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My Sister’s House: helping women in cycle of incarceration

Feb. 06, 2023 00:03 AM EST

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The sign just above the front door of the new two-story house under construction in New Bern bears a simple message: “My Sister’s House — Where your past doesn’t matter.” The pledge is meant as a welcoming for the women that will one...

FACT FOCUS: Egg shortage breeds chicken-feed conspiracies

Feb. 05, 2023 19:21 PM EST

Social media users claim to have found a new culprit for sky-high egg prices: chicken feed. The theory gained steam on Facebook, TikTok and Twitter in recent weeks, with some users reporting that their hens stopped laying eggs and speculating that common chicken feed products were...

Carr, Van Lith lead Louisville women past No. 11 Tar Heels

Feb. 05, 2023 14:38 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chrislyn Carr scored 11 of her 17 points in the third quarter on Sunday to propel Louisville to a 62-55 upset of No. 11 North Carolina, ending the Tar Heels' eight-game winning streak. Hailey Van Lith also had 17 points for the Cardinals (17-8, 8-4 Atlantic...

Curling, Southern style, on the menu in LeBauer Park

Feb. 05, 2023 00:03 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Without meaning to, Mike Barok stood out from the group gathered around at the outdoor rink in LeBauer Park. But between “encouraging” his friends who took the ice first in their Tuesday night curling league — it’s a fine line between constructive...

Duke edges North Carolina 63-57 behind Roach, Lively

Feb. 04, 2023 21:21 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Roach scored 20 points, Dereck Lively II had career highs of eight blocks and 14 rebounds and Duke defeated North Carolina 63-57 on Saturday night. Kyle Filipowski added 14 points and Tyrese Proctor 11 for the Blue Devils (17-6, 8-4 ACC), who won their...

Eyes on the sky as Chinese balloon shot down over Atlantic

Feb. 04, 2023 19:15 PM EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Eyes were locked on the Carolina skies Saturday as a suspected Chinese spy balloon ended its weeklong traverse over the U.S. when it drifted over the Atlantic Ocean and was shot down by a fighter jet. In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a crowd lining the...

Fields' 19 help Arkansas State defeat Coastal Carolina 73-57

Feb. 04, 2023 18:02 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Fields' 19 points helped Arkansas State defeat Coastal Carolina 73-57 on Saturday. Fields shot 6 for 10 (0 for 3 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free throw line for the Red Wolves (10-15, 2-10 Sun Belt Conference). Terrance Ford Jr. scored 16...

Pedulla's 22 points lift Virginia Tech past No. 6 Virginia

Feb. 04, 2023 15:39 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sean Pedulla scored 22 points and Virginia Tech beat No. 6 Virginia 74-68 on Saturday, snapping the Cavaliers' seven-game winning streak. Pedulla made 6 of 13 from the floor as the Hokies (14-10, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) posted their biggest win of the...

N.C. State keeps pace atop ACC beating feisty Georgia Tech

Feb. 04, 2023 15:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — D.J. Burns Jr. scored 24 points, Terquavion Smith distributed 10 assists and North Carolina State beat Georgia Tech 72-64 in a back-and-forth contest on Saturday. Casey Morsell scored 17 points for the Wolfpack (19-5, 9-5 ACC) shooting 6 for 9 and backup Ernest...

US has downed the Chinese balloon off the Carolina coast and an operation is underway to recover the debris

Feb. 04, 2023 14:40 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US has downed the Chinese balloon off the Carolina coast and an operation is underway to recover the debris.