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NC governor signs order officially ending COVID-19 emergency

Aug. 15, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's state of emergency giving extraordinary powers to state government to address the COVID-19 pandemic is ending Monday as Gov. Roy Cooper officially concluded it nearly 2 1/2 years after he entered his first order. The Democratic governor...

Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily

Aug. 15, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

Starbucks on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly coordinated with union organizers. In a letter to the board chairman and other...

Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward short of his 500th game

Aug. 15, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Chris Woodward on Monday, with the team on pace for its sixth consecutive losing season and fourth since he took over the team. The move came with Woodward only two games shy of managing his 500th game with the Rangers. He...

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Chris Woodward in in his fourth season with the team

Aug. 15, 2022 14:44 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have fired manager Chris Woodward in in his fourth season with the team.

Hoosiers looking for a turnaround after dismal 2021 season

Aug. 15, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

Indiana linebacker Cam Jones and quarterback Jack Tuttle took matters into their own hands this offseason. They called their teammates together to discuss the goals and aspirations of the program, the need to always play with an edge and to break down precisely why things went wrong...

No. 2 Ohio St hungry to avenge Michigan loss, return to CFP

Aug. 15, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nine months later, the sting of losing to Michigan is still fresh for No. 2 Ohio State. That's the way it is in Columbus. Don't lose to Michigan. Doing so brings a year of pain and misery. “It was sickening,” receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba said...

Ship carrying grain for Ethiopia ready to leave Ukraine

Aug. 15, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A United Nations-chartered ship loaded with 23,000 metric tons of Ukrainian grain destined for Ethiopia was getting ready Sunday to set sail from a Black Sea port, the first shipment of its kind in a program to assist countries facing famine. The Brave...

Florida gator hunting starts with expanded time, weapons

Aug. 15, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's alligator hunting season started Monday with new rules expanding the time and weapons that can be used. The new rules expanded alligator hunting to 24 hours a day, instead of the previous 17 hours a day, primarily at night and early morning, that had...

Nicholas Evans, "The Horse Whisperer" author, dies at 72

Aug. 15, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nicholas Evans, the British author of the bestselling novel “The Horse Whisperer," has died at 72, his representatives said Monday. United Agents said Evans died “suddenly” on Aug. 9 following a heart attack. Published in 1995, “The Horse...

Florida COVID data critic can stay in House race for now

Aug. 15, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former state Department of Health employee who gained national attention for questioning the numbers in Florida's COVID-19 dashboard can remain a candidate for now in the race to be the Democratic challenger to Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. A state...