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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, top center, watches during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 18, 2017 - 3:13 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team...
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In this Nov. 2, 2017, photo, Sgt. Eric Franz, Social Media Administrator for the Cincinnati police Department, grasps a collapsing man while responding to a possible overdose report at a gas station in downtown Cincinnati. The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry the drug. His counterpart in nearby Butler County says it subjects deputies to danger while making no lasting impact on the death toll. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
December 18, 2017 - 1:14 am
BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose. Less than 50 miles away, his counterpart in Butler County is dead set against it, saying it subjects...
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December 18, 2017 - 1:11 am
A North Carolina group has been a leading advocate nationally for having police carry and administer the overdose-reversing drug naloxone. The Raleigh-based nonprofit North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition helps law enforcement agencies establish naloxone programs with training, locating supplies...
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December 17, 2017 - 2:14 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina military cemetery was missing more than 1,000 wreaths paid for by community donations for a special event. WIS-TV reports that more than 1,300 wreaths weren't delivered on time for a "Wreaths Across America" ceremony at Fort Jackson National Cemetery...
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December 17, 2017 - 11:44 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina newspaper reports that the state doesn't have consistent rules across agencies for employees to submit complaints about sexual harassment, and its agencies aren't required to have anti-harassment policies. The State newspaper in Columbia reports that it's not...
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December 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
KNOTTS ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A coastal North Carolina county is trying to find a way to provide fire protection to a remote island after volunteers quit providing service. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports Knotts Island volunteer firefighters quit Nov. 8, citing an impasse with the county...
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December 17, 2017 - 10:29 am
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Children with special needs had the chance to talk with Santa Claus in an environment that's more low-key than is typical for holiday events. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports the "Sensitive Santa" event was held Saturday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Mike Kamp of the...
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December 16, 2017 - 4:08 pm
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina State University and two university-related groups will pay nearly $438,000 to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed after a student shot and killed a member of the school's football team. Multiple media organizations reported that university officials offered...
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December 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A Clemson University student who managed money for the school's sailing club is accused of using the group's funds to pay for his tuition, rent, a spring break trip and the deposit on a class ring. The Independent Mail of Anderson reported 22-year-old Mateo Gomez was arrested...
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