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44 min ago | WHAS11

Democratic women teaming up in key Senate states

The candidates involved are Sen. Kay Hagan in North Carolina, Sen. Mary Landrieu in Louisiana, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, Natalie Tennant in West Virginia and Michelle Nunn in Georgia.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Barack Obama

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

44 min ago | USA Today

Paleologos on the Poll: North Carolina

In the latest Suffolk University/USA TODAY survey of likely general-election voters in North Carolina, incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan was clinging to a 2-point lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Richard Burr, Elizabeth Dole, Republican

4 hrs ago | Lumina News

New live oaks planted

Crews from the North Carolina Department of Transportation were busy on Tuesday, Aug. 19, planting the new live oak trees along Wrightsville Avenue immediately west of the Heide Trask Drawbridge.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

'Moral Monday' expands to a week of social justice action across U.S.

The Moral Monday movement, birthed by activists who protest the actions of the North Carolina General Assembly, will expand to 12 states Friday in a so-called Moral Week of Action.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WRAL.com

Lawmakers close deal on coal ash

"I am told that the House and the Senate may have reached consensus on the coal ash bill," House Speaker Thom Tillis told his chamber early Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WITN

Lawmakers Reach Compromise That Forces Closure Of Coal Ash Ponds

State House and Senate leaders say lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation that would make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

New fishing tournament comes to Lake Hartwell

A LAST MINUTE VENUE CHANGE FOR A FISHING TOURNAMENT MEANS BIG BUCKS ON THE WAY TO ONE UPSTATE COMMUNITY.

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Medical Daily

Acetyl Fentanyl, Up To 15 Times More Powerful Than Heroin, Is Being...

Doctors worrying about increasing rates of overdoses from heroin and painkillers, may actually be dealing with a drug known as acetyl fentanyl, which can be five to 15 times stronger than heroin.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina

Local Tech Wire

Crowdfunding killed in NC; bill backer criticizes Senate strategy

The tweet from WRAL's Capitol news team says it all for crowdfunding in North Carolina: "House votes to KILL H1224 47-54."

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Robesonian

Medicaid at top of list of GOP mistakes

When you consider all the bad choices made by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory in the last two years - and there have been too many to mention - the one that may make the least sense was the decision not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and provide health coverage for more than 400,000 low income adults who are currently ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pat McCrory, US Governors, North Carolina, Opinion

The Hill

Dem poll: Hagan holds narrow lead in North Carolina

Sen. Kay Hagan has a narrow lead over North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis , according to a new poll from Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, US News, North Carolina

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: PPP Gives Kay Hagan

PPP's newest North Carolina poll continues to find Kay Hagan in the lead, although the race has tightened slightly compared to a month ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Cutting Taxes Still doesn't Create Jobs -- NC Edition

If cutting taxes creates jobs then you would have to give a little time for the extremely wealthy to get off their asses and make all of those wonderful trickle down jobs.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Outside campaign spending jumps in 2014

Outside political groups are on track to eclipse their spending during the 2010 GOP wave election, but only a fraction of that money has been reported to the public.

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Related Topix: New York University, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky

Bloomberg

Obamacare Losing Punch as Campaign Weapon in Ad Battles

Republicans seeking to unseat the U.S. Senate incumbent in North Carolina have cut in half the portion of their top issue ads citing Obamacare, a sign that the party's favorite attack against Democrats is losing its punch.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Pay reform meets student needs

Critics of the Republican-led General Assembly allege that the teacher-pay raise included in this year's state budget could have been implemented in a much simpler fashion: by giving across-the-board hikes to all rather than giving large raises to early-career teachers and relatively small raises to some experienced ones.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Business Journal

Audit finds N.C. at high risk of Medicaid fraud

Health-care providers must receive approval from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services before billing for Medicaid patients.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, North Carolina

The Hill

Reid: Dems will hold Senate 'unless something unexpected happens'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid predicted Democrats would retain control of the Senate in November "unless something unexpected happens."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Weekly Standard

Tillis Ad: 'I Came Up In the Real World'

The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, US News, North Carolina

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Haywood ranks low in car crashes

Haywood County has some of the safest roads in the state, according to AAA Carolina's 20th annual ranking of the most dangerous counties for traffic.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, North Carolina, Graham County, NC

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