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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Sine Die Die Die

Sine Die, folks! The North Carolina General Assembly has adjourned until a new legislature convenes January 14, 2015 with the members elected this November.

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

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

8 questions - and answers - about the midterm elections

The House is in GOP hands, and no one thinks the November midterm elections will change that.

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

8 hrs ago | The Chronicle

Low teacher pay sets back N.C. education4 Comments

With teacher salaries among the lowest in the country, North Carolina is watching its teachers leave the state-or decide not to go into teaching in the first place.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, Virginia, Virginia Government, North Carolina State University

12 hrs ago | WBTV

Alcoa delays High Rock Lake draw down by 2 weeks

The company said in a news release it will now start to lower the water level in the lake on Oct. 1, instead of Sept.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

Banks have been a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

Finance industry PACs that have given the $10,000 maximum in the current cycle: WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries that are under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, where she has served for a large portion of her first ... (more)

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

San Bernardino County Sun

North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.

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

WSOCTV

More than 7,500 sign petition to keep NC film incentives

A local petition calling on North Carolina lawmakers to keep the state's film incentive program has already received more than 7,500 signatures.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Debate could shape Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis Senate race

This Aug. 25, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., as she speaks with members of the media at a campaign field office in Goldsboro, N.C. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obamas administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Goldsboro, NC, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

Sun Journal

Panel begins work on new sea level rise report

The science panel charged with developing a new sea level rise report for North Carolina by December 2016 outlined the necessary work in front of them at a meeting in New Bern last week.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, New Bern, NC, Geology, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Breitbart.com

Mid-Term Battleground States a 'No-Fly Zone' for Obama

What it is, is proof of how disastrously low Barack Obama's ratings are in a number of states crucial for Democrats if they want to hold off the GOP from taking control of the Senate in 2014.

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

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Karl Rove and his Crossroads GPS PAC are about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the senate -- by campaigning to the left of incumbents Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan on behalf of Republican challengers Tom Cotton and Thom Tills.

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Related Topix: Karl Rove, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, North Carolina, Texas

WRAL.com

5 things to watch in North Carolina's elections

How voters feel about Republican control should shade Election Day results for the U.S. Senate and on down the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, Representative Renee Ellmers, Mike McIntyre, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate

Kinston Free Press

Gas prices have dropped 22 cents between Independence Day and Labor Day

With more than 870,000 North Carolinians projected to travel more than 50 miles from home by car this Labor Day weekend, it doesn't hurt to have more relief at the pump.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rail PAC

RailPAC eNewsletter for August 25, 2014

Indiana transportation officials said they were trying to keep the route viable until a private company could take over the cost of operating the short-distance trains.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, North Carolina

Jacksonville Daily News

Apologies due eugenics victims

It's hard to blame Elnora Mills for not feeling terribly grateful. Decades after being forcibly sterilized under the state eugenics program, she and other victims of that cruel social experiment are finally seeing some compensation.

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Related Topix: Appendicitis, Health, North Carolina, Opinion

Townhall

Goodbye Bro: Democrats Are Hemorrhaging Male Voters | Matt Vespa

We all know Republicans have a woman problem , but let's focus on the Democrats' problem with men, specifically white men.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

WSOCTV

Senate Showdown: Hagan, Tillis to debate Wednesday

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, R-Mecklenburg, who is challenging Hagan for her Senate seat, have agreed to two debates sponsored by North Carolina Association of Broadcasters.

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

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: Mark Ruffalo Teams Up With CREDO Action To Go After Thom Tillis (R) On Fracking

As it goes, I know a thing or two about coming to the rescue against evil plans -- it's part of my day job.

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Townhall

Benham Brothers Challenge Sen. Kay Hagan at Pro-life Rally

HGTV may have fired the Benham Brothers for their religious beliefs, but that's not stopping them from voicing and standing up for their pro-life ideals.

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

JD Supra

Ten Things to Know About the 2014 North Carolina Legislative Session

The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its 2014 session. During this "short session," Legislators focused primarily on adjusting the second year of the State budget enacted last year, but also considered a number of other important issues.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

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