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February 15, 2019 - 6:30 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO VENEZUELA'S GOVERNMENT HAS BACK-CHANNELED WITH President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an AP interview that his government held secret talks with the Trump administration and predicted he...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:28 am
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Friends and colleagues of the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. remembered him Thursday as a man of integrity and deep Christian conviction who fought for constituents and what he believed was right. Hundreds of people, including Gov. Roy Cooper and current and former members of...
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February 14, 2019 - 6:29 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BORDER SECURITY SEEMS NEAR A SERENE RESOLUTION Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a...
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February 14, 2019 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Lawmakers who want to reform the redistricting process in North Carolina say uncertainty over pending map litigation and the shaky balance of power at the legislature make them more optimistic their ideas will be voted on this year. House Democrats and Republicans filed...
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(Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
February 14, 2019 - 6:25 am
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Gov. Roy Cooper and members of Congress are gathering in eastern North Carolina to remember the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Jones' funeral is slated for Thursday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Greenville. Jones died last weekend on his 76th birthday after serving 24 years...
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February 13, 2019 - 6:34 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'I CAN'T SAY I'M THRILLED' Trump says he's not expecting the government to shut down again, a signal that he's leaning toward accepting a budget deal that denies him most of the money he's...
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February 13, 2019 - 6:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Attorneys for the candidates in the nation's last undecided congressional race are anticipating the possibility that North Carolina's elections board finds the contest tainted by ballot fraud, but have proposed distinct options should the divided body fail to order a re-do...
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(Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 6:29 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's decision Tuesday to elevate current Supreme Court Associate Justice Cheri Beasley to chief justice led to rare public criticism from a Republican judicial colleague who contends tradition put him in line for the post. Beasley, a former...
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February 12, 2019 - 6:29 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BUDGET DEAL ALLOWS FOR REDUCED WALL FUNDING Republicans tentatively agree to far less money for Trump's border wall than his $5.7 billion request, settling for a figure of nearly $1.4 billion...
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(Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, File)
February 12, 2019 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Republican in the nation's last undecided congressional election said Monday he recruited a political operative now at the center of a ballot fraud investigation because he produced election results in his rural North Carolina county and other Republicans vouched for him...
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