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McCrory Wants Lawmakers To Borrow, Raise Teacher Base Pay

McCrory Wants Lawmakers To Borrow, Raise Teacher Base PayMcCrory's office released goals Wednesday night as he delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Jordan Executes Two In Response To ISIL's Killing Of Pilot

Jordan Executes Two In Response To ISIL's Killing Of PilotThe executions came just hours after Islamic State militants released a video that purportedly showed the captured pilot being burned alive in a cage.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To Businesses

Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To BusinessesTillis says private companies are overregulated and should have more chances to opt out of mandates and deal with the public's reactions.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Reports: Jordan To Execute Woman Extremist After Pilot Burned Alive

Reports: Jordan To Execute Woman Extremist After Pilot Burned AliveThe video, which could not be independently verified, was released by the Islamic State's media arm, according to the IntelCenter, which monitors extremist websites.
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Obama Proposes $3.99 Trillion Budget

Obama Proposes $3.99 Trillion BudgetWhile unlikely to pass the Republican Congress, the budget calls for new tax credits and other initiatives devoted to education, child care, paid leave, and infrastructure, with tax hikes resulting from the closure of certain loopholes.
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Will Obamacare Ruin Your Tax Refund?

Will Obamacare Ruin Your Tax Refund?The controversial law strives to make health care more affordable to lower-income households, but it may also unexpectedly lower tax refunds.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Video: Islamic State Group Beheads Japanese Journalist

Video: Islamic State Group Beheads Japanese JournalistThere was no immediate word on the fate of a second hostage, Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh.
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Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016

Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016
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Sen. Phil Berger Files "Religious Freedom" Bill

Sen. Phil Berger Files "Religious Freedom" BillNC Senate Leader Phil Berger has filed a bill that would protect the first amendment rights
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  • 1 month ago
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Army: Reports To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion Not True

Army: Reports To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion Not TrueThe Army continues to review the case against Bergdahl, said Paul Boyce, a spokesman for Forces Command, on Tuesday morning.
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White House Scraps Plan to Tax College Savings

White House Scraps Plan to Tax College SavingsThe Obama administration decided Tuesday to scrap its proposal to raise taxes on college savings accounts.
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Government To Overhaul Medicare Payments To Doctors, Hospitals

Government To Overhaul Medicare Payments To Doctors, HospitalsThe Obama administration is unveiling what it calls a historic shift in the way Medicare pays hospitals and doctors. The goal is to reward quality care and not just the sheer volume of services like imaging scans.
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  • 1 month ago
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NC State Sen. Earline Parmon To Resign

NC State Sen. Earline Parmon To ResignA Winston-Salem Democrat is resigning from the North Carolina Senate and will become an aide in the office of new U.S. Rep. Alma Adams.
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AG Nominee, Greensboro Native Faces Senate This Week

AG Nominee, Greensboro Native Faces Senate This WeekLoretta Lynch is no stranger to the Justice Department, she also has served as chair of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee
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Supreme Court Will Review Use Of Lethal Injections

Supreme Court Will Review Use Of Lethal InjectionsThe justices agreed Friday to consider a case originally brought by four death-row inmates in Oklahoma.
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Changing How To Buy Paper, Lab Supplies Saves NC Money

Changing How To Buy Paper, Lab Supplies Saves NC MoneyGov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina government is on track to save more than $30 million over three years just because it's changed how it buys things like office paper and laboratory supplies.
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House Passes Bill To Prohibit Federal Funding For Abortion

House Passes Bill To Prohibit Federal Funding For AbortionWhile the House was considering the bill Thursday, the White House promised it would veto the measure should it reach President Obama's desk.
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Analysis: 2015 State of the Union And Republican Response

Analysis: 2015 State of the Union And Republican ResponseElon University political science professor Jason Husser analyzes the State of the Union address.
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What's Trending After The State Of The Union?

What's Trending After The State Of The Union?The President's speech was trending locally and nationally, with many moments burning up social media.
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It's Big Block Of Cheese Day At The White House!

