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Obama scores symbolic N.C. victory

RETURNING IN TRIUMPH - Vice President-elect Joe Biden returned home yesterday for Delaware's traditional Return Day celebration in which winners and losers in political campaigns join each other to ''bury the hatchet.'' RETURNING IN TRIUMPH - Vice President-elect Joe Biden returned home yesterday for Delaware's traditional Return Day celebration in which winners and losers in political campaigns join each other to ''bury the hatchet.'' (ROB CARR/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
November 7, 2008

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RALEIGH, N.C. - President-elect Barack Obama won North Carolina yesterday, a symbolic triumph that underscored his political strength as it increased to nine the number of states he claimed that President Bush won in 2004. (Full article: 845 words)

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