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After SPIN! Video – 09/14/14 – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from September 14th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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Elon poll shows Hagan with lead

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Elon University, September 15, 2014. Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has opened a four-point lead over her challenger in the November elections, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Hagan leads Thom Tillis, the Republican speaker of North Carolina’s House of Representatives, by a 45-41 margin among likely voters. Nine percent of likely voters […]

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Hagan widening lead, poll says

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, September 15, 2014. Raleigh polling firm American Insights is rolling out a new poll Monday that shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has a 9 percentage point lead among likely voters over Republican challenger Thom Tillis. This poll is the latest in a string showing Hagan gaining ground in the campaign. Of likely voters surveyed, […]

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NC Courts sort voucher law, students stay in class

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Associated Press, published in Winston-Salem Journal, September 14, 2014. Medical assistant Melanie Moss wanted better things for her children. The public schools weren’t bad but her daughter was coming home last year complaining of boredom. Then she won a lottery for a new program promoted by North Carolina conservatives helping students from low-income families […]

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Fewer NC students aspire to teach

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Julie Ball, Asheville Citizen-Times, September 12, 2014. No one could talk Gary McDermott out of teaching. The 29-year-old is drawn to the profession and he’s determined to stick with it. “Some people say they wouldn’t recommend this to anyone. But I try and avoid those negative people because I’m still going to do this […]

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