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Obama touts jobs bill benefits for small business during NC visit

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video President Barack Obama is touting the benefits of his new jobs bill for small businesses, which he says have not rebounded from the recession as well as large corporations. Full story...
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Hundreds camping out in Raleigh for tickets to Obama visit

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Hundreds of people camped out overnight Tuesday for a chance to be some of the first people in line to get tickets to see President Barack Obama. The President will be in the Triangle Wednesday to talk about American Jobs Act he presented to Congress last week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Titan says Obama's overturn of controversial EPA regulation won't help or hurt

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video President Barack Obama scrapped his administration's controversial plans to tighten smog rules earlier this month, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders. "It neither complicates nor simplifies our permitting process – it has no impact," says Carolinas Cement Company President Bob Odom. Full story...
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Obama to visit Apex, NC State University

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President Obama will visit a small business in Apex and speak at North Carolina State University in his latest trip to the state. Full story...
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NC Gov requests 2 counties added to disaster list

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North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has asked that federal officials add two more counties to the disaster declaration request for individual assistance to help those recovering from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Obama approves disaster declaration for NC

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President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for North Carolina as the state recovers from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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President declares emergency for North Carolina

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FEMA announced that federal aid has been made available to North Carolina to supplement the state and local response efforts in the area due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irene beginning on August 25, 2011, and continuing. Full story...
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Obama: Debt deal is only a first step

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The Senate has approved an emergency bill to avert a first-ever government default with just hours to spare. Full story...
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Votes could come this evening in House and Senate

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Leaders of the House and Senate say votes could come as early as this evening on the deficit-cutting plan that's expected to avert a government default on its debts. Full story...
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NC woman lobbies DC against Medicaid budget cuts

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A North Carolina woman is hoping to lobby President Obama and Congress away from considering cuts to the Medicaid program that pays health care costs for the poor and disabled. Full story...
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US appeals court upholds Obama health care law

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A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Full story...
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NC congressmen, others sue Obama over strikes in Libya

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A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without war authorization from Congress. Full story...
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Obama heads to Durham lighting plant to talk jobs

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President Barack Obama is heading to North Carolina to talk jobs. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Emergency Management Director briefs President Obama on hurricane season

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videoGov. Bev Perdue met with President Barack Obama today, the first day of the official hurricane season. Perdue took along New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Warren Lee as well. WWAY was the only Wilmington media outlet at the White House to talk with the participants about hurricane preparedness. Full story...
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President will not release photos of bin Laden's body

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President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body. Full story...
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