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1 hr ago | News Observer

Car club seeks to rent out Pilot Mountain park

The Charlotte Observer reports the Vintage Triumph Register wants to reserve the park's 2.5-mile twisting, summit road for a daylong "hill climb" on Sept.

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Related Topix: Pilot Mountain, NC, US Governors

4 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Sales tax holiday a thing of the past

Normally, she would go to Carolina Place, a Pineville mall, to do her 6-year-old daughter's back-to-school shopping.

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Related Topix: Pineville, NC, North Carolina, US Governors, Wingate University, Balfour, NC, Raleigh, NC

9 hrs ago | WPTF-AM Raleigh

NC Flags Lowered To Honor Korean War Armistice

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered that state flags on all state facilities be lowered from sunrise to sunset Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

North Carolina GOP mayor breaks from party, marches 273 miles to DC for healthcare reform

The Republican mayor of Belhaven, North Carolina embarked on a 273-mile walk to support health care, rural hospitals, and Medicaid expansion, Blue Virginia reported .

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Related Topix: Belhaven, NC, Hyde County, NC, US Governors

16 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Art Pope sits at heart of NC government he helped transform

Former state Rep. Art Pope, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and McCrory's education adviser Eric Guckian answer reporters' questions May 7 at N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Greensboro, NC, Raleigh, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

20 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

Mecklenburg County searches for jury duty no-shows

A Mecklenburg County court official said he's heard about every excuse imaginable for people who skip jury duty, but the county said failing to answer the call may land those people in a courtroom anyway.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

N.C. Senate takes wrong step with Medicaid

The N.C. Senate last week inexplicably approved a Medicaid reform plan that is all but dead on arrival in the N.C. House and opposed by Gov. Pat McCrory.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion

News Observer

GOP officials, donors eye Pilot Mountain State Park for 'hill climb'

A twisting 2.5-mile road in Pilot Mountain State Park leads to the iconic quartzite knob that's been a landmark for centuries and in public hands since 1968.

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Related Topix: Pilot Mountain, NC, Wine, Drink, US Governors, Surry County, NC

News Observer

NC should resist push for offshore drilling

Even as the Obama administration presses for action to halt climate change, it has approved a new search for fossil fuels off the Eastern Seaboard.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, Seaboard, NC, Geology, Science, US Governors

Irregular Times

Finding the Principles of the Forward Together Movement

It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Liberal Political News

NewsBusters.org

NY Times Puts GOP's 'Hard Right' North Carolina Woes on Front Page

Still worried about North Carolina's swing to the right, the New York Times is scouring for evidence that the state's conservative rollback of taxes and regulations is backfiring on Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

Milwaukee Courier Online

Capitol Report - Moral Mondays: A Classic Case of Deja Vu

If you follow the news, the Moral Monday protests in North Carolina continue to receive national attention in the media.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, School Vouchers, Education

The Charlotte Observer

Let’s try talking the gov’s language

For Pat McCrory, being governor of North Carolina is a series of political considerations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

NC House passes bill that protects charter schools from full disclosure

WWAY and other media outlets asked for the salaries at the charter schools run by Roger Bacon Academy.

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News Observer

Charter school transparency concerns governor

The bill, which is on its way to McCrory's desk, allows administrators, like a principal, employed by a private charter school management company, to keep their salaries private.

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News Observer

McCrory meets with House Republicans; no budget deal yet

Gov. Pat McCrory met with House Republicans on Friday after House budget negotiators worked late the night before on the $21 billion revised spending plan for this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Institute for Southern Studies

Big Tobacco merger unites powerful NC political donors

Last week, the nation's second-largest tobacco company announced a complex, $27.4 billion deal to buy the next biggest tobacco corporation, both based in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, North Carolina, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, US Governors

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Legislature appears intent on protecting charter schools from sharing how they spend tax dollars

The N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public.

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News Observer

Morning Memo: Awaiting word on a budget deal on Jones Street

Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

Business Journal

Pennsylvania firm seeks mineral and gas rights from Durham, Chapel Hill landowners

Governor Pat McCrory signs the Energy Modernization Act of 2014 on June 4, at N.C. State University, Centennial Campus, which lifts the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a method to extract shale oil and gas from rock formations deep below the ground.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chapel Hill, NC, Duke University

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