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Educator Warehouse runs low on funding, supplies

Jan. 28, 2023 00:02 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The day outwardly didn’t hold much promise for Karel Chandler. The weather, as it tends to this time of year, was sodden. Clouds hung low and heavy over a cold, gray morning. The holidays hovered over the calendar, so that made...

Martin Necas leads Hurricanes past Sharks 5-4 in overtime

Jan. 27, 2023 22:58 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas scored late in regulation and again in overtime, and the Carolina Hurricanes topped the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Friday night. Necas tied it at 4 when he got his 20th goal of the season with 11.5 seconds left in the third period. Then he beat James...

State suspends Auditor Wood's vehicle assignment after crash

Jan. 27, 2023 18:10 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials temporarily suspended the state auditor's vehicle assignment this week after she was cited for a misdemeanor hit-and-run for leaving the scene of a December crash where she drove her state-issued vehicle into a parked car. The state's...

Lawsuits in NC plane crash that killed 8 settled for $15M

Jan. 27, 2023 16:23 PM EST

The families of five passengers killed in a 2022 plane crash off the North Carolina coast have settled wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot and the pilot's estate for $15 million, family representatives announced Friday. All eight...

Column: Six Degrees of Wilks connects dots of NFL racism

Jan. 27, 2023 15:28 PM EST

Let's play Six Degrees of Steve Wilks, a quick and easy way to connect the dots of racism in the NFL head coaching ranks. — We'll start with Kliff Kingsbury, a white coach who was fired by Texas Tech in 2018 and somehow wound up as head man of the Arizona Cardinals the very next...

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 02:08 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

James Madison wins 75-69 against Coastal Carolina

Jan. 26, 2023 22:28 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Vado Morse scored 15 points as James Madison beat Coastal Carolina 75-69 on Thursday night. Morse was 4 of 9 shooting, including 1 for 5 from distance, and went 6 for 8 from the line for the Dukes (14-8, 5-4 Sun Belt Conference). Terrence Edwards scored 14...

Watson scores 22 as N.C. A&T downs Drexel 68-55

Jan. 26, 2023 21:54 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Watson had 22 points and North Carolina A&T beat Drexel 68-55 on Thursday night. Watson had eight rebounds for the Aggies (11-12, 6-4 Colonial Athletic Association). Demetric Horton added 16 points while going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 2...

No. 15 UNC women beat Pitt 72-57 behind big 4th quarter

Jan. 26, 2023 20:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 23 points, Kennedy Todd-Williams added 22 points and No. 15 North Carolina used a big fourth quarter to beat Pittsburgh 72-57 on Thursday night. It was tied at 44-all after three quarters until North Carolina opened the fourth on a 17-1 run to...

NC Democrats pitch abortion safeguards despite GOP majority

Jan. 26, 2023 14:20 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democrats, who narrowly held off a Republican supermajority in the General Assembly, have introduced legislation to codify abortion protections into state law as Republicans are discussing early prospects for further restrictions. Their...