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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.


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FBI: Early Test Shows Ricin In Obama Letter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says preliminary tests on a letter sent to President Barack Obama indicate the presence of poisonous ricin. The letter is undergoing further testing because preliminary field tests can be unreliable, […]

CBS Charlotte–04/17/2013

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Political Ads Bombard Viewers, But To What Effect?

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Is there any escape from all those political ads in the most hotly contested states in the three weeks before the presidential election?

CBS Charlotte–10/15/2012

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Obama Using Voter Registration To Stay Close In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of volunteers armed with clipboards and voter registration forms gather at President Barack Obama’s field office here every day. Their mission: Fan out across the city seeking new voters in this rapidly growing state.

CBS Charlotte–09/28/2012

Obama Accepts Nomination On Final Day Of Democratic National Convention

Obama’s Task: Keep The Race A Choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s fall mission: Remind voters why they chose him in the first place, hope the economy doesn’t get worse — and paint Mitt Romney as an unacceptable alternative.

CBS Charlotte–09/07/2012

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Romney Seeks To Undercut Obama’s Likability Lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mitt Romney is portraying the outwardly calm President Barack Obama as a man seething with animosity and power lust as the Republicans seek to undermine one of the Democrat’s greatest campaign strengths — his personal likability.

CBS Charlotte–08/15/2012

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Obama Signs Bill Helping Lejeune Water Victims

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a bill providing health benefits to Marines and family members exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune from 1957 to 1987.

CBS Charlotte–08/06/2012

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Presidential TV Ad Spending Focused On 9 States

NEW YORK (AP) — If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.


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Obama Voices Support For Same-Sex Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012



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