It's Big Block Of Cheese Day At The White House!Have questions about the State of the Union? Want the White House to hear your issues? Head online today!
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Obama Stresses Middle Class In State Of The Union

Obama Stresses Middle Class In State Of The UnionObama trumpeted job growth and other signs of recovery from the ashes of the 2008 economic crisis while pitching a tax hike on the wealthy.
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FULL TEXT: Obama's State Of The Union Address

FULL TEXT: Obama's State Of The Union AddressFull text of President Obama's State of the Union address.
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State Of Union Address On WFMY News 2

State Of Union Address On WFMY News 2The address presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, traditionally in January.
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File Your Taxes For Free & Get More Out of Your Return

File Your Taxes For Free & Get More Out of Your ReturnFile Your Taxes For Free And Get More Out of Your Return
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What to Expect From Tomorrow's State of the Union Address

What to Expect From Tomorrow's State of the Union AddressPresident Obama will deliver the annual State of the Union address Tuesday evening from Washington, D.C.
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Triad Student to Attend State of the Union, Address Congress

Triad Student to Attend State of the Union, Address CongressWhen President Barack Obama gives his annual State of the Union address from Capitol Hill Tuesday night, a Triad college student will be there to witness it.
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McCrory Marks MLK Holiday With NC Commission Appointments

McCrory Marks MLK Holiday With NC Commission AppointmentsGov. Pat McCrory is picking the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to name two new members of a state commission that promotes the work of the civil rights hero.
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GOP Divided Over Using Budget Process On Health Care Law

GOP Divided Over Using Budget Process On Health Care LawRepublicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
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NC Mom Among Guests In First Lady Box For State of Union

NC Mom Among Guests In First Lady Box For State of UnionMonday the White House released a list of the 22 people who will be seated in the box with the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden and Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President
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North Carolina Freshman Class Sworn In On Capital Hill

North Carolina Freshman Class Sworn In On Capital HillThom Tillis is about to take his seat as one of 100 U.S. senators.
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Nation

North Korea Blasts U.S. For Sanctions In Sony Attack

North Korea Blasts U.S. For Sanctions In Sony AttackIn its statement Sunday, North Korea said the sanctions have not weakened the nation or its military and are counterproductive.
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Sarah Palin Bites Back At PETA Over Dog Post

Sarah Palin Bites Back At PETA Over Dog PostThe former Alaska governor slammed PETA after the group criticized her Facebook post featuring her son Trig stepping on the family dog, Jill.
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Former N.Y. Governor Mario Cuomo Dies At 82

Former N.Y. Governor Mario Cuomo Dies At 82Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo died of heart failure Thursday at the age of 82.
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10 States, and NC, Missing Out on the Housing Recovery

10 States, and NC, Missing Out on the Housing RecoveryEven with mortgage rates at historically low rates, existing home sales slowed to an annual 6.1% growth rate in November.
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  • 2 months ago
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N. Korea Insults Obama, Blames U.S. For Web Outage

N. Korea Insults Obama, Blames U.S. For Web OutageThe film, which depicts the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by two American journalists, outraged North Korea.
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Official: Former President H.W. Bush Making Progress In Hospital

Official: Former President H.W. Bush Making Progress In HospitalFamily spokesman Jim McGrath said Friday evening the 90-year-old Bush "remains in high spirits and continues to make progress."
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Congressman Winks At Mom on C-SPAN

Congressman Winks At Mom on C-SPANWhile Representative Buddy Carter addresses the Speaker of the House, Congressman Andy Harris slips into the shot and winks at the camera. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the video that was on C-SPAN.
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Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine Tweet

Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine TweetHillary Clinton voiced her support for vaccinations tweeting "The earth is round, the sky is blue, and "#vaccineswork." Chris Christie and Rand Paul also both recently joined the debate, saying parents should have input when it comes to vaccines.
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Who Will Buy Greece’s New Debt Deal?

