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North Carolina News – May 9, 2022

North Carolina News – May 9, 2022

AP-US-ELECTION-2022-TRUMP Trump, emboldened after Ohio victory, faces challenges ahead NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump enters the next stretch of the midterm campaign emboldened by primary victories but facing new risks. Trump’s late-stage endorsement of JD Vance in Ohio’s GOP Senate primary catapulted the “Hillbilly Elegy” author to the nomination in last week’s…read more »

North Carolina News – May 6, 2022

North Carolina News – May 6, 2022

SEVERE WEATHER-NORTH CAROLINA Severe weather topples wall at North Carolina facility Officials say a wall at a North Carolina distribution center was toppled by a severe storm on Friday, but none of the 30 workers inside the facility was hurt. News outlets report emergency officials in Orange County say high winds knocked down the wall…read more »

North Carolina News – May 5, 2022

North Carolina News – May 5, 2022

VIRUS OUTBREAK-STATE EMPLOYEES NC state employees getting extra day off for booster shot RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state employees will be getting an extra day of vacation for receiving a COVID-19 booster. Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order Wednesday that provides the leave to workers whose Cabinet-level agencies report to him. The…read more »

North Carolina News – May 4, 2022

North Carolina News – May 4, 2022

APPEALS COURT-NEW TRIALS NC appeals court orders new trials in murder cases RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s intermediate appeals court have ordered new trials for two men convicted separately of first-degree murder. One Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that Tevin Demetrius Vann was entitled to a new trial involving the 2016 death of…read more »

North Carolina News – May 3, 2022

North Carolina News – May 3, 2022

ELECTION 2022-POLITICS Trump’s bid to shape GOP faces test with voters in May races NEW YORK (AP) — Voters across a dozen states are set to decide primary elections this month that will determine the people and priorities leading the GOP into the fall midterms and beyond. Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but…read more »

North Carolina News – May 2, 2022

North Carolina News – May 2, 2022

FORT BENNING COMMANDER Fort Benning top commander to retire later this year FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — The top commander at Fort Benning plans to retire, and his replacement has already been named. Army officials say Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahoe plans to step down in July as commanding general at the base in Georgia. His…read more »

North Carolina News – April 29, 2022

North Carolina News – April 29, 2022

UKRAINE-AMERICAN KILLED Relatives say former US Marine killed fighting in Ukraine WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives say a former U.S. Marine has been killed alongside Ukrainian forces in the war with Russia in what’s the first known death of an American citizen fighting in Ukraine. Rebecca Cabrera tells CNN her 22-year-old son, Willy Joseph Cancel, was…read more »

North Carolina News – April 28, 2022

North Carolina News – April 28, 2022

ELECTION 2022-SENATE-NORTH CAROLINA McCrory, Walker attend last NC Senate debate; Budd absent HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The final scheduled debate for North Carolina’s Republican Senate primary next month featured former Gov. Pat McCrory and former U.S. Rep. Mark Walker largely agreeing on issues and criticizing rival Rep. Ted Budd for his absence from another…read more »

North Carolina News – April 27, 2022

North Carolina News – April 27, 2022

TSA: Airport security finds loaded gun in Cawthorn’s bag Officials say a loaded gun was found in North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s carry-on bag at an airport security checkpoint. It’s the second time in a little more than a year that a weapon has been found in his possession at an airport in his home…read more »

North Carolina News – April 26, 2022

North Carolina News – April 26, 2022

EDUCATION REPORT Blue-ribbon panel makes NC education recommendations MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A blue-ribbon commission has recommended ways to improve North Carolina’s public education, from preschool to universities. The Hunt-Lee Commission backed 16 proposals in a report released Monday. The commission was formed to address inequities in student outcomes. The bipartisan commission included education leaders,…read more »

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