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We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
 
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory took action on Senate Bill 372 today, which extends the tax credit for renewable energy projects in the state.
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory took action on Senate Bill 372 today, which extends the tax credit for renewable energy projects in the state.
 
The North Carolina General Assembly is currently considering the Modernizing Nursing Practice Act, which seeks to remove certain practice barriers for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. The legislation would remove costly physician supervision requirements for Nurse Practitioners, Certified...
The North Carolina General Assembly is currently considering the Modernizing Nursing Practice Act, which seeks to remove certain practice barriers for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. The legislation would remove costly physician supervision requirements for Nurse Practitioners, Certified...
 
Margie P. "Marge" Willis, age 80, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015.Margie P. "Marge" Willis, age 80, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Margie P. "Marge" Willis, age 80, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015.Margie P. "Marge" Willis, age 80, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
 
Now you can learn the school of economic thought that politicians, mainstream economic professors and Paul Krugman don't want you to know about - right in the palm of your hand.
Now you can learn the school of economic thought that politicians, mainstream economic professors and Paul Krugman don't want you to know about - right in the palm of your hand.
 
I enjoy debating with my teenage granddaughter. She made the statement that things are better now and I stated that I could say times were better because I am 70 years old and know the news now and also then. She knows only now.
I enjoy debating with my teenage granddaughter. She made the statement that things are better now and I stated that I could say times were better because I am 70 years old and know the news now and also then. She knows only now.
 
Those who advocate rational public policy, based on a thorough understanding of the principles of human action and the benefits of voluntary exchange, are bound to be disappointed much of the time.
Those who advocate rational public policy, based on a thorough understanding of the principles of human action and the benefits of voluntary exchange, are bound to be disappointed much of the time.
 
A central part of the American Dream is owning your own home. We have plenty of trees so cheap wood can make affordable houses available.
A central part of the American Dream is owning your own home. We have plenty of trees so cheap wood can make affordable houses available.
 
This month, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-2) started a Constitutional War Study Group to focus on the history, philosophy, legal authority and political need behind Congress' constitutional war powers.
This month, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-2) started a Constitutional War Study Group to focus on the history, philosophy, legal authority and political need behind Congress' constitutional war powers.
 
North Carolina could save as much as $4.3 billion while easing, if not eliminating, a looming doctor shortage by updating statutes that restrict the operations of high-level nurses, a Duke researcher says.
North Carolina could save as much as $4.3 billion while easing, if not eliminating, a looming doctor shortage by updating statutes that restrict the operations of high-level nurses, a Duke researcher says.
 
North Carolina's Innovation Center (iCenter) was named a State IT Program of the Year 2015 by State Scoop, a national publication that features leaders and innovators in government technology. More than 10,000 members of the IT community across the country voted in the online competition...
North Carolina's Innovation Center (iCenter) was named a State IT Program of the Year 2015 by State Scoop, a national publication that features leaders and innovators in government technology. More than 10,000 members of the IT community across the country voted in the online competition...
 
State lawmakers are making efforts to free more money for highway construction and maintenance by paying for driver's education and state troopers out of General Fund revenues rather than depleting the state's highway funds.
State lawmakers are making efforts to free more money for highway construction and maintenance by paying for driver's education and state troopers out of General Fund revenues rather than depleting the state's highway funds.
 
During today's Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing, Senator Tillis called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to completely rethink the way it approaches providing care for veterans.
During today's Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing, Senator Tillis called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to completely rethink the way it approaches providing care for veterans.
 
Scott Jones, a doctoral candidate at East Carolina University, spent Monday showing middle and high school students different types of aquatic insects and telling them about his research of population and community ecology.
Scott Jones, a doctoral candidate at East Carolina University, spent Monday showing middle and high school students different types of aquatic insects and telling them about his research of population and community ecology.
 
Beaufort County Community College and Vidant EastCare are offering an online Critical Care Review Course to prepare paramedics to take the examination for certification as flight paramedics and critical care paramedics.
Beaufort County Community College and Vidant EastCare are offering an online Critical Care Review Course to prepare paramedics to take the examination for certification as flight paramedics and critical care paramedics.
 
