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Politics and General Assignments Reporter — Fayetteville Observer

Justice system, legislative and general assignment reporter for The Fayetteville Observer

Supporters and opponents of the Racial Justice Act await a decision from the state Supreme Court. - Fayetteville Observer: Local News — It's been seven months since the state Supreme Court heard arguments on whether four convicted murderers were correctly or wrongly removed from death row based on evidence of racism in North Carolina's criminal justice system. And it's been eight years since North Carolina has last carried out an execution.

Decorated Fort Bragg Green Beret killed in Afghanistan — A Fort Bragg soldier was killed in action in Afghanistan on Friday, the Department of Defense announced late Saturday. Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, of Bay City, Mich., died in Kunduz Province, which is in northern Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms fire while on dismounted combat operations, the department said.

Thom Tillis' Senate win helps put GOP in control - Fayetteville Observer: Election — Tillis addressed an excited crowd about 12:15 a.m. He said some in the campaign had been worried. "Well, we pulled it off because of you," he said. He promised he would travel throughout the state to keep in touch with the people. "What I'm going to do is listen to you," Tillis said.

N.C. voters set to make choice: Kay Hagan - Fayetteville Observer: Local News — Out of 39,874 votes cast that November, Hagan defeated Blust by 1,898, nearly a 5 percent margin. This year, the margin of victory is expected to be much smaller in Hagan's battle to hold off Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis, who is trying to unseat North Carolina's Democratic U.S.

Libertarian pizza delivery driver Sean Haugh could decide U.S. Senate election — RALEIGH The man who might determine the outcome of North Carolina's U.S. Senate race this year makes his living delivering pizza, conducts most of his campaigning via YouTube videos and is considering whether to become a driver for Uber, the taxi-like car service.

Libertarian pizza delivery driver Sean Haugh could decide U.S. Senate election - Local News — But the polls say Haugh appears to be pulling some voters who otherwise would pick lawyer and former bank executive Kay Hagan, the incumbent Democrat, and many more voters from the Republican candidate, state House speaker and former business executive Thom Tillis.

People's Biz: Senate candidates Hagan, Tillis and Haugh on fighting the Islamic State - Peoples Business — This is the second in a series of items comparing the opinions and thoughts of the three named candidates on the issues in the U.S. Senate election.

People's Biz: Senate candidates Hagan, Tillis, Haugh on arming Ukraine's army - Peoples Business — This is the first in a series of items comparing the opinions and thoughts of the three named candidates on the issues in the U.S. Senate election.

People's Biz: New survey says voter opinions tied on same-sex marriage - Peoples Business — Republican-leaning pollster American Insights has new survey that finds North Carolina voters are tied on whether gay marriage should be legal. Director Pearce Godwin reports that registered voters are split 46-46 on whether marriage should be redefined to include gay couples. Likely voters are split 48 percent against gay marriage, 44 percent for it.

People's Biz: Yellow light on Fayetteville red light camera bill - Peoples Business — It's growing uncertain whether Fayetteville's bill at the legislature to help the city bring back red light cameras will become law.
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Nov 26, 2014

TRAFFIC ALERT - crash creating problems on Raeford Road in area of Hope Mills Road.

Nov 26, 2014

RT @FO_weather: By car, you won't hit potential freezing until you're well into Virginia. No worries heading south or west. #foweather

Nov 26, 2014

RT @DrewBrooks: We'll be talking turkey with @82ndABNDIV soldiers all day tomorrow as we visit Thanksgiving meals here in Afghanistan with @82ndCAB leaders.

Nov 25, 2014

$20k REWARD offered to help Hoke cops catch killer of a teen shot dead in at birthday party a year ago…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @deftlyinane: Bike messenger sees @donttrythis from Mythbusters putzing around Charlotte on a B-Cycle, gives him a tour.

Nov 25, 2014

@Charby_Lynn saw a movie there on Friday. Was nice. Did have to evacuate b/c of fire alarm… 1st day bugs. Staff very friendly.

Nov 25, 2014

South River EMC of Dunn donates money to area schools, says classroom funding cuts have led to increase in grant requests. #ncga

Nov 24, 2014

RT @alanblinder: Now being looted in #Ferguson: the liquor store Michael Brown was accused of robbing.

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