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Hepatitis A outbreak caused by frozen strawberries sickens 89 people in 7 states
Nearly 90 people have fallen ill as part of a hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries.
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Tossing nets: Recreation shrimping season opening on coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The fall recreational shrimping season is getting underway on the South Carolina coast. Media outlets report the two-month shrimp-baiting season opens at noon Friday. Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources say a good harvest is expected following a good spring shrimping season. The shrimp ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | South Carolina Southern United States North Carolina Confederate States of America Columbia South Carolina English-language films U.S. state Charleston South Carolina
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN says
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations says hunger in South Sudan has reached "unprecedented" levels, with nearly 5 million people suffering from severe food insecurity.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Africa African American American Civil War Sudan Civil war United States Politics of Sudan Southern United States
Why Florida is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from the state's 29 electoral votes.
31 points by The Washington Post | Voting Southern United States Democratic Party Barack Obama President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 John McCain United States
Why Pennsylvania is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
Where Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes could go.
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Why Texas is a surprisingly key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from Texas's 38 electoral votes.
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Why North Carolina is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from the state's 15 electoral votes.
10 points by The Washington Post | United States North Carolina Democratic Party United States Senate Southern United States Barack Obama President of the United States University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sweetgrass again being harvested on Corps of Engineers tract
ST. STEPHEN, S.C. (AP) - Basket weavers are showing students the centuries-old tradition of harvesting sweetgrass in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Weavers are harvesting on a tract owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers near St. Stephen in Berkeley County on Wednesday. It's the third year in a row ...
3 points by The Washington Times | South Carolina North Carolina United States Southern United States United States Army Georgia Confederate States of America Gullah
Columbia mayor moderating chat as race exhibit winds down
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - As an exhibit on race winds down its stay in Columbia, the city's mayor is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss it. The gathering is Wednesday at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. Mayor Steve Benjamin says it's important to have conversations like this ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | South Carolina South Carolina State University United States Southern United States Columbia South Carolina Anthropology University of South Carolina North Carolina
Colin Kaepernick-Rosa Parks comparisons 'not a stretch,' NAACP President Cornell Brooks says
Colin Kaepernick deserves comparison to Rosa Parks, according to the president of the NAACP. Cornell William Brooks said there is a line linking Parks' refusal to stand in a Montgomery bus to give up her seat to a white person to Mr. Kaepernick's refusal to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner." ...
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Ohio, Michigan win 3rd night Miss America prelims
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Michigan and Ohio loom large in the presidential election, but they also brought some swing-state magic to the Miss America pageant Thursday night in Atlantic City.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | New Jersey Miss Universe Boardwalk Hall Southern United States English-language films New York City United States Tap dance
Transit authority adds bus route, changes service on 27 others
Find out if your trip will be affected beginning Nov. 6
14 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Southern United States Bus Bus rapid transit Taxicab Public transport Double-decker bus Buses Minibus
Trump, Clinton deadlocked in Ohio, Florida: polls
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are deadlocked the key battleground states of Ohio and Florida, a pair of polls released Thursday showed.
17 points by Daily News | United States presidential election 2008 U.S. state North Carolina Pennsylvania Southern United States Ohio President of the United States United States
1 dead, 5 hurt in multi-vehicle crash following police chase
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a crash involving three vehicles, including one that was fleeing police, has killed one person and sent five more to the hospital.
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Clinton lead over Trump shrinks in swing states
The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in some battleground states is tightening, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released Thursday.         
511 points by Arizona Republic | Bill Clinton Poll Donald Trump Southern United States Voting Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Tennessee
Man reported missing from Bridgeport found
A 36-year-old man who was reported missing from the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood has been found.
11 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Southern United States West Virginia Missing person United States Chicago According to Jim Week-day names
Clinton's lead over Trump shrinks in swing state polls
The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in some battleground states is tightening, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing Stat...       
511 points by USA Today | Bill Clinton Poll Donald Trump Southern United States Voting Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Tennessee
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Pa., N.C.; OH, Fla. close: Quinnipiac
Hillary Clinton holds single-digit leads over Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and North Carolina, while the two candidates are tied in Florida and Mr. Trump is slightly ahead in Ohio, according to Quinnipiac University polling released Thursday. Head-to-head, Mrs. Clinton held a ...
32 points by The Washington Times | United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Democratic Party Ohio Southern United States Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. state
Data shows which states have best and worst obesity rates
The latest data from the Trust for America's Health ranks Texas as the 10th state with the highest rate of adult obesity. However, Texas is not alone in the South for high obesity. Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates are also in what experts call the "stroke belt."
