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NC Congressman Wants Speaker Boehner Out

WASHINGTON (NCN) – A Republican western North Carolina congressman has filed a request to oust U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.

Road Funding Plans Fuel Debate Between McCrory, Legislators

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory and Republicans legislative leaders are at odds over funding for North Carolina's roads, and their competing proposals are leading to more debate.

Analyst Says Black Voter Turnout Increased Regardless Of Law

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An elections analyst testifying at a hearing on North Carolina's elections law says black voter turnout increased on a national level, regardless of whether a state had such provisions as early voting or same-day voter registration.

Student Accused In Wrong-Way Wreck That Killed 3 Released

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A UNC-Chapel Hill student accused in a wrong-way crash that killed three people has been released from jail.

Coast Guard Official: Search For Teens Is 'Active And Open'

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman told news reporters the search for the boys is still "active and open."

Afghan Gov't: Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Is Dead

(CBS News)--A spokesman for the Afghan president said Wednesday that the government had confirmed news that has circulated widely as a rumor in the region for at least two years: that Mullah Mohammed Omar, the one-eyed figurehead of the Taliban, is dead.

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Vacation In Hawaii With The Weekend Gardener

Vacation In Hawaii With The Weekend Gardener

ALOHA! The WPTF Weekend Gardener Show is celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary by taking a 13 day, 4 island tour of Hawaii with YMT Vacations. It’s starts by arriving in Honolulu on January 29th of 2016. Mike Raley and Anne Clapp are going and they are inviting all our WPTF listeners to come along on this fantastic trip. Call 1-800-652-1512 to reserve your spot.

Question Of The Morning

Question Of The Morning

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Each Tuesday at 7:10 am listen for our special interviews about the miracles happening every day at the NC Children’s Hospital and be a “680 Champion” by donating $68 to NC Children’s Promise.

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Mike Raley's Mini Garden Calendar

Mike Raley's Mini Garden Calendar

Need to know what to do in your garden month-by-month? WPTF's Weekend Garden Mike Raley has all the details

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