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June 20, 2014 In The News

News & Observer: Stewardship, not just spending should be lawmakers’ focus
6/20/14 by Matthew Leatherman

June 19, 2014 In The News

By WNCN Staff
Two North Carolina Congressmen are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to issue tougher standards on the storage and disposal of coal ash, they said in a letter released Wednesday.

June 10, 2014 In The News

By Drew Brooks
Proponents of Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing took another hit Tuesday, when the House Appropriations Committee rejected an amendment meant to protect the unit.

June 8, 2014 In The News

By Tammy Grubb

HILLSBOROUGH — In the chaos of the kitchen is where food entrepreneurs strike it hot, or get burned trying.

Three of every four culinary startups fail within a year, experts say, but at the Piedmont Food and Agricultural Processing Facility, entrepreneurs say they’ve found help staying out of the fire.

May 12, 2014 In The News

ASHEBORO - The North Carolina entrepreneur who was locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken died Monday, said the president of the textile company he founded.

Keith Crisco, 71, died from "some type of fall" at his home, according to Robert Lawson, president of AEC Narrow Fabrics.

May 5, 2014 In The News

By Renee Schoof
Full funding for the NOAA lab on Pivers Island near Beaufort is included in a bill that the full House Appropriations Committee will take up on Thursday, U.S. Reps. David Price and Walter Jones announced on Monday.

April 30, 2014 In The News

By Andrew Taylor
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers embarrassed by their inability to pass their annual spending bills the old-fashioned way are trying to get the broken budget process back on track.

April 19, 2014 In The News

By Jonathan Martin

ATLANTA — When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, he built on that legacy, particularly with older Americans. And when George W. Bush instituted a new prescription drug benefit for Medicare, it helped reclaim elderly voters for Republicans.

April 13, 2014 In The News

By Eric Garcia
In one of the most consequential Senate races in the midterm elections, North Carolina has seen an influx of money both to candidates and independent expenditure organizations.