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June 2, 2014

Morning Memo: The rural North Carolina question and Senate race maneuvering

It’s not the sexy U.S. Senate race or the sweeping policy changes at the statehouse, but it could be one of the most important stories facing North Carolina: What to do about the vast rural areas of the state facing steep decline? In Washington, climate change will dominate the conversation and influence the U.S. Senate race. George Will talks to Thom Tillis. And Democrats ante up for Kay Hagan.

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