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Detoured 75 mph NC bill revived as study

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An effort that was detoured in the House to raise the speed limit on some North Carolina roads to 75 mph may be restarted in the form of a study. 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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Bill stops NC cities, counties from pop limits

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Some legislators say just because New York wants to ban supersized sodas and other sugary drinks doesn't mean North Carolina cities and counties can try it, too. Full story...
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Monkey Junction property tax exemption bill passes

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videoA bill that would allow the city not to charge Monkey Junction residents for city property taxes has been passed by both the NC Senate and House and been sent to Gov. Pat McCrory to be signed into law. Full story...
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NC Senate bill seeks to tear up lease for park

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Senate Republican leaders are moving forward with legislation to throw out a lease that lets Raleigh build a large park on the old Dorothea Dix mental hospital campus, although city leaders and residents are fighting the change. Full story...
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Gun supporters expected at NC General Assembly

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A gun-rights organization is reminding North Carolina lawmakers its members believe in the right to bear arms and they shouldn't attempt to pass legislation that narrows the freedom. Full story...
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NC workers want voice in compensation study

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State workers and their advocates say the employees deserve a voice in a study that legislators are planning of North Carolina's compensation plans. Full story...
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Volunteers say lax legislation to blame for puppy mills in North Carolina

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video On Friday, we took you inside a puppy mill in Brunswick County. But why are facilities like this popping up around the state? Some say lax regulations in North Carolina are to blame for the operations. Full story...
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Brunswick Democrats ask Soles to withdraw bills

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Sen. R.C. Soles introduced three new bills in the past week. Thursday, the Brunswick County Democratic Party asked the senator to withdraw all of them. Full story...
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