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Cluster of early voting plans leaves decision on dates to state

| August 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, August 25, 2016. Showdowns over when voters in Wake, Cumberland and Orange counties will be able to cast early in-person votes are getting ready to head to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. County boards of elections have had to scramble in recent weeks to revamp their early voting plans […]

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NC SPIN episode # 930 – Air Date 8/28/2016

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Federal Judge Blocks Justice Department Ruling, Legislature Loses in Court…again, 2016 Elections get Hotter and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Bob Orr, Former Supreme Court Justice Tom Campbell, Moderator

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Special NC SPIN with 4-H panel

| August 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

If you want to know how our Millennial generation thinks be sure to watch this week’s edition of NC SPIN as we feature a panel of 4-H students in North Carolina. These young people will surprise and impress you with their insights. They are: Callie Steger from Sanford, in Lee County; Kerry Aguilera-Pineda from Harmony, in Yadkin […]

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NC SPIN episode # 929 – Air Date 8/21/2016

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Welcome to this special edition of NC SPIN. We are delighted to have a special partnership with 4-H in North Carolina and are always pleased to have a panel of these outstanding 4-H members to let us know the issues in which they are most they are interested. Let us introduce […]

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State pension fund underfunded, losing money

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Dan Way, Carolina Journal, August 17, 2016. North Carolina’s public employees retirement system is underfunded, bled more than $2 billion in red ink in the most recent 12-month period reported, and is outperformed by most other states, data show. Republican state treasurer candidate Dale Folwell, a certified public accountant, said that if he is […]

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