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January 27, 2021

News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post - Page 2 of 54

Nation/World

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion plan to stem virus and steady economy

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Bill Barrow Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del.  — Saying the nation faces “a crisis of deep human suffering,” President-elect Joe Biden unveiled ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

Trump impeachment trial will focus on his attacks on election

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment  could go to trial as soon as Inauguration ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

State plans to prioritize vaccinations for those 65 and older

By BRYAN ANDERSON AND GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina public health officials on Thursday unveiled an updated coronavirus ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

News

NC legislature opens session subdued amid virus, DC unrest

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Amid worries about COVID-19 and physical security, the North Carolina General Assembly officially began its two-year session ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:55 pm

Nation/World

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:12 pm

Nation/World

House urges Pence to help oust Trump; impeachment next

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

News

Moratorium over: NC towns advance LGBT protections

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The first North Carolina municipalities are acting to expand LGBT rights again a month since the expiration ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

As pandemic worsens, most US states resist restrictions

By Julie Watson and Terry Tang Associated Press PHOENIX — As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

News

New chief justice means shake-up atop NC’s court system

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The hiring of a new top administrator of North Carolina’s court system is one of several significant ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

News

North Carolina lawmakers irritated over slow vaccine rollout

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Lawmakers said Tuesday in a meeting with North Carolina’s top public health official that the state ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:55 pm

Sports

Panthers interview 2 more, expect GM decision this week

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Carolina Panthers met with executives Scott Fitterer of the Seattle Seahawks and Omar Khan of the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:58 pm

Nation/World

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:56 pm

Nation/World

House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol ‘insurrection’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:50 pm

Nation/World

Trump Homeland Security chief abruptly quits at tense time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s acting head of the Department of Homeland Security abruptly resigned Monday, leaving the post ahead of schedule as the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:43 pm

Nation/World

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the vice ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:15 pm

News

At inauguration, Cooper calls to strive for shared goals

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Starting his second term, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Saturday called on residents to learn from ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 7:15 pm

Coronavirus

Out-of-state residents can get COVID-19 vaccine in North Carolina

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Residents of neighboring states are able to come into North Carolina to get a coronavirus ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Democrats looking to quick Trump impeachment, want him out before Biden’s inauguration

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress laid plans Friday for swift impeachment of President ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:00 am

News

Teen killed by grenade likely sold at store in Shallotte

SHALLOTTE (AP) — Authorities said a hand grenade that killed a Virginia teenager may be one of the many explosives that were unknowingly sold at ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Tommy Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Growing more and more frail, Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of violent incitement

By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence” following the deadly insurrection ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Trump says he’ll leave office peacefully

By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON  — With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality Thursday ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Biden introduces his pick for attorney general

By Darlene Superville, Steve Peoples and Eric Tucker Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden introduced his pick for the nation’s top law enforcement ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Lawmakers openly discuss ousting Trump

By Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON — Lawmakers of both parties raised the prospect Thursday of ousting President Donald Trump from ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

State eyes incentives for prison inmates who get vaccinated

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina prison officials are considering offering rewards to inmates who accept a coronavirus vaccine ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

UNC-Chapel Hill delays in-person classes for three weeks

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — The flagship school of North Carolina’s university system announced Thursday that it is delaying the start of in-person undergraduate classes for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol in bid to overturn election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in an attempt ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:31 am

Nation/World

Biden to name judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON  — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:55 pm

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