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McCrory doesn't like religious exemption bills

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Gov. Pat McCrory isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who decline to perform certain marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioners say state sales tax plan could lead to property tax hike

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video New Hanover County leaders say they are worried about a sales tax plan that they fear could cost the county sales tax revenue and lead to a property tax increase. Full story...
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NC lawmakers agree to drop gas tax

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North Carolina lawmakers are agreeing to a slow drop in the state gas tax. Full story...
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NC lawmakers take up McCrory picks while appealing lawsuit

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North Carolina legislative leaders say they're going to consider several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions while appealing a court ruling involving appointment powers. Full story...
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Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

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videoSome North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds. Full story...
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NC lawmakers delay confirmation discussion after ruling

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North Carolina legislative leaders say they'll delay the confirmation process for several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions because of a court ruling involving appointment powers. Full story...
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H2Go: General Assembly can't flush us

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videoH2Go, which provides water to northern Brunswick County, is reminding state lawmakers they cannot dissolve the utility, even as a petition by area residents tries to do just that. Full story...
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NC NAACP going to legislators' districts to call them out

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North Carolina's NAACP is singling out four Republican lawmakers for their opposition to Medicaid expansion and their support of elections changes by holding advocacy efforts in their home districts. Full story...
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Amusement ride bill has NC State Fair accident in mind

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videoA 2013 accident at the North Carolina State Fair is the catalyst for a bill increasing fines and the seriousness of criminal counts against those who operate carnival rides in an unlawful manner. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Sen. Rabon explains bill to get rid of Brunswick Co. coroner

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videoSen. Bill Rabon today explained to WWAY why he's filed a bill to do away with Brunswick County's coroner. Full story...
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