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To many, the race is below the radar, taking a back seat to the presidential and gubernatorial contests in North Carolina. But some say the battle for a state Supreme Court justice seat could be the most important race to be decided by the state's voters this year.
To many, the race is below the radar, taking a back seat to the presidential and gubernatorial contests in North Carolina. But some say the battle for a state Supreme Court justice seat could be the most important race to be decided by the state's voters this year.
 
Gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton addressed the role of economic incentives in attracting new jobs to North Carolina during their first debate Wednesday night.
Gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton addressed the role of economic incentives in attracting new jobs to North Carolina during their first debate Wednesday night.
 
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month – the month dedicated to educating women about breast cancer by stressing the importance of early detection through regular self-breast exams and mammography.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month – the month dedicated to educating women about breast cancer by stressing the importance of early detection through regular self-breast exams and mammography.
 
Competition is an indispensable tool for promoting efficiency, innovation, and excellence. Its virtues are evident in virtually every field of human endeavor, including commerce, athletics, science, religion, and the arts.
Competition is an indispensable tool for promoting efficiency, innovation, and excellence. Its virtues are evident in virtually every field of human endeavor, including commerce, athletics, science, religion, and the arts.
 
Last night, Mitt Romney showed John McCain how it SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE in 2008. The Mittster called Barry's bluff on a number of occasions -- correcting his misstatements and outright lies.
Last night, Mitt Romney showed John McCain how it SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE in 2008. The Mittster called Barry's bluff on a number of occasions -- correcting his misstatements and outright lies.
 
Tea Party favorite and political newcomer Dan Forest is calling for an "education revolution."
 
Just about everyone agrees on the value and importance of education. North Carolina allocates roughly fifty cents of ever dollar in our state budget to education, and while we appreciate our dedicated teachers and acknowledge the good things happening.
Just about everyone agrees on the value and importance of education. North Carolina allocates roughly fifty cents of ever dollar in our state budget to education, and while we appreciate our dedicated teachers and acknowledge the good things happening.
 
Will Rogers said, "Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it's not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago."
Will Rogers said, "Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it's not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago."
 
After watching the Socialists scramble to manage the message of how the Narcissist-in-Chief got his intellectual butt kicked in the first debate, there is a common narrative evolving: "Mitt Romney lied so hard that their candidate could not keep up with them."
After watching the Socialists scramble to manage the message of how the Narcissist-in-Chief got his intellectual butt kicked in the first debate, there is a common narrative evolving: "Mitt Romney lied so hard that their candidate could not keep up with them."
 
Sandy L. Slade Jr., 59, a resident of 13699 U.S. 264 E., Swan Quarter, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at his home.
Sandy L. Slade Jr., 59, a resident of 13699 U.S. 264 E., Swan Quarter, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at his home.
 
If anyone knows the location of Lawson or has seen him since September 30th please notify Washington Police Department at 252-946-1444.
If anyone knows the location of Lawson or has seen him since September 30th please notify Washington Police Department at 252-946-1444.
 
Mary Ellen Hill McDonald, age 61, a resident of 1751 John Small Ave., Washington, died Thursday, October 4, 2012, at her home.
Mary Ellen Hill McDonald, age 61, a resident of 1751 John Small Ave., Washington, died Thursday, October 4, 2012, at her home.
 
Annie Barrow Harris, a resident of 7610 Sladesville-Credle Road, Scranton, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Belhaven.
Annie Barrow Harris, a resident of 7610 Sladesville-Credle Road, Scranton, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Belhaven.
 
Mr. James Robert “Bob” Grimes, age 65, a resident of the Sterling House, Greenville, NC, and a former resident of Plymouth, NC, died Friday, October 5, 2012.
Mr. James Robert “Bob” Grimes, age 65, a resident of the Sterling House, Greenville, NC, and a former resident of Plymouth, NC, died Friday, October 5, 2012.
 
Sometimes the truth hurts, and there's no way to hide it. The latest Economic Freedom of the World Report, which ranks 144 nations, constitutes such a moment for those of us who cherish freedom in the United States.
Sometimes the truth hurts, and there's no way to hide it. The latest Economic Freedom of the World Report, which ranks 144 nations, constitutes such a moment for those of us who cherish freedom in the United States.
 
I have made no secret of my belief that the Economic Development Commission (EDC) has been incompetent and amateurish in its approach to economic development. It would have been impossible for the EDC to have failed more miserably or over a broader range of issues.
I have made no secret of my belief that the Economic Development Commission (EDC) has been incompetent and amateurish in its approach to economic development. It would have been impossible for the EDC to have failed more miserably or over a broader range of issues.
 
Janet Cowell's primary responsibility as State Treasurer is to oversee the pension fund for retired North Carolina teachers and state employees. So why does her campaign receive so many contributions from far-away states like New York, Pennsylvania and California?
Janet Cowell's primary responsibility as State Treasurer is to oversee the pension fund for retired North Carolina teachers and state employees. So why does her campaign receive so many contributions from far-away states like New York, Pennsylvania and California?
 
The article in the September 20th issue of The Compass about Christine Mele's opponent deciding to discontinue his campaign because of a "veiled threat" and "obscene epithet" he received by telephone is indeed thought provoking.
The article in the September 20th issue of The Compass about Christine Mele's opponent deciding to discontinue his campaign because of a "veiled threat" and "obscene epithet" he received by telephone is indeed thought provoking.
 
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