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55 min ago | ABC News

Elizabeth Spencer Wins $30,000 Short Story Prize

The 92-year-old Spencer has won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, the Dungannon Foundation announced Monday.

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4 hrs ago | The Chronicle

Same-sex couples attempt to file joint taxes in North CarolinaJen...

A number of same-sex couples in North Carolina have filed their taxes jointly to protest the state's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Supreme Court

8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

McCrory coal ash announcement miffs GOP

Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps.

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Review: B'way's 'Violet' shows beauty in its score

Others are more demure, letting their simple beauty shine. How appropriate then that a show about inner loveliness chose the latter path.

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Sunherald.com

The nation's weather

An area of low pressure continued to linger along the Mid-Atlantic coast on Sunday, while a separate low pressure system moved over the central third of the country.

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Related Topix: Weather

ABC11

Kay Hagan contrasts persona, GOP in North Carolina Senate campaign

Kay Hagan's self-identification as a middle-of-the-road U.S. senator who fights for the middle class, among other groups, and responds effectively to constituent requests may sound trite coming from any politician's mouth seeking re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Elizabeth Dole, Republican, North Carolina Government, 2012 Presidential Election

Daily Kos

Easter Flowers and Spring in North Carolina: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch

Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Charlotte Observer

Judge: City's secrecy is just fine

When Charlotte's City Council met privately last year, members were to talk about keeping the NFL's Carolina Panthers in town.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

The good that surrounds us

This week and next, the House is in recess so it is great to be back home in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

NC authorities: 10-month-old girl abducted by dad

Authorities say a 10-month-old North Carolina girl has been abducted by her father, who has made threats to kill himself and the child.

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WTOL-TV Toledo

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Red drum spring fishing season canceled in NC

North Carolina fisheries officials have canceled the spring red drum fishing season because so many of the species were caught during the fall.

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World Magazine

Raining on Bart Ehrman's Easter parade

Easter is no longer just a time for Christians to celebrate the Resurrection and non-Christians to celebrate Easter bunnies.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Zondervan, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Special Easter Brunch at Laurel ...

Laurel Ridge Country Club is open to the public for a very special Easter Sunday Brunch! Bring the family and enjoy a scrumptious meal prepared by our expert Chefs featuring local favorites plus breakfast items.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Daily Dispatch

Food stamp backlog still costs NC governments

Meeting deadlines set by federal regulators to eliminate North Carolina's backlog of food stamp applications still came with a cost to state and local governments.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, Medicaid, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Clergy want meeting with N.C. Republican lawmakers

Several clergy members opposed to Republican policies approved in North Carolina are asking to meet with GOP state government leaders before the legislative session begin next month.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

National Public Radio

Sutton Foster And Jeanine Tesori Bond Backstage

Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has written the music for Foster's latest show, and Mabel, her new fluffy pup rescued from a Texas animal shelter and just spayed.

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Related Topix: Bunheads, Entertainment, Television, Sutton Foster

Potomac Local

How Planning for Death Made One Mother's Experience Easier

Fresh out of college, the 23-year-old had a lot of life left to live. But when it suddenly came to an end her mother, Jan, knew she wanted to share that unlived life with someone else.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Rock Hill Herald

NC man charged in fatal January York Co. crash

A North Carolina man is in jail, arrested three months after troopers say he drunkenly crashed into a man who died two days later.

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Reuters

Smuggled cellphone use a growing concern for U.S. prisons

Cellphones smuggled into prisons by corrupt guards, concealed in food containers or hurled over security fences are an increasing worry for law enforcement as prisoners use them to intimidate witnesses, direct drug deals and plan escapes.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

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