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Schools rethink age-old concept with telehealth clinics

Jan. 29, 2023 00:05 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Peering into a girl’s eye with a beam of light from her cellphone, Kim Gordon didn’t find anything amiss. So the Cone Health nurse sent the Bessemer Elementary student back to class. On a daily basis, schools call parents to get children who aren’t...

Reinhart scores 17 seconds into OT, Panthers beat Bruins 4-3

Jan. 28, 2023 21:52 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored 17 seconds into overtime to cap a late scoring flurry and give the Florida Panthers a 4-3 victory over the NHL-leading Boston Bruins on Saturday night. After David Pastrnak scored to give the Bruins the lead with 48.6 seconds left in...

Howard defeats North Carolina Central 71-67

Jan. 28, 2023 21:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elijah Hawkins' 17 points helped Howard defeat North Carolina Central 71-67 on Saturday night. Hawkins added five rebounds and 10 assists for the Bison (13-10, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Marcus Dockery scored 16 points, going 6 of 11 (4 for 5 from...

Monmouth beats NC A&T 79-64 to snap 12-game losing streak

Jan. 28, 2023 17:49 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tahron Allen scored 23 points and Monmouth snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 79-64 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday. Allen added nine rebounds for the Hawks (2-20, 1-8 Colonial Athletic Association). Jack Collins had 16 points and Klemen...

Burns' 31 points propels N.C. State past Wake Forest 79-77

Jan. 28, 2023 15:48 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — D.J. Burns Jr. scored a career-high 31 points and Jarkel Joiner scored 17 and North Carolina State rallied down the stretch for an exciting 79-77 win against Wake Forest on Saturday. The Wolfpack secured the win despite shooting just 7 for 16 from the...

N. Carolina woman charged with child abuse related to fire

Jan. 28, 2023 12:47 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The mother of three young children who died in a North Carolina house fire last month has been charged with child abuse related to the blaze, according to authorities. Brandi Sturdivant, 28, was in the Greensboro Detention Center on Saturday on a $150,000...

Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies

Jan. 28, 2023 11:18 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mass shootings have commanded public attention on a disturbingly frequent basis across the U.S., from a supermarket slaying in Buffalo, New York, to an elementary school tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, to a recent shooting at a California dance hall. Rather...

US population center trending toward South this decade

Jan. 28, 2023 11:17 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. population center is on track this decade to take a southern swerve for the first time in history, and it's because of people like Owen Glick, who moved from California to Florida more than a year ago. Last year, the South outgrew other U.S. regions by...

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...