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In its most direct statement yet, the NCAA on Thursday warned North Carolina to repeal House Bill 2 soon or lose championship events through 2022. “As the state knows, next … Click to Continue »…
Sickness and early death in the white working class could be rooted in poor job prospects for less-educated young people as they first enter the labor market, a situation that … Click to Continue…
Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years have arrested eight people in raids around Britain, as an ISIS-affiliated news agency claimed that the extremist group was behind the…
03.23 / 21:51
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Black, or with milk? Sugar, or no sweetener? People love their morning coffee, and they are very specific about it. And it appears that more java addicts are starting to buy it at Dunkin' Donuts instead of Starbucks…
03.23 / 21:51
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Brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel, known collectively as High Valley, are releasing a new single to radio today called “She’s with Me.” It is the follow-up to the pair’s first top-20 single, “Make You Mine.” Both songs can be found on their debut album, Dear Life, which was released last fall. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights…
03.23 / 21:37
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If you’re a Chris Janson fan, Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special Chris Janson airing tomorrow night, March 24, at 9 p.m. Eastern via DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTVNOW. In the special, Chris talks about the impact his first #1 single, “Buy Me a Boat,” had on his career, and the challenges for a successful follow-up. One of the highlights is when Chris performs the song “Everybody,” a tune he loves to perform live.…
03.23 / 21:37
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U.S. Marine artillerymen are now in place on Syrian soil, north of the last stronghold of the Islamic State. A force of local Kurdish and Arab fighters is moving south, continuing to isolate the city of Raqqa. They're in the opening stages of a major military operation that officials say could last into the fall. What comes next is expected to have huge implications not only for the fate of ISIS, but also for the relationship between Turkey and Russia, as well as the geographic outlines of…
03.23 / 21:37
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The N.C. General Assembly overrode Gov. Cooper's first veto. So, in coming elections, voters will again see party affiliations next to the names of…
03.23 / 21:37
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJi03NqXfk8 There's no shortage of poignant moments in I Called Him Morgan, Kasper Collin's mesmerizing new documentary about the life and death of jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan. One moment, about half an hour into the film, has stuck with me since I first saw it, lingering like an afterimage or the hook from a song. Wayne Shorter, the saxophonist and composer who stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Morgan in a mighty edition of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, is…
03.23 / 21:37
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Newport News, Va. – Police said they arrested an 18 year-old man for pointing a gun at two girls ages 14 year-old and 15 years-old. Authorities said they were called 7:48 pm to the 500 block of Adams Drive for a person reporting another person brandishing a gun. The teenage girls told police that Darrell Pittman pointed a handgun at them at the Boys and Girls Club at 7pm, according to authorities. They said he pulled up, approached the 14…
03.23 / 21:37
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On Mar. 17, a day after the surgeries, Snider died from congenital heart…
03.23 / 21:37
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The budget specifically aims to ease burdens for the Hampton Roads…
03.23 / 21:37
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U.S. Marine artillerymen are now in place on Syrian soil, north of the last stronghold of the Islamic State. A force of local Kurdish and Arab fighters is moving south, continuing to isolate the city of Raqqa. They're in the opening stages of a major military operation that officials say could last into the fall. What comes next is expected to have huge implications not only for the fate of ISIS, but also for the relationship between Turkey and Russia, as well as the geographic outlines of…
03.23 / 21:32
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GROVES, Texas — A man dressed in a leopard print robe used a hairbrush to rob a McDonald’s in southeast Texas Thursday morning, according to KFDM. Gevondis Demond Joseph, 29, of Port Arthur, Texas, is charged with first-degree felony aggravated robbery. Groves police told KFDM that Joseph used a hairbrush under his robe to pretend he was armed during the robbery. Officers were told that Joseph was wearing a black piece of clothing over his face, a leopard print robe, orange …
03.23 / 21:27
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WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — A wildfire is burning in Wilkes County, putting homes in jeopardy. More than 30 acres are on fire southeast of Wilkesboro close to N.C. 115 and Old Salisbury Road. The fire was reported at about 12 p.m. Thursday. The Wilkes County forester says the fire could burn close to 45 acres when it’s all over. The fire was started by someone who was burning debris in the area, the forester…
03.23 / 21:27
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FRESNO, Calif. — A mom who overcame the odds of beating cancer while pregnant died just a day after giving birth to twins. Jamie Snider, 30, was diagnosed with cervical cancer before learning she was pregnant with twins. Snider lost an ovary but overcame the cancer. It was during her pregnancy doctors told her the cancer returned,  KGO-TV reports. Just last week, Snider posted a smiling photo from the hospital before giving birth to her twins Camila and Nico. “‘God has [&#…
03.23 / 21:27
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas…
03.23 / 21:07
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GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative…
03.23 / 21:07
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For Tyshaud Brown, sports were a lifelong passion. “If you see (him) and he’s not trying to work on something or do something, he’s got some sort of sports thing … Click to Continue »…
While on the campaign trail, Donald Trump once suggested he’d negotiate directly with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un over a hamburger to help defuse the threat posed by Kim’s nuclear … Click to Continue »…