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#NCSEN: Tillis “mentor” in midst of Outer Banks fishing fracas

Commercial fishermen along eastern North Carolina have been knocking heads for some time with state regulators.  Local fishing interests fear that regulations pushed by environmentalists with pull in Raleigh are endangering their livelihood and threatening the local economy. The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of North…

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Outer Banks Tea Party fight with NCGOP establishment heating up

          The epicenter of the fight between the conservative grassroots and the Raleigh establishment is in The Outer Banks’ House District 6.  A July 17 GOP runoff features the top finisher, a Tea Party favorite, vs. the #2 finisher — a…