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August 17, 2018 - 6:43 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO INSPIRED WOMEN TO GET "RESPECT" Aretha Franklin didn't see herself as a feminist heroine, but many women felt empowered by the message in some of her most famous anthems. 2. WHO IS...
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August 17, 2018 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A commissioner on the panel regulating North Carolina's alcohol sales has resigned following a state audit that decided it had done a poor job controlling costs by a vendor that manages liquor warehouse space. But Mike Herring, also the former top administrator of the Alcoholic...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:39 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's five living former governors on Monday delivered an extraordinary rebuke of the Republican-dominated legislature for two constitutional amendments it put on fall ballots, saying they would shred gubernatorial power and government checks and balances if approved...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:34 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: A car crashes into pedestrians outside British Parliament, primary season comes to Wisconsin and Minnesota, Trump threatens Cuomo. 1. PEDESTRIANS INJURED IN CRASH OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT IN LONDON A...
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August 13, 2018 - 6:33 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SMALL TURNOUT FOR WHITE NATIONALIST RALLY Only a few dozen turned out for a march near the White House, while thousands of counterprotesters vastly outnumbered them. 2. WHO IS DRAWING FIRE...
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August 10, 2018 - 6:37 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FATHER RECALLS COMPOUND SUSPECT AS HIGH-STRUNG, NOT RADICAL A Muslim cleric who leads a well-known New York City mosque says he never believed his son, who is at the center of the New Mexico...
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August 09, 2018 - 6:42 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TAX CUTS TAKE BACKSEAT TO FEAR IN GOP POLITICS In primary season, Republican candidates are embracing the general-election strategy of using anxiety as a tool to motivate voters. 2. HOW MOSCOW...
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August 09, 2018 - 6:35 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A federal judge invalidated part of North Carolina elections law that allows one voter to challenge another's residency, a provision that activist groups used to scrub thousands of names from rolls ahead of the 2016 elections. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs said in an order...
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Dreamstime
August 09, 2018 - 6:33 am
MONROE, N.C. (AP) North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the young entrepreneur. Tony Underwood, a spokesman for the Union County Sheriff's Office,...
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August 08, 2018 - 6:42 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A state judge declined Tuesday to give immediate relief to Gov. Roy Cooper and interest groups who want proposed constitutional amendments off fall ballots because they argue referendum language written by Republican lawmakers is false and misleading. The Democratic governor,...
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