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3 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

Tricky Dick, Still Tricking Everyone

Measure calls for Amendment 'to make clear that rights protected by the U.S. Constitution are the rights of natural persons only'... Nick Clegg calls attacks on Gaza 'collective punishment' that 'incubates next generation of extremists' and 'needs to come to an end'... Australia's RW govt repeals landmark carbon tax; Obama takes action on global ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

HWY 17 fatalities triple since 2013

According to Highway Patrol State troopers, there have been five fatal accidents on Highway 17 so far in 2014, three times the amount as 2013.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

ACC Media days held in North Carolina

AFTERNOON IN GREENSBORO....BRAD FRALICK HAS MORE... The florida state Seminoles are coming off a national championship..

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Printing Impressions

Xerox Taps Former IBM Exec John Kennedy as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President

July 21, 2014 - Xerox today announced the appointment of John Kennedy as chief marketing officer and a vice president of the corporation, effective July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Xerox, ACS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., Marketing, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The History Of Tunnel Warfare

In this photo taken Sunday, April 11, 2010, a Palestinian smuggler works inside a tunnel in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Business Journal

With UnitedHealthcare jumping in, health insurance exchanges will see more competition

Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group last week signaled it planned to greatly expand its participation in new health insurance exchanges, with its plans offered in up to two dozen additional states later this year.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, North Carolina Government

Science Daily

Study examines incentives to increase medical male circumcision to help reduce risk of HIV in Kenya

Among uncircumcised men in Kenya, compensation in the form of food vouchers worth approximately U.S. $9 or $15, compared with lesser or no compensation, resulted in a modest increase in the prevalence of circumcision after 2 months, according to a study.

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NBC2 News

Hurricane center watching new system in Atlantic

As of 2 p.m. Monday, July 21st, a tropical wave now denoted as Invest AL92 was located over the open Atlantic Ocean about 1,200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles island chain in the Caribbean Sea.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado

Bellingham Herald

Susan Tompor: Stop and look both ways for auto insurance discounts

Everybody wants a discount on car insurance. Why else would we watch the Esurance TV ads where a crazy lady in the beige turtleneck named Beatrice talks about how she shops for car insurance and how she posts vacation photos to her living room wall instead of mailing the photos to friends, all just to save money? Sometimes, though, consumers don't ... (more)

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Mother Jones

Armed With a Backpack Studio and a Plane Ticket,...

In Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, fences as far as the eye could see were topped with barbed wire.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Arts, Ballet

The Moultrie News

Wando's Jacques commits to UNCC

Wando rising senior Ben Jacques committed to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte football's 2015 recruiting class last week.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Charlotte

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Observer

Rift in Raleigh could stall N.C. budget

Tension between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and GOP Senate leaders, particularly President Pro Tem Phil Berger, has colored a session that lawmakers hoped to adjourn by July 4. GOP senators say McCrory, more than previous governors, has injected himself into the budget battle, further complicating controversies over teacher pay and Medicaid ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Raleigh, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Daily Kos

MI wind generation hits 168 billion KWhrs for 2013, CA feeds 4,767 megawatts of solar into grid

Mike G. DeSmog of the Ecologist reports over half of the new electrical generation capacity in the U.S. in 2013, came from Solar, in California and Texas are mainstreaming renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, 9, Global Warming

News Observer

NC lottery director says there is room for growth

It saw 67 percent increase in per capita sales in its first six years, while sales hit $1.8 billion in the 2014 fiscal year ending in June.

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Related Topix: Lottery, North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Beverly Perdue, US Governors

News Observer

Christensen: Will unemployment decline lead McCrory to White House?

Governor Pat McCrory, flanked, from left, by Sen. E.S. Newton, Sen. Bob Rucho, legislative staffer Jeff Warren, and Rep. Mike Hager applaud the governor after he signed a bill to allow fracking in North Carolina, at the N.C. State Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering on the Centennial Campus in Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday, June 4, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Raleigh, NC, Princeton, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Newsday

TV Critics Tour: New Showtime series, 'The Affair,' to be shot on LI

"The Affair," a Showtime newcomer arriving in October and starring Ruth Wilson and Dominic West, will be shot over the full 10-episode season in Montauk, showrunner Sarah Treem said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Detroit News

Rains don't keep country fans away from Faster Horses

The North Carolina native's odes to drinking and good times - 'I Like Drinking Cause It's Fun,' 'Best Beers of Our Lives' - were exactly what the crowd at Michigan International Speedway needed to get the party started for the Saturday night ahead.

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Related Topix: Nelly, Rap, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

News Observer

Toxic cleanup shifts from dirt near RDU to region's streams, lakes

Matthew Clark of Cary, NC, releases a carp he caught during an afternoon of fishing at Lake Crabtree County Park on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Morrisville, NC.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Morrisville, NC, Environment, Science, Johnston County, NC

Examiner.com

Chicken products recalled when mislabeling is discovered

A grocery store employee noticed a chicken product, which has since been recalled, was incorrectly labeled and this was reported to the supplier, B. Roberts Foods of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Meat, Chicken, Life, Food

Examiner.com

Stolen dinosaur recovered, suspects arrested

"Anatotitan C.Knight" by Charles R. Knight. - http://www.charlesrknight.com/Gallery/Knight/Prehistoric/AMNH/Trachodon.jpg.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

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