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One President, Two Different Challenges

Posted: 08/19/2014 - President Obama is still on vacation this morning, but back in Washington after addressing two simmering hotspots - one at home, and one abroad.
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Study: Not Expanding Medicaid To Cost North Carolina Billions

Posted: 08/18/2014 - A new report suggests the decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal payments over the next decade.

State Legislature Could Wrap Up Work Session Soon

Posted: 08/13/2014 - The North Carolina General Assembly may be officially winding down two weeks after lawmakers left Raleigh without an agreed-to plan on when to return to take up pending legislation.

Gay Marriages Could Begin By Next Week in Virginia

Updated: 08/13/2014 - A law professor says while clerks in North Carolina wouldn't technically have to begin issuing licenses as well, federal courts in the state would likely make them if they don't.

Forum In Greenville Addresses State Of Health Care In U.S.

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Third District Republican Congressman Walter Jones brought in another politician Tuesday night in Greenville at the ECU Heart Institute to help answer and explain questions that medical professionals might have on the state of health care in the United States.

President Obama Calls For New Iraqi Government

Posted: 08/11/2014 - In brief remarks from Martha's Vineyard, President Barack Obama gives his approval to the appointment of a prime minister and urges the formation of a new government in Iraq as soon as possible.

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