Who Will Buy Greece’s New Debt Deal?Greece's leftist government has begun its campaign to persuade a sceptical Europe to accept a new debt agreement. As Sonia Legg reports there is already alarm in Europe over its moves to roll back on austerity measures.
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Cubans React To Fidel's View On Talks With US

Cubans React To Fidel's View On Talks With USPeople in the Cuban capital Havana say they agree with former leader Fidel Castro's cautious approach to renewed talks with the U.S. Julie Noce reports.
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Obama Wraps Up India Visit With Town Hall Speech

Obama Wraps Up India Visit With Town Hall SpeechPresident Barack Obama calls for greater partnership between U.S. and India in a town hall speech that finishes a three-day visit to the country.
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 3)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 3)Elon political science professor Jason Husser breaks analyzes the President's tone and Republican response in the 2015 State of the Union address.
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 2)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 2)Elon political science professor Jason Husser breaks down the President's divisive key proposal--improving the lives of the middle class by increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 1)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 1)Elon political science professor Jason Husser discusses key points of President Obama's State of the Union address. In this interview, he talks about rare bipartisan issues, like cybersecurity and fighting the Islamic State.
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Attacks Boost Hollande's Popularity

Attacks Boost Hollande's PopularityHe's France's most unpopular President in polling history...but it seems Francois Hollande's approval rating has been given a much needed boost after the recent terror attacks in Paris. Katie Gregory takes a look.
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Kerry Urges Pakistan To Fight 'Terror Groups'

Kerry Urges Pakistan To Fight 'Terror Groups'U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Pakistan must fight militant groups that threaten Afghan, Indian and U.S. interests.
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Croatia Elects First Woman President After Tight Vote

Croatia Elects First Woman President After Tight VoteOpposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is elected Croatia's first female president, narrowly winning a tight run-off vote with a pledge to kickstart the EU country's ailing economy.
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Congress Ready to Battle Obama

Congress Ready to Battle ObamaU.S. Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this week after a holiday break, ready to square off with President Obama. Jennifer Davis reports.
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Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo dies at age 82

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo dies at age 82Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing dies at age 82. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Obama Says Sony Decision to Pull movie Was 'Mistake'

Obama Says Sony Decision to Pull movie Was 'Mistake'U.S. President Barack Obama says it was a “mistake” for Sony Pictures to cancel the release of its movie “The Interview” and that the U.S. 'will respond' to the cyberattack.
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Politicians take to Twitter over Senate's CIA report

Politicians take to Twitter over Senate's CIA reportPoliticians are expressing their thoughts on the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Obama Nominates Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

Obama Nominates Ashton Carter to Lead PentagonPresident Barack Obama nominates Ashton Carter, a former deputy secretary at the Department of Defense, to replace Chuck Hagel as U.S. Defense Secretary.
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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigns

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ResignsU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, a U.S. defense official said on Monday. Nathan Frandino reports.
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U.S. Senate Narrowly Fails to Pass Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

U.S. Senate Narrowly Fails to Pass Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline BillU.S. Senate fails to gain the 60 votes needed to pass the controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill with 59-41 in favor, falling just one short. Gavino Garay reports.
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Boehner Warns Obama Against Keystone Veto

Boehner Warns Obama Against Keystone VetoHouse Speaker John Boehner says that if President Obama were to veto the Keystone pipeline bill, it would be equivalent to 'calling the American people stupid.'
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U.S. House Votes To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline; Senate Prospects Unclear

U.S. House Votes To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline; Senate Prospects UnclearThe Republican-led House of Representatives passes a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Good Morning Show

New NC Poll: Who Should Run for President in 2016?

New NC Poll: Who Should Run for President in 2016?On the heels of Tuesday's Mid-Term Elections, Elon University Poll released findings of its newest survey -- who would you most like to see run for President in 2016?
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Alma Adams Victory Speech After Winning Dist. 12 Seat

Alma Adams Victory Speech After Winning Dist. 12 SeatDemocrat Alma Adams, of Greensboro, has won election to the 12th Congressional District seat left vacant when former U.S. Rep. Mel Watt became director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Good Morning Show

Election Analysis: No to Sales Taxes, Yes to Amendment

Election Analysis: No to Sales Taxes, Yes to AmendmentElon Poll director Kenneth Fernandez analyzes why voters voted against proposed sales and use tax initiatives and for a North Carolina constitutional amendment.
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Election Analysis: NC's Impact on Congress

Election Analysis: NC's Impact on CongressNorth Carolina was one of seven states credited with tipping the balance of power in favor of Republicans in the U.S. Senate.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago