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National campaigns turn attention to N.C.

Posted August 11, 2008

— North Carolina's Grand Old Party is celebrating several grand openings in three cities, starting in Winston-Salem.

Former Sen. Bob Dole leads the list of people celebrating the grand openings of three 2008 GOP election headquarters on Monday. The first will be held in Winston-Salem with Sen. Richard Burr and state GOP Chairman Linda Daves in attendance.

Dole joins them in Greensboro, where a second grand opening is planned. The three then head to Raleigh for the final event.

The three new offices (below, red) bring the GOP total to nine across the state.

In Cary, Congressman David Price , D-4 will host the grand opening of an office (below, blue) for Sen. Barack Obama's campaign on Tuesday.

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  • ncwebguy Aug 11, 2008

    Burr is going east of Greensboro? Really? Are they holding a second funeral for Helms? That is the only thing important enough to get him to see the easter half of the state he allegedly represents.

  • heatherbl Aug 11, 2008

    Well, I guess there's a first time for everything. Welcome to North Carolina Mr. Dole. We're real sorry you can't vote for your wife. Maybe if our Senator actually LIVED in NC, you'd have a stronger tie to us!