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19487
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There is a growing gulf between the political centers of North Carolina--Charlotte and Raleigh. And it will not get any better anytime soon as the state goes bluer but the government turns a deeper shade of red.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 18 Issue 5, May 2013, p41-42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56 Periodical Website
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19642
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Reprinted are a series of letters between these men from March 1823 through January 1824. The letters describe a political discussion between them about the upcoming presidential election and how the outcome would affect North Carolina.
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19895
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This article is another installment in a series focusing on correspondence between North Carolinians and national politicians during the tumultuous time of Reconstruction. These letters were sent to Carl Benjamin Franklin Butler, a member of the United States house of Representatives. The distinction of these papers is typical correspondence are not from the State's political leaders but rather the common citizen. Letters cover a period from January 1865 to April 1866. Â
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19896
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This article is the continuation in a series focusing on correspondence between North Carolinians and national politicians during the tumultuous time of Reconstruction. These letters were sent to Carl Benjamin Franklin Butler, a member of the United States House of Representatives. The distinction of these papers is typical correspondence are not from the State's political leaders but rather the common citizen. Letters cover a period from March 1874 to November 1877.
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20670
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An American for Prosperity Foundation, a Koch brother funded institution, ice cream van has been parked in the Raleigh District Drive lot for approximately three months. The van appears to be abandoned but has yet to be removed by the state's Department of Transportation. The department's spokesperson Jennifer Garifo, responded that the license plate information will be recorded and owner contacted and given a reasonable amount of time to remove the politically-slanted van.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 34, Aug 2013, p9, il Periodical Website
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24318
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John Hood is president of the John Locke Foundation, a Raleigh-based libertarian think tank that has become a force in state politics. The nonprofit writes about local and state public policy issues in North Carolina.
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24996
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Dr. J. Michael Bitzer is a professor of political science at Catawba College. While his main job is teaching, he is also highly sought after by radio and TV reporters for interviews on politics.
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26988
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It’s swing counties like Rutherford County that will make the difference in this year’s presidential election. Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis has failed to articulate the issues that have historically drawn people to the Democratic Party. Now, many Democrats are voting for Republican candidate George Bush.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 6 Issue 21, Nov 3-16 1988, p11-23, por Periodical Website
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26992
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The election of George Bush to president has left Democrats with negative feelings about the campaign process. According to Paul Luebke, a University of North Carolina-Greensboro sociologist, the Democrats can beat Republicans statewide only if they specifically show how they stand on issues and how Republicans don’t.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 6 Issue 22, Nov 17-30 1988, p11-15, por Periodical Website
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27002
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Dean Smith, basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a Democratic candidate who could prevent Jesse Helms’ from winning a fourth term in the Senate. However, part of the Democratic Party’s problem is that it always looks for superstars to get through the next crisis. Nine other candidates, including Durham Mayor Wib Gulley, also have strong potential to reach the Senate.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 12-25 1989, p7-10, il, por Periodical Website
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27361
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Dan Blue is the first black Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Blue is credited with preventing a budget crisis and other major changes under his leadership.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 29, July 17-23 1991, p6-7 Periodical Website
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27362
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The 1991North Carolina legislative session has witnesses several actions and victories on behalf of women’s and children’s rights.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 29, July 17-23 1991, p7-8 Periodical Website
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27082
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House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ legislation, has devastated North Carolina’s image. Most of the bill’s economic damage will be on the state’s urban centers, especially the Triangle and Charlotte. Due to the state’s partisan gerrymander, nine out of ten lawmakers who supported the bill are running unopposed or won their previous election by a landslide.
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Orange County's local governments were quick to denounce House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ proposal rushed through a special session and signed by Governor McCrory on March 23. While some hope boycotts will help to repeal the bill, others say boycotts will end up hurting the wrong people.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina lawmakers will reconvene for a short-session on Monday. They will discuss House Bill Two, the state’s budget priorities, body-camera legislation, student assaults on teachers, renewable energy, public records and free speech.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p10-11, il Periodical Website
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