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Clippers use No. 25 pick on UNC’s Reggie Bullock

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were a lot of people who thought Reggie Bullock was making a mistake by declaring for this year’s NBA draft with one year of eligibility still remaining at North Carolina. […]

06/28/2013

US Army soldier participant clears a hurdle as part of Combat Readiness Test, Fort Jackson Army Base, Columbia, South Carolina

Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive restructuring, the U.S. Army is slashing the number of active duty combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the country as […]

06/25/2013

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NC protests split on Bible’s message to help poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to show their opposition to policies by the GOP-controlled Legislature. While a broader coalition […]

06/12/2013

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Andrea’s rain spawns flood warnings on East Coast

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaking rains that spawned numerous flood warnings pushed some streams and creeks over their banks throughout the Northeast, yet the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season sped up the […]

06/08/2013

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Obama to visit NC school, fundraise in California

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called on federal regulators Thursday to help turn the nation’s classrooms into digital learning centers by equipping schools with broadband and high-speed Internet connections at a cost of several […]

06/06/2013

NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A federal judge sentenced Donte Jamar Sims on Wednesday to […]

05/29/2013

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Religious groups say they were scrutinized by IRS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two conservative religious groups say they were also the subject of unusual scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service. The son of the Rev. Billy Graham as well as leaders of Z Street, […]

05/15/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

Medical workers at scene of explosion near Boston Marathon finish line, Massachusetts.

2 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon, 2 more being dismantled

BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.

04/15/2013

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Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries.

Bloody spectators were being carried Monday to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners. Police wove through competitors as they ran back toward the course.

04/15/2013

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Congress spares military’s tuition aid program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has spared a program that provides tuition aid to active duty military from the budget knife. The House cleared a massive spending bill that includes a provision restoring the program for the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps.

03/21/2013

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