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Breaking News: Another big city black mayor bites the dust in Charlotte, N.C.
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-29 01:16:00 -0700 | political-news

In 1993, 26-year-old Patrick Cannon became the youngest person ever elected to City Council in Charlotte, N.C. He continued to serve on the council until December 2013, when he was elected as Charlotte's second black mayor. On Wednesday, Cannon was...
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Breaking News: Grayson Bruce gets to keep his backpack!
 
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Butner :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-22 17:51:59 -0700 | political-news

Bullied brony Grayson Bruce has a reason to smile. The school district that insensitively blamed his My Little Pony backpack over the other children bullying him has changed its tune. Now Buncombe County School District is apologizing for making people...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-28 19:55:44 -0700 | political-news

The trail along the east span of the Bay Bridge is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. Saturday after a six day closure to replace the temporary trail entrance with a permanent one. The reopening is 48 hours earlier than...
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Source: Miami Herald

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 00:48:09 -0700 | political-news

Capping a three-month struggle, the Senate closed in Monday on passage of election-year legislation to restore jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired late last year. However, approval would send the legislation to a hostile reception in the House,...
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Breaking News: PAC hits Koch-backed ads against Senate Democrats
 
Source: Associated Press

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-21 18:50:42 -0700 | political-news

A pro-Democratic group is ramping up criticism of billionaire funders of ads that attack Senate candidates in five competitive states. The Senate Majority PAC said Friday it will spend $3 million on TV to defend Democratic senators seeking re-election in...
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Source: Charlotte Observer Online

Greenville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 14:06:49 -0700 | political-news

Most Republicans would be daunted by the prospect of running in a congressional district where only 16 percent of voters are Republican...The former TV news anchor believes he can beat the odds in the heavily Democratic 12th District. Coakley, 48,...
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Source: Star Tribune

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-22 11:57:52 -0700 | political-news

Senate Republican primary field that can unite the three streams of the GOP in North Carolina and ultimately put Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on the political ropes heading to November. "I wholeheartedly believe that I am the bridge candidate in...
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Source: National Public Radio

Asheboro :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 01:56:02 -0700 | political-news

ET When he was a high school sophomore, Collin Smith was in a car accident that left him quadriplegic. Ernest Greene, 50 years Collin's senior, had never met Collin, but he attended the same church. And when he heard about...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-05 15:58:44 -0700 | political-news

Elvis Presley, who in his lifetime owned more than 200 automobiles and crooned the tune No Room to Rhumba in a Sports Car, took the wheel of one of his favourite cars in 1977 for what was to be his...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 21:29:14 -0700 | political-news

Josie Lepe ) Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula...
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Source: Charlotte Observer Online

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 21:35:42 -0700 | political-news

Vilma Leake, the county's District 2 commissioner, often touts herself as the hardest-working commissioner in Mecklenburg County. Indeed, if she's focused on an issue in her district, the other commissioners are sure to hear about it. If a family needs...
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Source: The Journal-World

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 23:07:07 -0700 | political-news

Topeka — A little-known program run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach goes through more than 100 million voter records from states across the nation. Called Interstate Crosscheck, or "The Kansas Project," the program compares voter registration records from...
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Source: Charlotte Observer Online

Wilmington :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 16:12:30 -0700 | political-news

Among the five Democrats running for three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners in the May 6 primary, three are incumbents all first elected in 2012. One, Pat Cotham, was the board's chair last year who led...
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Source: Daily Nation

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 13:18:29 -0700 | political-news

In Summary Opposition activities including keeping the government in check have slowed down since Mr Odinga In his Nyanza stronghold, a number of prominent families are said to have rescheduled various ceremonies in the hope that Mr Odinga would return...
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Source: The Boston Globe

Burlington :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-02 06:41:29 -0700 | political-news

Vt. (AP) Burlington's Department of Public Works says the harsh winter was costly and diverted resources from sidewalk construction. The city's Public Works Director Chapin Spencer says that his department doled out more than $300,000 on salt, which exceeds their...
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