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Documents: UNC system president didn’t report board seats

The interim president of North Carolina's public university system didn't disclose on required annual public statements that he was paid as a board member of major corporations doing business with the state.
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NC Senate approves bill to allow the sale of alcohol in college stadiums

A bill authorizing boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities has cleared the final hurdle in the General Assembly.

Bill to address ride-sharing user safety passes NC committee

Spurred by the slaying of a college student in neighboring South Carolina, lawmakers in North Carolina are working on new rules for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to make users feel safer and know when drivers are legitimate.

North Carolina House moving quickly on retooled ID standards

The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.
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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.
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UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

The board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus.

UNC Board of Governors member: UNC plan for Silent Sam ‘cowardice’

When the UNC System Board of Governors meets later this month and discusses UNC Chapel Hill's plan to build a new facility that would house a controversial Confederate statue, Thom Goolsby won't support the idea.

NC universities head Margaret Spellings quits amid turmoil

Margaret Spellings resigned Friday as president of the University of North Carolina at what was described as an emergency session of the governing board.

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.

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