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Biden: US ‘coming back together,’ but COVID not yet finished

July 4, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling a vaccination “the most patriotic thing you can do,” President Joe Biden on Sunday mixed the nation’s birthday party with a celebration of freedom from the worst of the pandemic. He tempered the strides against COVID-19 […]

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Temporary Catawba casino opens in North Carolina

July 1, 2021

 The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation has opened a preliminary, temporary version of its proposed casino just across the border in North Carolina.  Tribal leaders were joined by local and state government officials Thursday for a ribbon-cutting at the modular […]

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‘Blue pill’ overdoses alarm South Carolina health officials

July 1, 2021

Fake blue pain pills — laced with cocaine, meth or fentanyl — are showing up in alarming numbers in South Carolina, health officials said. About 500 people have overdosed from the little blue pill that’s a counterfeit of Roxicodone, according […]

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Bill Cosby freed from prison, his sex conviction overturned

June 30, 2021

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison Wednesday in a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian once known as “America’s Dad,” ruling that the prosecutor who brought the […]

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North Carolina bill aims to stop prosecuting 6-year-olds

June 30, 2021

By BRYAN ANDERSON Children as young as 6 can be prosecuted in North Carolina juvenile court — the lowest age set by law in the country — but a bipartisan effort would raise the minimum age of delinquency to 10 […]

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Initial deal struck to end South Carolina prison riot suits

June 29, 2021

By MEG KINNARD South Carolina prison officials said Monday they have reached the initial approval phase of a $6 million settlement to resolve dozens of lawsuits the Department of Corrections is facing following a deadly prison riot that killed seven […]

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Juul to pay $40M in N. Carolina teen vaping suit settlement

June 28, 2021

DURHAM N.C. (AP) — Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and sales, according to a landmark legal settlement announced Monday after years of accusations that […]

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Biden visits Raleigh

June 26, 2021

By Tyria McCray President Joseph R. Biden traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina for the first time since taking office in 2021. During his national month of action, President Biden’s main priority was to strongly encourage the people of North Carolina […]

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Chauvin gets 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s death

June 25, 2021

By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin’s knee led to the biggest outcry […]

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Annual N. Carolina farm bill nears final lawmaker approval

June 25, 2021

The North Carolina legislature neared final approval on Thursday of its annual farm bill, which includes the creation of a streamlined method for hog farms to receive environment permits to convert liquid waste into consumer natural gas. The House voted […]

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