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North Carolina could be the most interesting state this election

North Carolina has a unique mix of Southern conservatives, transplanted progressives, and African Americans that means it reflects the broader tensions of this election like no other state.

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October 20, 2016

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A member of Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces stands as the group advances toward the city of Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday. Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city.

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