North Carolina

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April 19, 2019 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell resigned Thursday after an external review found she had made ``racially insensitive'' comments and applied ``undue influence'' regarding players' ability to compete through medical issues. The school issued a release late...
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April 19, 2019 - 6:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a measure Thursday written by Republicans and backed by social conservatives that addresses a doctor's responsibilities if a later-term abortion results in an infant born alive. Cooper announced his decision two days after the...
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April 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race. The grand jury is meeting Tuesday through Thursday in Raleigh to review election irregularities in the 9th Congressional District. State elections...
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April 17, 2019 - 6:51 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator who loaned his campaign $250,000 is leading fundraising among 10 Republicans facing a May primary for a congressional seat left vacant because a ballot-collection scandal that voided November’s election. State Sen. Dan Bishop of Charlotte collected $...
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April 12, 2019 - 6:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Social conservatives aligned with North Carolina Republicans won more political clashes over abortion on Thursday, as committees approved legislation addressing newborn care should the procedure result in a live birth. Identical House and Senate bills, one of which could receive...
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April 11, 2019 - 6:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina legislators re-entered the highly charged fight over abortion on Wednesday, as Senate Republicans advanced a bill requiring physicians and nurses to care for children born alive after the procedure. The measure, based on the premise that doctors could allow...
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April 10, 2019 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A Democratic North Carolina congressional candidate says he has raised more than $1.6 million in campaign funds for a special election that was forced after last year's race was voided by a ballot-collection scandal. Dan McCready's campaign said Tuesday that the 9th District...
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April 10, 2019 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina legislature is entering again the contentious debate over abortion. A Senate committee scheduled discussion on Wednesday over a measure focused on what happens should an abortion procedure result in a live birth. The bill co-sponsored by nearly 20 Republicans...
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April 09, 2019 - 6:24 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Some North Carolina House Republicans are expected to pitch again their idea to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of uninsured people through the 2010 federal health care law. They scheduled a Legislative Building news conference on Tuesday to unveil a measure. In 2017,...
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April 05, 2019 - 6:12 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Standardized end-of-year tests for North Carolina K-12 students would decline dramatically in Republican legislation getting bipartisan state House support. The measure seeks to address parent and teacher complaints that too much instructional time goes toward ``high-stakes''...
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