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50 min ago | NewsBusters.org
On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid.
5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Last year, North Carolina made such drastic cuts to its unemployment insurance program that it got kicked out of the federal program that gave states money to keep the long-term unemployed receiving benefits after they exhausted the state-level ones.
5 hrs ago | WCTI
Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation said the long-awaited resurfacing of a heavily-damaged road will begin Wednesday.
7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
A plan to update regulations that protect streams and rivers was adopted last year after a nearly five-year process that incorporated input from a wide range of interests.
10 hrs ago | Institute for Southern Studies
An environmental group has been running TV ads critical of North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for failing to do enough to address Duke Energy's coal ash pollution -- and a new poll finds that most of the state's voters agree.
Tony London, a plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry will hold a series of town hall meetings next week for voters within the 10th Congressional district.
Changing North Carolina's Medicaid system has been a major topic of debate the 2014 "short session" of the General Assembly.
North Carolina's Department of Commerce, which has been largely privatized under Gov. Pat McCrory, could soon have a new recruitment fund designed to help the state lure projects that promise to create 500 or more full-time manufacturing jobs.
Republicans appear to have a slight advantage in key U.S. Senate races, with the most likely outcome being a GOP gain of six seats, the minimum they need to finish with a 51-49 seat majority, according to data analyzed by the New York Times.
Gov. Pat McCrory has criticized the North Carolina Senate for failing to bridge a budget impasse on education and walking out on education leaders during negotiations.
The House voted 51-54 against concurring on a Senate version of a bill that would have required insurance and registration with the state.
So what? What difference does it make to us that almost half of North Carolina voters were born somewhere else? To begin to show the importance of such a large number of non-North Carolina natives participating in the state's election process, DataNet gives us a short history lesson: "One hundred years ago, when North Carolina had a population of ... (more)
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)
Still worried about North Carolina's swing to the right, the New York Times is scouring for evidence that the state's conservative rollback of taxes and regulations is backfiring on Republicans.
Members of Eureka Lodge No. 317 recently gathered at the Museum of the Albemarle to view the circa 1872 Masonic apron worn by William Crawford Dawson.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:12 pm
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