It seemed appropriate that, on the eve of the April 15 tax filing deadline, Guilford County Board of Education member Jeff Belton would take a moment to provide a cautionary tale about government and taxes.
It seemed appropriate that, on the eve of the April 15 tax filing deadline, Guilford County Board of Education member Jeff Belton would take a moment to provide a cautionary tale about government and taxes.
 
Hundreds of citizens from all across North Carolina gathered in Raleigh Tuesday for Religious Freedom Legislative Action Day in support of protecting religious freedom.
Hundreds of citizens from all across North Carolina gathered in Raleigh Tuesday for Religious Freedom Legislative Action Day in support of protecting religious freedom.
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced today he is nominating Revenue Secretary Lyons Gray to the North Carolina Utilities Commission.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today he is nominating Revenue Secretary Lyons Gray to the North Carolina Utilities Commission.
 
Earlier this year, all Vidant Medical Group physician practices and clinics received Stage 6 designation of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. This designation honors the organization's accomplishments to implement technology solutions that have the ability to improve pati
Earlier this year, all Vidant Medical Group physician practices and clinics received Stage 6 designation of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. This designation honors the organization's accomplishments to implement technology solutions that have the ability to improve pati
 
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a project of the U.S. Department of Education, administers U.S. history, geography, and civics assessments once every four years. In 2014, a representative sample of over 29,000 eighth-grade students from across the nation took one of the...
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a project of the U.S. Department of Education, administers U.S. history, geography, and civics assessments once every four years. In 2014, a representative sample of over 29,000 eighth-grade students from across the nation took one of the...
 
Hallie Mae Woolard Roberson, age 84, a resident of 350 Roberson Rd., Washington died Tuesday April 28, 2015 at her home.
Hallie Mae Woolard Roberson, age 84, a resident of 350 Roberson Rd., Washington died Tuesday April 28, 2015 at her home.
 
Robert Leo Hutchinson, age 84, a resident of 2692 Whichard's Beach Rd., Chocowinity, NC, died Sunday April 26, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Robert Leo Hutchinson, age 84, a resident of 2692 Whichard's Beach Rd., Chocowinity, NC, died Sunday April 26, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
East Carolina University enjoyed a day of sunshine and fun April 23 during Barefoot on the Mall, an annual outdoor event sponsored by the Student Activities Board.
East Carolina University enjoyed a day of sunshine and fun April 23 during Barefoot on the Mall, an annual outdoor event sponsored by the Student Activities Board.
 
North Carolina voters soon could vote for governor and lieutenant governor as a team under a measure approved Tuesday by the House Elections Committee.
North Carolina voters soon could vote for governor and lieutenant governor as a team under a measure approved Tuesday by the House Elections Committee.
 
We're seeing a lot of chest-thumping from a lot of folks talking about what a player he or she thinks she is on Jones Street. But we're finding that a surprising number of legislators are having a challenging time making it to the floor TO VOTE.
We're seeing a lot of chest-thumping from a lot of folks talking about what a player he or she thinks she is on Jones Street. But we're finding that a surprising number of legislators are having a challenging time making it to the floor TO VOTE.
 
N.C. Secretary of Commerce, John E. Skvarla, III, will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 graduation exercises for Beaufort County Community College to be held Thursday, May 14.
N.C. Secretary of Commerce, John E. Skvarla, III, will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 graduation exercises for Beaufort County Community College to be held Thursday, May 14.
 
In an April decision, the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a jury ruling that Union County public schools had not been provided enough money by the county commission
In an April decision, the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a jury ruling that Union County public schools had not been provided enough money by the county commission
 
Governor Pat McCrory congratulated Bernard W. (B.W.) Collier II whose nomination as Director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) was unanimously approved by the House and Senate, completing his confirmation by the General Assembly
Governor Pat McCrory congratulated Bernard W. (B.W.) Collier II whose nomination as Director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) was unanimously approved by the House and Senate, completing his confirmation by the General Assembly
 
The Women's Roundtable at East Carolina University plans to endow two new undergraduate student scholarships through a two-year, $300,000 fundraising campaign.
The Women's Roundtable at East Carolina University plans to endow two new undergraduate student scholarships through a two-year, $300,000 fundraising campaign.
 
