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Film supporters rally again in Raleigh

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videoNorth Carolina's film industry made another appeal in Raleigh today. Workers fighting for nothing less the industry's very existance, according to advocates, who are concerned that the legislature will let film tax credits go away. Full story...
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McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory signs NC fracking bill

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Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a bill that clears the way for permits to be issued for fracking in North Carolina as soon as next spring. Full story...
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Commerce secretary says film plan gives counties option, some local leaders not so sure

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videoGov. Pat McCrory proposed a new plan for film incentives in his budget plan. Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) says the plan introduced in a budget bill Thursday definitely raises concerns. Meanwhile New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield says the plan creates a local burden. Full story...
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Governor's budget bill proposes big changes for NC film incentives

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videoA bill filed in the North Carolina Senate today presents Gov. Pat McCrory's plan for the state budget, and with it a drastically different plan to give incentives to film projects. Full story...
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Will Roy Cooper run for Governor?

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper knows he has a job to do and running for Governor isn't it. “It’s too early for me to make an official announcement,” Cooper said, “I am making plans though because I am deeply concerned about the direction of our state.” Full story...
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McCrory pits teacher pay, film incentives during budget pitch

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videoAs the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system. Full story...
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McCrory unveils $21B NC budget for next year

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Gov. Pat McCrory and his top budget writer are focusing on what's not in his North Carolina government spending proposal for the coming year as compared to what's in it. Full story...
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NC governor wants ID before jobless benefits

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Gov. Pat McCrory says the unemployed should be required to show photo identification in person to receive North Carolina jobless benefits. Division chief Dale Folwell says most young people already are required to show a photo ID to their employer when they start their job. Full story...
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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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