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McIntyre joins Obama on visit to NC

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videoWhen President Barack Obama arrived in Raleigh today, a familiar face was on board Air Force One. Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) stepped off the plane with the Commander in Chief. Full story...
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President's NC visit could hearten some Democrats

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President Barack Obama's visit to North Carolina is expected to focus on ways to improve a national economy that's recovering but not humming along. Full story...
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Hagan will stay in DC while Obama travels to NC

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One of North Carolina's most prominent Democrats doesn't plan to attend President Barack Obama's speech Wednesday in Raleigh. Full story...
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Obama to visit North Carolina for event on economy

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President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit North Carolina for what's being described as "an event on the economy." Full story...
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Obama will allow old insurance plans

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videoPresident Barack Obama says he hears Americans who are upset about losing their health insurance "loud and clear" and is offering a fix. Obama on Thursday announced that insurance companies can keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be cancelled. Full story...
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Obama addresses widespread health care problems

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging his health care law's rollout "hasn't worked as smoothly as it's supposed to work." Full story...
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UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country

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videoUNCW's Dr. Dan Masters stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria and what options the U.S. has when it comes to stopping the bloodshed in the war-torn country. Full story...
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Wilmington Peace Group protests US involvement in Syria

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videoAs the President prepares to seek approval from congress before taking action in Syria, people around the world are weighing in, and that includes right here in the port city. The Wilmington Peace Group held a rally today in protest of U.S. involvement in Syria. Full story...
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President Obama to seek approval from Congress before taking action in Syria

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President Obama announced today that the US should pursue military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for use of chemical weapons in that country's civil war, but only after his administration seeks approval from Congress. Full story...
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Dean Smith to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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videoPresident Barack Obama has announced former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith is among 16 recipients who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. Full story...
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Cree employee, Obama 'friend' facing drug charges

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A manager at Cree Inc., who once introduced then-presidential candidate Sen. Barrack Obama during a 2008 visit to the Durham-based company, is facing drug trafficking charges. Full story...
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Emails of top Obama appointees remain a mystery

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Some of President Barack Obama's political appointees, including the secretary for Health and Human Services, are using secret government email accounts they say are necessary to prevent their inboxes from being overwhelmed with unwanted messages, according to a review by The Associated Press. Full story...
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Obama to visit Mooresville school for NC stop

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President Obama's trip to North Carolina has him scheduled to visit a middle school north of Charlotte. Full story...
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NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

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A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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Congress measures Charlotte's Foxx for Cabinet job

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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has an interview for promotion to a national job. He will be questioned Wednesday afternoon by a Senate committee in his first public step toward expected confirmation. Full story...
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