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Bergdahl's Hometown Cancels Celebration Amid Furor

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown abruptly canceled plans Wednesday for a welcome-home celebration, citing security concerns over the prospect of big crowds - both for and against the soldier.

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NEW INFO: NC Senate Passes Common Core Replacement Bill

Updated: 06/06/2014 - The state Senate has passed a proposal that's likely to remove North Carolina from the list of states adhering to Common Core standards for what children should learn in the public schools.

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Gov. McCrory Signs Fracking Bill

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a bill that clears the way for permits to be issued for fracking in North Carolina as soon as next spring.

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NC Officials Critical Of Obama Plan To Cut Carbon

Posted: 06/02/2014 - North Carolina's Republican-led environmental agency is panning the Obama administration's plan to cut carbon emissions from the nation's power plants by nearly a third by 2030.

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Protesters Stage Sit-In At NC State Capitol

Posted: 06/02/2014 - Eleven people who refused to leave the building that houses an office of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory have been cited by police more than two hours after beginning their sit-in.

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Ex-Charlotte Mayor Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

Updated: 06/03/2014 - Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has pleaded guilty in federal court to a public corruption charge, ending a remarkable rise for a man raised by a single mother in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods.

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NC Plan Would Join States Ending Teacher Tenure

Updated: 05/31/2014 - North Carolina legislators want to scrap a law that prevents ineffective teachers from being removed from the classroom. But teachers have been fighting the move, saying they need protection from malicious schoolhouse politics.

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Fracking Bill Heads To Governor McCrory

Posted: 05/29/2014 - A bill to allow permits for fracking in North Carolina is heading to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature after the Senate passed the legislation without debate.

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Edward Snowden: Traitor Or Patriot?

Updated: 05/29/2014 - NSA leaker Edward Snowden tells NBC news he is a patriot, and that beneficial reforms have been put in place due to his actions.

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Rep. McElraft Proposes Hemp Oil Law

Posted: 05/28/2014 - Republican Representative Pat McElraft is not for the legalization of pot, but is proposing a law to give a certain hemp oil the green light for medicinal purposes.

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Moral Monday Protests Are Democratic Tool In Election Year

Posted: 05/26/2014 - The "Moral Monday" movement has become a de-facto campaign tool for Democrats to publicize their platform and recruit volunteers to help them win elections, especially the contested U.S. Senate race.

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President Obama To Argue For Avoiding Overreach Overseas

Posted: 05/24/2014 - Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.

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Pitt County Employees Don't Want 4% Bonuses

Updated: 06/02/2014 - Pitt County Manager Scott Elliott opened this morning's county commissioners meeting saying he and the other three employees don't want to accept the 4%.

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