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1 hr ago | Q-Notes

A pivotal moment for marriage equality in North Carolina

Pictured Above: A scene from a protest after the passage of California's Proposition 8 held at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center on Nov. 15, 2008.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Raleigh, NC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Bostic, NC

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Scam Involved Nude Photos, Broken Church Windows

North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows.


9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, North Carolina Government, Richard Burr, Republican, Senator Mark Begich

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WashPost's Dana Milbank Blames North Carolina GOP For Woman's Death

On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, Belhaven, NC, Washington Post, Publishing

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

North Carolina budget deal

After weeks negotiating the North Carolina senate and house have reached an agreement.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government

North Carolina waiting for coal ash bill months after Dan River spill

As state legislators in North Carolina continue to debate a budget , legislation to clean up the state's coal ash ponds waits in the wings.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Independent Weekly

Voting laws restrict young North Carolinians

After a slew of voting restrictions passed the General Assembly last summer, the upcoming midterm elections will be the state's first taste of voting under the new policies.


Related Topix: Appalachian State University


North Carolina Abandons Defense Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Same-sex couples marched in Ashville, NC last October before a protest where they requested marriage licenses they knew they would not be issued.


Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Session drags on as pols debate 'Carolina Comeback'

Gov. Pat McCrory and Sealed Air CEO Jerome Peribere speak with reporters last week after announceing the company's relocation to Charlotte.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law


Accused wife beater indicted for 2011 murder of Patti McHugh

If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mt. Airy News

A glaring gap in North Carolina's Medicaid program3:39 pm

Changing North Carolina's Medicaid system has been a major topic of debate the 2014 "short session" of the General Assembly.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Opinion

North Carolina: AG Roy Cooper will no longer defend ban on gay marriage

Zoe Smith and Sunni Ryan, both 17 of Raleigh, march in protest of the recently passed Constitutional Amendment One in the North Carolina primary on May 14, 2012 in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Raleigh, NC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Beach Carolina Magazine

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

The 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship will be held at River Landing in Wallace, NC on July 30- August 3, 2014.


Related Topix: Wallace, NC, Forest Oaks, NC, Greensboro, NC, Buies Creek, NC

Bellingham Herald

Duke agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities

Duke announced its deal Monday with the North Carolina Municipal Power Agency, which includes 32 towns in the eastern part of the state.


Beach Carolina Magazine

North Carolina State Archives Awarded Grants to Preserve Films

Captured on film, the past comes alive. The State Archives of North Carolina preserves hundreds of motion picture films, many of which document historic events, people and places.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Libraries

The Wall Street Journal

Early Moves Could Set the Stage for November Victory

Campaign operatives tend to garner too much credit for wins and shoulder too much blame for defeats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Dick Cheney, Thad Cochran, Republican

'Freedom for All' exhibit goes to NC plantation

A traveling exhibit about the Emancipation Proclamation is being displayed at a North Carolina plantation that relied on slave labor.


Fox News

North Carolina mayor walks to Washington to bring focus to ObamaCare's effect on rural hospitals

July 17, 2014: Bellhaven Mayor Adam O'Neal in Virginia with unidentified companion during his 273-mile trek to Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, David Price, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Belhaven, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Insurance Journal West

North Carolina House, Senate At Odds Over Insurance Mandate in Moped Bill

The House voted 51-54 against concurring on a Senate version of a bill that would have required insurance and registration with the state.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government

WPTF-AM Raleigh

NC Flags Lowered To Honor Korean War Armistice

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered that state flags on all state facilities be lowered from sunrise to sunset Sunday.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, North Carolina Government, Life, Veteran Affairs


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