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February 22, 2018 - 2:42 am
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — A former teacher and University of Georgia football player who admitted to a sexual relationship with a student will serve five years in prison. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 33-year-old Michael Henderson pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault by a...
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From left, President Donald Trump, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks during a listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed “he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.” Revisiting an idea he raised in his campaign, Trump’s comments in favor of allowing teachers to be armed come as lawmakers in several states are wrestling with the idea, including in Florida, where the 17 most recent school shooting victims are being mourned.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 22, 2018 - 12:42 am
In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it." Revisiting an idea he raised in his campaign, Trump's comments in favor of allowing teachers to...
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February 21, 2018 - 10:38 pm
OLYMPICS-RUSSIAN CURLER Shiffrin, Vonn in medal contention at combined PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — U.S. skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn are in good position for another Olympic medal after solid runs in the downhill portion of the Olympic combined. Vonn blazed through the course with...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:36 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Chris Weinke is joining Tennessee's staff as a running backs coach. Tennessee announced Weinke's addition to the staff Wednesday. His contract runs through Jan. 31, 2020, and pays him $355,000 annually. Weinke quarterbacked Florida...
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February 21, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Free agent cornerback Vontae Davis has met with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders about upgrading their secondaries. A person familiar with Davis' plans says he met with the Raiders on Wednesday after meeting with 49ers the previous day. The person spoke on...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:50 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former NFL player Brentson Buckner as defensive line coach. Buckner spent the past five seasons as defensive line coach for the Arizona Cardinals, who had 203 sacks during his tenure — tied for the seventh-most in the NFL. The Bucs were last in...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson has been hospitalized with flu symptoms. A statement released Wednesday by the NFL and NBA clubs says their 90-year-old owner is resting comfortably at Ochsner Medical Center, a hospital which also serves as a major sponsor and...
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February 21, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Hello! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. For technical support, please call the AP's Services and Technology Department in Raleigh at 919-881-9974. NFL: FBN--PANTHERS-HURNEY UNDATED — Marty Hurney will be calling the shots once again with the...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager. This will be Hurney's second stint as Carolina's general manager, having previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, beginning as GM in 2002. Hurney also worked with the Panthers since last July as the interim...
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