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BESSEMER CITY, N.C. | Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina businessman suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family, got into his sport utility vehicle and then drove at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his pastor said Monday. Roger Self had been treated for … Continue reading BESSEMER CITY, N.C. | Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

CONCORD, N.C. | Bowman wins first stage of Open, moves on to All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Alex Bowman has won the first stage of the Open on Saturday night to qualify for the NASCAR All-Star race. Three other drivers will advance to the All-Star race — two more from the Open and another who wins the fan vote — to fill out the field of 21 drivers … Continue reading CONCORD, N.C. | Bowman wins first stage of Open, moves on to All-Star race

RALEIGH, N.C. | Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes. Feelings remain raw over North Carolina’s so-called bathroom bill, which prompted a boycott campaign. Many advocates remain frustrated that … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

RALEIGH, N.C | Teachers seeking more resources fill North Carolina streets

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Educators demanding better pay and more resources filled the streets of North Carolina’s capital city Wednesday with loud chants and the color red, continuing the trend of teachers around the country rising up to pressure lawmakers for change. Thousands of teachers from around the state marched through downtown to the Legislative … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | Teachers seeking more resources fill North Carolina streets

GREENSBORO, N.C | Protesters: Black people should hold R. Kelly accountable

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — R. Kelly insisted on performing in North Carolina Friday night, rejecting efforts to silence him over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct. The Greensboro concert was among the R&B singer’s first performances since the #MuteRKelly movement accelerated boycott efforts in recent weeks, with help from the Time’s Up campaign against sexual harassment … Continue reading GREENSBORO, N.C | Protesters: Black people should hold R. Kelly accountable

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Jason Day captures Wells Fargo for second win of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Day channeled his inner LeBron James and captured his second PGA Tour event of the season. Day said he drew inspiration from James’ Game 3 buzzer-beater against the Toronto Raptors before he pulled off his own clutch shot on Sunday. Leading by a stroke, Day’s 7-iron hit the flagstick on … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Jason Day captures Wells Fargo for second win of season