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Across North Carolina our teachers are being asked to do more with less, and have been for many years.
 
Mr. Leroy Tetterton, Jr., age 79, a resident of Boyd Loop Rd., Pinetown, NC, died Monday, October 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Mr. Leroy Tetterton, Jr., age 79, a resident of Boyd Loop Rd., Pinetown, NC, died Monday, October 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) David Watford Spivey, III, a resident of Bank Street, Washington Park, Washington, N.C., died October 4, 2012, at his home.
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) David Watford Spivey, III, a resident of Bank Street, Washington Park, Washington, N.C., died October 4, 2012, at his home.
 
Shirley Marian Keyes, a resident of Clara Manor Rest Home, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice
Shirley Marian Keyes, a resident of Clara Manor Rest Home, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice
 
The N. C. Supreme Court this week handed down a decision that could have significant impact on coastal North Carolina counties.
The N. C. Supreme Court this week handed down a decision that could have significant impact on coastal North Carolina counties.
 
Randal O'Toole is an observant fellow. A senior fellow at the Cato Institute and longtime analyst of state and local growth management, O'Toole took a close look at the Great Recession and its antecedent, the Great Housing Bubble, and saw something that few others did.
Randal O'Toole is an observant fellow. A senior fellow at the Cato Institute and longtime analyst of state and local growth management, O'Toole took a close look at the Great Recession and its antecedent, the Great Housing Bubble, and saw something that few others did.
 
State Board of Education Vision of Public Education in North Carolina: A Great Public Education System for a Great State is the title of a vision statement adopted by the State Board of Education earlier this month.
State Board of Education Vision of Public Education in North Carolina: A Great Public Education System for a Great State is the title of a vision statement adopted by the State Board of Education earlier this month.
 
Incumbent Democratic state Treasurer Janet Cowell and Republican challenger Steve Royal don't agree on much, but concur that lack of statewide name recognition is a challenge in the Nov. 6 general election.
Incumbent Democratic state Treasurer Janet Cowell and Republican challenger Steve Royal don't agree on much, but concur that lack of statewide name recognition is a challenge in the Nov. 6 general election.
 
Recently released numbers from the Department of Public Instruction prove just the opposite. Funding for Pre-K-12 has increased since Republican took control of the Legislature, not decreased.
Recently released numbers from the Department of Public Instruction prove just the opposite. Funding for Pre-K-12 has increased since Republican took control of the Legislature, not decreased.
 
Much of Democratic state Senate District 9 candidate Deborah Butler's campaign against freshman Republican Sen. Thom Goolsby has focused on a piece of anti-abortion legislation he supported, even though both candidates say their primary goal is job creation.
Much of Democratic state Senate District 9 candidate Deborah Butler's campaign against freshman Republican Sen. Thom Goolsby has focused on a piece of anti-abortion legislation he supported, even though both candidates say their primary goal is job creation.
 
Ms. Shirley Ann Baker, age 73, a resident of Washington, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital., age 73, a resident of Washington, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Ms. Shirley Ann Baker, age 73, a resident of Washington, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital., age 73, a resident of Washington, died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
October 29 is World Stroke Day and Vidant Medical Center is teaming up with the World Stroke Campaign to educate and raise awareness about the dangers of the disease.
October 29 is World Stroke Day and Vidant Medical Center is teaming up with the World Stroke Campaign to educate and raise awareness about the dangers of the disease.
 
Angela “Peaches” Jones, of 119 Gatling St., Williamston, died Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Martin General Hospital.
Angela “Peaches” Jones, of 119 Gatling St., Williamston, died Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Martin General Hospital.
 
From 1929 to 1977, the State of North Carolina forcibly sterilized about 7,600 of her own people for possessing "undesirable" genetic traits in the name of eugenics.
From 1929 to 1977, the State of North Carolina forcibly sterilized about 7,600 of her own people for possessing "undesirable" genetic traits in the name of eugenics.
 
Tuesday afternoon winds will increase again with sustained 30mph and intermit en gust to 40. We will update this information as it becomes available.
Tuesday afternoon winds will increase again with sustained 30mph and intermit en gust to 40. We will update this information as it becomes available.
 
Investigator Jim Adams applied for and obtained warrants charging David Bradley Snell, age 36, of South Seventh Street in Aurora, NC with multiple charges.
Investigator Jim Adams applied for and obtained warrants charging David Bradley Snell, age 36, of South Seventh Street in Aurora, NC with multiple charges.
 
Al Klemm and his cronies at the EDC/Committee of 100 don't like public scrutiny of their scheming to give away taxpayer funded goodies to their friends (and campaign donors).
Al Klemm and his cronies at the EDC/Committee of 100 don't like public scrutiny of their scheming to give away taxpayer funded goodies to their friends (and campaign donors).
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 60 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 60 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
 
Mr. Allen Temple Moore, age 81, a resident of 3770 Harvey Rd., Washington, died Saturday, October 27, 2012.
Mr. Allen Temple Moore, age 81, a resident of 3770 Harvey Rd., Washington, died Saturday, October 27, 2012.
 
