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23 min ago | Burlington Times News

Airport director named to state Aviation Commission

Dan Danieley, executive director of the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport, is among 18 appointments announced Thursday to the state's first Aviation Development Task Force.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

ABSS equation for math and science teachers not adding up

Schools could be starting the year short a few math and science teachers and in the future probably will have to try some new things to bring in hard-to-find teachers.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., US Governors

5 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Teacher Advisory Committee Presents Testing Recommendations to Governor McCrory

Members of the Governor's Teacher Advisory Committee presented nine major recommendations on testing standards and assessments to Governor Pat McCrory today at a meeting at the Executive Mansion.

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6 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

North Carolina Lawmakers Approve Plan For Coal Ash

Didi Fung, a contractor for the Environmental Protection Agency, collects water samples from the Dan River, Feb. 5, 2014, as state and federal environmental officials continued their investigations of a spill of coal ash into the Dan River in Eden, N.C. The toxic sludge known as coal ash may soon begin to come under control in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

11 hrs ago | Carolina Beaches

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors, Winston-Salem, NC, Yadkin County, NC, Bessemer City, NC

14 hrs ago | WPTF-AM Raleigh

NC Adjournment Approved, 2-Year Session Ends

North Carolina's legislature finally wrapped up their two-year session Wednesday after passing a coal ash cleanup measure, but falling short on goals involving Medicaid and a budget fix with teacher assistant funds.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Haywood County, NC, Rockingham, NC

18 hrs ago | Politico

Hagan, Tillis duke it out over ed - Judge blocks Jindal - Wyoming primary results

HAGAN, TILLIS CONTINUE SCHOOLYARD BRAWL: Sen. Kay Hagan continues hammering Senate opponent and state House Speaker Thom Tillis over education in the Tar Heel State.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Barack Obama, Education, School Vouchers, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Being part of NC Works will benefit all

In April 2014, Governor Pat McCrory announced a new initiative, called NCWorks that brings together North Carolina's workforce partners with one name and one goal: Connecting NC talent to NC Jobs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Carolina, North Carolina Government

The Bennington Banner

NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors

The Washington Post

N.C. debates more than 100 fracking rules

North Carolina is down to the final weeks of a fracking battle that has consumed the state government for nearly two years.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, John Hickenlooper, Entertainment

WRAL.com

House passes compromise coal ash bill

Senators are expected to approve the measure later this afternoon, less than a month after House and Senate talks over a compromise piece of legislation broke down amid mistrust and finger-pointing over how some of the ponds would be designated for cleanup.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Burlington Times News

Hunter fills Martin's N.C. associate justice seat

A Republican Court of Appeals judge will join the state Supreme Court two months before he's scheduled to be on the ballot to run for the same seat on North Carolina's highest court.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Morehead City, NC

Business Journal

Former Greensboro attorney appointed to N.C. Supreme Court

Bob Hunter, an N.C. Court of Appeals judge and former Greensboro attorney, has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to the N.C. Supreme Court.

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Independent Weekly

Poet laureates should be populist

Regarding the NC poet laureate tempest and Chris Vitiello's article, " What is a N.C. poet laureate? " I find myself thinking, a pox on them all, from Pat McCrory to the so-called "North Carolina literary community," to the grandiose laureateship itself.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Arts, Poetry, Macon, NC

WLOS

Public can comment on fracking at Raleigh hearing

The public is invited to a meeting with North Carolina officials to comment on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors, Cullowhee, NC, Reidsville, NC, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington Times

NC--North Carolina News Digest, NC

The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Jack Jones.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, Duke Energy, Energy, US News, US Governors

WLOS

Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Governor McCrory Announces State Ethics Commission Chairman

Wainwright is a retired Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Wainwright earned a degree in political science as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before working in agribusiness and real estate in Wilson for more than 15 years.

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Related Topix: US Governors, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest University, Carteret County, NC

WSOCTV

Parents, teachers frustrated by stoppage of Common Core

North Carolina has spent millions to implement Common Core standards across the state, but Gov. Pat McCrory last month signed a bill that paves the way for the state to get rid of those standards and develop new ones.

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Talking About Politics

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Republicans strode up to the plate in Raleigh with big bats and high hopes, then whiffed on three straight pitches.

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