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, May 10, 2021 11:35 pm

News

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina House members on Monday approved a plan to curb the governor’s ability to mandate ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, May 10, 2021 11:34 pm

Sports

Medina Spirit could lose Kentucky Derby win; track bans Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit’s victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed post-race drug test, one that led ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, May 9, 2021 10:03 pm

Sports

Martin Truex Jr. dominates at Darlington for 3rd win of year

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. got nervous in a hurry near the end of his dominating drive at Darlington Raceway. Barely pushed much ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:57 pm

Sports

McIlroy ends 18 months without winning at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Rory McIlroy finally won when he least expected it, and it was as sweet as he could have imagined. Only after he ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:51 pm

News

N.C. Zoo ready for expansion if lawmakers OK funding

ASHEBORO (AP) — The North Carolina Zoo expects to move forward with work on a new Asia exhibit this fall, if lawmakers pass a budget ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:47 pm

Nation/World

States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

By Heather Hollingsworth and Todd Richmond Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — States asked the federal government this week to withhold staggering amounts of COVID-19 vaccine ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:50 pm

Nation/World

Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack

By Alan Suderman and Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — The operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast said ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:48 pm

News

NC budget dance slowed as GOP leaders differ on bottom line

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A big question within North Carolina state government at the start of the year was whether Democratic ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:47 pm

News

Judge limits footage that family can see of deputy shooting

By Ben Finley Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. — Family members of a Black man who was fatally shot in his car by sheriff’s deputies in ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:45 pm

Business

Weak jobs report spurs questions about big fed spending

By JOSH BOAK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies’ hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

Judge limits footage that family can see of deputy shooting in Elizabeth City

By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Family members of a Black man who was fatally shot in his car by sheriff’s deputies ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Former NHL player to open mobster themed bar in Raleigh

By DREW JACKSON The News & Observer RALEIGH (AP) — While it’s named after a famous mobster, Teets is no speakeasy. Teets Bar, from brothers ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

California population declines for first time

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s population fell by more than 182,000 last year, the first yearly loss ever recorded for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

GOP leaders differ on bottom line for state spending

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A big question within North Carolina state government at the start of the year was whether ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

Police: Man killed in shootout with officers in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A man found dead after a house fire and standoff with police died from a gunshot wound during a shootout with officers, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

At funeral, fallen Watauga deputies remembered as ‘heroes’

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — The sheriff was already running late to the office when a woman pleaded for him to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

More than half of North Carolinians have now taken at least one vaccine shot

Associated Press RALEIGH — Most North Carolina adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot, according to data released by the state Department of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

By Jamey Keaten and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:10 pm

News

As demand drops, Cooper visits vaccine clinic to urge usage

By Hannah Smoot Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE — In a stop at the Mecklenburg EMS Agency COVID-19 vaccination clinic Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper praised the work ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:10 pm

News

NC lawmakers advance bill barring mandatory COVID-19 shots

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a proposal to prevent state and local governments from firing ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:08 pm

News

N.C. bill banning Down syndrome abortions nears floor vote

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — A North Carolina bill prohibiting pregnant women from seeking abortions on the basis of a prenatal ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:07 pm

Coronavirus

N.C. lawmakers advance bill barring mandatory COVID-19 shots

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a proposal to prevent state and local governments from ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:39 pm

Local

Rowan Public Library joins initiative to help people with digital connectivity

SALISBURY — Through a state partnership, the Rowan Public Library will offer assistance to local residents who need help with digital connectivity, devices and other ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:22 pm

Local

Mocksville to dissolve police department

MOCKSVILLE (AP) — Officials in Mocksville are dissolving the town’s police department and entering a contract with the county sheriff’s office. News outlets report that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:42 am

News

NC police reform package approved by Senate committee

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A criminal justice reform package focused on targeting insubordinate and overly aggressive officers while giving more mental ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:06 am

News

NC Senate eases caps on income, grants for K-12 scholarships

RALEIGH (AP) — Qualifying income levels and maximum grants would rise for North Carolina’s publicly funded scholarship program for K-12 students to attend private schools ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4

By Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:55 pm

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