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Obesity Nutrition Southern United States Malnutrition United States Ranking Overweight Childhood obesity
Southeast Asian Nations Moderate Tone With China in Sea Dispute
China declared a diplomatic win after Southeast Asian leaders demurred on joining U.S.-led criticism of Beijing’s defiance against an international ruling that rejected China’s claims in the South China Sea.
384 points by The Wall Street Journal | Southeast Asia South China Sea United Nations Southern United States Asia East China Sea People's Republic of China Vietnam
2 men arrested, charged with hacking senior US officials
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two North Carolina men have been arrested and charged in connection with a network of computer hackers that allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria said 22-year-old Andrew Otto Boggs, known online as "INCURSIO," of North Wilkesboro, North ...
6 points by The Washington Times | Federal government of the United States United States Washington D.C. Southern United States Virginia Hacker U.S. state Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Defying downturn in coal, 2 new mines planned
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mines are closing and the coal industry is facing a run of bankruptcies and other bad news, but a company backed by a $90 million investment is defying conventional wisdom by preparing to open two new mines in Appalachia, the hardest-hit coal region.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Coal Coal mining Anthracite Longwall mining World Coal Institute Coal slurry impoundment Coal power in China Southern United States
Man shot while driving in Englewood
A man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
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Stop reporting fake clown sightings near schools, deputies warn
The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina posted the warning on Facebook after deputies received a report of a clown at two schools.
9 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | North Carolina High school South Carolina Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina United States Bill Clinton Southern United States
6 hospitalized in multi-vehicle crash following police chase
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a crash involving three vehicles, including one that was fleeing police, has sent six people to the hospital.
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SEE IT: Rep. frustrated by Zika brings jar of mosquitos to House
Rep. David Jolly, from Pinellas County, brought about 100 of the insects to the floor of the House.
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San Diego neighborhood sprayed with insecticide to fight Zika virus
Wearing protective masks and backpacks that released bursts of insecticide fog into the air, teams of county workers moved through two blocks of San Diego’s Mount Hope neighborhood Tuesday, targeting mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus. It was the second time such treatment has been applied...
26 points by Los Angeles Times | Pesticide application Pesticide Aedes Southern United States Beekeeping South Carolina Pregnancy The Registry
Friday’s NCAA men: Carolina defeats Butler
North Carolina expects strong offensive performances but Luke Maye provided an unexpected bonus.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southern United States North Carolina NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship South Carolina Tennessee Confederate States of America Madison Square Garden University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler, 92-80
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night.Luke Maye recorded his first career double-double with a career-high 16 points and 12 rebounds,...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | North Carolina Southern United States South Carolina Confederate States of America Tennessee University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill American Civil War South Carolina Gamecocks
TJ Leaf starts strong, but Bruins trail the Wildcats by three points at halftime
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA UCLA March 24, 2017,...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | North Carolina Basketball Lexington Kentucky Rupp Arena University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Southeastern Conference Southern United States Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
For John Leguizamo, giving Latin history lesson became "mission"
In "Latin History for Morons," John Leguizamo surveys the "buried" history of Latinos in the Americas going back to the Mayans.
-1 points by Daily News | United States American Civil War Native Americans in the United States Southern United States Texas American Revolution John Leguizamo New Mexico
South Carolina makes its first Elite Eight with win over Baylor
Frank Martin's squad slogged through an ugly contest.
5 points by Daily News | Southern United States South Carolina Confederate States of America North Carolina South Carolina Gamecocks NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Cocky Fight song
The Latest: Malik Monk heating up for Kentucky vs. UCLA
The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday (all times Eastern):
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Here’s how you can watch today’s Sweet 16 games
NCAA Tournament action continues today with Day 2 of the Sweet 16 and the East and South regions fighting for a spot in the Elite 8.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Southern United States NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Georgia North Carolina United States South Carolina Satellite television Confederate States of America
No sign of missing Tenn. teen, teacher in Texas
Authorities have been hunting for 50-year-old Tad Cummins and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southern United States United States Houston Corpus Christi Texas Tennessee Associated Press Gulf of Mexico Nashville Tennessee
Grant Hill talks Sweet 16, Lonzo Ball, the Laettner shot
Turner analyst and Duke great Grant Hill talks Butler’s chances, Kentucky’s improvement and the pass that changed his life with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: How can Butler upset North Carolina? A: It’s tough. North Carolina has a lot of talented, big bodies down low. Butler has to use their guys, who are versatile, and...
