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McCrory orders that laws be enforced on coal ash
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:27pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order directing North Carolina's environmental agency to enforce all applicable laws to try to force Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash dumps.

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McCrory signs bill sponsored by late lawmaker
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:06pm.

Legislation to protect health care workers sponsored by a North Carolina lawmaker who died last weekend has been signed into law. Gov. Pat McCrory signed the bill sponsored by the late Rep. Jim Fulghum on Tuesday.

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McCrory signs Common Core changes into law
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:50pm.

Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory. McCrory signed the bill Tuesday along with four others. He said the Common Core bill does not officially repeal the federal standards but will review and improve them.

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Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:33pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory has met with Senate Republicans to try to look at ways to narrow their differences over budget adjustments that were supposed to be in place three weeks ago. McCrory's office and a top budget negotiator confirmed the governor visited the Senate Republican Caucus on Tuesday morning for about 90 minutes.

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McCrory judicial choice once reprimanded by NC Bar
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:07pm.

A new District Court judge appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory was previously reprimanded for professional misconduct by the North Carolina State Bar. McCrory on Monday appointed Michael A. Stone of Raeford to a state judicial seat in Hoke County.

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Uproar: Self-published poet laureate in NC resigns
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:24am.

North Carolina's poet laureate is resigning amid criticism of the governor for choosing a writer with just two self-published books.

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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed.

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McCrory visiting Wilmington for second time this month
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:24pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory is making another stop in Wilmington Thursday afternoon. McCrory will attend the North Carolina Business Committee for Education's regional meeting and tour the Corning plant on N. College Road.

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Common Core on way out of NC schools
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:31pm.

The Common Core curriculum standards that dictate what's taught in classrooms across much of the United States are on their way out of North Carolina.

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NC Senate to discuss Medicaid overhaul proposal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:27am.

The Senate says it has a North Carolina Medicaid reform bill to discuss after the House passed its own plan recently that would shift financial risk of the government health insurance to doctors and hospitals.

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