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Ian leaves dozens dead as focus turns to rescue, recovery

By Rebecca Santana and Meg Kinnard Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — Dozens of Florida residents left their flooded and splintered homes by boat and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:55 pm

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Four NC fatalities connected to severe weather from Ian

RALEIGH (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ian downed trees and power lines across North Carolina, and at least four fatalities connected to the severe ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, October 1, 2022 5:18 pm

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Ian heads toward Carolinas after slamming Florida

By ADRIANA GOMEZ-LICON Associated Press PUNTA GORDA, Fla.  — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 29, 2022 5:10 pm

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Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

By Curt Anderson Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:01 pm

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Hurricane Ian knocks out power to all of Cuba; Florida bracing for winds, floods

By CRISTIANA MESQUITA and CURT ANDERSON Associated Press HAVANA — Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday, knocking out power to ... Read more

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

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Florida emergency declared as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens

By Anthony Izaguirre Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida on Saturday as Tropical Storm ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 24, 2022 11:55 pm

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Fiona sweeps away houses, knocks out power in eastern Canada

By Rob Gillies Associated Press TORONTO — Fiona washed houses into the sea, tore the roofs off others and knocked out power to the vast ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 24, 2022 11:55 pm

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NC state Treasurer Folwell considering ’24 gubernatorial bid

RALEIGH (AP) — State Treasurer Dale Folwell confirmed Friday that he is strongly considering a run for North Carolina governor in 2024. That could put ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 19, 2022 11:55 pm

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Puerto Rico girds for possible hurricane as TS Fiona nears

By Dánica Coto Associated Press HAVANA — Tropical Storm Fiona headed for Puerto Rico on Saturday, with forecasters warning it likely would grow into a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 17, 2022 11:55 pm

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Queen’s 8 grandchildren hold silent vigil beside her coffin

Associated Press LONDON — All eight of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandchildren stood in silent vigil beside her coffin Saturday, capping another huge day in which ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 17, 2022 11:55 pm

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Pandemic, labor shortage keep hurricane victims in limbo

By Hannah Schoenbaum and Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Nearly six years after flood damage from Hurricane Matthew displaced Thad Artis from his ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 11:55 pm

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NC Supreme Court to hear voter ID arguments next month

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Oral arguments over the constitutionality of North Carolina’s photo voter identification law will be held next month, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 12, 2022 11:29 pm

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Biden hopes ending cancer can be a ‘national purpose’ for US

By Zeke Miller and Carla K. Johnson Associated Press BOSTON — President Joe Biden on Monday urged Americans to come together for a new “national ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, September 12, 2022 11:28 pm

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Stepping up: Next generation of royals to see more scrutiny

By Sylvia Hui Associated Press LONDON — Prince William and wife Kate made a surprise joint appearance with Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Saturday, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 10, 2022 11:55 pm

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‘Thank you, ma’am’: A singular queen, mourned by her people

By Adam Geller AP National Writer LONDON — By early afternoon, the scent of thousands of lilies and roses floated in the air outside Buckingham ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, September 10, 2022 11:55 pm

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Queen Elizabeth II: 1926-2022

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI Associated Press LONDON  — Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability in a ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, September 8, 2022 3:55 pm

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Appeals court says NC fisheries challenge can continue

RALEIGH — Coastal recreational anglers can keep suing the state of North Carolina over accusations that government regulators have devastated near-shore fishing stocks in violation ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 11:55 pm

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Mayor in Halifax County says threats follow Confederate monument coming down, seeks inquiry

ENFIELD (AP) — A North Carolina mayor who livestreamed a Confederate monument being knocked down in a town park last month called on the governor ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 11:43 pm

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Catawba Nation opens sports gambling at Kings Mountain casino

KINGS MOUNTAIN (AP) — Another sports-gambling venue opened on Tuesday in North Carolina, this time at the temporary casino opened by the Catawba Nation last ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 11:42 pm

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Appeals panel blocks law’s use in NC campaign ad prosecution

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a local North Carolina district attorney from prosecuting state Attorney ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 12:01 am

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Court opens door to voiding state Voter ID amendment

By JONATHAN DREW and GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s highest court opened the door Friday to nullifying a voter ID mandate ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, August 19, 2022 9:37 pm

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Judge reinstates North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a federal judge ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 11:55 pm

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$100K reward offered in slaying of North Carolina deputy

RALEIGH (AP) — A $100,000 reward is being offered in the case of a sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot along a dark stretch of road ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, August 15, 2022 11:55 pm

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Cooper signs order officially ending COVID-19 emergency

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state of emergency giving extraordinary powers to state government to address the COVID-19 pandemic is ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, August 15, 2022 11:55 pm

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Flying umbrella kills woman on SC beach

Associated Press GARDEN CITY, S.C.  — A beachgoer was killed Wednesday after a loose beach umbrella impaled her in the chest, authorities said. The umbrella ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:33 pm

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North Carolina AG in legal bind amid probe over 2020 TV ad

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The campaign committee for North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, facing trouble for a TV ad aired ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:55 pm

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Trump says he took the Fifth in New York civil investigation

Associated Press NEW YORK — Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he testified under oath Wednesday in the New ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:55 pm

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Mom sues officer, Concord over son’s fatal shooting

CONCORD (AP) — The mother of a man fatally shot by a North Carolina police officer during an attempted car theft filed a federal lawsuit ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:45 pm

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