Thursday Apr 10
Stars and Stripes
US Sen. Hagan challenges deactivation of Pope Field's 440th Reserve Airlift Wing
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has challenged top defense officials about the decision to deactivate Pope Field's 440th Reserve Airlift Wing.
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Mon Apr 07, 2014
Opponents Assail White House Plan to Close NOAA Lab in North Carolina
Sunk? The White House is proposing to close a marine research laboratory located on Pivers Island near Beaufort, North Carolina.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
In North Carolina Senate race, there's plenty of money, but whose money?
Top: The pro-Democrats group Senate Majority PAC launched an ad in North Carolina against the billionaires Charles and David Koch.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Congressmen ask to block shuttering of 440th Airlift Wing at Fort Bragg
More than 1,000 paratroopers participated in the 2008 Randy Oler Toy Drop on Fort Bragg, N.C., which helped distribute holiday gifts to children in the Fayetteville community.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Federal Computer Week
Lawmaker: Staffing expenses threaten CBP tech acquisition
CBP recently signed a conract for the construction of integrated fixed towers, which would complement the mobile sensor system shown here, which is along the border near Nogales, Ariz.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Malaysia: Industry group seeks continuous flight tracking
An aviation industry group is creating a task force to make recommendations this year for continuously tracking commercial airliners because "we cannot let another aircraft simply vanish" like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
GOP uses historic win to remake North Carolina map
They received a total of 2.2 million votes - about 81,000 more than their Republican opponents.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
NC health insurance enrollments lag for young, healthy people
Larz Robinson, 28, of Raleigh, a barista at Cafe de los Muertos in Raleigh, N.C., has chosen to participate in the new federally mandated Affordable Care Act program.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
How can NC Congress members back coal dumping?
North Carolina's own Billy Edd Wheeler, a poet and songwriter, once penned a song, "Coal Tattoo," about the hardships of life in the West Virginia coal fields where he grew up.
The Miami Herald
After more than a century, a jewel of ocean research targeted for closure
For more than a century, federal scientists have worked on Pivers Island near the historic town of Beaufort, N.C., and the beaches of Emerald Isle studying the ocean, and the fish, turtles and dolphins of its sea grass estuaries and rocky reefs.
Action Alert: Rally around safe schools legislation
Micah Johnson, director of school outreach at Time Out Youth Center, 2320-A N. Davidson St., has called upon the community to contact its U.S. representatives and senators to support the Safe Schools Improvement Act .
Wed Mar 19, 2014
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An advisory board wants city leaders to come up with a plan for $2 million in federal money earmarked for rail-to-trails projects that's gone unused for 81 2 years.