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Romney wins N.C., loses presidency

Bringing in 2,274,793 votes in North Carolina, Gov. Mitt Romney won 51 percent of the vote in the Tar Heel State. Explore this interactive map to see how North Carolina’s 100 counties voted.


Q&A with J. Cole

Fayetteville native J. Cole brought the 8,000-person audience in Carmichael Auditorium to its feet as he headlined UNC’s 2012 homecoming show Sunday night. Director of Enterprise Sarah Glen caught up with Cole after the show to talk about what it was like for him to be back in the Tar Heel state and what fans can expect from his next album.


UNC community responds to Thorp's resignation

Following a series of damaging scandals that consistently called the effectiveness of his leadership into question, Chancellor Holden Thorp announced Monday he will step down at the end of the 2012-13 school year.


Mayor Kleinshmidt with Rick Stafford, LGBT Caucus chair
and veteran Democratic activist.

Democrats affirm commitment to gay rights

CHARLOTTE — Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet. To the 500 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender delegates at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, these colors were more than a rainbow — they represented the hope President Barack Obama promised in 2008 coming to fruition.


	Chanell Ogburn, Starbucks barista.

A window to Charlotte

While pundits debate whether the venue change for President Barack Obama’s speech tonight from Bank of America Stadium to the Time Warner Cable Arena will affect how he does in November’s election, the phrases “swing state” and “youth vote” are far from the minds of most Charlotte residents.



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More than 20 town workers and union members participated in a silent protest at an Oct. 19 public hearing to support Bigelow and Clark.

More than 20 town workers and union members participated in a silent protest at an Oct. 19 public hearing to support Bigelow and Clark.


Ken Kernodle, Joe Hackney, Valerie Foushee, Steve Troxler, Brett Carter, Allison Nichols and Bob Nutter cut a ribbon at Maple View Farm in Hillsborough Thursday to celebrate the farm’s new solar energy field.

Ken Kernodle, Joe Hackney, Valerie Foushee, Steve Troxler, Brett Carter, Allison Nichols and Bob Nutter cut a ribbon at Maple View Farm in Hillsborough Thursday to celebrate the farm’s new solar energy field.


News Cheat Sheet for Sept. 27, 2012

Since Democrat Walter Dalton and Republican Pat McCrory raised a total of $9 million between Jan. 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012, in their gubernatorial campaigns, The News & Observer launched an interactive map that displays campaign contributions by county. According to the map, McCrory is outfundraising Dalton in about three-fourths of the state.


News Cheat Sheet for Sept. 12, 2012

CAIRO — United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed along with three of his staff members in a fiery and furious attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday night by an armed mob angry over a short American-made video mocking Islam’s founding prophet, the White House and Libyan officials said on Wednesday.


News Cheat Sheet for August 29, 2012

While not as powerful as the 2005 cyclone that destroyed New Orleans, Hurricane Isaac has already knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes. According to The New York Times, Louisiana officials ordered an evacuation for about 3,000 people in a parish outside New Orleans.


News Cheat Sheet for Aug. 22, 2012

It took nine years for American forces to reach their first 1,000 dead in the Afghan war. The second 1,000 came a little more than two years later, a testament to the intensity of fighting prompted by President Obama’s decision to send 33,000 additional troops to Afghanistan in 2010.