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The much heralded Investigation of the Terrorist Attack resumes today, with Hillary B. Clinton testifying before the Benghazi Select Committee.
Lately, tenure has come under heavy criticism, particularly from conservatives who maintain that it protects incompetent, ignorant, or indifferent teachers to the detriment of students
Many times we hear about the state of North Carolina entering into agreements with corporations to promote economic development, but did you know that local municipalities do the same?
Frustrated by how long it takes for a good idea, or even just a passable one, to gain traction and momentum in today's Washington, D.C.
Ben Carson, a political neophyte, and former neurosurgeon, is proved to frighten hardened liberals, but the immutable question remains: Why?
Congressional Republicans say they are short of the votes for raising the debt limit and avoiding a first-ever government default. With barely a week before deadline, there's no plan on what to do.
Did you hear that 15 percent of North Carolina's public schoolteachers left the profession last year, and that conditions are so bad that teachers are leaving our state in droves to teach somewhere else?
Governor Pat McCrory enhanced the personal safety of North Carolina's first responders by signing legislation that prevents the disclosure of information that could lead to the identification of home addresses. The new law also prohibits the disclosure of government-issued cell phone numbers.
More than 1.5 million students across the state will head back to the classroom next week and our North Carolina officials want to make sure those students arrive safely and ready to learn.
It was a clear beautiful, royal blue sky day on Wall Street. The S & P futures were up markedly, awaiting a positive open, as I turn to get my first cup of coffee. I return to CNBC to get the morning business news, when I notice that the S & P futures are falling, and they're falling fast.
Last night I got some devastating news about one of my best Beaufort County friends, Jimmy Moore who is the long time Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Washington, NC.
The military supports 578,000 jobs in North Carolina and more than two thirds of those jobs are in the private sector, demonstrating the impact of the military ripples across the state's economy and not just concentrated near military installations. Those are the key findings of a new report release
North Carolina consumers in less populated areas will receive quicker broadband service thanks, in part, to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Connect America Fund (CAF) and participation from four broadband service provider partners.
With budget negotiations still underway and a third Continuing Resolution that extends funding for essential services until September 18th, it is vital to keep focus on the importance of what the House conferees are advocating for in Raleigh.
In 1947, 14-year old Willis Lynch of Littleton, North Carolina was asked by a nurse to sing a song as she placed a mask over his face. Lynch unknowingly inhaled an anesthetic, and then underwent a vasectomy procedure without his consent.
The United States entered negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran in an undeniable position of strength. Sanctions on Iran were working as intended: causing the Iranian currency to crumble, wreaking havoc on Iran's financial sector, and dramatically cutting Iran's oil exports.
The newly-elected chair and vice chair hosted a Town Hall event last night in Beaufort County to address voters' questions, concerns, and criticisms.
NC may become the 5th state to call for a convention of states to draft a constitutional "balanced budget" amendment
Governor Pat McCrory along with Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced Associated Materials, LLC, a manufacturer of residential building products, will expand its Lenoir County manufacturing operations. The project will create...
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that TTI Floor Care N.A., the marketer and manufacturer of the iconic Hoover, Dirt Devil and Oreck brands, will create...
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., will create approximately 700 jobs at a new bio-manufacturing facility in Johnston...
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) today announced an expansion by Mayne Pharma at its Greenville site. The specialty pharmaceutical company develops and manufactures branded and generic...
Governor Pat McCrory toured Brunswick and Bladen Counties today to assess the damage caused by the recent heavy rainstorm.
Governor Pat McCrory has ordered state agencies to prepare for possible flooding ahead of a variety of weather systems, including Hurricane Joaquin, and is urging all North Carolinians to do the same.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory released the following media advisory for today...
Anthony Bruno has a thoughtful response to all those on FB who blast Donald Trump
In a short 50 years, the returning 700,000 CSA vets created a New Society, adopted the 500,000 orphans, married the widows, and raised large families.
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