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NC abortion education bill heads to House floor
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 7:37am.

A bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach that abortions are linked to later premature births is headed to the full House.

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McCrory to celebrate transportation money overhaul
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 7:34am.

Gov. Pat McCrory will celebrate one of his policy achievements at the General Assembly with North Carolina legislative leaders at his side.

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NC charter oversight board pulled by House panel
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 1:09pm.

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.

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NC Senate bill adds divisive new fracking measures
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 1:07pm.

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.

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NC senator: Voter ID bill moving ahead with ruling
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 1:04pm.

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.

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NAACP protesters court cases delayed
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 10:41am.

Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature.

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NC House sends speed limit hike back to committee
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:26pm.

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.

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NC Senate broadens concealed-carry expansion bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:49am.

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.

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Goolsby rips NAACP protests as 'Moron Monday'
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 4:54pm.

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."

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$500 million in deductions added to NC tax plan
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 9:32am.

The North Carolina House Republicans' tax plan is headed to the floor with an additional half billion dollars in deductions to help the real estate business.

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