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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

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.

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

4 hrs ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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6 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Libraries

8 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

'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.

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16 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

KVII-TV Amarillo

North Carolina teachers offered more money to move to Texas

The Charlotte Observer reports that the Houston Independent School District held a job recruitment fair in Charlotte on Friday, following similar events in Greensboro and Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WYFF-TV Greenville

Pamela's Sunday Forecast 7-27-14

Hot with stray Mountain storms. Highs in the mid 90s for the Upstate and Near 90 in WNC.

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Related Topix: Weather

Merced Sun-Star

American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse issued a news release saying that Dr. Kent Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Liberia, World News, Africa

WaterWorld

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order...

Texas A&M University, a component of the public university system in Texas, issued the following news from its agriculture program:Anyone interested in private water well management in the Copano Bay watershed is invited to... Office of the MP Cathy McLeod, Canadian Government has issued the following news release:Officials from all levels of ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Texas A&M University, US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

Fins Get Swamped 9-0

The Fayetteville SwampDogs blanked the Sharks Saturday night at the Shark Tank for their fifth consecutive loss.

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USA Today

Sen. Hagan holds slight edge in expensive N.C. raceSen. Hagan holds...

Coming into 2014, the word "vulnerable" was used often in association with North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan as Republicans seemed poised to retake the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Healthcare Law, Law, East Carolina University

The Robesonian

NAACP aims for 1,000 new voters

The Unified Robeson County chapter of the NAACP has started a voter registration drive that the chapter's president is hoping will result in 1,000 new voters registered by Sept.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Rowland, NC, Lumberton, NC, Hubert, NC, Pembroke, NC

NewsOK.com

Science on the job: Teachers learn from tech firms

A small but growing number of science and math teachers are toiling at companies where they practice the principles they teach.

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WMBF

Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Credit claims are poorly scripted

Right now, for example, Democratic politicians and left-wing activists are castigating Republicans in the General Assembly for proposing a reduction or elimination of North Carolina's tax credit for film and television production.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Kansas child dies in a hot car; a foster father is arrested

Before you know it, fall will be here and it will be time to go back to school. For parents that means stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, and back to school clothes, all of which usually take a big chunk out of a family's budget.

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