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'Eastwooding' makes a comeback; Sen. Kay Hagan a no-show at debate

No, Sen. Kay Hagan didn’t show up for Tuesday night’s debate in North Carolina, turning the event into a full-blown commercial for her opponent, Thom Tillis. 382 more words

US Politics

GOP leader: NC officials can refuse to marry gays

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A top North Carolina Republican says he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples. 123 more words

North Carolina

North Carolina students-- not smart enough for Common Core?

Yes, according to some.  I don’t doubt that some Common Core standards might be a little too optimistic, especially in lower grades, but I really am concerned by the sound of these complaints (via… 285 more words


Wreck of WWII German U-boat found off North Carolina

(CNN) — A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday. 447 more words

National/World News

hot springs: a place to heal your soul

nestled way back in the mountains of madison county, deep in the pisgah national forest, lies a tiny, little mountain town named hot springs. there’s not much there. 646 more words


Night Photography & Effects

This is a quick and short one, but thought this had some fun ones to share.

This shot is up there as one of the coolest photos I’ve ever taken. 187 more words