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United Way in NC adopts anti-racism approach to end poverty

Jan. 24, 2022 00:04 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Until 2021, the Triangle Land Conservancy would not have qualified for funding from the United Way of the Greater Triangle. Funding traditionally went to nonprofits that focus on hunger, affordable housing, mental health, education and career readiness — not...

Young scores 30, Hawks hammer cold-shooting Hornets 113-91

Jan. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and the streaky Atlanta Hawks defeated the cold-shooting Charlotte Hornets 113-91 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win. De’Andre Hunter chipped in with 20 points and survived...

No. 21 Duke survives drought, holds off Virginia late, 57-48

Jan. 23, 2022 20:31 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Shayeann Day-Wilson scored 13 points and No. 21 Duke survived a six-minute scoring drought in the fourth quarter to hold on for a win in a 57-48 battle with Virginia on Sunday. The Blue Devils started fast, scoring the first six points of the game and taking a...

No. 4 N.C. State tough on defense, tops Virginia Tech 51-45

Jan. 23, 2022 19:27 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For the second straight game, Jakia Brown-Turner had to save the day for No. 4 North Carolina State. She scored 10 fourth-quarter points Thursday to help the Wolfpack beat No. 3 Louisville. On Sunday, after not scoring for about 35 minutes, Brown-Turner made...

Police: Teenager fatally shot in eastern North Carolina city

Jan. 23, 2022 19:02 PM EST

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Police in an eastern North Carolina city were investigating Sunday the shooting death of a teenager found inside a home. Rocky Mount officers responding to a shooting report shortly after 3 a.m. found the 17-year-old with a gunshot wound, police said in a...

Kiss lifts Bryant past St. Francis 85-68

Jan. 23, 2022 17:21 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Peter Kiss had 25 points as Bryant beat St. Francis of New York 85-68 on Sunday. Charles Pride had 18 points and eight rebounds for Bryant (10-8, 6-1 Northeast Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Hall Elisias added 12 points, eight rebounds and...

NC "school choice" proclamation first by Democrat Cooper

Jan. 23, 2022 16:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed “North Carolina School Choice Week” for the first time since the Democrat took over the job more than five years ago. The proclamation for “choice week,” which began Sunday, is interesting given Cooper has raised issues...

No. 18 Georgia Tech women shut down No. 20 North Carolina

Jan. 23, 2022 14:38 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Digna Strautmane had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 18 Georgia Tech to a 55-38 victory over slumping No. 20 North Carolina on Sunday. Strautmane scored eight points and Lotta-Maj Lahtinen added seven as Georgia Tech built a 14-point lead in the first quarter....

Montana ski town hosts military members who served in Kabul

Jan. 23, 2022 12:57 PM EST

WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) — Carlin Houston, a 23-year-old paratrooper with the U.S. Army’s 501st Airborne Infantry Regiment, traversed the slopes of Big Mountain with relative ease, looking every bit the part of a seasoned snowboarder — Flylow jacket, baggy Goretex pants, mirrored goggles —...

North Carolina man charged with murder in fatal shooting

Jan. 23, 2022 11:48 AM EST

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is charged with felony murder in connection with a shooting death, authorities said. David Matthew Cameron, 46, of Lexington was charged in the fatal shooting of Ellis Coleman Sr. on a local street, The Dispatch of Lexington reports. ...