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Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:42

Political roundup

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John Tedesco, Republican candidate for superintendent of the North Carolina Department of Pubic Instruction, will be in town for two upcoming appearances on Sept. 15: an 11 a.m. lunch with the Macon County Republican Party at The Boiler Room Restaurant in Franklin and a 1 p.m. meet-and-greet at Swain County Republican headquarters in Bryson City. 828.488.2842.

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A talk on the Affordable Care Act moderated by former Republican Congressional Candidate Dan Eichenbaum will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Jackson County library in Sylva.

Sandy Goss, a registered nurse originally from England, will also offer first-hand comparisons of Britain’s government-run health care system and the traditional health system of the U.S. and field questions for the audience. Sponsored by the Jackson County Patriots group.

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“Patriots and Popcorn” will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Albert Carlton Library in Cashiers, which will feature of viewing of “A More Perfect Union.” It is sponsored by the unaffiliated Jackson County Patriots, a grassroots organization dedicated to fostering fiscal accountability and Constitution-based government.

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N.C. Sen. Jim Davis, R-Franklin, will hold a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Jarrett House in Dillsboro. Davis is running for re-election against former senator John Snow. $35 per person. 828.743.6491

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