John Stuart (left) of Green Man Brewery grabs a Tater Ridge mash sample from Sierra Nevada's Scott Jennings (center) at the Sierra Nevada brewery in Mills River, N.C. Courtesy of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. hide caption

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Keith Crisco, a North Carolina textile entrepreneur who went up against former American Idol singer Clay Aiken in a Democratic primary, died in an accident at home on Monday. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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John Martin, 24, was uninsured until a health care navigator told him he could get coverage through his parents' health plan. Jenny Gold hide caption

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A close look at this house at 3215 Wade Ave. in Raleigh, N.C., suggests not all is as it seems. There isn't a driveway, for instance, and there's no walkway to the front door. Eric Mennel/WUNC hide caption

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney pauses while speaking at a campaign rally at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., on Monday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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A sign directs voters to polls at a polling station on Nov. 4, 2008, in Shallotte, N.C. Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama walks onto the stage before speaking at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill on April 24. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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The Rev. Jeremiah Wright addresses the National Press Club in Washington in 2008. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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