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Manning wins Democratic primary for coveted 13th Congressional District

The Manning campaign spent about a fifth of the $1.3 million raised since the candidate entered the race in December, leaving $1.0 million to fuel a drive to dislodge Budd, a gun-range owner who won his seat in the new 13th District two years ago thanks in part to a financial boost from the conservative Club for Growth PAC. In comparison to his Democratic challenger, Budd has only raised $877,473 in this campaign cycle and holds $534,611 to wage a general election campaign.

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“I can’t support homelessness as a lifestyle choice anymore”; Chicken lady stops feeding homeless

Gulping hard, I say, “Y’all, there’s something I have to tell you this morning. Today will be my last time coming down here to serve breakfast. I’ve been coming for more than five years now, and nothing has changed. Things haven’t gotten any better. Most of you know I’ve been writing against panhandling in the paper. That’s not against you – but I can’t support homelessness as a lifestyle choice anymore.”

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Local Democrats tell DCCC to butt out of the 13th Congressional primary

Democratic Party delegates for North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District passed a resolution today requesting that the DCCC, the House Democrats’ fundraising arm, stay out of the primary election as voters select a nominee to challenge Republican incumbent Ted Budd in the state’s most heavily contested congressional race. The resolution approved today by the NC 13th […]

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Two dead from apparent gunshots

GREENSBORO, NC — The victims located at 2101 Finley Street have been identified as Shaqunna Shana Hudson, B/F, 34 and Jermaine Anton Wilson, B/M, 36. Both victims were determined to be deceased on scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Hudson and Wilson were both residents at the location of the incident. This incident is being investigated as a homicide. There is no suspect information at this time.

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