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MAIN News Archives for September 2014

09/29 -  Thirty-seven percent of Mississippi GOP voters would back Confederacy against US in a new Civil War
09/29 -  ISIS uses grisly videos to bait US, UK into attacking -- to serve its own needs
09/29 -  Federal appeals court hears NC voter suppression case
09/29 -  NC Congressional candidate says Obama has spent "billions" on vacations
09/26 -  Mentally-ill NC inmate died of thirst, report shows
09/26 -  Climate activist Bill McKibben wins 'right livelihood' award
09/26 -  Hamas and Fatah reach accord on cabinet
09/26 -  Sierra Leone quarantines one-third of population to slow spread of Ebola
09/25 -  Glenn Beck calls Dinesh D'Souza a 'political prisoner'
09/25 -  Unemployment highest in states led by Republicans -- and Georgia Gov. calls it a conspiracy
09/25 -  More calls for resignation of leadership at NC Department of Health and Human Services
09/25 -  NC legislature shifts costs of driver's education to taxpayers
09/24 -  Climate change impacts fall hardest on women
09/24 -  Ebola cases could reach 1.4 million by 2014
09/24 -  Refusing Medicaid funds will cost NC $40 billion over next decade
09/24 -  Tillis donors may benefit from toll lanes on I-77
09/23 -  Israel shoots down Syrian MiG-21 over Golan Heights
09/23 -  Asheville considers restrictions on buskers
09/23 -  Tillis drops in polls after debate
09/23 -  Rising sea levels reaches "crisis" point
09/22 -  Florida State University in uproar as Koch money seeks to buy new president
09/22 -  Tillis dismisses charges of sexism
09/22 -  Most remaining Moral Monday cases dropped
09/22 -  John Boyle: Did Obama really ruin the economy?
09/20 -  Educators say last-minute GOP change to school funding threat to public education
09/20 -  Ohio Supreme Court gives permission to strip mine state parks
09/20 -  Charlotte charter school closes after failing to submit financial forms
09/20 -  Since wealthy LA parents don't vaccinate, schools have had outbreaks of whooping cough
09/19 -  Electric vehicles getting 'greener,' study shows
09/19 -  Study finds that drinking tea cuts overall mortality rates
09/19 -  Charlotte Observer: NC becoming Alabama under Republicans
09/19 -  Naomi Klein breaks taboo, says capitalism is root cause of global warming
09/18 -  Surprising research finds support for chelation therapy
09/18 -  WI voter ID laws reinstated; officials scrambling
09/18 -  NAACP files complaint about Berger ad concerning voter ID law
09/18 -  Hagan holds steady lead in NC Senate race
09/17 -  Predictive models show Democratic chances of retaining US Senate increasing slightly
09/17 -  Tornado activity in 'tornado alley' starts two weeks earlier than in the past due to global warming
09/17 -  NC fails to account for military surplus gear, loses access to federal program
09/17 -  Homeless "supporters" bussed in to hearing in Jackson County for fracking
09/16 -  In Japan, 'solar islands' are replacing nuclear power
09/16 -  Court rules that constitutional rights of arrested Moral Monday protestor were violated
09/16 -  Rural WiFi investment is a necessity -- so why are NC legislators against it?
09/16 -  NC budget director says "don't worry" about looming budget shortfall
09/15 -  Philadelphia to decriminalize marijuana possession
09/15 -  "Male pill" may alter birth control debate
09/15 -  Independent Bernie Sanders considering run for US president
09/15 -  Another NC inmate may be exonerated for notorious murder
09/14 -  In parts of California, the water has stopped running
09/14 -  One-quarter of Americans work even late at night, on weekends
09/14 -  Chris Christie to campaign for Tillis
09/14 -  Poll shows Hagan with slight lead on Tillis
09/12 -  WHO: Ebola spreading faster than ability to treat it
09/12 -  Student debt increasingly leaving the elderly impoverished
09/12 -  Palin family allegedly involved in drunken brawl
09/12 -  Almost 500 people had ballots rejected falsely in NC under new rules, group finds
09/10 -  Georgia GOP official wants to limit early voting near black voters, according to reports
09/10 -  Southern states now bearing brunt of AIDS in US
09/10 -  Appelate Court to hear expedited appeal of voting rights decision re NC
09/10 -  Ebola cases "increasing exponentially" in Liberia
09/09 -  Coal ash dump blamed for cancer deaths at nearby prison, report says
09/09 -  Tillis / Hagan race now most expensive in nation
09/09 -  NC Congressman compares freedom to fire gay people to freedom to smoke on private property
09/09 -  Consumer comments pressure SEC to consider corporate disclosure rules
09/08 -  New battery factories may make electric vehicles cost effective
09/08 -  Fukushima disaster bill more than double earlier estimates
09/08 -  Two recently-released Bush-era memos show administration's conceptualization of unlimited presidential powers
09/08 -  "Economist" magazine withdraws review suggesting some slaveowners were OK
09/07 -  The ALEC agenda: attacking schools, the environment, and Medicare
09/07 -  Risk of 'devastating' droughts has reached very high levels, study shows
09/07 -  N&O: NC legislature ignores health crisis of rural areas
09/07 -  NC Department of Public Safety won't reveal which local agencies received military equipment
09/06 -  Judge forbids cuts to early voting in Ohio
09/06 -  Government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year for reserach purposes
09/06 -  Pentagon giveaways to police forces include grenade launchers, robots, helicopters
09/06 -  Facing subpar test scores, NC school board revises scale so NC scores are raised
09/05 -  BP ruled "grossly negligent" in Gulf oil spill
09/05 -  Eleventh-hour bill is NC GOP's gift to polluters, developers
09/05 -  DENR cancels regional tests; fracking may be delayed for WNC
09/05 -  Koch-controlled groups have aired nearly 44 thousand ads in bid to win US senate for GOP
09/04 -  Fast-food workers staging civil disobedience to lobby for fair wages
09/04 -  Increase in wealth for the richest due to government intervention on their behalf
09/04 -  NC among top 10 states in human trafficking cases
09/04 -  GA's current legislation won't protect NC from Duke Energy’s coal ash problem
09/03 -  Is the world losing the battle against Ebola?
09/03 -  The food gap between rich and poor is widening
09/03 -  Office plants increase productivity
09/03 -  Polling says Hagan - Tillis race close; candidates will 'play it safe'
09/02 -  University of Illinois pre-emptively fires professor for criticism of Israel
09/02 -  Judges are striking down "admitting privileges" aspect of new abortion laws
09/02 -  Global warming will have a serious negative impact on labor productivity
09/02 -  Industry cost-cutting has led to lack of skilled workers in NC
09/01 -  Research suggests that marijuana use predicts lower levels of domestic violence
09/01 -  New research shows how apex predators like ospreys ingest mega-doses of pollutants
09/01 -  Environmental advocates to file new lawsuits against Duke Energy over coal-ash ponds
09/01 -  Government building codes made Napa earthquake casualty-free