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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.


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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.


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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.


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Colbert’s Sister Against Obama’s $3.7 Trillion Budget

Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch says she disagrees with the $3.7 trillion federal budget President Obama is sending to Congress.


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S.C. House Budget Proposal Boosts Law Enforcement

The budget proposal headed for debate by the South Carolina House includes roughly $50 million to boost state law enforcement and better secure prisons.


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N.C. House Leader Calls For Special Session

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis is calling on Gov. Beverly Perdue to call a special legislative session before the end of the year to fix a budget gap that could cause about 1,400 people with mental illnesses to lose their homes.

CBS Charlotte–11/30/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.


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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.


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NC Republicans Announce Budget Deal For Next Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leaders at the North Carolina Legislature say they have a budget deal for the fiscal year that begins in about two weeks.

CBS Charlotte–06/20/2012



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