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NC Budget Talks Remain Slow On Education, Medicaid

Posted: 07/14/2014 - North Carolina budget talks remain slow as House Republicans held a meeting with empty seats and Gov. Pat McCrory tried to keep pressure upon senators to ease back on their teacher pay proposal.

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Bergdahl Returned To Active Duty Monday

Updated: 07/15/2014 - A senior defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.

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Border Budget Battle Continues

Posted: 07/11/2014 - President Obama is demanding Congress pass an emergency funding bill so that the federal government doesn't run out of money to deal with the border crisis.

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House GOP Takes First Step To Sue President Obama

Posted: 07/11/2014 - House Republicans have taken the initial step in suing President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.

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Budget Trouble At Tryon Palace

Updated: 07/10/2014 - As lawmakers work through the state budget, there is concern about the future of a historic landmark in North Carolina's colonial capital due to lack of funding.

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Abortion Rights Advocates "In The Dark" About New Rules

Posted: 07/09/2014 - Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.

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House, Senate Leaders Talk About NC Budget

Posted: 07/08/2014 - House and Senate budget leaders made little progress over teacher pay and North Carolina lottery advertising during a public negotiations session.

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Clinton Donates College Speaking Fees

Posted: 07/05/2014 - Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's donated to her family's foundation the huge sums she has earned in speaking fees at colleges for the last year and half.

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North Carolina Voting Law Changes Fight In Court

Updated: 07/07/2014 - The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge in North Carolina to put sweeping changes to the state's voting laws on hold through the November election.

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26 Immigrants To Receive U.S. Citizenship In Kinston

Updated: 07/04/2014 - While many will be preparing to bring out the grill, several individuals will celebrate becoming U.S. citizens Friday as a local community honors them in a naturalization ceremony.

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Border Tension Escalates

Posted: 07/02/2014 - The Obama Administration is working to figure out what to do with hundreds of women and children from Central America that are streaming into the United States.

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Gay Rights Group Wants State Bias Order Expanded

Posted: 07/02/2014 - Gov. Pat McCrory says he's following language within federal and state laws while issuing an executive order requiring nondiscrimination in state employee hiring that leaves out sexual orientation among the listed protections.

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Judge Strikes Down Kentucky's Gay Marriage Ban

Posted: 07/01/2014 - U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn in Louisville concluded in Tuesday's ruling that the state's prohibition on same-sex couples being wed violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution by treating gay couples differently than straight couples.

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McCrory Threatens Veto Of Charter School Bill

Posted: 06/30/2014 - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is threatening to veto a House bill on charter schools that would prevent teachers' names and pay from being disclosed publicly.

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Justices: Can't Make Employers Cover Contraception

Updated: 06/30/2014 - The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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Obama: I'll Act On My Own On Immigration

Updated: 07/01/2014 - President Barack Obama's abrupt shift to a go-it-alone strategy on immigration sets up a clash with House Republicans who've already threatened to sue him. The president is also raising expectations among immigration advocates that he may have trouble satisfying.

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