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‘There Is A War On God': NC House Passes Bill Prohibiting Universities From Denying Facilities, Funding For Religious Groups

CHARLOTTE (CBS Charlotte) – A measure was passed by the North Carolina House that prohibits university administrators from denying facilities, funding, or recognition to political or religious groups on the basis that they are exclusionary. […]

06/26/2014

Four-in-ten young Americans in the workforce, or millennials, consider themselves “overwhelmed” by growing debts, with more than half (56 percent) reporting that they are “living paycheck to paycheck” amid mounting educational debt  their Baby Boomer parents largely avoided. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Survey: 56 Percent Of Young Americans ‘Living Paycheck To Paycheck’

Four-in-ten young Americans in the workforce, or millennials, consider themselves “overwhelmed” by growing debts, with more than half (56 percent) reporting that they are “living paycheck to paycheck” amid mounting educational debt their Baby Boomer parents largely avoided.

06/17/2014

Bill heading towards N.C. Senate would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas. (Getty Images)

NC Legislative Committees OK Gas Fracking Bill

Bill would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas.

05/20/2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin, setting up a much anticipated showdown with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. (Getty Images)

McConnell Holds Off Tea Party Challenger, Will Face Democrat Grimes In November

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin, setting up a much anticipated showdown with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the Kentucky Senate seat.

05/20/2014

The feisty personalities and anti-establishment fervor that fed tea party challenges in recent Republican U.S. Senate primaries are largely missing this year, a troubling sign for Democrats who want the GOP to nominate candidates with limited appeal. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP ‘Civil Wars’ Not Hurting Candidates As Democrats Had Expected

The feisty personalities and anti-establishment fervor that fed tea party challenges in recent Republican U.S. Senate primaries are largely missing this year, a troubling sign for Democrats who want the GOP to nominate candidates with limited appeal.

04/28/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

File photo of a polling station. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

South Carolina Dems Promise To Vet Candidates In 2014

South Carolina Democrats hope a combination of enthusiasm, a desire to change the direction of the state and more careful vetting of people seeking the party’s nominations will help them make gains next election.

11/28/2013

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Aldona Wos, center, addresses committee members.  (credit: Corey Lowenstein/Getty Images)

Wos Grilled By NC Legislators Over Aides’ Pay

Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos got a bipartisan grilling Tuesday from lawmakers worried about personnel decisions and other issues at her embattled state agency.

10/08/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama congratulates U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) (L) after nominating him to be the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency during a personnel announcement at the White House May 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NC Congressman To Be Honored At Charlotte Event

A veteran North Carolina lawmaker is being honored for his service by a group of Mecklenburg County Democrats.

07/20/2013

In his state address, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory stressed more responsibility borrowing federal funds. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NC Gov. McCrory: Without Better Ideas, Borrowing From Federal Government Will End

Gov. Pat McCrory said in a speech Monday night that his new administration would focus on public education, improving the state’s economy and making government more efficient. He also said he won’t be afraid to fluster people from both parties.

02/18/2013

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