Former North Carolina US Sen. Kay Hagan dies at age 66

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, who stepped away from a banking career to be a stay-at-home mom and then ventured into politics, died Monday after a prolonged illness. She was 66. Hagan died at her home in Greensboro of encephalitis, or brain inflammation, caused by a rare virus spread from ticks […]

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