May 20, 2016

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State funding could boost residency program for Cape Fear Valley Health System

John Szoka, who was instrumental in pushing the item through with help from fellow Republican Senator Wesley Meredith and Representatives Elmer Floyd and Marvin Lucas...

John McCallum's politics of division

As Conservative Senator Salma Ataullahjan, to whom McCallum was responding when he made the Syrian culture reference put it: “I thought people go to food...

Should there be a review of the residential school settlement on N2N

Garnet Angeconeb, a respected advocate for survivors of residential schools has written an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for the Indian residential...

North Shore Community Calendar

$15 in advance; $20 at door. Tickets available by calling Nancy Devlin at 978-500-0217. Ipswich: Full Moon and Folklore Hike, 8 to 10 p.m., Crane...

Campus radicals: 5 conservative college students who stand up to PC culture

During her time on campus, Oh also wrote in defense of a dean who was forced to resign for saying the university needed to do...

Shumlin Vetoes Bill to Avoid Adding Clean Water Board Members

click to enlarge Rep. David Deen - FILE: PAUL HEINTZ. File: Paul Heintz; Rep. David Deen. Deen said Darren Springer, the governor's chief of staff,...

Campaign Wrap: Trump's Olive Branches Yield Mixed Reactions

OH-SEN: A TV ad from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says that Democrat Ted Strickland “crippled Ohio's economy” as governor and “we need” Republican Sen.

Editorial: Assisted dying bill in a chokehold

Independent Senate Liberal leader James Cowan, for instance, has signalled he wants further amendments. What if the June 6 deadline passes? As with abortion, Canada...

Senate expense charges against Mac Harb dropped

OTTAWA—At least one senator remains in legal limbo after Crown prosecutors dropped two criminal charges of fraud and breach of trust against retired Liberal Senator...

James Wendell Gillespie: Statesman & Soldier

Helen Thomison Mitchell was a descendent of William Patton Thomison, who served in the War Between the States in the Confederate Army. ... Gillespie was...

Standoff between CP and rafters continues despite promise of a solution

The Save our Lower Canyon group garnered the public support of Senator Nancy Greene Raine and others from across the country. Minister of Jobs, Tourism...

Standoff between CP and rafters continues despite promise of a solution

The Save our Lower Canyon group garnered the public support of Senator Nancy Greene Raine and others from across the country. Minister of Jobs, Tourism...

2nd Overall Picks

- the 90sHockeybuzz.com (blog)The home team took tough guy Shawn Antoski at 18th the and Jets grabbed this American kid by the name of Keith...

Berkeley school bathroom bill raises statewide worries

ABC NEWS 4Sen. Larry Grooms, a Berkeley County Republican, proposed the bill along with Sen. Paul Campbell, another Berkeley County Republican. Local bills have their...

Around Town: Evening in the Maritimes nets a record $110000

The 22nd Annual Evening in the Maritimes saw Senator Vern White, who was born and raised in Cape Breton, once again serve as honorary chair...

Anatomy of a scandal: key developments in history of the Senate expenses saga

June 3, 2013: Sen. Marjory LeBreton, the Conservative leader in the Senate, says she intends to ask the auditor general to look into all the...

Trump, Clinton speeches to highlight US divisions on guns

The NRA — which Clinton listed as an enemy in a debate last year — is warning its 5 million members that Clinton would appoint...

Anatomy of a scandal: key developments in history of the Senate expenses saga

Oct. 30, 2013: Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella rules that an attempt to cut off debate on motions to suspend Duffy Wallin and Brazeau from the...

Joining forces around elder abuse

Added Marshall, “Once we took action, it was clear that we were addressing a much greater, national issue,” commenting that at age 104, his grandmother...

The Gargoyle: The epic elbow episode and more

“There are other issues that are more important and frankly more engaging, and those include questions of leadership and other things.” “I've known Michael for...

Delahunt for JetBlue, McGivern for Justice Action

Connie Mack, lobbying against the Puerto Rico debt deal on behalf of bondholders, ticked off House leadership by circulating a list of conservative voices opposing...

US military could deploy to Libya 'any day'

Joseph Dunford testifies during the Senate Armed Services committee nomination hearing to be chairman of the Thomson ReutersUS Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford testifies during...

Paul vs. Lucy is reaching a fever pitch, 5-20-16

You know Mercer wrote you will. And if I was looking kind of that they comparison between Cleveland single state pat and I kind of...

Shirley Franklin steps up for Jim Barksdale in US Senate primary

(blog) (blog)“We strongly disagree with the judge's decision to prevent the voters of HD 151 from having a choice on Election Day,” party spokesman...

Campus radicals: 5 conservative college students who stand up to PC culture

During her time on campus, Oh also wrote in defense of a dean who was forced to resign for saying the university needed to do...

This is what happens when a black woman wears an “America Was Never Great” hat

22-year-old Krystal Lake, a Home Depot staffer and Bernie Sanders supporter, wore a custom-made “America Was Never Great” hat to work. She says the hat...

BC-NC--North Carolina News Digest, NC

Hello! The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Jack Jones. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast,...

BC-NC--North Carolina News Digest, NC

Hello! The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Jack Jones. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast,...

Senate defense bill lets feds plan to bring Gitmo detainees to the U.S.

Speaker Paul Ryan talked briefly after the Republican-led House voted to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill. Republican lawmakers rejected attempts by Democrats to...

Donald Trump plans to meet with Bob Corker as VP decision looms

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), whom many top Republicans consider a contender to be Donald Trump's running mate, is scheduled to meet Monday with the presumptive...

Trump to wary Republicans: Trust me. Really.

And some critics, such as Sen. Lindsey Graham, have muted their nastygrams. But he's working in what could be a very short window, while likely...

Expenses fraud charges dropped against former senator Mac Harb

And on Thursday, the RCMP abruptly announced that it wouldn't pursue charges against Sen. Pamela Wallin, closing her file after three years of examining her...

Stopping Mass Hacking Act gets debate started

“The proposed changes could give magistrates the authority to grant remote electronic searches of computers for evidence of any sort of crime in any district,”...

The Daily 202: The culture wars, they are a changin'

THE BIG IDEA: Watching the House floor on Thursday offered an instructive window into how quickly the flashpoints that divide society can change. Last year,...

Rotary celebrates 25 years in Cochrane

“I don't think many of us knew each other, but the missionaries from Calgary West encouraged us and really helped germinate the club,” said Scott...

Democratic insiders: Convention could be 'a rough ride'

Most Democratic insiders pinned the blame on Sanders, the independent Vermont senator, arguing he has inflamed his supporters by giving them the unrealistic impression that...

EMS Council honors lifesavers

Greene County EMS Chief Stephen Brucato emceed the event and presented Certificates of Recognition to each crew member, with Sen. George Amedore's constituent relations staffer...

The Worlds Most Famous Walrus Is Being Abused, Trainers Say

Last June, Nova Scotia senator Wilfred Moore introduced a bill in the Canadian parliament to phase out captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises. The legislation...

Early voting ends today for Senate 24, House 54 races

Ruiz finished second with 5,261 votes, or 36.9 percent, and Larry Smith had 3,056 votes, or 21.4 percent. The winner of the runoff will face...

Berkeley County schools bathroom bill stalls in Senate, for now

The senate hearing adjourned Thursday without voting on a third reading that would have sent the bill to the House. Sen. Larry Grooms, who co-sponsored...

Pamela Wallin will not face criminal charges over her Senate expense claims

During the debate on her suspensions, a number of senators, including retired Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal and sitting Conservative Don Plett, argued that Wallin and...