Ms. Wendy Rawlings, a resident of Chocowinity, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Ms. Wendy Rawlings, a resident of Chocowinity, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
 
Mr. Billy James Smith, a resident of Washington, NC, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center.
Mr. Billy James Smith, a resident of Washington, NC, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center.
 
Lately, the Beaufort County Republican Party Executive Committee, which I chair, has been either commended or crucified by other Republican activists. Contrary to the belief of many, I do not think we are saints or sinners in this regard.
Lately, the Beaufort County Republican Party Executive Committee, which I chair, has been either commended or crucified by other Republican activists. Contrary to the belief of many, I do not think we are saints or sinners in this regard.
 
Republican John Szoka is promoting a limited government message in slightly Democratic House District 45 and suffered a curious intraparty betrayal after the spring primary, but political observers believe his contest with Democrat Eddie Dees is tight.
Republican John Szoka is promoting a limited government message in slightly Democratic House District 45 and suffered a curious intraparty betrayal after the spring primary, but political observers believe his contest with Democrat Eddie Dees is tight.
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 60 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 60 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
 
Privatization is an umbrella term to describe techniques that increase competition in the public sector. Private sector entrepreneurs must constantly look for ways to cut costs and improve efficiency to maintain a competitive advantage.
Privatization is an umbrella term to describe techniques that increase competition in the public sector. Private sector entrepreneurs must constantly look for ways to cut costs and improve efficiency to maintain a competitive advantage.
 
Stan White should be ashamed of himself. So should the N. C. Association of Educators and a number of other "me too" Democrats like Paul Tine. They have lied. They are still lying.
Stan White should be ashamed of himself. So should the N. C. Association of Educators and a number of other "me too" Democrats like Paul Tine. They have lied. They are still lying.
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, along the southern New Jersey shore.
 
The Second Congressional District's incumbent representative seems to be doing her best to ruin the gift horse delivered to her during redistricting.
The Second Congressional District's incumbent representative seems to be doing her best to ruin the gift horse delivered to her during redistricting.
 
The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission's (CRC) forecast of sea level rise from climate change is far greater than the consensus estimate of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission's (CRC) forecast of sea level rise from climate change is far greater than the consensus estimate of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
 
The State Employees Association of North Carolina, SEIU Local 2008 has issued a television commercial via their political action committee, Employees Political Action Committee (EPAC) to benefit Linda Coleman's candidacy.
The State Employees Association of North Carolina, SEIU Local 2008 has issued a television commercial via their political action committee, Employees Political Action Committee (EPAC) to benefit Linda Coleman's candidacy.
 
The "good roads" state is quickly turning into the "traffic congestion" state. Both rural and urban interstates are poorly maintained and congested.
The "good roads" state is quickly turning into the "traffic congestion" state. Both rural and urban interstates are poorly maintained and congested.
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
 
For the Elite Media to be doing everything it possibly can to get Barack Obama re-elected is one thing, but to deliberately protect his malfeasance in allowing four Americans to die without sending available rescuers is absolutely abominable.
For the Elite Media to be doing everything it possibly can to get Barack Obama re-elected is one thing, but to deliberately protect his malfeasance in allowing four Americans to die without sending available rescuers is absolutely abominable.
 
"I love it when a plan comes together."
 
History teaches us that the Ku Klux Klan was a violent organization aimed at terrorizing and intimidating former slaves. They operated as a secret society - a bunch of cowards with white gowns and masks, often carrying guns and a noose.
History teaches us that the Ku Klux Klan was a violent organization aimed at terrorizing and intimidating former slaves. They operated as a secret society - a bunch of cowards with white gowns and masks, often carrying guns and a noose.
 
Public transit systems in North Carolina have become less about helping citizens move around their communities in the way they desire and more about planners gaining enough political power to impose their transportation preferences and land use fads on those citizens.
Public transit systems in North Carolina have become less about helping citizens move around their communities in the way they desire and more about planners gaining enough political power to impose their transportation preferences and land use fads on those citizens.
 
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Sandy, a killer storm with over 58 already dead in its wake, is passing the North Carolina coast slightly further to the east, and appears that it will make landfall further north, just south from the center of the New Jersey shore.
 
As I saw Sandra Fluke hob-nobbing around the Anointed One and his henchmen at the Democrat Convention (and since), I couldn't help but think about Monica L. and all that connotes.
As I saw Sandra Fluke hob-nobbing around the Anointed One and his henchmen at the Democrat Convention (and since), I couldn't help but think about Monica L. and all that connotes.
 
Charles August Kuehn, son of the late August and Emma (Hein) Kuehn, was born on April 7, 1921 in Hartford, Connecticut and departed this life to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Tarboro, North Carolina.
Charles August Kuehn, son of the late August and Emma (Hein) Kuehn, was born on April 7, 1921 in Hartford, Connecticut and departed this life to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Tarboro, North Carolina.
 
Mrs. Helen Faye Rowe Scrase, age 71, a resident of 530 East St. Belhaven, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Helen Faye Rowe Scrase, age 71, a resident of 530 East St. Belhaven, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at her home.
 
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