Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'

Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.

Haven’t black voters earned the right for this balderdash to end?

I was startled and frightened when the NC Republican Party chairman, out of sheer desperation and fear of losing seats some lawmakers have held since my birth, tried to hijack and bully local boards of elections to change early voting rules. Chairman Dallas Woodhouse wants to move the goal post less than 70 days before the election and punt to local boards to do what the legislature cannot do.

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Kids get free haircuts before heading back to school

“Kuts For Kids” Back 2 School Program at Paul's Barbershop offered free hair cuts to kids in Raleigh, N.C
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Kids get free haircuts before heading back to school 1:05

Kids get free haircuts before heading back to school

German submarines prowled the waters off the coast of North Carolina during WWI and WWII 3:29

German submarines prowled the waters off the coast of North Carolina during WWI and WWII

Vigil held to remember deaf man killed by North Carolina state trooper 0:56

Vigil held to remember deaf man killed by North Carolina state trooper

Look-alikes and an unexpected award for Wolfpack football players 1:44

Look-alikes and an unexpected award for Wolfpack football players