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North Carolina governor's chief of staff is leaving, and will be replaced by another longtime aide

Jul. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's only chief of staff during his two terms is leaving her post in the final months of the administration for a move to the private sector. She'll be replaced by another longtime aide. Kristi Jones will step down from...

Cal Raleigh homers from each side of the plate for the 2nd time in 3 days, Mariners rout Angels 11-0

Jul. 12, 2024 00:52 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cal Raleigh homered from each side of the plate for the second time in three days, and J.P. Crawford had a two-run homer while getting three hits and three RBIs in the Seattle Mariners' 11-0 thrashing of the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. Jorge Polanco...

J-Rod homers, Raleigh connects twice and Gilbert is brilliant as the Mariners beat the Padres 8-3

Jul. 10, 2024 01:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Julio Rodríguez went 4 for 4 with a 411-foot home run into the second deck in left field, Cal Raleigh hit a two-run homer from each side of the plate and All-Star Logan Gilbert was brilliant for the AL West-leading Seattle Mariners, who beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Tuesday...

North Carolina governor signs 12 bills still left on his desk, vetoes 1 more

Jul. 08, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law on Monday nearly all of the bills that remained on his desk from the pile that the Republican-dominated General Assembly sent him before this year's work session ended. But he vetoed another measure and will let the...

Raleigh drives in winning run and Mariners beat Twins 3-2

Jun. 29, 2024 01:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Cal Raleigh drove in the winning run with a walk-off fielder’s choice in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night. Raleigh hit a grounder to Twins reliever Cole Sands (2-1), who threw home to try to keep J.P. Crawford...

Biden concedes debate fumbles but declares he will defend democracy. Dems stick by him — for now

Jun. 29, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden worked forcefully Friday to quell Democratic anxieties over his unsteady showing in his debate with former President Donald Trump, as elected members of his party closed ranks around him in an effort to shut down talk of replacing him atop the ticket. ...

Biden tries for a post-debate reset, saying, 'I don't debate as well as I used to' but 'I know how to do this job'

Jun. 28, 2024 13:49 PM EDT
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — Biden tries for a post-debate reset, saying, 'I don't debate as well as I used to' but 'I know how to do this job.'

Authority overseeing Hurricanes' arena approves development plan for multi-use district around venue

Jun. 27, 2024 14:05 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes said the governing body for PNC Arena has approved a development agreement to create a long-discussed mixed-use district around the arena including entertainment, retail and office space, a music venue, apartments and a hotel. In a...

North Carolina Senate approves spending plan adjustments, amid budget impasse with House

Jun. 25, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate approved late Monday a budget-adjustment measure that is stripped down and spends less compared to similar legislation advanced by their House GOP counterparts last week. The Senate voted 27-19 along party lines for the...

North Carolina Senate approves spending plan adjustments, amid budget impasse with House

Jun. 24, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate approved late Monday a budget-adjustment measure that is stripped down and spends less compared to similar legislation advanced by their House GOP counterparts last week. The Senate voted 27-19 along party lines for the...