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Budd embraces Trump, abortion opposition in NC Senate race

Sep. 23, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In competitive races across the U.S., Republican candidates are distancing themselves from their party's most controversial policies and people — namely, abortion and former President Donald Trump — as Election Day approaches. Not Ted Budd. ...

Texas Tech LB Ramirez back home after gruesome injury

Sep. 22, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez is back in Texas five days after breaking his left leg in a gruesome injury sustained during a game at North Carolina State. Ramirez returned to Lubbock on Thursday, greeted at the airport by coach Joey McGuire and others as...

N. Carolina makes pitch to host 2027 World University Games

Sep. 20, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has made one more pitch to host the 2027 World University Games, as the committee evaluating the state’s bid visited the region. A panel of the International University Sports Federation visited on Tuesday the Executive Mansion, where Gov. Roy...

Clemson back-to-back: No. 21 Wake Forest, then No. 12 'Pack

Sep. 20, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's opportunity to take control of the ACC's Atlantic doesn't get much clearer. The fifth-ranked Tigers have the chance become the division's clear favorite — or fall into a pack of contenders fighting things out for an Atlantic crown. ...

Texas Tech LB Ramirez undergoes 2nd surgery on broken leg

Sep. 19, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez had a second surgery on his broken left leg Monday and will remain hospitalized a few more days after sustaining the gruesome injury in a game against North Carolina State. The school said Ramirez was expected to return to...

Texas Tech LB Ramirez still hospitalized with leg fracture

Sep. 18, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Bryce Ramirez remained hospitalized Sunday, a day after suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the Red Raiders' loss at 12th-ranked North Carolina State. Sports medicine staff from Texas Tech were with Ramirez at Wake Medical Center in...

White, defense lead No. 16 NC State past Texas Tech 27-14

Sep. 18, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Aydan White wrapped his hands around an errant fourth-down throw and broke free toward the left side. There was nothing in his way, only a few black jerseys of North Carolina State teammates eager to escort him in an end-zone convoy. “That's a DB's dream...

N. Carolina hospitals offer new Medicaid expansion proposal

Sep. 16, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's hospitals and hospital systems on Friday unveiled an offer that could shake up stalled negotiations to pass legislation that would expand Medicaid to cover hundreds of thousands of low-income adults in the state. The North Carolina Healthcare...

NC Senate hopefuls Budd, Beasley agree to debate next month

Sep. 14, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's two major-party U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to participate in a televised debate next month. Spokespeople for the campaigns of Democrat Cheri Beasley and Republican Ted Budd said on Wednesday they would participate in an Oct. 7 debate...

Pandemic, labor shortage keep hurricane victims in limbo

Sep. 14, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nearly six years after flood damage from Hurricane Matthew displaced Thad Artis from his home in Goldsboro, North Carolina, he has still not been placed in permanent housing. Living alone in a motel for the past two years, growing increasingly frustrated with...