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ONLY ON WWAY: Gov. Cooper gives recovery update six months post-Florence

On the six month anniversary of Hurricane Florence, WWAY spoke exclusively with Governor Roy Cooper. He gave us an update on hurricane recovery efforts and funding.

National group: North Carolina teacher pay moves up rankings

North Carolina's standing on teacher pay keeps improving compared to other states.

North Carolina continues to rebuild six months after Hurricane Florence

Six months after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, storm survivors are getting help to recover and work is underway to make homes, businesses and infrastructure more resilient.

Chief justice says her elevation brings ‘hope and promise’

North Carolina's first African-American female chief justice says she believes her elevation to the post brings "a lot of hope and promise" to the state and for young people to become whoever they want.

Pitching a “bold future,” Cooper unveils 2-year budget offer

Cooper unveiled a two-year spending plan on Wednesday in which state government would spend 5.4 percent more next year compared to this year.

Cooper: Ruling voiding voter ID amendment has ‘sound basis’

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says a trial judge's ruling striking down North Carolina's new constitutional amendment mandating photo identification to vote "has a sound basis" in the law but ultimately will be resolved by higher courts.
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Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

North Carolina leaders sign off on DMV move out of Raleigh

North Carolina's top elected officials have signed off on moving the state Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters out of Raleigh.

NC lawmakers unveil $1.9B school construction bond proposal

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore says borrowing money to pay for public school construction is the way to go because it offers certainty to local governments about how much money they'll have at their disposal for projects.

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