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Bobby Greer appointed to NC Local Government Commission

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videoA former New Hanover County Commissioner has a new role in local government at the state level. Gov. Pat McCrory appointed Bobby Greer to the North Carolina Local Government Commission this week. Full story...
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Spaulding says Cooper inconsistent on NC lawsuits

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A Durham attorney running for governor in 2016 says it's logically inconsistent for expected gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper to oppose election and marriage laws while defending them in court as North Carolina's attorney general. Full story...
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High-demand NC food banks getting funds

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North Carolina food banks faced with increased demand because of high unemployment and government assistance delays are getting nearly $3 million. Full story...
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NC governor spending $230,000 on mansion bathrooms

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Gov. Pat McCrory plans to spend up to $230,000 in taxpayer funds remodeling bathrooms in his private living quarters at North Carolina's Executive Mansion even as he demands belt-tightening for public schools and social programs. Full story...
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McCrory pushes manufacturing jobs, says outlook good for SENC

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videoNorth Carolina's economy continues to try and bounce back from the great recession. Now Gov. Pat McCrory is pushing a sort of back-to-the-future approach by focusing on manufacturing jobs. McCrory says manufacturing is key to our economic recovery. The question, though, is where are those jobs for our community. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: McCrory: Cooper could be witness against NC in voter ID suit

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videoGov. Pat McCrory says Attorney General Roy Cooper could wind up a witness against the state of North Carolina in a lawsuit the US Department of Justice filed against the state's new voter ID law. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory visits New Hanover Co. for Manufacturing Day Proclamation

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videoGov. Pat McCrory will visit the Wilmington area Friday. He will be at the Cape Fear Community College's North Campus to make a proclamation in honor of Manufacturing Day. Full story...
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McCrory releases exempt position count in NC

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is providing more information about workers in his administration not subject to the same job protections as most state government employees. Full story...
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NC government responding to federal shutdown

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Potentially thousands of North Carolina state workers will be sent home or see hour and pay reductions as the federal government enters a partial shutdown because of the spending showdown between President Obama and Congress. Full story...
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NC DHHS employee got big check after month on job

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Embattled North Carolina Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos approved a $37,227 lump sum payment to her chief of staff, a former lobbyist who departed after working only one month on the job. Full story...
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McCrory, NC Senate leader on TV ads to push agenda

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North Carolina Republicans and their allies are pushing back against critics this summer by spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on television ads and other media trying to promote their policies. Full story...
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Brian Berger releases statement on his return to the New Hanover County Commission

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video Brian Berger statement regarding Judge Gale issued Order, dated September 5, 2013: "I'm grateful to have been reinstated to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners I was elected to and continuing to fulfill the public service and civic obligation that compelled me to sacrifice so much for the greater good. Full story...
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Governor defends staffing choices

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videoGovernor Pat McCrory has come under fire for staffing choices he's made in the last several weeks. Last month the Governor promoted two men, in their twenties, who served as aides during his campaign to the Department of Health and Human Services. Full story...
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Governor announces school safety task force

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videoFriday morning at Hoggard High School, Governor Pat McCrory announced a new task force as part of the Center for Safer Schools. The task force will not only focus on security in schools, but student's mental health as well. It will be comprised of 20 people including students, parents, mental health workers, teachers, and law enforcement. Full story...
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Governor McCrory announces Safer Schools Task Force at Hoggard

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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory accepted the Center for Safer Schools 2013 Report from Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry today. Full story...
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