5 months ago
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Christie defends use of beach closed to public amid shutdown

Gov. Chris Christie is defending his use of a beach closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word."
8 months ago
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2 more Cooper Cabinet members expected before Senate panels

Two more members of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's Cabinet are expected at the Legislative Building to answer questions as a legal fight over confirmation remains unresolved.
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9 months ago
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NC governor, legislature head to court in power showdown

North Carolina's new Democratic governor and the majority-Republican Legislature are locked in a battle over constitutional powers, a confrontation that could shape the state's conservative direction of state policies and spending.
11 months ago
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NC inaugural committee moves events inside based on weather

The committee organizing new Gov. Roy Cooper's inauguration ceremonies has canceled the parade scheduled for the weekend because of weather forecasts calling for snow.
11 months ago
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New North Carolina governor, legislators back in court

The last-minute efforts of Republican lawmakers to limit the powers of North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor before he was sworn in are back in court.
12 months ago
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What’s next for North Carolina under Roy Cooper’s leadership?

North Carolina will soon have a new governor now that Pat McCrory conceded the Governor's race, but it could be a challenging first 100 days for Democrat Roy Cooper.
12 months ago
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NAACP: Gov. McCrory must end games with NC election outcome

North Carolina's NAACP says Gov. Pat McCrory and his Republican allies are playing games with the election results.
1 year ago
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Recount of 90K ballots sought in tight NC governor’s race

A formal complaint that could affect North Carolina's tight governor's race demands 90,000 Durham County ballots be recounted by hand in because tabulations were manually entered into the state election system by local officials on election night with "bleary eyes and tired hands."
1 year ago
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Gov. Pat McCrory to stop in Brunswick County for July 4

Governor Pat McCrory will be stopping in Brunswick County on Independence Day.
2 years ago
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Dates set for TV debates for big North Carolina races

Some televised debates are planned for North Carolina races for governor and US Senate next year.