Author name: Lynne Doty

Lynne Doty is a news writer for politics, health, business, parenting, and finance. Lynne is an avid runner and enjoys spending time with her kids—who are both competitive swimmers—and her husband.

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ACC realignment 2024: Insider news, reports, conference rumors, updates from North Carolina experts

Conference realignment has changed the dynamic of college sports, with the SEC and Big Ten strengthening their lineup. Texas and Oklahoma moved to the SEC, while the Big Ten added UCLA, Oregon, USC, and Washington. This has left powerhouse schools from other conferences in limbo, such as North Carolina. The Tar Heels are one of […]

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Tyrese Haliburton injury update: Pacers guard out for Game 3 vs. Celtics after hurting hamstring

Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton suffered a hamstring injury during Thursday night’s 126-110 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, and he has been ruled out for Game 3 on Saturday. Haliburton exited Game 2 with just under three minutes left in the third quarter and limped to the

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'Sight' highlights the journey and faith of an Asian American medical hero who helped the blind see

When Dr. Ming Wang came to the United States in 1982 at 21 years old, he had nothing but $50 and a Chinese-to-English translation book. He had just survived the violent cultural revolution in China — including the loss of a dear friend — during which the government had shut down most of the universities

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Grayson Murray dies at 30: PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, pro golfers react to 'huge loss for all of us'

After professional golfer Grayson Murray died this weekend following his second-round wthdrawal in the Charles Schwab Challenge, there was immediate reaction from PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan and other competitors Saturday at Colonial Country Club and beyond. Monahan sat down with Amanda Balionis of CBS Sports to discuss the tragic situation shortly after he arrived

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Janet Yellen warns higher outlook for rates will make it harder to keep deficits and debt expenses under control

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the outlook for higher interest rates over the long haul makes it tougher to contain US borrowing needs, heightening the importance of boosting revenue in negotiations with Republican lawmakers. “We’ve raised the interest-rate forecast,” Yellen noted Friday in an interview with Bloomberg News. “That does make a difference. It makes

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2024 Coca-Cola 600 starting lineup: Ty Gibbs wins his first career NASCAR Cup Series pole

CONCORD, N.C. — Ty Gibbs won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in qualifying on Saturday evening, posting a lap of 29.355 (183.955mph) to earn his first career NASCAR Cup Series pole. Gibbs’ first pole comes in his 65th career Cup start dating back to midway through the 2022 season, and

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Could drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy help people live longer? Some experts see them as potential longevity pills

It’s the question many scientists are asking about the controversial drug, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1), as some research suggests it could help humans age with less chronic diseases. The same goes for glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide receptor agonists (GIP) such as Zepbound and Mounjaro, leaving some experts to start seeing them as potential longevity

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Tesla shareholders should reject Elon Musk’s ‘excessive’ pay package, proxy advisor says, noting ‘extraordinarily time-consuming projects’ unrelated to EV maker

Tesla Inc. shareholders are being urged by a major proxy advisory firm to reject a proposed $56 billion pay package for Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, in a blow to the electric-vehicle maker’s board. Glass Lewis & Co. made its recommendation in a report released Saturday, citing the “excessive size” of the pay deal and

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Top assassin for the Sinaloa drug cartel, once described as ‘a complete psychopath’ with long history of gruesome acts, is extradited to U.S.

A top assassin for the Sinaloa drug cartel who was arrested by Mexican authorities last fall has been extradited to the U.S. to face drug, gun and witness retaliation charges, the Justice Department said Saturday. Nestor Isidro Pérez Salas, also known as “El Nini,” is a leader and commander of a group that provided security for the

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Giants key another comeback win vs. Mets: 'We seem to have a little flair for the dramatic'

Another day, another dramatic comeback win for the San Francisco Giants. And also another crushing loss for the New York Mets. Saturday afternoon the Giants erased a one-run ninth inning deficit against Edwin Díaz before breaking the game open in the tenth (SF 7, NY 2 in 10 innings). It was San Francisco’s fourth straight come-from-behind

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