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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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THE LATEST: Osama bin Laden is dead

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Elite American forces descended on a compound in Pakistan in helicopters, killing bin Laden and three other men, along with a woman being used as a human shield. There were no U.S. casualties. Full story...
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The Rant: April 27, 2011

President Obama released the long form of his birth certificate Wednesday, hoping to put the "birther" controversy to rest. Many of you are already speaking out about this story online. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

Obama releases birth form, decries 'silliness'

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President Barack Obama says he's releasing his long-form birth certificate because the country doesn't have time for the "distraction" and "silliness" of questions being persistently raised about where he was born. Full story...
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Disaster declaration issued for eight more NC counties

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President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration for eight more North Carolina counties hit by last weekend's tornado outbreak. Gov. Beverly Perdue's office announced Thursday night that Craven, Currituck, Greene, Hertford, Hoke, Pitt, Robeson and Sampson counties have been added. It means the way is clear for residents in those counties to receive federal assistance. Full story...
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Goldsboro school needs votes in bid for Obama talk

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A Goldsboro high school is seeking votes from the public in its bid to get President Barack Obama to deliver a June commencement address. Full story...
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Obama declares parts of North Carolina a disaster

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President Barack Obama is declaring a major disaster for parts of North Carolina after last weekend's tornadoes. Full story...
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President Obama praises Lowe's manager for swift action

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President Barack Obama has called the manager of a Sanford home improvement store who managed to get 100 people safely to the back of the store as a tornado ripped the roof off the building. Full story...
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Obamas paid $453,770 taxes on $1.7 million income

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President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are reporting income of $1.728 million for last year, much of it from the sale of the president's books. They paid federal taxes of $453,770. Full story...
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Burr gets "animal crush videos" banned

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video Animal crush videos, showing the crushing, burning, drowning, and suffocating of animals was officially deemed illegal today. President Obama signed the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010 this morning. Full story...
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Students listen as President Obama speaks Tuesday

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videoDespite some controversy over whether or not to show the President's address at local school districts Tuesday, once President Obama started speaking the students were all ears. Full story...
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