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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

March 28, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America. For more than four decades after the death of...

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Breaking News Desk

March 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020 8:54PM (GMT 01:54) - 1225 words By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking drastic action Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced he is cutting off travel from Europe to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that is roiling global financial markets and disrupting the daily lives of...

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

January 26, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Three American firefighting airplane crew members were killed Thursday when the C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed the deaths in the state's...

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – By KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press

September 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "As long as the city will gift us this moment, I will be he...

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – RAMON ESPINOSA, DÁNICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN

September 3, 2019

Sep 03, 2019 7:34AM (GMT 12:34) Eds: Updates with storm's location, other detail. With AP Photos. Watch Lightening Storm from above the hurricane.  FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at th...

Maurice Hill, a Philadelphia gunman with a long criminal history, wounded six police officers that led to a seven hour standoff

Maurice Hill, a Philadelphia gunman with a long criminal history, wounded six police officers that led to a seven hour standoff

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy, Editor

August 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA  — On August 15th, 2019, shots rang out at around 5:00 in the afternoon in Tioga-Nicetown, Pennsylvania.  The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia row home should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound...

Death toll rises to 23 as tornadoes, severe storms hit South

Death toll rises to 23 as tornadoes, severe storms hit South

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press Reports

March 4, 2019

11:00pm CST BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — A tornado roared into southeast Alabama and killed at least 22 people and injured several others Sunday, part of a severe storm system that caused catastrophic damage and unleashed other tornadoes around the Southeast. ”We are at 22 right now. Unfortu...

News: Local, State, National and International

News: Local, State, National and International

January 29, 2019

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Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brayden Smith, reporter

January 25, 2019

The United States Federal Government just concluded a 36 day partial shutdown, the longest in U.S. history. It has been reported by Associated Press that 8 billion dollars in revenue was lost during the shutdown and nearly half of that will be unrecoverable. President Trump signed a temporary bill that...

Trump and the disputed border crisis

Trump and the disputed border crisis

January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis. Following his speech, newly empowered Democrats offered a rebuttal to the claims that there is a national crisis along the Mexican-United States border. Excerpts from Presidents Trump's speech Oval...

President Trump announces a more aggressive Missile Strategy as part of Space Force

President Trump announces a more aggressive Missile Strategy as part of Space Force

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Breaking News Desk

January 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Thursday the Trump administration will roll out a new strategy space program based a missile defense system. The intent is to protect the United States against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. The new review c...

Romaine recall has restaurants putting Caesar salads on hold

Romaine recall has restaurants putting Caesar salads on hold

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brayden Smith

December 17, 2018

Updated on December 18, 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn - "Alert! Lettuce recall due to E.coli!" is a common headline that too often appears in our  local newspapers and news broadcasts. This time, romaine lettuce has been recalled from nine states. There has been another lettuce recall, this time it's romaine...

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