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  1. North Carolina Independent Candidate for State Senate Fails to Meet Signature RequirementRead the original story

    53 min ago | Ballot Access News

    Eric Fink, who hoped to be the first independent candidate for North Carolina State Senate in the history of government-printed ballots, failed to have enough valid signatures. He needed 5,255 and only had 4,269 valid.


  2. Our View: New law will save livesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

    The General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory passed an important piece of legislation on Monday that will save lives and hopefully prevent a few broken hearts. The legislation makes North Carolina "the third state to provide unlimited access to a prescription drug that's already saved more than 2,000 people statewide who were overdosing on heroin, OxyContin or other opium-based drugs," according to The Associated Press.


  3. One Year after Obergefellby Ryan T. Anderson, Tony Evans & Robert P....Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Hodges that the United States Constitution mandates same-sex marriage. But in doing so, the court improperly cut short the process of democratic debate that our Founders bequeathed to us and that the Constitution envisioned.


  4. North Carolina Association of Educators Inc v. StateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | FindLaw

    NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS, INC., Richard J. Nixon, Rhonda Holmes, Brian Link, Annette Beatty, Stephanie Wallace, and John Deville v. The STATE of North Carolina.


  5. Whitewater Center suspends all whitewater activities after tests positive for amoebaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center has suspended all whitewater activities "effectively immediately" after water samples came back positive for an amoeba that is believed to have caused an 18-year-old girl to die. A teenage girl from Ohio died Sunday after contracting a very rare brain-eating amoeba that is believed to have been contracted while visiting the Whitewater Center in Charlotte earlier this month.


  6. EC airport manager resigningRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    Viventi said Friday he's leaving the job to move his family closer to his elderly mother in New Jersey. His last day as airport manager will be July 20, but he said he'll remain available to assist the Airport Authority in finding his replacement.


  7. Column: Toto, we're still in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Yes, I can read a map. Kansas and North Carolina aren't exactly neighbors. But when it comes to fiscal policy, critics of Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly in Raleigh would rather talk about what's happening out on the prairies of the Sunflower State rather than what's happening in the mountains, Piedmont, and coastal plain of the Tar Heel State.


  8. Is HB2 to blame for Charlotte Motor Speedway withdrawing Espn X Games bids?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    North Carolina is in a pickle. It continues to lose very important revenue streams all because of a hastily passed bill that has turned the state into the type of national joke that isn't quite funny.


  9. NC Governor Pat McCrory Faces Off in First Debate of the Campaign Against NC Ag Roy CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | RedState

    With issues ranging from teacher pay, to unemployment, to the hot button HB2 "bathroom bill" on the table, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory faced off against Democrat challenger, Attorney General Roy Cooper today in the first debate of the race, hosted by the NC Bar Association in Charlotte, NC - ground zero for the HB 2 controversy. Of a peculiar interest is Cooper's reluctance to participate in any more debates after today.


  10. Whitewater Center shuts down after discovery of brain-eating amoebaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    According to Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James, Naegleria fowleri amoeba was found at the Whitewater Center. Health Officials said they facility will be asked to voluntarily close and, if owner Jeff Wise does not comply, it would be closed by county officials until the source and a solution are found.


  11. SB554 survives committe reviews -Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    The CEO of an architecture firm proposing will spend the rest of his weekend crunching numbers after a heavily-revised version Senate Bill 554 passed through the Senate's education and finance committees Friday to see if it can be a road to new schools through consolidation. The newest version of the bill no longer allows school systems to put state money toward operating leases, like one being proposed for Robeson County, but would put money from the education lottery toward such agreements.


  12. The Latest: Senate completes full Friday sessionRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Senate has completed a Friday session having advanced several controversial bills in a push to wrap up the General Assembly's business in the coming weeks. Committees moved to the full Senate proposals to create penalties for cities that violate state immigration law and a newly crafted catch-all constitutional amendment bill that would, among other things, cap the state income tax at 5.5 percent.


  13. Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday sessionRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The state Senate completed an unusual Friday workday, pushing several key bills forward in an effort to wrap up the General Assembly's 2016 session as quickly as possible. Committees advanced dozens of bills, including proposed legislation on immigration, city council redistricting, a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap.


  14. Proposal calls for lead testing in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    "There is an issue. We just don't know how big it is," said Rep. Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, the bill's primary sponsor.


  15. The Latest: Whitewater Center open after Ohio teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Newsday

    The Latest on the death of an Ohio woman after a visit to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina: : A spokesman says the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte is operating as usual Wednesday despite the death of a visitor from Ohio who became infected after contact with water. RALEIGH, N.C. - -- The Latest on the death of an Ohio woman after a visit to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina: : A spokesman says the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte is operating as usual Wednesday despite the death of a visitor from Ohio who became infected after contact with water.


  16. EXIT Ramsey's departure not devoid of politicsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Last week it became public that U of L President James Ramsey is stepping down after 14 years in the job.


  17. The Latest: 3 constitutional add-ons clear Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    A Senate Rules Committee has lumped three proposed constitutional amendments into one bill with the aim of passing them in time to seek voter approval this fall. The committee sent a modified measure to the full Senate Friday to cap the state income tax at 5.5 percent and declare it a right for people to hunt and fish in North Carolina.


  18. Senate proposes three constitutional amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    All three, if approved by a three-fifths vote of both the House and the Senate, would appear on the ballot in this November's election. The first amendment in House Bill 3 is the eminent domain amendment proposed in the original bill .


  19. McCrory, Cooper on attack in first debateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    In a debate hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association as part of its annual meeting, the two candidates addressed questions on teacher pay, taxes and House Bill 2, among others. While McCrory talked up his "Carolina comeback" and the decline in unemployment statewide and new investments in infrastructure, Cooper quickly went on the attack, accusing the governor of hurting the state.


  20. North Carolina families worried abouyt losing year-round calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | District Administration

    State lawmakers are trying to ease the concerns of thousands of parents who are worried their children's year-round schools may be forced to switch to a traditional calendar this summer. The Senate budget would amend the school calendar law so that, starting July 1, the only year-round schools allowed would be multi-track schools where students are split into four rotating groups.