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Film industry employee writes letter to the governor

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videoOne local employee of the film industry is taking matters of the tax incentive into her own hands. Dale Williams sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory asking for a meeting to discuss the future of film employees in our state. Full story...
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McCrory announces raise for teachers, other initiatives

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videoAt a press conference Wednesday at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, Gov. Pat McCrory announced major education initiatives that will include more money for teachers and state employees. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory tours eastern NC tornado damage

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videoAuthorities say an 11-month-old boy has died from injuries suffered when a tornado struck his home in eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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McCrory attends Asheville festival amid protests

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has appeared at an Asheville music festival despite initial indications that he would skip the event. Full story...
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McCrory taps Michael Lee for NC Ports Authority Board chair

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has selected a Wilmington attorney and state Senate candidate as the new chair of the NC Ports Authority Board of Directors. Michael Lee replaces Danny McComas, also of Wilmington, who resigned the post late last month. Full story...
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NC community college rate break for vets proposed

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. Full story...
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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

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North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge. Full story...
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McCrory, tax overhaul opponents differ on result

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Gov. Pat McCrory and other North Carolina conservative leaders remain convinced last year's tax overhaul law will result in more money in people's wallets and more jobs, even as critics insist most people will see higher taxes. McCrory used Tuesday's tax filing deadline to celebrate lower income and corporate income tax rates approved by the legislature. Full story...
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McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

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Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. Full story...
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NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears

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There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. Full story...
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Clodfelter leaves NC Senate before becoming Charlotte mayor

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The next mayor of Charlotte has officially resigned from the North Carolina Senate. Dan Clodfelter sent his resignation letter to Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday, one day after the Charlotte City Council chose Clodfelter to serve out the unexpired two-year term of Patrick Cannon. Full story...
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Ex-NC Justice Orr picked as temporary DA

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Former North Carolina state Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr is returning to the mountains to become district attorney for five western counties until a new DA is elected in November. Full story...
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Ex-Chowan commissioner Goodwin is NC ferry chief

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The head of Gov. Pat McCrory's eastern North Carolina office is the next state ferry system director. The Department of Transportation announced Monday that Ed Goodwin has replaced longtime system employee Harold Thomas, who was director since late 2011. Full story...
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McCrory, NC DOT secretary worried about road money

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Gov. Pat McCrory and his administration's transportation leaders are worried about the future of state and federal funding sources to pay for roads and bridges in North Carolina. Full story...
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McCrory directs belt-tightening at state agencies

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Gov. Pat McCrory has directed more belt-tightening within North Carolina government as pre-emptive actions to protect the state from a Medicaid shortfall and a fuzzy revenue picture. Full story...
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