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NC House members want air emission rules for fracking

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Three North Carolina Republican lawmakers want to make clear a state environmental panel must draw up rules designed to minimize toxic emissions related to any upcoming natural gas exploration through fracking. Full story...
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Tougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC House

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North Carolina lawmakers want a tougher no-alcohol policy imposed upon more motorists permitted to drive again following an impaired-driving conviction. Full story...
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NC Senate acts on gas tax bill, waits on incentives measure

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It looks like legislation adjusting North Carolina's gasoline tax is heading to negotiations, but it's unclear when a House bill giving expanded tools to Gov. Pat McCrory to recruit companies gets heard in the Senate. Full story...
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House bill offers smaller NC gas tax reduction than Senate

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North Carolina House Republicans are making their own changes to the state gasoline tax that would cause an immediate price drop at the pump. But the decrease is not as deep as the Senate proposed last month. Full story...
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NC governor offers public education hints in budget proposal

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Gov. Pat McCrory says his two-year budget proposal for legislators would give North Carolina public school administrators more flexibility to offer raises to experienced teachers and to pay for textbooks or computers for classrooms. Full story...
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NC senators work Wednesday, leave town as storm approaches

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The North Carolina Senate wrapped up its work for the week a day early to avoid any encounters with an approaching winter storm. But it stuck around longer than the House. Full story...
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NC Senate response to gay marriage rulings is approved

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videoSome North Carolina court officials could opt out of marriage duties - including same-sex marriages - under legislation given the state Senate's approval. Full story...
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NC Museum of History uses exhibit to push for tax credit

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The NC Museum of History is using an exhibit of photographs of abandoned buildings to push for the restoration of the historic preservation tax credit. Full story...
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New bill would restore film, historic preservation tax incentives

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videoA bill filed today in Raleigh calls for restoring several tax incentives, including credits for film projects and historic preservation. Full story...
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Controversial gas tax bill clears NC Senate

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A controversial bill that would lower North Carolina's gas tax now but leave open the possibility of seeing it climb again down the road has clear the Senate. Full story...
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