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  1. 'Deez Nuts' Polling at 9 Percent; 15-Year-Old Ahead of Trump, Clinton in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | News Max

    A mysterious presidential candidate registered with the FEC as "Deez Nuts" is polling at 9 percent in North Carolina as of Wednesday, and reporters soon revealed the campaign is the work of a 15-year-old Iowa farm boy. As CBS News reported , more than 500 people have filed to run for president with the Federal Election Commission as of Monday, and dozens of the filings appear to be jokes.

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  2. North Carolina Abortion Laws and How They Compare NationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | News Max

    When compared nationally, North Carolina ranks toward the middle among U.S. states in terms of the restrictiveness of its abortion laws, people on both sides of the issue agree. Each of the 50 states has been responsible for enacting its own abortion laws since the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973 gave women nationwide the right to that procedure.

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  3. North Carolina Abortion Laws and How They Differ From Neighboring StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | News Max

    People on both sides of the issue agree North Carolina has less restrictive abortion laws than neighboring states, but not by much. State lawmakers have been responsible for establishing abortion legislation since thea U.S. Supreme Court gave women nationwide the right to an abortion with its historic Roe v.

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  4. Myths About Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina has recently become a very popular state for retirement. The state has seen significant numbers of retired persons pulling up stakes in Florida and heading back up the coast, to end up in the Tar Heel State.

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  5. Taxes for Retirees in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    Everyone wants tax-supported infrastructure, from roads and highways to emergency services to food safety, schools, and national security, but no one wants to pay taxes. Still, retirees, so many of whom are on limited fixed income, have important reasons to avoid high-tax states.

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  6. Most Affordable Places for Retirees in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    America is facing a retirement boom, and some areas in North Carolina may be ideal for retirement. As the children of the greatest generation reach their "golden years," they're often worried about too many years and too little gold.

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  7. Facts About Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina is often thought of as a cozy outpost of Southern charm, and so it is, but the state has many other attributes that have helped make it one of the primary destinations for retirement: good and varied weather, a strong sense of community, and reasonably low taxes, especially for older folks. In fact, as TopRetirements.com points out, North Carolina has recently surpassed Florida as a retirement state for Northeast sorts, and it has seen increasing numbers of people who had formerly retired to Florida becoming disillusioned and relocating to the Tar Heel State.

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  8. Veterans Guide to Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina has, in recent years, become one of the most popular states that folks move to from other states. North Carolina is also one of the top draws for retirement, and Asheville, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is the single most popular city to retire to if you're living in the U.S. But how does it do for veterans, especially those who, if they have served in combat, may require more understanding treatment of their needs than ordinary retirees? The Tar Heel State does, in fact, operate a number of programs designed to ease retiring veterans into the less-structured world of civilian life.

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  9. Benefits of Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina has become an increasingly popular choice for retirees looking to find a more relaxed lifestyle and lower costs to accommodate on a fixed income. While many other states have lower income and sales tax rates - or none at all - they are often regions with dismal economies, such as Mississippi, or are simply far too remote from the rest of America to satisfy all but the hermit-minded.

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  10. Disabled Seniors Guide to Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina is currently one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. for retirement, with Asheville as the number one target of workday refugees. Its varied yet mild climate, geographic variety ranging from beaches and islands to the misty Blue Ridge Mountains, lively college towns, and cozy villages, sweetened with a dose of traditional Southern charm, help make up for the summer humidity, occasional hurricane, and a location isolated from the big-city buzz.

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  11. Drawbacks of Retiring in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | News Max

    As TopRetirements.com notes in its "Dueling Carolinas" article, both North and South Carolina are "red-hot retirement destinations." North Carolina in particular has been a retiree magnet as of late, even drawing elders disgruntled with Florida who move halfway back to their Northeastern origins and often refer to themselves as "half-backs."

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  12. Hunting in North Carolina: Are Safety Courses Required?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | News Max

    North Carolina, like many states, requires hunter safety certification before issuing a hunting license. These courses often go beyond firearms and into ethics and conservation.

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  13. Top 5 Industries in North Carolina: Which Parts of the Economy Are StrongestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | News Max

    In the past, North Carolina may have been known for its tobacco, furniture, and textile industries but, as time has passed and moved firmly into the 21st century, a transition has occurred. Agriculture is still important, but the focus has shifted from tobacco to winemaking and from textiles to high-tech advances in engineered fabrics.

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  14. Facts About North Carolina History: 7 Things You Might Not KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | News Max

    From the Civil Rights movement to famous pirates, the Tar Heel state has a tremendously interesting past. Here are several historical facts related to North Carolina: 1. Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-in.

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  15. Top 5 Employers in North Carolina: Which Companies Have the Most Jobs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | News Max

    From Charlotte to Raleigh and all points in between, residents of North Carolina rely on certain employers to earn a living. Health care and banking industries give the Tar Heel residents many opportunities.

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  16. How South Carolina Gun Laws Differ from Neighboring StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | News Max

    Every state in the South, including South Carolina, has established tolerant gun control laws compared with more liberal regions of the United States, particularly the Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest. South Carolina gun laws make it a "shall-issue" concealed carry permit state.

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  17. Late UNC Coach Dean Smith Leaves Players $200; 'Enjoy Dinner Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | News Max

    Tim Breedlove, the Charlotte-based trustee of the trust that bears the late coach's name, said Thursday that letters were sent earlier this month to each of the players who lettered for Smith's Tar Heel teams - about 180 in all. The letter says Smith directed that following his death, each letterman was to be sent a $200 check with the message "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith."

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  18. Historian Craig Shirley: Stan Evans, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | News Max

    Stan Evans will be remembered for many things. But two often overlooked actions by Stan - which seemed small at the time - in fact changed the world.

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  19. North Carolina Staycation: 7 Fun Things to Do While Staying Close to HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | News Max

    A trip by train, a battleship and natural wonders that include the "Grand Canyon of the East" are among the many adventures families on vacation or staycation can enjoy when visiting North Carolina. Here are seven great places to visit in the Tar Heel State: 1. The Tweetsie Railroad at Blowing Rock in the Appalachian Mountains is a Wild West theme park featuring a 3 mile ride on a historic steam railroad train.

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