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Obamacare's original second enrollment period to #GetCovered has just about come to a close. (It was supposed to end on Sunday, but the administration announced this week that they will be opening a new special enrollment period during tax season.) The Obama Administration has been chirping...
Obamacare's original second enrollment period to #GetCovered has just about come to a close. (It was supposed to end on Sunday, but the administration announced this week that they will be opening a new special enrollment period during tax season.) The Obama Administration has been chirping...
 
I’ve never been a big fan of study commissions organized by politicians. They are almost always easy ways out for politicians looking to avoid having to take a tough stand on a controversial issue.
I’ve never been a big fan of study commissions organized by politicians. They are almost always easy ways out for politicians looking to avoid having to take a tough stand on a controversial issue.
 
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Shalag US, Inc. will be expanding its production facility in Granville County. The expansion will create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The company...
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Shalag US, Inc. will be expanding its production facility in Granville County. The expansion will create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The company...
 
Can you remember those car ads that tried to lure us into purchasing the new model proclaiming, "this is not your father's Oldsmobile?" The brand disappeared, now little more than a memory.
Can you remember those car ads that tried to lure us into purchasing the new model proclaiming, "this is not your father's Oldsmobile?" The brand disappeared, now little more than a memory.
 
Following news reports that the Air Force is proceeding with its plans to dismantle the 440th Airlift Wing (AW) at Fort Bragg in violation of a legal mandate to first notify Congress, Senator Tillis raised his objections to such efforts.
Following news reports that the Air Force is proceeding with its plans to dismantle the 440th Airlift Wing (AW) at Fort Bragg in violation of a legal mandate to first notify Congress, Senator Tillis raised his objections to such efforts.
 
Wake County Public Schools finds itself in the middle of a book controversy. Concerned parents at Highcroft Drive Elementary School have voiced concerns about the use of highly questionable books by fourth graders at the school. A blogger named NC Citizen, who wishes to remain anonymous, wrote...
Wake County Public Schools finds itself in the middle of a book controversy. Concerned parents at Highcroft Drive Elementary School have voiced concerns about the use of highly questionable books by fourth graders at the school. A blogger named NC Citizen, who wishes to remain anonymous, wrote...
 
If you've had some discomfort with the way DC has been handling the war on terror lately, the recent words of State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf should make you run for the medicine cabinet - or Walgreen's - for more Maalox:
If you've had some discomfort with the way DC has been handling the war on terror lately, the recent words of State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf should make you run for the medicine cabinet - or Walgreen's - for more Maalox:
 
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Butterball, LLC will expand its operations in Hoke County and create 367 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $66.75 million in the city
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Butterball, LLC will expand its operations in Hoke County and create 367 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $66.75 million in the city
 
A new report, funded by the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, makes what the foundation and the report's authors at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education obviously believe to be a strong case for new spending on highway infrastructure in North Carolina. The title of the study...
A new report, funded by the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, makes what the foundation and the report's authors at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education obviously believe to be a strong case for new spending on highway infrastructure in North Carolina. The title of the study...
 
Public schools work for Delicia Hare's 14-year-old son, but not so well for her 8-year-old son Christian Houston. Hare uses the $4,200 voucher she gets from the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program to offset some of the costs of sending Christian to Raleigh Christian Academy. She homeschooled...
Public schools work for Delicia Hare's 14-year-old son, but not so well for her 8-year-old son Christian Houston. Hare uses the $4,200 voucher she gets from the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program to offset some of the costs of sending Christian to Raleigh Christian Academy. She homeschooled...
 
Legislators are spinning us that a lot of road work needs to be done statewide, but there just isn't enough money out there to do it.
Legislators are spinning us that a lot of road work needs to be done statewide, but there just isn't enough money out there to do it.
 
Before all of you education industry zealots consider that I don't care about "The Children" getting more free education, or something as equally ridiculous, just hear me out on this one: Free Community College for everyone is an incredibly bad idea.
Before all of you education industry zealots consider that I don't care about "The Children" getting more free education, or something as equally ridiculous, just hear me out on this one: Free Community College for everyone is an incredibly bad idea.
 
In my 35 years of teaching in the Marquette University philosophy department, there were always some faculty (including the present chair) who were quite public about having "partners."
In my 35 years of teaching in the Marquette University philosophy department, there were always some faculty (including the present chair) who were quite public about having "partners."
 
Mr. Mack Ray Edwards, age 73, of 300 Minuteman Lane apartment 124, Washington, NC, died Saturday February 14, 2015.
Mr. Mack Ray Edwards, age 73, of 300 Minuteman Lane apartment 124, Washington, NC, died Saturday February 14, 2015.
 
Ellis Edward Everett, 78, nicknamed Triple E, loving husband of Stella Bobbi Henke Everett, passed away among family and friends February 15, 2015, at Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, Kentucky.
Ellis Edward Everett, 78, nicknamed Triple E, loving husband of Stella Bobbi Henke Everett, passed away among family and friends February 15, 2015, at Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, Kentucky.
 
Ms. Bessie White, 75, of 115 Manuel Drive Washington, NC passed away February 17th, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Medical Hospital.
Ms. Bessie White, 75, of 115 Manuel Drive Washington, NC passed away February 17th, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Medical Hospital.
 
Mr. Larry Wayne Equils, age 56, a resident of Roper, NC died on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.
Mr. Larry Wayne Equils, age 56, a resident of Roper, NC died on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.
 
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