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Cone-shaped pizza concept to expand business in North Carolina

"After decades of devouring countless slices of triangle or square-cut pizza, Charlotte consumers are about to experience a progressive new way to enjoy their favorite Italian dish," said entrepreneur and newest Kono operator Gayle Adams."

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Times

Louisville WR Parker injures foot in practice

Louisville says wide receiver Devante Parker injured his left foot during practice and will be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina, soon.

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The Robesonian

Tribe ponders priority plan for housing

A proposal that would prioritize the application process for receiving housing rehabilitation services from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was sent back Thursday to the council's Housing Committee after concerns were raised that it was discriminatory.

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WALA

7 days of marches planned around Alabama Capitol

More than 20 people, including civil rights leaders and ministers, have marched around the state Capitol and Statehouse in the first day of a seven-day protest that stretches across the Southeast.

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NewsOK.com

Islamic State backers under scrutiny in US

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge.

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The Times-Picayune

Dumpstaphunk drummer Nikki Glaspie to move on after gig tonight in North Carolina

Drummer Nikki Glaspie, center, will play her final show with Dumpstaphunk on Friday, Aug, 22, 2014, in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Friday, Pop/Rock, New Orleans, Orleans, Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Roll Call

Hagan Criticizes Obama Ahead of North Carolina Visit

The North Carolina Democrat, one of the most vulnerable senators , issued a terse statement about Obama's veterans policy ahead of his planned Tuesday visit to her home state.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

KUOW-FM Seattle

Stories Of Courage From The UW's Maternity Clinic

A nurse tells of a pregnant woman who arrived at the hospital brain dead after being airlifted from Eastern Washington.

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Burlington Times News

Survey on coast to study continental drift

Researchers plan to study the ocean floor off North Carolina using sonic blasts to learn how the continents broke apart.

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Sunday Herald

McColl's track record shows he could be saviour of shipbuilder

So we should hardly be surprised that he is gearing up to try to restore Ferguson Shipbuilders at Port Glasgow, which collapsed into administration last week, to its former glory.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

WCTI

Provider of sweepstakes machines wants property back

Greg Muse says he provided game machines to businesses in Havelock. In October, Havelock Police seized more than 20 stand-alone machines, more than 300 other pieces of equipment and $45,000 in cash and checks.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

Rare Civil War artifact returns to Hatteras for permanent exhibit at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Through the generosity of the Keith Family Foundation, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum has acquired the silk ensign from the USS Monticello .

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Atlantic, NC

Crooks and Liars

School Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional In North Carolina

A North Carolina Superior Court judge has ruled North Carolina's radical plan to divert taxpayers' money to religious organizations is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Education, School Vouchers, Hobgood, NC, Liberal Political News

USA Today

Rand Paul to help N.C. GOP raise money for midterms

Sen. Rand Paul is heeding his call for Republicans to get behind Thom Tillis in the battle to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C. Paul, who is thinking about running for president, will headline a private fundraising event Monday in Charlotte for the North Carolina Republican Party and give the state GOP resources as it prepares to help Tillis and other ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, North Carolina Government, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

ABC News

Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Carolina Beaches

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Winston-Salem, NC, Yadkin County, NC, Bessemer City, NC

ThinkProgress

North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Coal Ash Bill, Set Loose Timeline For Cleanup

On Wednesday, North Carolina passed the Coal Ask Management Act just days before the the Republican-led Legislature end their session.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Townhall

Republicans Shift Gears On Obamacare Attack Ads

Just as Democrats are shying away from "War on Women" tactics since American women see them as too divisive, Republicans are shifting away from attacking Obamacare directly in attack ads.

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Related Topix: US News, North Carolina State University

Reuters

Republicans see Senate chances bolstered by primary results

Republicans counting on an unpopular president and a favorable electoral landscape to help them win control of the U.S. Senate could have another asset this year - stronger candidates who are less likely to say embarrassing things.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.

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

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