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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Obama Pushes Plan For Fast Internet In US Schools

Touting the need to give every child the tools for success, President Barack Obama on Thursday toured a North Carolina school where every student has a laptop and called for 99 percent of American students to be connected to super-fast Internet within five years.

06/06/2013

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Officials: Obama Naming Watt For Housing Post

President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and he has chosen a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission, according to White House officials.

05/01/2013

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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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Senate Showdown Vote On Gun Curbs Set For Today

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat has set Congress’ first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama’s gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a […]

CBS Charlotte–04/10/2013

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HIV-Positive North Carolina Teen Becomes Advocate For Youth

Sitting at a conference table inside the White House in December, AIDS and HIV activist Stephanie Brown could not have been happier.

04/01/2013

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Jenny Sanford Not Running For Congress

Former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford said Monday she will not seek her ex-husband’s old congressional seat, saying her job as a mother is more important than going to Washington.

01/14/2013

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US Economy Adds 155K Jobs; Rate Remains 7.8 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during the tense negotiations to resolve the fiscal cliff. The solid job growth wasn’t enough to push […]

CBS Charlotte–01/04/2013

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Opinion: Now That Paula Broadwell And Jill Kelley’s 15 Minutes Are About Up

Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley need to be removed from the top of the nation’s top newspaper publications and demoted to the likes of the National Enquirer.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics Today

Rove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.

11/08/2012

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