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Senate passes package extending Bush tax cuts; Hagan votes NO, Burr votes YES

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video While House Democrats continue to fight back against extending Bush-era tax cuts, it was no contest today in the Senate. Eighty-one senators voted today to extend the cuts, but one North Carolina senator voted no. Full story...
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Hagan says Lumbee recognition still possible

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Time is running out on a bill in Congress that would give federal recognition to the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina, but one senator says there's still hope. Full story...
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Ground Zero worker awaits health care bill vote

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video We just marked the 9th anniversary of September 11th, a date many will never forget. But some of the men and women who responded when the twin towers fell, feel like they've been forgotten now that they need help. A bill sitting in the U.S. Senate could make a huge impact in their lives, even here at home. Full story...
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Republican earmark ban fails Senate vote

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North Carolina's senators stood divided today as a Republican push to eliminate pet projects failed. Full story...
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UNC, military partnership to be highlighted

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Higher education and the military are two of North Carolina's most important industries, and one US senator says it's natural for them to be partners. Full story...
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Many questions, few answers about Bladen Co. Improvement Committee

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video Last month, we did a series of reports on Get out the Vote activities in Bladen County, where candidates pay people to round up votes for them. We received a number of calls in response to those reports saying we never mentioned the biggest player of all in the Bladen Get out the Vote arena. Full story...
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UPDATED: Senate passes small business credit measure; Hagan votes yes, Burr votes no

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The Senate has passed a bill to create a $30 billion government fund to help open lending for credit-starved small businesses, cut their taxes and boost federal loan programs for them. Full story...
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Memorable NC men rock from left to right in new ad

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Republican Sen. Richard Burr began airing an ad Thursday featuring two memorable men in rocking chairs. It's the same two talkers who starred in a nearly identical spot credited for helping Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan to victory in 2008. Full story...
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Hagan, Burr exchange pot shots

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr has been catching a lot of flack this week for canceling a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday. Fellow Tar Heel Kay Hagan was among many Democrats who criticized Burr. Full story...
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Senator Hagan co-sponsors measure to protect NC fisheries

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U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan has signed on to cosponsor the Flexibility in Rebuilding Fisheries Act that's critical to protecting the North Carolina fishing industry. Full story...
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Visits from NC senators rare

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Is there a correlation between time spent in an area and the commitment to serving that area? Maybe. When we asked both candidates what projects they were working on specifically for Southeastern North Carolina, neither had a concrete answer. Full story...
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Hagan checks out CFCC Marine Technology program

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The instructors are trying to get support for a new ship, because the Dan Moore is more than 40 years old and in need of replacing. They hope the tour helped prove that to the senator. Full story...
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Hagan fires back at Bunning, plans Wilmington visit

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videoSen. Kay Hagan will pay the Port City a visit later this week and meet with constituents. Full story...
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Senator Hagan meets with local officials during Wilmington visit

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US Senator Kay Hagan came to Wilmington Monday to meet with local leaders. North Carolina's junior senator talked with representatives from New Hanover County, Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Full story...
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Lawmakers put together measures to help those with diabetes

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videoFor most, being diagnosed with diabetes can be a tough pill to swallow. Thousands across the state battle the disease and lawmakers are trying to help. Full story...
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