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    Nov
    27

    NC "Fix the Debt" Group Says More Revenue Will Have to be Part of Debt Reduction

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Elections & Campaigns, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , ,

    The North Carolina chapter of a national "Fix the Debt" coalition was launched in Raleigh. The new group wants immediate action in Congress to avoid the "fiscal cliff" approaching next year. The co-chairs include former Republican Governor Jim Holshouser, former Democratic Governor Jim Hunt and former GlaxoSmithKline CEO Bob Ingram. The steering committee includes people […]

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    Nov
    15

    Gov Perdue Decides on State-Federal Health Exchange

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Healthcare, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , ,

    Governor Bev Perdue today said it was her intent to form a state-federal partnership to run a health exchange under Obamacare. It was one of three choices, the others being a state run exchange or letting the federal government run it. She told a press conference she couldn't speak for Governor elect Pat McCrory but […]

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    Nov
    14

    Thousands Sign Petition for North Carolina to Secede

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Life & Family Issues By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , ,

    North Carolina is one of seven states to have the necessary 25,000 signatures to submit a petition to secede and become a sovereign independent government. The petition is available at the White House web site. It shows 26,508 North Carolina citizens have signed the petition. The other states to raise enough signatures are Alabama, Georgia, Florida, […]

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    Nov
    05

    Local Business Owner on the Impact of Fuel Prices

    Posted in Economics, Education, Elections & Campaigns, Environment & Energy, Life & Family Issues By Victoria Wakefield | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

    Every day I drive past a gas station and convenience store, the Grocery Boy Junior. About every other Friday, I stop in to fill up my tank. A few weeks ago, I noticed something on the marquee outside of the building while fueling up and muttering about the high gas prices. “HIGH GAS PRICES [A]FFECT […]

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    Sep
    06

    GOP Video: High Point Business Owner Won't Support Obama Again

    Posted in Economics, Elections & Campaigns, Life & Family Issues By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , ,

    New GOP video released at the Democratic National Convention features a High Point woman who owns a small furniture business and voted for President Obama in 2008. Melanie McNamara says she can't support Obama again.

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