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Halted trading

Q. If trading is halted for a stock, what does that mean? -- O.P., Charleston, South Carolina
A. Trading can be halted or delayed for several reasons. For example, there may be some headline news pending, such as an announcement about a merger or restructuring, a big change in management, a major legal development or significant ... (full story)


NC tops 50K EVs; Triad's electric vehicle pace trails state

NC tops 50K EVs; Triad's electric vehicle pace trails state

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has accelerated past the 50,000 mark for electric vehicle registrations, but EV saturation in the Triad continues to lag behind the state as a whole.
Through October, 51,500 plug-in vehicles were registered in the state, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. Ten Triad ... (full story)


GM to sink over $900M into 4 plants, Flint to get new engine

GM to sink over $900M into 4 plants, Flint to get new engine

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — General Motors says it will spend more than $900 million to update four factories, with the bulk going to an engine plant in Flint, Michigan, to build the next-generation V8 for big pickup trucks and SUVs.
Factories in Rochester, New York; Defiance, Ohio; and Bay City, Michigan; also will see investment ... (full story)


Local


Some enslaved Black people stayed in slaveholding states, found freedom

(THE CONVERSATION) For generations, the Underground Railroad has been the quintessential story of resistance against oppression.
Yet, the story is incomplete.
What is far less known is that the majority of enslaved people who fled Southern slavery before the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation never crossed the Mason-Dixon line t ... (full story)


Grassroots AIDS activists fought for and won affordable HIV treatments around the world – but PEPFAR didn't change governments and pharma

(THE CONVERSATION) The President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, has revolutionized the fight against global AIDS over the last 20 years. In that time, the U.S. program has brought antiretroviral treatment to nearly 19 million people living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS; prevented mother-to-child transmission ... (full story)


Combating antisemitism today: Holocaust education in the era of Twitter, TikTok

(THE CONVERSATION) In the era of social media, antisemitism and Holocaust denial are no longer hidden in the margins, spewed by fringe hate groups. From Ye – formerly known as Kanye West – and NBA player Kyrie Irving to members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, well-recognized personalities have echoed antisemitic ... (full story)


State


'Here again': Abortion activists rally 50 years after Roe

'Here again': Abortion activists rally 50 years after Roe

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — From beach cities to snow-covered streets, abortion supporters rallied by the thousands on Sunday, Jan. 22, to demand protections for reproductive rights and mark the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision that established federal protections for the procedure.
T ... (full story)


Hazing suit at Bowling Green ends with nearly $3M settlement

Hazing suit at Bowling Green ends with nearly $3M settlement

The family of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while pledging a fraternity will receive nearly $3 million from Bowling Green State University to settle its hazing-related lawsuit, according to an agreement announced recently.
As part of the settlement, the family of Stone Foltz and the university both said they will wor ... (full story)


Ohio death row inmate resentenced, could get parole

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prison inmate who has spent nearly four decades on death row in the murder of a convenience store clerk has been resentenced to a term that could allow his release on parole.
Lucas County Judge Stacy Cook vacated Gregory Esparza's death sentence and imposed a new term of 30 years to life with cr ... (full story)