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General Assembly

Rep. Hamilton, Harmati square off in WHQR political forum

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video From education to transportation to fracking, the NC House District 18 candidates took part in a WHQR Public Radio forum Thursday evening. Full story...
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NAACP to push GOP lawmakers on pre-kindergarten

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The North Carolina NAACP's president says the civil rights group is launching a campaign targeting Republican legislators who have resisted full funding for the state's pre-kindergarten enrichment program. Full story...
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NC Court of Appeals upholds lower ruling on pre-K

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An appeals court has upheld a lower court decision that says North Carolina cannot deny at-risk children admission to the state's pre-kindergarten program. Full story...
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NC Rep. Larry Brown dies at age 69 in Pinehurst

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A colleague of North Carolina state Rep. Larry Brown says the Forsyth County Republican has died at age 69. Full story...
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PPP: McCrory holds lead over Dalton, other state races tighter than 2008

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A new poll by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling finds little has changed in the race for North Carolina governor. In PPP's newest poll, Pat McCrory holds a seven-point lead over Walter Dalton, 45-38. Full story...
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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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NC's Planned Parenthood gets federal funding

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North Carolina lawmakers refused to provide funding to Planned Parenthood, but the women's health organization has obtained a federal grant worth three times as much as the state refused to provide. 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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Lt. Gov. Dalton declines pay raise in NC budget

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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton has refused a roughly $1,500 pay increase that the lieutenant governor and other North Carolina Council of State members received in the new budget. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC teacher pay raise not what it seems

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video When you compare pay schedules from last year to this coming year, it seems teachers are getting the raise they were promised, but when you look closer they aren't getting the increase they thought. Full story...
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Rep. Susi Hamilton issues statement on fracking vote

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Rep. Susi Hamilton has issued a statement, clarifying why she voted to override Governor Perdue's veto on fracking. Full story...
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NC schools get choice between minimum days, hours

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North Carolina's public school students could sit in classrooms for longer but for fewer days in a change to the long-running debate about the academic calendar. Full story...
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NC lawmakers protect insurance whistleblowers

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North Carolina lawmakers are acting to protect whistleblowers after a hospital sued a former employee who reported what the state auditor later determined were excessive taxpayer charges. Full story...
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Hamilton defends vote against fracking veto

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video A state representative from Wilmington is defending her vote that helped override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill on fracking. The vote is also earning Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) a lot of criticism. Full story...
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General Assembly extends film incentives, heads home

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Before adjourning their session, state lawmakers gave final approval to extending film incentives today. Full story...
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