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September 20, 2018

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2018. There are 102 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Sept. 20, 1962, James Meredith, a black student, was blocked from enrolling at the University of Mississippi by Democratic Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was…

September 19, 2018

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 20.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops.

To see your Daybooks and events for North Carolina…

September 19, 2018

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn’t home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.

All of these women, bound by difficulties in life, met an eerily similar…

Border Agent Arrested-Women Killed

September 19, 2018

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate’s security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says.

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders that his office discovered that…

Senate Cybersecurity Accounts Targeted

September 19, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two women who died in South Carolina floodwaters (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Authorities in South Carolina have recovered the bodies of two women who drowned when the van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters.

South Carolina Law…

September 19, 2018

CATAWBA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged a man with two counts of murder in the deaths of his wife and son.

The Hickory Record reports Catawba police say 61-year-old Warren Lee Raymond is charged in the deaths of 55-year-old Barbara Jean Parker Raymond and 30-year-old Warren Lee…

September 19, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton appears on his way to becoming a smarter, more efficient passer.

It’s only been two games, but the Panthers’ eighth-year quarterback is completing a career-best 69 percent of his passes — well above his career completion mark of 58.3 percent — entering Sunday’s…

September 19, 2018

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The relaxed new dress code at public schools in the small city of Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is intentionally specific: Midriff-baring shirts are acceptable attire, so are tank tops with spaghetti straps and other once-banned items like micro-mini skirts and…

Relaxing School Dress Codes

September 19, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court.

In a matter of hours, they all signed onto a letter rallying behind high court nominee and their…

Supreme Court Kavanaugh Politics

September 19, 2018

Florence dropped nearly 3 feet (1 meter) of rain on North Carolina as the storm moved slowly across the state, flooding towns, closing roads and killing dozens of people.

Tens of thousands were ordered to evacuate communities along North Carolina’s steadily rising rivers. In New Bern, 4,300 homes…

Tropical Storm North Carolina
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