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Leader changes at State Bureau of Investigation

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Some leadership changes are being made in the State Bureau of Investigation, after the Department of Public Safety took over control of the agency. Full story...
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McCrory speaks at Wilmington energy summit, discusses latest gay marriage fight

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videoGov. Pat McCrory came to Wilmington Thursday to speak at the Coastal Energy Summit at the Wilmington Convention Center, but the governor was also asked about the latest developments in the fight for and against gay marriage in North Carolina. Full story...
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Drug companies announce NC expansions, new jobs

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Two pharmaceutical companies already in North Carolina say adding several hundred jobs in the state through the rest of the decade. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Friday a business unit of DPx Holdings will create 488 more jobs at its Greenville location by the end of 2019 as part of a $159 million capital investment. The subsidiary is called Patheon and provides contract development and manufacturing assistance to the pharmaceutical industry. Full story...
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Feds override NC on draining coal ash dumps

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Federal environmental officials spurred North Carolina regulators to reverse course on a policy allowing Duke Energy to drain massive amounts of polluted wastewater from its coal ash dumps directly into the state's rivers and lakes. Full story...
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Advocate: Fill empty jobs in wake of inmate death

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Disability Rights North Carolina Executive Director Vicki Smith said Friday that the prison must fill vacancies among mental health, medical and correctional workers to address deficiencies that contribute to poor treatment. Federal authorities have opened a criminal investigation of the March 12 death of inmate Michael Anthony Kerr, a 54-year-old with schizophrenia who died of thirst after being held in solitary confinement for 35 days. Full story...
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McCrory makes picks to coal ash panel he opposes

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Gov. Pat McCrory has made three appointments to the new Coal Ash Management Commission formed to decide how much industrial waste Duke Energy is required to clean up from its 33 unlined dumps across North Carolina. McCrory opposed the legislature's creation of the nine-member panel, which he says violates the state constitution by removing control of the ash cleanup from his administration. Full story...
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Linamar Corp. adding 125 auto parts jobs in NC

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An auto parts manufacturer is being offered $1.4 million in incentives to add 125 North Carolina jobs that pay average salaries lower than the local average. Full story...
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McCrory's $1 billion borrow for roads questioned

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videoThere are questions about Gov. Pat McCrory's plan to borrow $1 billion for new highway construction. Full story...
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Venus flytrap poaching now a felony

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videoStealing a rare carnivorous plant native to our area is now a more serious crime. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory announces 25-year transportation vision; says it may help film

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made a stop in the Port City today to announce a 25-year vision for the state's transportation. Full story...
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Governor to unveil transportation vision in Wilmington

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videoGov. Pat McCrory will unveil his vision for transportation tomorrow during a statewide tour that starts in Wilmington. Full story...
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Local film industry reacts to McCrory's statement

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videoGov. Pat McCrory says he will not be calling lawmakers back to Raleigh for legislation left behind by this year's General Assembly session. This could mean curtains for the film industry. Full story...
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McCrory won't call lawmakers back for special session

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video In what could be the final nail in the coffin for North Carolina's film industry, Gov. Pat McCrory says he will not call for the General Assembly to return to Raleigh for a special session. Full story...
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McCrory aims to stump for Tillis in US Senate race

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he plans to do anything he can to help fellow Republican Thom Tillis' election campaign for the U.S. Senate in November, and will campaign for state legislators as time allows. McCrory said Tuesday he's planning to actively campaign for Tillis. The governor noted he endorsed the top lawmaker in the state House before the Republican primary election in May. Full story...
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McCrory to let NC coal ash regulation become law

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he won't sign new regulations on Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pits that he's suggested include an unconstitutional provision. McCrory said in a statement Tuesday he'll allow the legislation to become law next week without his approval. Full story...
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