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"Court Strikes Down GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In North Carolina"

HUFFINGTON POST

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to block two new voting restrictions in North Carolina, saying there was “no doubt” the measures would disenfranchise minorities. 92 more words

Politics

A New Englander in NC: Sunrise Beach Walks

I’m an early riser. At home, I’m up long before sunrise and have exercised, walked the dog, showered, and eaten breakfast before anyone else has stirred. 56 more words

Travel

Poverty increases despite growth in GDP

The good news: GDP is growing in North Carolina. The bad news: so is poverty.

Since 2009, per capita GDP has grown steadily, holding at 1.3 percent growth in 2013. 1,191 more words

Pendulum

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…tells you everything you need to know about Gatlinburg, Tennessee:

It was tacky, trashy, and an awful lot of fun. Imagine ‘Rednecks, by Vegas’, and you won’t go too far wrong. 181 more words

Travel

Raleigh, NC: Driver who hit, killed Capital Boulevard pedestrian faces DWI charge | wral.com

A 24-year-old man who police said hit and killed a man on Capital Boulevard Saturday night has been charged with DWI.

Edwin Arturo Ramos, of 3501 Greywood Drive, was driving a 2005 Honda Accord when he hit Clarence Edward Hayes, police said. 49 more words

North Carolina

Ocean Isle Beach-Private and Plentiful

by Jennifer Osburn

Ya’ll know my affinity for the North Carolina coastline and this review adds to my altar. Recently I spent a week in… 516 more words

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