Politics

Pope Francis (Photo: Aleteia Image Department/Flickr/MGN)
Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants during US visit
Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty - a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:50pm
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
Christie says he’s running in 2016 to ‘change the world’
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a 2016 campaign for president. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:41am
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Senate, McCrory OK state government funds until budget done
A stop-gap spending measure will keep North Carolina state government operating well into the new budget year starting Wednesday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 10:36am
Pender Co. School Board
Pender County Schools ask for $2.6 million from county
Monday night Pender County commissioners met with the Pender County Board of Education to discuss the needs of the school system. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:32pm
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US Supreme Court gives NC ‘Choose Life’ license plates new life
A federal appeals court must reconsider whether North Carolina can issue "Choose Life" license plates. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 5:01pm
Donald Trump (Photo: Greg Skidmore)
Trump to consider suing after NBC ends business dealings
Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it was ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:52pm
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
Chris Christie goes live with presidential campaign site
Republican Chris Christie's political team has gone live with a presidential campaign website days before he jumps into the 2016 race. Sat, 06/27/2015 - 10:40pm
NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Bob Edmunds (Source: LinkedIn)
NC Justice Edmunds to run for re-election in up-or-down vote
The only North Carolina Supreme Court justice whose seat is currently up for election next year has decided to take advantage of a new law that allows him to run without facing a conventional challenger. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 4:59pm