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Teen Birth Rate Drop In South Carolina

An advocacy group reports the teen birth rate in South Carolina has dropped 47 percent in 20 years.

01/17/2014

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Ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reported to a North Carolina federal prison to serve a 2 1/2-year prison term for misusing campaign funds.

10/29/2013

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Jobs For Highly-Paid McCrory Staffers Never Posted

Gov. Pat McCrory says a pair of 24-year-old campaign staffers landed senior-level jobs in his administration because they were the most qualified applicants, beating out older candidates.

08/28/2013

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Ex-Gov. Perdue Spends $1.2M From Campaign Fund

Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has closed her campaign accounts, distributing the $1.2 million raised for her derailed re-election bid.

08/07/2013

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Leading Wireless Carriers Join Forces to Combat Distracted Driving

Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile are officially joining AT&T and its ‘It Can Wait’ anti-texting while driving campaign. The leading wireless carriers, among more than 200 other organizations, have joined forces to support a multi-million dollar advertising blitz that aims to curb this bad behavior once and for all.

05/14/2013

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Sanford: I Won’t Run For Office Again If I Lose

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says if he fails in his attempt to return to Congress, he will not seek office again.

05/07/2013

Screen capture of Rev. Mark Harris of First Baptist Church. (Credit: charlottefbc.org)

N.C. Baptist Chief Harris Looking At U.S. Senate Bid

The pastor of a large Charlotte church who is also president of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention says he’s prayerfully considering a 2014 bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Kay Hagan.

05/06/2013

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Colbert Busch: Sanford Used Taxpayer Funds To ‘Leave Country For Personal Purpose’

Republican Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch planned to hit the campaign trail a day after a spirited debate in their race for a vacant congressional seat along the South Carolina coast.

04/30/2013

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event at the Pentagon on Oct. 1, 2012 in Arlington, Va. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Biden: Middle Class ‘Been Buried The Last 4 Years’

Vice President Biden made an apparent gaffe during a campaign stop in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, saying the middle class has “been buried the last four years.”

10/02/2012

President Barack Obama waves to the crowd with Sandra Fluke, who testified before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on access to contraceptive coversage, during a campaign event Auraria Event Center in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 8, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandra Fluke: Republican Party ‘Dangerous For Women’

President Obama’s campaign has sent out an email penned by Sandra Fluke saying that the Republican Party is “dangerous for women.”

08/23/2012

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