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Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Tuesday, March 02, 2021

“You don’t have to be a genius to succeed in politics,” the late Robert F. Kennedy once told a friend of mine. “But you do have to be able to count.”

Too many North Carolinians lack access to the medical services they need. One possible response, as we have heard incessantly for more than a decade, would be to expand Medicaid under the terms of the Affordable Health Act, with most of the expense to be borne by the (already heavily indebted) federal government.

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in h…

Museum of the Albemarle serves as the archive for the people and stories of the Albemarle region. Their oral histories and material culture make up the collections, exhibits and educational activities inside the museum. We receive visitors from many parts of the world, and they leave with hi…

State AP Stories

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Republicans advanced legislation on Tuesday that would distribute more money from the federal government's most recent coronavirus relief package to state agencies and programs.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state senator said on Tuesday he wasn't on the Senate floor for a close veto override vote on legislation mandating the reopening of public schools because he needed to work for his full-time employer.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Marine found guilty of conspiracy to illegally export and smuggle firearms and controlled equipment from the U.S. to Haiti has been sentenced to more than five years in prison, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

National & World AP Stories

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BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Myanmar have charged Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other members of the media with violating a public order law that could see them imprisoned for up to three years, a lawyer said Tuesday.

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police used tear gas and rubber bullets again Wednesday to violently disperse protesters against last month’s military takeover. Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police also used live ammunition, causing at least …