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McCrory levels criticism after NC Senate passes abortion rules

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Critics are crying foul after they say Republicans pushed a bill through the state Senate last night and this morning that opponents say restricts abortions in North Carolina. Full story...
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McCrory criticizes Senate process on abortion bill

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videoGov. Pat McCrory says he's unhappy with the process that led the North Carolina Senate to pass a bill putting more restrictions on carrying out abortions. Full story...
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NC Senate wrapping up work for week

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The North Carolina Senate plans more work on taxes, abortion regulations and environmental rules before it adjourns for the long July 4 weekend. Full story...
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Higher rewards from NC gov may soon be possible

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There soon could be more financial inducements at the disposal of North Carolina's governor to help capture fugitives and solve serious crimes. Full story...
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NC House defeats 75 mph speed limit study

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A slowed-down effort to consider raising the maximum speed limit on some North Carolina highways to 75 mph has reached a stop sign at the legislature. Full story...
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NC House passes abortion education bill 68-42

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A bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach that abortions put women at risk of later premature births has been approved by the House. Full story...
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NC abortion education bill heads to House floor

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A bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach that abortions are linked to later premature births is headed to the full House. Full story...
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McCrory to celebrate transportation money overhaul

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Gov. Pat McCrory will celebrate one of his policy achievements at the General Assembly with North Carolina legislative leaders at his side. Full story...
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NC charter oversight board pulled by House panel

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An effort to create a state panel separate from North Carolina's State Board of Education to oversee charter schools is apparently over in favor of beefing up a current advisory panel. Full story...
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NC Senate bill adds divisive new fracking measures

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What's often considered an annual environmental housecleaning bill in the North Carolina Legislature is drawing fierce criticism after some new provisions on hydraulic fracturing were added. Full story...
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NC senator: Voter ID bill moving ahead with ruling

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A key leader in the North Carolina General Assembly says voter identification legislation will pick up steam again because the US Supreme Court has struck down part of the Voting Rights Act. Full story...
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NAACP protesters court cases delayed

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Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Full story...
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NC House sends speed limit hike back to committee

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A bill opening the door to 75 mph speed limits on some highways in North Carolina has been sent back to a House committee for more work. Full story...
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NC Senate broadens concealed-carry expansion bill

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video The North Carolina Senate is expanding on a House bill that opens new areas for concealed-permit holders to carry or store weapons in the state. Full story...
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Goolsby rips NAACP protests as 'Moron Monday'

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videoSen. Thom Goolsby has gone on the offensive against a weekly series of NAACP-led protests at the General Assembly. Goolsby referred to the events dubbed "Moral Monday" by organizers as "Moron Monday." Full story...
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