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Perdue vetoes health plan, student loan bills

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Gov. Bev Perdue has vetoed two bills, including one that would have required monthly premiums for all active North Carolina state workers and teachers for health insurance. Full story...
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NC state worker health plan changes get final OK

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Higher co-pays, deductibles and mandated monthly premiums for all active North Carolina state workers and teachers are in Republican-penned legislation receiving final approval at the Legislature and headed to Gov. Bev Perdue's desk. Full story...
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Perdue's security vigilant but unchanged after threat

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Earlier this week a man was arrested for allegedly saying, "When you see Bev Perdue with a .38 slug in her head, I did it." The man had apparently gotten angry at a DMV office when he made the comment. Full story...
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Governor talks jobs during visit

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video The governor is making several stops around the state on a "jobs tour." We wanted to know what specifically she has in the works for southeastern North Carolina when it comes to jobs. Full story...
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Perdue to visit Whiteville, Leland

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Gov. Bev Perdue will visit two area towns this week. The governor today kicked off a two-week jobs tour of businesses and classrooms. Full story...
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NC gov puts lawmakers on notice with reorg plan

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Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue is moving ahead with her previously announced plan to consolidate North Carolina state government, but will need support from the Republican-led Legislature to carry it out. Full story...
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NC crime lab bill unanimously approved by Senate

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Several changes designed to improve North Carolina's state crime lab and its credibility following a scathing report about past work is one vote away from Gov. Beverly Perdue's desk. Full story...
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POLL: McCrory tops Perdue by 14, Cooper by only 8

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North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue continues to slide with the public as she tangles with the Republican legislature. Full story...
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Tillis says health care overhaul bill isn't over

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House Speaker Thom Tillis has a message for Democrats about Gov. Bev Perdue's vetoes: Watch your backs. Full story...
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GOP likely needs more Democrats for veto override

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House Republican leaders say they'll probably go ahead to try to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto blocking an effort to challenge a provision in the federal health care overhaul law, although it appears Democrats are closing ranks against it. Full story...
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California is Perdue's trade trip destination

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Gov. Bev Perdue says she believes it's a good time to try to lure California-based companies to build or expand in North Carolina. Full story...
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State budget cuts mean science could suffer

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video Budget cuts are scarring many areas around the state... including science, and there’s one science program that's on the chopping block. Full story...
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Charter bill criticized by Perdue, NC House Dems

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House Democrats and Gov. Bev Perdue are trying to slow a charter school bill that passed the North Carolina Senate last week. Full story...
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Bob Etheridge defends the new job governor gave him

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WTVD-TV pressed Governor Beverly Perdue and former Congressman Bobby Etheridge why he was given a temporary government-funded job and a near six-figure salary to hand out unused stimulus funds. Full story...
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Winter storms taking toll on state budget

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Gov. Beverly Perdue told reporters Tuesday at a Department of Transportation maintenance yard in Raleigh the state already has spent about $26 million of the $30 million set aside this fiscal year for storm-related recovery activities Full story...
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