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Hornets get Miles Bridges after trade with Clippers

Jun. 21, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets wound up with small forward Miles Bridges from Michigan State in the first round of the NBA draft after a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. Charlotte initially selected point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander from Kentucky with the 11th overall pick, but promptly...

Thwarted before, North Carolina GOP wants photo ID mandate

Jun. 21, 2018 5:35 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislative Republicans on Thursday advanced their goal of permanently requiring voters to show photo identification — a proposal previously thwarted this decade by veto and federal judges who declared a similar mandate racially discriminatory. Legislation to...

Swiss drone maker moves away from DC flight restrictions

Jun. 21, 2018 8:15 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Swiss drone maker has moved its North American headquarters out of Washington, D.C., where security restrictions on flying drones have cramped the company's growth. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported senseFly has moved to Fuquay-Varina, near Raleigh. The company has 15...

Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

Jun. 21, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State was down three runs when a steady mist moved in at TD Ameritrade Park in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Perfect conditions for a team from the Pacific Northwest. "Every time we're playing and it starts to rain, everyone looks around and says, 'OK, we're going to come...

American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

Jun. 20, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in the past week because of a computer problem. Spokeswoman Katie Cody said PSA Airlines stabilized its computer systems but faced delays getting planes and...

Wake adds Villanova to 2020 schedule in series of changes

Jun. 20, 2018 5:12 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has added Villanova to its 2020 schedule while its game with Tulane that season has been pushed back to 2027. Wake Forest officials announced a series of schedule changes Wednesday. The Demon Deacons were scheduled to play Tulane on Sept. 5, 2020. When that game was...

AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

Jun. 20, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The Hornets will get the Nets'...

Wake Forest adds 2 grad transfer kickers

Jun. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers, including one who has spent five years serving a military tour of duty. Coach Dave Clawson added Darren Ford and Eric Osteen to the team Tuesday. Ford kicked and punted at Division III Hope College while Osteen completed his...

American: Computer system behind cancellations 'stabilized'

Jun. 19, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says it has "stabilized" a computer system that failed at one of its affiliate carriers, causing the cancellation of 2,500 flights over the past week. The failure occurred in computers used to schedule crews for PSA Airlines, which is owned by American and operates many...

Jordan will still have input on Hornets draft day decisions

Jun. 19, 2018 5:12 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan hired proven general manager Mitch Kupchak this offseason to help turn around a franchise mired in mediocrity since he became the Charlotte Hornets' majority owner eight years ago. But that doesn't mean the highly competitive Jordan won't have input on personnel...