North Carolina's State Park System is made up of 34 state parks, four state recreation areas, and three state natural areas that cost state government $50.8 million last fiscal year. There is no entrance fee to the state parks, and the system currently only generates revenue from camping fees...
North Carolina's State Park System is made up of 34 state parks, four state recreation areas, and three state natural areas that cost state government $50.8 million last fiscal year. There is no entrance fee to the state parks, and the system currently only generates revenue from camping fees...
 
Originally, the term "Federalist" referred to supporters of the federal constitution of 1787. The Federalist political party emerged during George Washington's presidency.
Originally, the term "Federalist" referred to supporters of the federal constitution of 1787. The Federalist political party emerged during George Washington's presidency.
 
In part one of this series we reported on right-of-center political consultants who have created an innovative business model advising a growing number of Republican legislators to turn their backs on conservative, free-market principles to take up the cause of more government mandates...
In part one of this series we reported on right-of-center political consultants who have created an innovative business model advising a growing number of Republican legislators to turn their backs on conservative, free-market principles to take up the cause of more government mandates...
 
On April 27, 2015, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received various reports through various conversations among the student body of a threat of violence directed toward students at Washington High School located on Slatestone Road in Washington. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office takes...
On April 27, 2015, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received various reports through various conversations among the student body of a threat of violence directed toward students at Washington High School located on Slatestone Road in Washington. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office takes...
 
Governor Pat McCrory discussed the progress North Carolina has experienced in job creation, innovation and public-private sector cooperation as part of a panel of governors at the Milken Institute's 2015 Global Conference held in Los Angeles.
Governor Pat McCrory discussed the progress North Carolina has experienced in job creation, innovation and public-private sector cooperation as part of a panel of governors at the Milken Institute's 2015 Global Conference held in Los Angeles.
 
The House on Tuesday approved a Senate bill that would extend the state's 35 percent renewable energy tax credit - set to expire at the end of 2015 - by one year to allow several major solar farms to hook up to the power grid. Over five years, the solar companies could collect as much as...
The House on Tuesday approved a Senate bill that would extend the state's 35 percent renewable energy tax credit - set to expire at the end of 2015 - by one year to allow several major solar farms to hook up to the power grid. Over five years, the solar companies could collect as much as...
 
N.C. Secretary of Commerce, John E. Skvarla, III, will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 graduation exercises for Beaufort County Community College to be held Thursday, May 14.
N.C. Secretary of Commerce, John E. Skvarla, III, will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 graduation exercises for Beaufort County Community College to be held Thursday, May 14.
 
Deborah Allen Tate, age 63, a resident of East Main Street in Plymouth, NC passed away on April 23, 2015.
Deborah Allen Tate, age 63, a resident of East Main Street in Plymouth, NC passed away on April 23, 2015.
 
Mr. Raymond Lawrence Prue, age 82, a resident of East 9th Street, Washington, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Raymond Lawrence Prue, age 82, a resident of East 9th Street, Washington, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his home.
 
Mrs. Polly Cora Smith Cox, age 94, a resident of 1060 Goose Creek Road, Washington, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Mrs. Polly Cora Smith Cox, age 94, a resident of 1060 Goose Creek Road, Washington, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
 
At their convention this weekend, Second Congressional District Republicans passed a resolution condemning the use of taxpayer money to, um, "persuade" businesses to come to North Carolina or to expand within the Tar Heel State.
At their convention this weekend, Second Congressional District Republicans passed a resolution condemning the use of taxpayer money to, um, "persuade" businesses to come to North Carolina or to expand within the Tar Heel State.
 
We all know the days of oil and fossil fuel dependency need to end for the future of our planet.
We all know the days of oil and fossil fuel dependency need to end for the future of our planet.
 
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