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North Carolina

  1. i quit!
    City Councilman Writes Resignation in KlingonWhy the hell not?
  2. early and awkward
    The Most Baldly Racist Daily Show Interview EverA must-see.
  3. other states' embarrassments
    North Carolina Lawmakers Would Like to Establish an Official ReligionThis is unconstitutional.
  4. ink-stained wretches
    Newspaper Editor Quits After Asking for Information About GunsToo much hate mail and threats.
  5. vulture reads
    Long Reads: Oldham, North Carolina Comedy, LynchAnother excuse to stay indoors.
  6. How North Carolina Birthed Much of Contemporary Comedy“Comedy frequently comes from the margins, outside the dominant culture—just consider how many of America’s best comics have been black, […]
  7. party planning
    Bipartisan Support for Booze at Dem Convention North Carolina is committed to being a good host.
  8. gop 2012
    Trump, Pawlenty, and Perry Serve Up the Red Meat at North Carolina ConventionTrump’s still a birther, Pawlenty’s looking vice-presidential, and Perry on America’s “oops” moment.
  9. other states' embarrassments
    Teacher Says Obama Criticism Is CrimeWhoops. 
  10. equal rites
    North Carolina Voters Pass Same-Sex Marriage BanGuess how the supporters celebrated.
  11. Mediavore
    Sly Stone Living on Food Donations; Chains Turn Their Backs on BoozeDespite potential profits, a Cabernet just doesn’t pair well with a value meal.
  12. health carnage
    Sad Emblematic Crime of the DayA man robbed a bank of $1 so he could be sent to prison and get medical care.
  13. weather
    This Weekend’s Tornado Outbreak Was One of the Largest in HistoryDeath toll rises to 45.
  14. storms
    Death Toll From Southeastern Storms Rises to 44More than 100 twisters have been spotted.
  15. Mediavore
    Coney Dog Has a Star Group of Investors; LAUSD Opening The Doors to Its CentralTim Allen, Adam Sandler, and Sam Raimi are all part of the group that is funding Sunset Blvd.’s first foray into Faygo.
  16. early and often
    Obama Hoping to Win Every State Again in 2012Charlotte has been selected to host the 2012 DNC.
  17. miracle on the hudson
    Miracle on the Hudson Plane Will Likely Retire to North CarolinaNew York museums didn’t think it was worth the effort.
  18. abortion
    Pastor Gets Two Years Probation for ‘Wanted’ Posters Targeting Abortion DoctorsPhilip “Flip” Benham found guilty of misdemeanor stalking and violating North Carolina’s new residential picketing law.
  19. abortion
    Group Behind ‘Wanted’ Posters for Abortion Doctors Is on Trial Under New Picketing Law“Wanted by Jesus to stop killing babies.”
  20. politics
    How New Yorker Ilario Pantano Reinvented Himself as a Conservative Candidate in North CarolinaFrom Horace Mann to Iraq to the tea party.
  21. Mediavore
    L.A. Pushes For Food Stamps at Farmers Markets; Perez Hilton Launches FitnessL.A.’s Food Policy Task Force unveils a new proposal, while a celebrity blogger turns his critical eye on healthy eating.
  22. my name is earl
    Earl Weakening, Downgraded to Category 2 Storm [Updated]Though center says it’s still going to be “large and strong.”
  23. my name is earl
    Hurricane Watch: One, Two, Earl Is Coming for YouA roundup of the latest as Hurricane Earl moves toward the East Coast.
  24. early and often
    South Carolina GOP Makes Strides With Haley, Scott VictoriesAnti-incumbent trend continues.
  25. early and awesome
    GOP Tries to Stop Its Own Candidate From Ruining the CountryHe’s maybe the worst candidate for Congress, ever.
  26. Nightclubbing
    Nell’s Won’t Be Revived Till Summer (More Time to Save Up forChecking in with Scott Sartiano and Richie Akiva’s progress at the former Plumm space.
  27. Mediavore
    Sandra Day O’Connor Has Big Mac Attack; Panera Posting Calorie Count“Little Billy” polled the Supreme Court on their favorite things to eat at McDonalds and the first U.S. chain is revealed that will post calorie counts.
  28. Mediavore
    Kirstie Alley Shills for New Weight-Loss Program; Bad Tipper Banned fromThe Cheers actress has a new diet system and a regular gets booted from a Japanese restaurant for skimping on gratuities.
  29. Mediavore
    Nigella Lawson Inspires New Alice in Wonderland Queen; Cipriani LondonTim Burton took a cue from a TV toque and a famous club is sued by a more famous club.
  30. the industry
    N.C. Tries to Bring Nicholas Sparks’ Movies HomeThe governor heads to Hollywood to offer a generous tax credit.
  31. early and often
    Ilario Pantano Running for Congress in North CarolinaThe controversial Marine, the first in Iraq to be accused of a capital crime, is throwing his hat in the political ring.
  32. Chef Shuffle
    Another Exile ChefA couple of chefs are leaving New York to start their own places.
  33. Foodievents
    Things That Make You Go Mmmm: Ed Mitchell’s Beard House EncoreOne of the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party’s favorite pitmasters is making a New York encore.
  34. early and often
    Obama Making Serious Battleground Gains Over McCainA slew of reports out today show Obama gaining in national and swing-state polls.
  35. early and often
    What Every Last Pundit Is Saying About ClintonThe pundits are either outright declaring Obama the nominee (Tim Russert, Matt Drudge) or speculating on when her campaign will end. But what’s the range of opinion out there?
  36. early and often
    Heilemann: Clinton Over — and Out?All in all, Clinton’s speech last night was a moment that smacked of the end of something — and with good reason, I’d venture.
  37. early and often
    The Official North Carolina and Indiana Primary Sobriety GameIn which we help you Democrats get through the night without alcohol. And it won’t be easy!
  38. early and often
    Down-home Clinton: Verbal Gems From Indiana and North CarolinaThe best of Hillary’s efforts to seem like she’s just folks.
  39. early and often
    Today’s Primaries Could Change the Game, MaybeWhat will likely matter after tonight is how hard Clinton is willing to fight, and of course, whatever is going on in the heads of the undeclared superdelegates.
  40. early and often
    McCain Still Fighting Against Anti-Obama Ad in North Carolina, Still Losing (or Not?)A North Carolina GOP ad pillorying Reverend Jeremiah Wright and his relationship with Barack Obama has Democrats scrambling to figure out how to handle McCain and his role in all this.