Government
NC Auditor report criticizes rural Vanpool program
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 12:16pm.

The North Carolina auditor's office says a state program that provides transportation service to rural areas was grossly mismanaged.

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NC House forming task force aimed at unemployment fraud
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 8:37pm.

The North Carolina House is forming a task force to see what it can do to discourage people from attempting to bilk the state unemployment insurance system of benefits.

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Vice President Biden to visit N.C. for campaign stump
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 8:22pm.

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting North Carolina this week to join his wife in stumping for the Obama Administration's push for community colleges.

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FDA to investigate safety of inhalable caffeine
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:59am.

The Food and Drug Administration will launch a safety investigation of a new product that allows consumers to inhale caffeine through a lipstick-sized portable device, rather than drinking it.

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NC telecommunications agency to shut down in April
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:47pm.

A North Carolina state agency that created videos for state government and got public service announcements on television is closing its doors in April because of cash flow problems.

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Candidate names filed ahead of NC presidential primary, majority in Libertarian party
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 8:54pm.

More than half of the candidates expected on North Carolina's presidential primary ballots in May come from the Libertarian Party.

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State GOP leaders report fundraising advantage over Democrats
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 2:26pm.

Republicans now in charge of the North Carolina Legislature are benefiting from newly-earned political power in their campaign coffers, too.

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State Rep. Larry Womble released from hospital, moved to rehab
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 9:43pm.

A colleague of State Rep. Larry Womble says the nine-term Democratic lawmaker has been released from a Winston-Salem hospital, where he was recovering from injuries received in a head-on collision last December.

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Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge joining race for NC governor
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:23pm.

Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge is entering the Democratic race for North Carolina governor.

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NC government personnel director to make Democratic run for Lieutenant Gov
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 3:12pm.

North Carolina state government's personnel director has decided she'll run for lieutenant governor this year.

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