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  1. Poll: More Americans believe torture OK post-9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... say the report was "unfair" to the CIA and 52 percent say it was wrong to release it. Daniel Muiter, 26, of Smithfield, N.C., a libertarian, said torturing people during war was appropriate if there was reasonable suspicion the individuals had ...

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  2. Raleigh activists calls for full accountability at CIA, Aero Contractors, Johnston County AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    ... together in response to a The New York Times report that Aero Contractors, based at Johnston County Airport in Smithfield, was a CIA front performing rendition flights - rendition meaning a suspect would be grabbed in one country and "rendered" to a ... 1 comment

  3. Poll: Majority of Americans back 9/11 tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... say the report was "unfair" to the CIA and 52 percent say it was wrong to release it. Daniel Muiter, 26, of Smithfield, North Carolina, a libertarian, said torturing people during war was appropriate if there was reasonable suspicion the individuals ...

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  4. New poll finds majority of Americans believe torture justified after 9/11 attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stars and Stripes

    ... say the report was "unfair" to the CIA and 52 percent say it was wrong to release it. Daniel Muiter, 26, of Smithfield, North Carolina, a libertarian, said torturing people during war was appropriate if there was reasonable suspicion the individuals ...

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  5. Majority of Americans back harsh CIA interrogation tactics, new poll findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... seized on such comments. Forty-seven percent say the report was "unfair" to the CIA and 52a Daniel Muiter, 26, of Smithfield, N.C., a libertarian, said torturing people during war was appropriate if there was reasonable suspicion the individuals had ...

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  6. Human rights group says Senate report confirms NC's involvement in 'torture flights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WRAL.com

    A North Carolina human rights group said that the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program validates some of their claims about the involvement of a central North Carolina contractor in illegal torture. North Carolina Stop Torture Now says at least 16 of the detainees named in the report were secretly transported by Aero Contractors aircraft, which was based in Smithfield and Kinston.

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  7. Family and Marriage: Marriage celebrationRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Star

    ... resigned from their secure teaching and coaching positions and started out on what would be a 591-day walk from Smithfield, North Carolina to Peru. They will share photos from the walk as well as testimony of God's faithfulness in making the 'Two ...

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  8. Institute Index: The private contractors involved in Cia tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... transported to overseas CIA torture sites by Aero Contractors, a private aviation company based in Kinston and Smithfield, North Carolina: 16 Total number of detainees believed to have been transported by Aero Contractors based on investigations by ...

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  9. Remembering Samantha Hocker: 'a special, caring person'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | PennLive.com

    Surviving are her husband, Robert W. Hocker III; two brothers, Charles T. Lawyer, wife, Freda, of Wheatfield, Ind., and Andrew J. Lawyer, wife, Leslie, of Indianapolis, Ind.; her sister, Penelope Lynn Bryant, husband, Tom, of Smithfield, N.C.; two brothers-in-law, Dennis Hocker, wife, Marilyn, of Harrisburg and John Hocker, wife, Mirian, of New Cumberland; and a sister-in-law, Connie Frey, husband, Anthony, of Cape Coral, Fla. "Bob, we will always remember our Sammy as being more concerned for others then about herself, the light in her eyes when she talked about you, her loving smile and the words "Awwww Joe" whenever we would call.

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  10. From the archives: Stop Torture Now protests rendition flights out of Johnston County AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Independent Weekly

    Congress may be surprised that the CIA using rendition flights to essentially smuggle terrorism suspects to black sites where agents brutally and systematically tortured them, this revelation would not surprise the members of Stop Torture Now, an activist group based in Raleigh, Smithfield and Fayetteville. As Bob Geary has reported, since 2005, the Stop Torture Now, a 2007 winner of an INDY Citizen Award, has protested the CIA rendition flights allegedly flown out of Johnston County airport.

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  11. Lisa Gail Woods WolfeRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Post and husband, Jerome of Ireland; Doug Woods and wife, Terri, of Buckhannon; Richard Woods and wife, Kim, of Smithfield, N.C.; Pam Haymond and husband, Doug, of Buckhannon; and Renee Tabor-Haynes and husband, Jeffery Haynes, of Huntington; aunt ...

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  12. Two teens charged after Johnston schools lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WRAL.com

    - Two Smithfield-Selma High School students were arrested Tuesday after they were found carrying BB guns, school officials said Wednesday. A 14-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy were charged with possession of BB guns. Their names were not released ...

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  13. UMO prepares Christmas service as gift to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Sampson Independent

    ... e, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College. For more information, visit www.umo.edu.

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  14. UMO prepares Christmas service as gift to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Sampson Independent

    ... e, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College. For more information, visit www.umo.edu.

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  15. NC House Republicans have choice of 6 for speakerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... chamber's 120 seats. The leading candidates appear to be Reps. Tim Moore of Kings Mountain and Leo Daughtry of Smithfield. They're both attorneys. Other announced candidates include Reps. John Blust of Greensboro, Justin Burr of Albemarle, Bryan ...

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  16. NC House Republicans have choice of 6 for speakerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WBTV

    ... chamber's 120 seats. The leading candidates appear to be Reps. Tim Moore of Kings Mountain and Leo Daughtry of Smithfield. They're both attorneys. Other announced candidates include Reps. John Blust of Greensboro, Justin Burr of Albemarle, Bryan ...

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  17. Judge Refuses to Toss Perry Case on TechnicalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | ABC News

    In this Oct. 24, 2014 file photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a conservative rally in Smithfield, N.C. On Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, a Texas judge refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue. Close A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling that the potentially embarrassing case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should proceed.

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  18. Commissioners OK applications to Golden LeafRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bladen Journal

    ... chemistry lab and increase the classroom size by about 6 percent. Findt told the board that Gildan, DuPont and Smithfield had submitted letters for the grant application in support of the proposed facility. The amount requested from Golden Leaf for ...

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  19. University of Mount Olive to celebrate Founders DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Mount Olive to become the director of the College Foundation at Johnston Community College in his hometown of Smithfield in 1993 and served also as the dean of Vocational and Technology Programs. In 2000 he was named the dean of College Advancement ...

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  20. Mr. William 'Bill' London Godwin: ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Fetch Your News

    He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mr. Godwin was born on Tuesday, September 18, 1928 in Smithfield, North Carolina.

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