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Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2014 20:58)

East Coast Braces for Hurricane Arthur`s Furry

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said emergency preparation efforts had been made more complicated by the arrival of thousands of tourists.

(WILMINGTON, N.C.) - Hurricane Arthur Hurricane Arthur strengthened into a potentially destructive category-two storm as it closed in on the U.S. East Coast, with millions of people braced for its impact on the eve of the Independence Day holiday.

The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was packing maximum winds of 100 miles per hour, forecasters said, warning North Carolina -- home to many popular holiday destinations -- would bear the brunt of Arthur's fury.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2014 00:58)

Tropical Storm Arthur Picks Up Speed; Nearly at Hurricane Strength

Several towns and villages on North Carolina's Outer Banks and coast rescheduled Independence Day festivities and fireworks plans as the storm picked up speed.

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) - Tropical Storm Arthur Tropical Storm Arthur threatened to douse some July 4 holiday plans on the U.S. East Coast as officials ordered evacuations of some low-lying coastal areas, closed beaches and tourist sites and delayed fireworks shows in anticipation of heavy rain and fierce winds.

The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was close to reaching hurricane strength, forecasters said on Thursday, leaving some businesses worried about taking a financial hit.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-27-2014 10:48)

NC is Hiding Communications About Monster Voter Suppression Bill

“Public officials are accountable to their constituents, who should have access to this basic information...." - NAACP

(RALEIGH, NC) - North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory The North Carolina NAACP State Conference once again pressed North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and the legislature to come clean.

They want officials to turn over requested documents pertaining to the monster voter suppression bill they championed last year.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2014 13:00)

A Moral Agenda for NC Democratic Party: State Executive Committee

Vote to replace the Voller Agenda for Defeat with this Alternate Agenda for Victory.

(RALEIGH) - North Carolina Radical changes must be made if there is any chance of returning NC Democrats to Majority Party status in the NC House & Senate, which was held for a century, until given away due to the political silliness begun by fmr State Chair Jerry Meek 9 years ago this meeting.

Meek was elected by a 14 vote Progressive plurality of the 600+ SEC members voting; current Chair Randy Voller was elected by an 11 vote Progressive plurality out of 607 ballots cast one year ago.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-23-2013 13:40)

Moral Monday Service of Redemption

Monday, December 23, 2013, 4:00 PM, Halifax Mall - Behind the NC General Assembly, 16 W. Jones St. Raleigh,

(RALEIGH) - North Carolina On November 26th, the NC NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement delivered a letter to Gov. McCrory signed by 3,000 people of good will calling on him to convene a Special Redemption Session of the legislature by December 23rd to rescind the laws that deny Medicaid to nearly 500,000 North Carolinians and unemployment benefits to 170,000 families.

Since that letter was delivered, over 5,000 more people have signed on.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2013 16:31)

Purple Buffalo Convention & Operation Red Dragonfly

New Bern has a nice airport and the future Waterfront Sportsman 225 slip marina for the major players and supporters for Tim King's 'Operation Red Dragonfly'

(CAMP LEJEUNE, NC) - Camp Lejeune All the Waterfront Sportsman Brothers and Sisters of Ducks Unlimited the River Keepers, Coastal Federation, Surfrider Foundation are joining the "Purple Buffalo Coalition" at NC Ducks Unlimited State Convention this Weekend in New Bern, N.C.

The Duck Dynasty and Orange County Choppers Boys & Chic's will have their work cut to match Katy's Couric new Ring and had better stop by Hayes Jewelers to load up.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-18-2013 21:54)

Scientists Confirm Marines` Poisonous Camp Lejeune Water Wells Date Back to Mid-Century

Advocates for the veterans’ families say Marines no longer can deny responsibility.

(CAMP LEJEUNE, NC) - Jerry Ensminger, a former Marine, spends hours every day researching the contamination of drinking water at Camp Lejeune. Federal health officials continue to uncover excessive levels of previous water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.

A new study of the North Carolina base’s main water system that was released Friday demonstrates a rapidly increasing level of human carcinogens in the drinking water starting as early as 1948 and peaking in the mid-1980s.

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Salem-News.com (May-20-2013 18:57)

54 `Moral Monday` Protesters Expect Arrests in Civil Disobedience Over `Extreme Public Policy`

North Carolina NAACP leads fourth wave of direct action at state capitol to protest General Assembly’s Extreme Package of Legislation.

(RALEIGH, NC) - N.C. Legislative Black Caucus At least 54 individuals will assemble today to oppose extreme policies in the North Carolina General Assembly.

It's the fourth week of nonviolent civil disobedience, led by the NC NAACP. The “Moral Monday” pray-in and teach-in largely focuses on the constitutional right of equal protection under the law.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2013 10:06)

Waterfront Sportsman and Worldwide Followers Plan Protest

Takes place at the NC DENR Office at Washington, NC - to fight environment and financial corruption.

(WASHINGTON NC) - Waterfront Sportsman Waterfront Sportsman needs help to get the word out on "Organic Food" and "Uranium Free Chapters" in Facebook and Twitter list around the World.

The PCS Mine in North Carolina has been mining uranium for decades to accelerate the growth and rapid production in the tobacco industry.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2012 13:49)

Camp Lejeune Health Care Huge Step Forward

Congressional compromise recognizes Marine Corps’ responsibility for contaminated water wells and health effects of toxic exposure.

(SALEM) - Hadnot Point at Camp Lejeune The Senate passed Honoring America’s Veteran’s and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012. It’s a huge step forward but hold off on breaking out the champagne.

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