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NC House 1 Vote Away From Passing $21B Budget

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The state House closed in Friday on finalizing a $21 billion budget full of trims, creative accounting, policy shifts and an average raise for public school teachers of about 7 percent.

Tropical Storm Bertha To Impact Caribbean, Swing East Of US

(AccuWeather)--Bertha is forecast to take a curved path near the islands in the northeastern Caribbean, just east of the Bahamas and then northeastward off the East coast of the United States.

Obama: GOP Not Even Trying To Solve Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says House Republicans are trying to pass the most extreme and unworkable version of an immigration bill even though they know the bill isn't going anywhere.

Workers To Rally At McDonald's In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. Fast-food workers and community activists are holding a rally in Raleigh to support a minimum wage of $15 an hour and the right to join a union.

Audit: NC Medicaid Savings Could Be At Risk

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- NC health officials' failure to get federal certification for a new, problem-plagued Medicaid payment system could jeopardize some of the system's nearly $10 million in expected annual savings.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last known American POW, was freed after 5 years in captivity in exchange for 5 notorius Islamic militants being held at Cuantanamo Bay.

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