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Obama's dream 'super power': Speaking any language

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If President Barack Obama could have any "super power," it would be the ability to speak any language. Full story...
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THE RANT: Presidential election puzzle pieces in place

Local opinions vary regarding Mitt Romney's choice for a running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

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Biden calls Ryan policies 'irresponsible'

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Vice President Joe Biden says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are decent men, but that they have fundamentally different values from him and President Barack Obama. Full story...
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Burr welcomes DNC's money, glad when convention's gone

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video Sen. Richard Burr was in town to check on the progress of the VA clinic being built at Wilmington International Airport and to tour the GE Nuclear plant. We caught up with him to talk politics. Full story...
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NC woman gets White House honor for PTA work

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A North Carolina woman is being honored at the White House for her dedication to the Parent Teacher Association. Full story...
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Public can get tickets to Democratic convention

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Members of the public are getting a chance to take part in the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Organizers said Thursday that people can sign up for community credentials on President Barack Obama's campaign website. Full story...
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Romney, Biden heading to NC on successive days

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The presidential campaign will build steam in North Carolina with scheduled appearances by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and Vice President Joe Biden. Full story...
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'Obama Classic' basketball fundraiser to star Michael Jordan, NBA greats

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President Obama, Michael Jordan and a group of past and present NBA stars will appear together on a New York City basketball court Aug. 22 for the "Obama Classic," a fundraiser and grassroots sweepstakes for the president’s re-election campaign. Full story...
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Obama to sign bill helping Lejeune water victims

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The man who has led the fight for information about the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune will be at the Oval Office when President Obama signs a bill providing health care for those who suffered illnesses because of the toxins. Full story...
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Campaign resumes after pause for Colorado shooting

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The acrimonious presidential campaign is easing back into action after a weekend pause for the nation to absorb the shock of a horrific mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater. Full story...
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Romney draws boos from NAACP when he dings Obama

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Republican Mitt Romney is telling black voters that he's a better choice than President Barack Obama to help build their neighborhoods and lessen unemployment among African Americans. Full story...
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Your Vote Your Vote: New Presidential Polls

With election day less than four months away, just who the next president will be is anyone's guess. According to the latest ABC news/Washington Post poll, both President Obama and the presumptive republican nominee, Mitt Romney are running virtually neck-in-neck.

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Sen. Hagan talks farms, Obama and the 4th

About a week after the senate passed the 2012 farm bill in a 64-35 vote, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) stopped by the WWAY studio to explain how the bill will impact North Carolinians. She spoke with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs this morning about that and more.

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Marist/NBC Poll: Obama and Romney in close contest here in North Carolina

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President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are competitive in the presidential contest in North Carolina. Among registered voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, 46% support Obama while 44% favor Romney. One percent backs another candidate, and 9% are undecided. Full story...
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Supreme Court refuses to hear 'birther' argument again

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The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal challenging President Barack Obama's US citizenship and his eligibility to serve as commander in chief. Full story...
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