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Bev Perdue

Perdue green lights watered-down sea-level bill

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Gov. Bev Perdue has decided not to veto a bill that places a moratorium on using a state-sponsored science panel's recommendation to plan for rising sea levels. The bill becomes law as a result of her inaction. Full story...
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Perdue, defense firms warn of $1 trillion in cuts

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The building drumbeat of companies seeking to protect their Pentagon revenues is building at a North Carolina event opposing more than $1 trillion in budget cuts slashing both domestic and defense programs. Full story...
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Perdue signs work licensing bill to help military

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Gov. Bev Perdue has signed a bill to help people connected to the military receive state occupational licenses to perform specialized work in North Carolina. Full story...
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Perdue scheduled to speak at Wainwright funeral

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Gov. Beverly Perdue will be among the mourners and speakers at funeral services for a leading Democrat in the North Carolina Legislature. Full story...
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Toll delays, school calendar changes become NC law

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Gov. Bev Perdue has signed a bill into law that postpones more North Carolina ferry tolls for another year and tweaks scheduling rules for school districts so students could stay at their desks longer but attend class fewer days. Full story...
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Andy Griffith dead at 86; NC reacts

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video Legendary actor Andy Griffith has died at his home in Dare County. Sheriff Doug Doughtie says in statement Griffith died Tuesday at about 7 a.m. Full story...
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THE RANT: Vetoes, overrides further muddy political waters

The governor's vetoes and the push to override them are just the latest dose of political infighting in Raleigh.

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Legislature overrides death penalty bill veto

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The Legislature is cancelling Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of legislation rolling back a state law giving North Carolina's death row prisoners a method to seek a reduced sentence because of racial bias. Full story...
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NC fracking bill one step closer to law on override

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The Senate has voted to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that would authorize fracking in North Carolina, but the House still must go along to cancel her objections to the measure on environmental and other concerns. Full story...
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Dalton, McCrory dislike Perdue's veto on fracking

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Gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton says he disagrees with fellow Democrat Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill that would authorize a form of shale gas exploration in North Carolina called fracking. Full story...
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