-1 points by New York Post | North Carolina South Carolina Southern United States Confederate States of America American Civil War Tennessee Jason Kidd Christian Laettner
The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Southern United States North Carolina South Carolina Basketball North Carolina Tar Heels United States National Collegiate Athletic Association
Why Kentucky-UCLA battle could surpass the hype
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The hype was warranted. The preseason expectations were well within reason. Kentucky and UCLA were predicted to be two of the best teams in the country based on their fantastic freshmen, and neither has disappointed — a combined 62 wins between them. It makes it hard to believe it was only a...
-1 points by New York Post | Point guard Game Basketball NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Southern United States Guard
Why Usain Bolt analogy foretells a UCLA win over Kentucky
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you walk by the Garden, say hi to a scalper. They’re in for a rough night. UCLA (PK) over Kentucky: The Bruins may fall before the Final Four, but not to a team that thinks it can win a race against Usain Bolt. On Dec. 3 in Lexington, UCLA defeated...
-1 points by New York Post | North Carolina English-language films Usain Bolt Missouri Southern United States American Civil War Confederate States of America South Carolina
Things you probably didn’t know about Dairy Queen, Texas’ favorite roadside treat
If you ask many Texans where Dairy Queen is based, they will likely proudly proclaim that the chain is headquartered right here in the Lone Star State. 
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Texas U.S. state Southern United States Native Americans in the United States Mississippi River Louisiana New Mexico
Memphis bluebloods: Kentucky, North Carolina, UCLA highlight South region
The trio — Butler is the fourth team — have combined for 24 NCAA titles.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball Tennessee John Calipari North Carolina Southern United States Adolph Rupp
Sindarius Thornwell leads South Carolina in everything
Baylor watched three hours' worth of film just on Thornwell and hopes to slow him down.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Mike Krzyzewski NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship North Carolina South Carolina Gamecocks South Carolina Atlantic Coast Conference Southeastern Conference Southern United States
In the NCAA Tournament’s South Region, it’s bad blood, blue bloods and ... Butler
MEMPHIS – The sights on Thursday inside FedEx Forum resembled, if such a thing existed, a college basketball fantasy camp. John Calipari ambled down a corridor to a news conference while Lonzo Ball walked a just a few feet behind, freshly finished with practice. Roy Williams limped past Tyus Edney....
-1 points by Concord Monitor | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship College basketball Basketball North Carolina Tar Heels Coach North Carolina Southern United States John Calipari
Obamacare repeal fate rests in hands of North Carolinians
Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican and member of his party's leadership team, laid down a marker Thursday afternoon, telling conservatives to accept or kill the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill. Hours later Rep. Mark Meadows, a fellow North Carolina Republican, shot the plan down, saying it still wasn't good ...
7 points by The Washington Times | Democratic Party President of the United States Bill Clinton United States House of Representatives Republican Party American Civil War North Carolina Southern United States
Berthiaume: It’s the Sweet 16 we all predicted, right? No.
Last week, right before the Round of 32 tipped off in the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament, I made a mistake. I wanted to proclaim, and prove, that this year’s tournament was boring. That’s where the mistake started. It got worse when I wasted a half hour of my life searching for evidence to support...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship North Carolina South Carolina Southern United States Michigan University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill North Carolina Tar Heels The Mistake
Granite State Stories: Civil War soldiers riot in Concord
Violence erupted Aug. 8, 1861, after soldiers of the First New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment, just back in Concord after a rather uneventful three-month stint in the South, attacked and destroyed the office of the anti-war newspaper, the Democratic Standard.The paper had been castigating Republicans...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Printing Southern United States Vermont 2003 invasion of Iraq Newspaper Massachusetts Paper Virginia
Man, 32, shot in Gresham
A man was shot Friday evening in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Polish American Cook County Illinois Brother Rice High School Chicago Southern United States
The Latest: Gonzaga stretches out a lead vs. West Virginia
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship North Carolina Southern United States South Carolina Basketball North Carolina Tar Heels College basketball National Collegiate Athletic Association
Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans
BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first."
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Native Americans in the United States Cherokee Barack Obama Democratic Party Southern United States United States Seminole United States presidential election 2008
Justin Jackson, No. 10 North Carolina dominate No. 14 Virginia
The Sports Xchange CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina appeared to steal some of Virginia's game plan, turning an expected showdown into a romp Saturday night.
-2 points by UPI | North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Atlantic Coast Conference Virginia North Carolina Tar Heels American Civil War Southern United States Confederate States of America