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ACC and SEC each get 5 regional host sites for the NCAA baseball tournament

May. 26, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference each had five schools selected Sunday as regional host sites for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. All 16 regional hosts announced by the Division I Baseball Committee locked up spots in the...

Obertop drives in final four runs to rally Clemson past Louisville 8-7 for spot in ACC semifinals

May. 24, 2024 19:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmy Obertop hit a game-tying three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth as second-seeded Clemson spotted No. 7 seed Louisville six runs before rallying for an 8-7 victory on Friday at the Atlantic Coast Conference...

James Tibbs III hits team-leading 25th homer and Florida State advances to the ACC semifinals

May. 24, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Tibbs III hit his team-leading 25th homer of the season and 52nd of his career, and No. 5 seed Florida State advanced to the ACC Tournament semifinals with a 12-7 victory over fourth-seeded Virginia on Friday. Tibbs, the ACC player of the year, went 2...

Booz Allen: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 24, 2024 07:04 AM EDT

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) on Friday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $128 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The McLean, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 98 cents per...

Dying ex-doctor leaves Virginia prison 2 years after pardon for killing his dad

May. 23, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

MARION, Va. (AP) — A former North Carolina doctor who was pardoned for killing his father left a Virginia prison for a hospital on Thursday, more than a decade after a doctor began advocating for his release because of a rare brain condition. Vince Gilmer is in the terminal stages...

A comment from Trump and GOP actions in the states put contraceptive access in the 2024 spotlight

May. 23, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican lawmakers in states across the U.S. have been rejecting Democrats' efforts to protect or expand access to birth control, an issue Democrats are promoting as a major issue in this year's elections along with abortion and other reproductive rights concerns. ...

NC State bangs out 20 hits, has two 6-run innings for 19-9 win over Virginia Tech in ACC

May. 22, 2024 23:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eli Serrano III, Garrett Pennington and Alec Makarewicz combined for 12 runs, 11 hits and eight RBIs as third-seed North Carolina State overwhelmed 10th-seed Virginia Tech 19-9 on Wednesday night in the ACC Tournament. The Wolfpack (33-19) face No. 6 Duke on...

Lawmakers call for further inquiry into Virginia prison that had hypothermia hospitalizations

May. 22, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A raft of hypothermia hospitalizations and other questionable conditions at a Virginia prison uncovered in a recent report deserve further scrutiny, leading Democratic state lawmakers said this week. Lawmakers pledged to press Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's...

EPlus: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 16:44 PM EDT

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — HERNDON, Va. (AP) — EPlus Inc. (PLUS) on Wednesday reported earnings of $22 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Herndon, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 82 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and...

GOP candidate for NC governor blasts public spending as his family nonprofit rakes in taxpayer funds

May. 22, 2024 07:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his bid to become North Carolina’s first Black governor, Republican Mark Robinson assails government safety net spending as a “plantation of welfare and victimhood" that has mired generations of Black people in “dependency” and poverty. But the...