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Recusals sought as remapping case moves to NC Supreme Court

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The legal fight over North Carolina’s redistricting plans shifted quickly to the state Supreme Court the day ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:57 pm

Nation/World

Dems switch strategy on voting bill as Biden pushes action

By Brian Slodysko Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are trying to force a public showdown over their sweeping elections legislation, aiming to launch debate ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Kids’ low COVID-19 vaccination rates called a ‘gut punch’

By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer Distrust, misinformation and delays because of the holidays and bad weather have combined to produce what authorities say are ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Army ups bonuses for recruits to $50K, as COVID takes toll

By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army, for the first time, is offering a maximum enlistment bonus of $50,000 to highly ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Soaring COVID-19 cases renew US debate over mask mandates

By Meg Kinnard Associated Press Officials across the U.S. are again weighing how and whether to impose mask mandates as COVID-19 infections soar and the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Inflation at 40-year high pressures consumers, Fed and Biden

By Christopher Rugaber AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Inflation jumped at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Omicron may be headed for a rapid drop in US and Britain

By Maria Cheng and Carla K. Johnson Associated Press Scientists are seeing signals that COVID-19′s alarming omicron wave may have peaked in Britain and is ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Biden challenges Senate on voting: ‘Tired of being quiet!’

By Alexandra Jaffe, Colleen Long and Jeff Amy Associated Press ATLANTA — Pounding his hand for emphasis, President Joe Biden challenged senators Tuesday to “stand ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Medicare limits coverage of $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press WASHINGTON — Medicare said Tuesday it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump aide, 2 GOP strategists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is demanding records and testimony from a former White House aide they say helped ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

US shoppers find some groceries scarce due to virus, weather

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Parker Purifoy AP Business Writer Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to grab some items ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:55 pm

Elections

Judges let North Carolina GOP redistricting plans stand

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina judicial panel refused Tuesday to throw out redistricting maps drawn by the Republican-controlled General Assembly, rejecting arguments that the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 6:35 pm

News

North Carolina voters dispute Cawthorn candidacy over Jan. 6

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A group of North Carolina voters urged state officials Monday to disqualify U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 10, 2022 11:57 pm

Sports

Rhule’s status among many decisions Panthers must make

TAMPA, Fla (AP) — Carolina coach Matt Rhule and team owner David Tepper met before the Panthers’ dismal season ended with a 41-17 loss to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:13 pm

News

Black man shot by off-duty deputy in Fayetteville, sparking protest

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Protesters gathered outside a police station Sunday to decry the fatal shooting of a Black man a day earlier by an off-duty ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:11 pm

News

Three people killed in eastern NC fire

BELL ARTHUR (AP) — An early-morning fire at a mobile home in North Carolina has left three people dead. Pitt County Fire Marshal Jay Morris ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:08 pm

Nation/World

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 9, 2022 9:49 pm

News

State briefs: Mooresville child burned after touching downed power line near school

Associated Press MOORESVILLE  — A child was burned by an electric shock after coming in contact with a downed power line near a school on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:58 pm

News

‘Concept maps’ revealed as NC redistricting trial winds down

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A North Carolina state legislator who helped orchestrate redistricting in his chamber this fall acknowledged Wednesday that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 11:29 pm

Nation/World

Biden urges concern but not alarm in US as omicron rises

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden urged concern but not alarm Tuesday as the United States set records for daily reported ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Drivers fret about food and fuel while stranded on Virginia highway

By Sarah Rankin and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — There was no food, water or sleep for Susan Phalen as she spent a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Snow stalls Amtrak near Lynchburg, with excruciating delays

By Jeff Amy Associated Press Some passengers were enduring one of the worst trips ever Tuesday as winter weather continued to wreak havoc not only ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:55 pm

News

NC trooper, driver killed in traffic stop crash

MOORESBORO (AP) — A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper and a South Carolina man he was detaining were killed Monday night when the trooper’s ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:44 pm

Coronavirus

Cooper urges boosters, plans worker mandate extension

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — With COVID-19-related hospitalizations surging amid the spread of the extremely contagious omicron variant, Gov. Roy Cooper ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:03 pm

News

Little time to rule as NC remapping trial begins

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — A fast-moving redistricting trial began Monday, designed to determine whether North Carolina’s new congressional and legislative maps ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 3, 2022 11:55 pm

Sports

Booker scores 24 points, depleted Suns rout Hornets 133-99

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Devin Booker scored 24 points, Jalen Smith tied a career high with 19 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Phoenix Suns ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 2, 2022 11:32 pm

Sports

Panthers’ QB change provides only a brief spark, not a win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Starting Sam Darnold in place of Cam Newton at quarterback provided only a brief spark for Carolina before the flailing Panthers ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 2, 2022 11:23 pm

News

NC governor urges residents to prepare for severe weather

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s governor is urging people to prepare for severe weather. Gov. Roy Cooper said in a statement late Sunday afternoon that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 2, 2022 11:18 pm

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