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Brunswick Co. court clerk appointed to state Task Force on Safer Schools board

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced the appointments to a Task Force on Safer Schools today. The group ranges from students and teachers to elected officials, lawyers and law enforcement from across North Carolina, including James MacCallum who will serve as vice chairman of the board. Full story...
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$230,000 in NC governor's mansion repairs off list

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An updated to-do list from Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to spend taxpayer dollars to repair North Carolina government buildings has left out some bathroom renovations at the Executive Mansion. Full story...
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NC prisoners' harvest to help depleted food banks

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North Carolina prisoners are working to harvest more than 13 tons of turnip greens for food banks faced with depleted supplies. Full story...
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McCrory: US could force NC to expand Medicaid

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Gov. Pat McCrory says new federal regulations could force North Carolina to expand Medicaid eligibility to more low-income people under the Affordable Care Act, despite being one of 26 Republican-led states to reject doing so. Full story...
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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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