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Curfew made later after protests over shooting of NC man

A North Carolina city where a man was shot and killed by deputies said Friday it will push its curfew back by several hours each night after a week of generally peaceful protests.

Portland protesters pull down statues of Teddy Roosevelt and Abe Lincoln

Protesters overturned statues of former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in Portland Sunday night in a declaration of "rage" toward Columbus Day.

Portland asks US to rescind deputization of city police

The mayor of Portland has asked the U.S. Attorney’s Office to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's largest city as part of the response to ongoing protests in the city.

Louisville drops curfew, legislator questions rioting law

A curfew is being lifted in Louisville, where many people have been arrested for refusing to stop their nighttime protests after a grand jury’s decision not to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children.

Rally with Jacob Blake’s family held in North Carolina

Members of Jacob Blake’s family attended a rally in Charlotte on Sunday and called for an end to a “vicious cycle of hate."

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

Federal task force kills Portland shooting suspect at arrest

A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week was killed late Thursday as a federal fugitive task force tried to arrest him.

Wisconsin governor asks Trump to call off trip to Kenosha

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers "respectfully" asked that President Donald Trump reconsider visiting Kenosha this week amid civil unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, saying he was concerned his presence would "only hinder our healing."

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AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

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Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

McDonald’s announces when its new loyalty program will launch

McDonald's will launch its first-ever nationwide loyalty program July 8. It's aimed at expanding McDonald's customer base and enticing existing patrons to be more loyal in the highly competitive world of fast food.