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Bill Says Teacher Layoffs Can’t Be Seniority-Based

Teachers’ seniority must be downplayed in layoff decisions during budget cuts under a bill advancing in the South Carolina Senate.

04/03/2014

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NC Teachers Group Sues Over Private School Grants

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Advocacy groups representing parents and public education are suing North Carolina officials after the General Assembly passed a law this year allowing taxpayer money to help pay private school tuition. The North […]

12/11/2013

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Governor Spending $230,000 On Mansion Bathrooms

Gov. Pat McCrory plans to spend up to $230,000 in taxpayer funds remodeling bathrooms in his private living quarters at North Carolina’s Executive Mansion even as he demands belt-tightening for public schools and social programs.

10/12/2013

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Top Five Free Date Ideas In Charlotte

Dating and love don’t have to cost a fortune, especially when Charlotte has so many fun free things to do.

10/07/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

Happy Father's Day

Top Ten Father’s Day Gifts For Under $25

It’s that time of the year again. Those of us lucky enough to have a father in our lives, won’t have to break the bank this year. After reading this article, you can have your shopping done by the end of the day!

CBS Charlotte–06/04/2013

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North Carolina Senate Begins Week Of State Gov’t Budget Debate

Senate Republicans are ready to talk about their North Carolina state government spending proposal for the next two years.

05/20/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Charlotte

Fitness is a very important aspect of our lives to maintain, but it is difficult to make time for-and to pay for! Head to these five places for fun and affordable ways to stay in shape.

05/18/2013

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NC Medicaid Shortfall Now $248M This Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration says this year’s Medicaid shortfall is now more than double what was previously thought. Administration officials blame a forecasting error last year. The Department of Health and […]

CBS Charlotte–05/02/2013

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Obama Budget Hints Sale Of Largest Public Utility

The Obama administration’s 2014 budget is calling for a strategic review of the Tennessee Valley Authority, opening the possibility that the largest U.S. public utility could be sold.

04/10/2013

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