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NC church says it lost nearly $800K in email scam

ELKIN (AP) — Leaders of a northwestern North Carolina church say cybercriminals stole nearly $800,000 that the congregation spent years raising to build a new ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 28, 2023 11:55 pm

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North Carolina lawmakers back to work for 2023, filing bills

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Wednesday after its usual two-week January break and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 11:55 pm

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NC lawmakers start filing bills as they get back to work for 2023

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH  — The North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Wednesday after its usual two-week January break and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 5:28 pm

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Plenty of leftover issues expected in North Carolina session

By GARY D. ROBERTSON and HANNAH SCHOENBAUM Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s legislative ledger gets cleared every two years when the next set ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 12:00 am

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State auditor: I made ‘serious mistake’ leaving accident

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s elected state auditor apologized Monday for leaving the scene of an accident last month after ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 23, 2023 11:55 pm

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Duke Energy Carolinas seeks North Carolina rate increases

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Duke Energy Carolinas asked North Carolina regulators on Thursday to let it raise residential electricity rates by nearly 18% over three years ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 19, 2023 9:53 pm

Entertainment

David Crosby dead at 81

By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press David Crosby has died at 81. Several media outlets, including the New York Times, say the musician died Wednesday. The ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 19, 2023 9:13 pm

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Democratic attorney general runs for North Carolina governor

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced a bid for governor in 2024 on Wednesday, with the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 11:55 pm

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NC auditor, Medical Board at odds over review results

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state auditor and the panel that disciplines physicians clashed over a performance review released Thursday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 13, 2023 12:00 am

Nation/World

Lisa Marie Presley dies at 54 after going into cardiac arrest

By STEFANIE DAZIO and KRYSTA FAURIA Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lisa Marie Presley, a singer, Elvis’ only daughter and a dedicated keeper of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 12, 2023 9:05 pm

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Larger GOP majorities seek impact at N. Carolina Statehouse

By Gary D. Robertson and Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly opened its two-year legislative session Wednesday with Republicans on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 11:55 pm

Nation/World

McCarthy elected House speaker in rowdy post-midnight vote

By Lisa Mascaro and Farnoush Amiri Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker on a historic post-midnight 15th ballot early Saturday, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 7, 2023 11:55 pm

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Burr says SEC probe into trading over with ‘no action’

RALEIGH (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has concluded its investigation of former North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr related to investment sales early ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 6, 2023 9:51 pm

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GOP’s McCarthy rejected for House speaker — again and again

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans flailed through a long second day of fruitless balloting Wednesday, unable to either elect their leader Kevin McCarthy as House ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 4, 2023 11:26 pm

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White sheriff who disparaged Black employees resigns – again

WHITEVILLE (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff resigned a second time Wednesday in the aftermath of a leaked audio recording in which he called Black ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 4, 2023 11:25 pm

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Molly Broad, UNC’s first female system president, dies at 81

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Molly Corbett Broad, the first female president of the University of North Carolina system and who later became a top advocate ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 4, 2023 11:25 pm

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Duke Energy: Plant, purchase failures contributed to outages

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Duke Energy Corp. executives on Tuesday blamed a convergence of widespread extreme cold, higher than projected demand, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Republicans adjourn without electing party leader in House

By LISA MASCARO, FARNOUSH AMIRI and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Failing to elect party leader Kevin McCarthy as the new speaker of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 9:18 pm

Nation/World

Suspect in deaths of Idaho students arrested in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania arrested a suspect in the killings of four University of Idaho students who were found stabbed to death ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 30, 2022 7:41 pm

Nation/World

Trump’s returns shed light on tax offsets, foreign accounts

Associated Press Democrats in Congress released thousands of pages of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns Friday, providing the most detailed picture to date of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 30, 2022 7:40 pm

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AG: Meadows won’t face voter fraud charges in North Carolina

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff to President Donald Trump, won’t face voter fraud ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 30, 2022 7:39 pm

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State reviewing TikTok use on employee devices over security issues

Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration said it’s reviewing the use of TikTok on state government devices, as the popular social ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 30, 2022 12:00 am

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Appeals court restores NC law addressing farm labor

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A North Carolina law preventing legal settlements between farms and workers from requiring a farm operation to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, December 28, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Winter weather upends water systems in Asheville, across the South

By Michael Goldberg Associated Press/Report for America A cold snap blanketing the Deep South has upended water systems as local officials struggle to repair widespread ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, December 28, 2022 12:00 am

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Suit challenging several NC abortion laws withdrawn

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A North Carolina abortion provider, medical professionals and an abortion-rights group have withdrawn their 2020 lawsuit challenging ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 11:55 pm

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NC Supreme Court rules state Senate map must be drawn again

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday that state Senate boundaries drawn by Republican legislators — under ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, December 17, 2022 12:01 am

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Outgoing Sen. Burr delivers farewell address

Associated Press RALEIGH — Wrapping up a nearly 30-year career in Congress, Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr told colleagues that the chamber needs “more statesmen ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 16, 2022 12:00 am

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Louisiana officers charged in Black motorist’s deadly arrest in 2019

By JIM MUSTIAN and JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press FARMERVILLE, La. — Five Louisiana law enforcement officers were charged Thursday with state crimes ranging from negligent ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, December 16, 2022 12:00 am

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