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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down NC's Voter ID Law

wunc.org — A federal appeals court has found that North Carolina's voter identification law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked. An opinion issued Friday by a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond reverses a lower-court's ruling that had upheld the law.

SysAdmin Appreciation Day 2016

blog.digicert.com — Follow us on Twitter (@DigiCert), retweet us, and you could win. It seems like it was just yesterday, but SysAdmin Appreciation Day is almost here! The 17th annual celebration will be on Friday, July 29, 2016. Like last year, we will be giving away prizes to our loyal followers and fans.

Donald Trump Speaks At VFW Convention A Day After Hillary Clinton

wunc.org — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Charlotte Tuesday, a day after his rival Hillary Clinton tried to woo voters in the same crowd. Trump introduced his running mate Mike Pence, before giving a 30-minute speech in which he addressed veterans' affairs, immigration, trade and terrorism.

Hillary Clinton Addresses Annual VFW Convention In Charlotte

wunc.org — Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to several thousand veterans gathered at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Charlotte Monday morning. She spoke about her admiration for veterans and touched on issues of national security, America's role in the world and her plan to combat domestic and international terrorism.

Photos: Capturing People 'Just Being Themselves' Along NC's Outer Banks

wunc.org — As Biff Jennings likes to explain, he spent the first third of his life in and around Ashland, Kentucky; the second third on the Outer Banks of North Carolina; and he'll let you know about the next third-in about thirty years.

DOJ Sues North Carolina After State's Lawsuit On House Bill 2

wunc.org — North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has sued the U.S. government and the Justice Department, asking federal courts to clarify a controversial new state law that limits transgender access to bathrooms. The Justice Department in turn filed its own lawsuit against the state, saying the law restricting use of public restrooms by transgender people constitutes a pattern of discrimination on the basis of sex and gender identity.

Amid controversy, Rochester police consider social media policy

mprnews.org — The discussion comes a month after the department received anti-Muslim images that allegedly appeared on Officer Ben Schlag's Facebook page.

Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project

austindailyherald.com — Published 10:20am Wednesday, February 3, 2016 By Elizabeth Baier MPR.org/90.1 FM ROCHESTER - Sitting in the heart of downtown Rochester, there's an empty lot and three vacant buildings. It's supposed to be the first piece of Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center, a massive 20-year project, funded partly by the Legislature, intended to remake the downtown, generate $5 billion in private investment and draw 32,000 new residents to the city.

'Destination' unknown: Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project

mprnews.org — Nearly three years after Mayo Clinic won state funding to help build its massive Destination Medical Center project, Rochester leaders want shovels in the ground but say it's been a slow start.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

thestate.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.
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Aug 02, 2016

RT @LilMPercy: "Figure out what your talent is, what your desire is, and figure out a goal that's right in the center of that." Hunter Thompson

Jul 08, 2016

RT @wunc: Snipers killed five Dallas police officers in a coordinated attack Thursday evening. Here's what we know:  http://wunc.org/post/dallas-police-officers-killed-snipers-what-we-know-friday 

Jun 24, 2016

RT @NPR: Turns out, you can indeed castrate enough flies to control their population.  http://n.pr/28W9yd1  https://t.co/wWmO58LEHm

Jun 23, 2016

RT @NPR: FARC Rebels, Colombian Government Sign Cease-Fire Deal  http://n.pr/28R3P5m 


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