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Senate To Vote On FDA Power To Regulate Tobacco

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The senate is set to pass a tobacco bill today that would give the FDA the ability to regulate the sale, manufacturing, and marketing of tobacco products.

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State Budget Update

Updated: 06/10/2009 - A proposed state budget and tax plan to ease some cuts inside the spending proposal has cleared two major hurdles in the North Carolina House.

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Workers Rally To Save Jobs & Center

Posted: 06/09/2009 - Workers gathered Tuesday night to try and save an institution that has been a part of Kinston for over six decades.

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Basnight's Bid To Ban Plastic Bags Rallies Foes

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Businesses that fear losing sales if North Carolina bars large Outer Banks stores from giving away plastic grocery bags are mobilizing against the brainchild of the state Senate's powerful leader.

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Proposed State Tax Increases

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The chamber's two largest committees are expected Tuesday to consider the spending bill for the next two years and a separate tax package that would increase sales and income tax rates and taxes on cigarettes and alcohol.

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N.C. State Calls Emergency Meeting

Updated: 06/10/2009 - An emergency meeting of the North Carolina State University board of trustees has been called to consider a severance package for the official who hired a former governor's wife.

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Obama Team Plans More Active Role On Health Care

Posted: 06/07/2009 - The White House, backing away from President Barack Obama's "it's-all-on-the-table" approach initially advocated, prepared to get louder and more involved in the details of a health care overhaul that officials once were content to leave to Congress, administration officials said Saturday.

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Sex And City Actress Lobbies For Gay Marriage

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Actress Cynthia Nixon is lobbying New York lawmakers to legalize same-sex marriage and says she hopes to marry her partner in New York next year if the law is enacted.

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Report: US Weighs Guilty Pleas In Some 9/11 Cases

Posted: 06/06/2009 - A plan under consideration by the Obama administration would permit Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees facing the death penalty to plead guilty without a full trial, it has been reported.

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Kennedy Bill Would Make Employers Provide Care

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Employers would be required to offer health care to employees or pay a penalty — and all Americans would be guaranteed health insurance — under a draft bill circulated Friday by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's health committee.

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Obama: Buchenwald 'Rebuke' To Holocaust Denial

Posted: 06/06/2009 - President Barack Obama absorbed the stark horrors memorialized at the Buchenwald concentration camp Friday and said the lesson for the modern world is vigilance against evil, against subjugation of the weak and against the "cruelty in ourselves."

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Grandfather Mountain Now NC's Newest State Park

Posted: 06/04/2009 - The state has closed on the purchase of almost 2,500 acres of Grandfather Mountain, officially marking the beginning of North Carolina's newest state park.

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SC Governor Ordered To Accept Stimulus Funds

Posted: 06/04/2009 - South Carolina's Supreme Court ordered Gov. Mark Sanford on Thursday to take $700 million in federal stimulus money aimed primarily at struggling schools.

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Bill Clinton To Speak At NC Event For Franklin

Posted: 06/03/2009 - Former President Bill Clinton is coming to North Carolina to speak at an event honoring the late historian John Hope Franklin and his wife, Aurelia.

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"Joe The Plumber" In N.C.

Posted: 06/03/2009 - Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher is scheduled to speak at an anti-tax rally in Raleigh.

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