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NORWOOD — An All-American spirit was on display at Lake Tillery Saturday as a fleet of boats honored President Donald Trump the day before his 74th birthday.

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North Carolina is in talks with Republican organizers to ensure the August presidential nominating convention can be held safely in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said during a Tuesday, May 26 news conference. His comments come after President Trump threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention if full attendance isn’t guaranteed. 

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President Donald Trump flummoxed officials in Charlotte while taking a partisan swipe at Gov. Roy Cooper by suggesting the Republican National Convention may skip past North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — State Republicans and Democrats should hold onto their money until they know the Democratic nominee for president, Anna Beavon Gravely, executive director of N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation, said during a post-primary briefing.

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As a political junkie, I get lots of email pleas from politicians and political advocacy groups. Today, I got one from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Well, not exactly. That’s what the “from” header said, but the message was signed “Team AOC” and delivered via Daily Kos.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday signed off on the 2020 presidential primary candidates nominated by North Carolina’s five recognized political parties — Constitution, Democratic, Green, Libertarian and Republican.

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RALEIGH — A ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver could have ramifications beyond Colorado, political experts say.

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GREENVILLE — President Donald Trump continued his feud with four progressive congresswomen while drawing a stark contrast between himself and his Democratic detractors Wednesday evening.

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Hamlet – Richmond Community College held its annual Convocation on Wednesday, which celebrates the scholarly circle of life for the college and its students.

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HAMLET – Life doesn’t always go as planned. Emily Tucker’s life certainly didn’t take the route she imagined when she was a young girl in high school, but she can say this with a big smile and a grateful heart, thanks to a loving husband, a special son, many good friends and a hometown college.

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