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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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Hagan hosts 'conversations' with constituents in Brunswick Co. next week

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Sen. Kay Hagan will host "Conversations with Kay" in Brunswick County next week. Full story...
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Hagan says amendment will help farmers get info they need

US Senator Kay Hagan is back to work in Washington today after passage of her amendment to the Farm Bill yesterday. She spoke to WWAY via satellite. Her "Plain Language" amendment will help farmers get information they need.

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Hagan pushes to stop colleges using tax money for recruiting, marketing

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If one US Senator has her way, North Carolina colleges and universities will soon have to pay out of pocket for marketing and recruiting. As a proponent of President Obama's push to extend lower federal student loan interest rates, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) wants to take it one step farther. Full story...
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Hagan holds meeting on minority-owned businesses today

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North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is holding a round table discussion for minority-owned small businesses with the deputy administrator of the Small Business Association. Full story...
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Hagan urges black farmers to file claims in case

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Sen. Kay Hagan is urging black farmers in North Carolina to file claims in a landmark $1.25 billion settlement with the federal government before time runs out. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Hagan not running for governor

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Mark another name of the list off Democrats who may run for governor in North Carolina. Sen. Kay Hagan is not running for the office left open when Gov. Bev Perdue decided last week not to seek re-election. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: World War II vet fighting for medal

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video The son of Russian immigrants, Morton Salk proudly entered the Air Force. During World War II, he was there on the frontlines as a bombardier, but it was by chance that he wound up on a mission to bomb an airfield in Hankow, China, which was already taken over by the Japanese. Full story...
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NC group presses for black judicial nominees

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North Carolina's largest civil rights organization is calling on the state's two U.S. senators to nominate black judges for positions on the federal bench. Full story...
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Obama cabinet secretaries slated to visit NC

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Two officials from the Obama administration are traveling to North Carolina to get a first-hand look at damage caused by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Southeastern NC's representatives in Washington talk about debt ceiling deal

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Months of tension, wrangling and political posturing may end Tuesday if Congress gives final approval to a compromise on the federal debt ceiling. The US House approved the bill Monday night. The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday. Meanwhile southeastern North Carolina's representatives in Congress are sounding off. Full story...
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Hagan says failure to reach agreement on debt would be devastating

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video WWAY spoke to Sen. Kay Hagan Wednesday via satellite. She said a bipartisan agreement on the debt ceiling is needed now. Full story...
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"Conversations with Kay" scheduled for Thursday to be rescheduled

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The "Conversations with Kay" events that were scheduled for Thursday in Elizabethtown, Whiteville and Burgaw are cancelled and will be rescheduled due to Senate business. Full story...
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Hagan brings listening tour to Wilmington, to make other stops in area

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Sen. Kay Hagan brings her budget listening tour and "Conversations with Kay" to southeastern North Carolina next week. Full story...
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All hands on deck for Memorial Day ceremony on Battleship North Carolina

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video The deck of the USS North Carolina was packed Memorial Day with people paying their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Full story...
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