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March 26, 2017 - 19:03 pm
ADVANCE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver who didn't stop when authorities tried to pull him over. Sgt. Michael Baker of the Highway Patrol says in a news release that the shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in Davie County, outside...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) shoots against Kentucky forward Isaac Humphries (15) in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 19:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. Seven-foot Australian Isaac Humphries is trying to carry the Kentucky Wildcats into the Final Four. He has scored 8 of Kentucky's points in a 10-3 run to grab its biggest lead of the game. The Wildcats, who had led...
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Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) shoots against North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 18:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:35 p.m. Bam Adebayo has scored four of Kentucky's first six points of the second half, and his two free throws with 17:35 to go gave the Wildcats their first lead at 39-38. UNC went scoreless over the final 3:26 of the...
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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson (1) shoots against Kentucky in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
March 26, 2017 - 17:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:55 p.m. Frustration is starting to show for the Kentucky Wildcats, especially freshman Bam Adebayo. He has missed his first five shots and has only 1 point. Worse, he picked up his second foul with more than 6 minutes left...
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Kentucky head coach John Calipari, left, and Kentucky head coach John Calipari speak before the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 26, 2017 - 17:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:35 p.m. Bad news for North Carolina: Joel Berry II has another ankle injury. Berry rolled his left ankle when he planted on a drive to the basket with 15:12 left in the first half. He came out of the game before heading to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, Kentucky's Malik Monk celebrates after scoring against North Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Las Vegas. The most entertaining college basketball game of the regular season came in December. Monk set a record for a Kentucky freshman, scoring 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer later in the game, taken against his coach's wishes, to lift the Wildcats to a 103-100 win over North Carolina. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 26, 2017 - 17:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:10 p.m. Thanks to the pedigrees of Kentucky and North Carolina, the South Regional final is being called the real national championship game by many fans. One thing is certain: Never before have a pair of teams combined for...
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South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) drives the ball against Florida forward Devin Robinson (1) during the first half of the East Regional championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 26, 2017 - 16:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 4:25 p.m. The all-SEC East Regional final looks as if it will come down to the wire. There have been 12 lead changes and seven ties so far and with 5:27 left in the second half South Carolina leads 59-57. The Gators still...
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March 26, 2017 - 15:03 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II. The Fayetteville Observer reports ( http://bit.ly/2o6jJiD ) that Oscar Davis Jr. received the Purple Heart on Saturday...
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Florida guard Kasey Hill (0) drives against South Carolina forward Chris Silva (30) during the first half of the East Regional championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 26, 2017 - 14:03 pm
The Latest on the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 2:45 p.m. The shooting has been on target at the Garden. South Carolina and Florida are a combined 12 for 20 and the Gamecocks lead 15-14 with 11:41 left in the first half. But it hasn't been all offense. Some physical...
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March 26, 2017 - 14:03 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters at a fire station on the Fort Bragg have turned to Congress for help with repairs at a fire station that has a leaky roof, holes in the walls, mold, asbestos and even a fire alarm system that's not in compliance. The Fayetteville Observer reports ( http://bit.ly...
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