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1 hr ago | Institute for Southern Studies

They don't need a majority to get things done

Workers at the North Carolina Cummins diesel engine plant won wage increases this summer -- even without having a recognized union or majority union support inside their shop.

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5 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

How does their garden grow?

Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentStudents at L.C. Kerr School participate in a garden activity.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Family, Kids

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Finance sectors’ PACs putting their money on Hagan

Here is a list of the finance industry PACs that have given the $10,000 maximum in the current cycle: WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries that are under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, where she has served for a ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

AmmoLand

North Carolina County Poised to Repeal Gun Restrictions

Back on August 18th 2014, the Rowan County Planning Board presented to the Rowan County Commissioners their recommendation to finally comply with provisions of HB937, which was enacted into law July 2013, and effective as of October 1st, 2013.

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Related Topix: Guns, Salisbury, NC, Alamance County, NC

The Bluegrass Blog

Cory Piatt to Mountain Faith

Cory is an exquisitely talented young picker, not yet 20 years old, who already has a professional resume most musicians would envy.

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Brandon Sun

North Carolina offered $100M to lure Toyota headquarters but lost to Texas bid half that size

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WVEC-TV Norfolk

PHOTOS: Loggerhead turtle rescued in North Carolina

Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

WSOCTV

Union, NAACP plan 3 Labor Day rallies across NC

Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Welcomes, tears as college freshmen arrive on campuses

Assumption College President Francesco Cesareo got a workout Saturday morning, but he wasn't in the gym.

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Related Topix: Assumption College, TV, Electronics, Endicott College

Sun Aug 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

FatMouth Improv Presents FATMOUTH 360, 9/27

FatMouth Improv presents "FatMouth 360". It is an evening of improvised comedy with seating all around the stage.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

Pamela's Sunday Forecast 8-31-14

Partly cloudy Sunday. Few PM Storms Highs near 90 for the Upstate and Mid 80s in WNC.

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Related Topix: Weather

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

David Cassidy Biological Father of 40-Year-Old Shelly Wright: Refuses Paternity Test

David Cassidy used to be one of the hottest guys on television back in the '70s and, while he continues to grab headlines, it is rarely for anything productive.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

New & Notable: 'Somewhere Save With Somebody Good'

So, why go back now? "My readers were wild to go back to Mitford," she says in press materials.

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BleacherReport

North Carolina's Elijah Hood Uses Truck Stick on Liberty's Justin Guillory

North Carolina running back Elijah Hood wasn't going to let a defensive back stop him in the open field.

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CMT.com

Dierks Bentley's "Drunk on a Plane" in...

That persistent buzz you hear is Dierks Bentley 's "Drunk on a Plane" circling at the top of Billboard 's country airplay chart for its second week.

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Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley

WBTV

North Carolina laws allow children to use automatic guns

A 9-year-old Arizona girl's accidental killing of her firearms instructor this week reignited the national debate over guns, but with an unusual focus: children using fully automatic rifles.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Guns, Mecklenburg County, NC, Mooresville, NC

Washington Times

5 things to watch in North Carolina's elections

North Carolina government has undergone a dramatic shift to the right. How voters feel about Republican control should shade Election Day results for the U.S. Senate and on down the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, Representative Renee Ellmers, Mike McIntyre, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate

WPTV Local News

U.S. hurricane drought still in record territory

Its been almost nine years since the last major hurricane struck the US Mainland.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal

CBS Atlanta

SC woman pleads guilty in NC kidnapping plot

A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

EMS1

Woman at Burning Man killed, hit by bus

A Wyoming woman described as having an "adventurous, caring spirit" died at the annual Burning Man festival in northern Nevada early Thursday after she was run over by a bus carrying participants, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Social Software

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