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Melvin Watt (AP Photo)

Obama naming NC’s Watt for housing post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Tuesday.

04/30/2013

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Flu activity widespread in Calif., 5 deaths so far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health officials say flu activity is now widespread throughout the state, and one new death in people under 65 has been reported, bringing this season’s death toll to five people.

01/17/2013