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Bill would give the Charlotte Douglass International Airport Commission control of all major operational, financial and regulatory activities of the country's sixth-busiest airport. (Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bill Seeks To Clarify Charlotte Airport Management

Mayor says bill doesn’t clarify anything and causes new bureaucratic headaches.

06/17/2014

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ACLU Wants Judge To Put NC Voter ID Law On Hold

Advocacy groups are asking a federal judge to put key provisions of North Carolina’s elections overhaul law on hold for the November election.

05/20/2014

A legislative study recommends scrapping Common Core and replacing it with new state standards. (Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Legislative Panel Wants Common Core Stopped

Legislative study recommends replacing Common Core standards with something else.

04/24/2014

A top priority for North Carolina Democrats will be the re-election of Sen. Kay Hagan. (Getty Images)

North Carolina Democrats Gather As 2014 Campaigns Pick Up

A top priority is to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan.

02/01/2014

Representative Mel Watt, a Democrat from North Carolina.  (credit: Andrew Harrer/Getty Images)

NC, US Legislative Openings A Topic For Lawmakers

Lawmakers come and go from North Carolina’s General Assembly and congressional delegation. Now some elected leaders wonder whether it’s time to change how to replace those who resign midterm or die in office.

01/05/2014

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NC Tax Overhaul Could Receive Small Adjustments

North Carolina’s latest tax changes became law this past summer and legislators already want small adjustments.

11/12/2013

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Arrests Mount As N.C. Legislative Session Nears End

Nearly 700 people have been arrested while protesting at the General Assembly over the past 10 weeks of the legislative session, nearly all charged with disorderly conduct, trespassing and violating building rules.

07/08/2013

File photo of a NAACP rally.  (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

150 People Arrested In NAACP Protest Against NC Republicans

More than 100 people have been arrested in the largest demonstrations yet in the state chapter of the NAACP’s campaign against the Republican-led General Assembly.

06/03/2013

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27 Arrested At NAACP Protest At NC Legislature

Dozens of nonviolent demonstrators are facing charges in the second week of protests against Republican policies at North Carolina’s General Assembly.

05/06/2013

In his state address, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory stressed more responsibility borrowing federal funds. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NC Gov. McCrory: Without Better Ideas, Borrowing From Federal Government Will End

Gov. Pat McCrory said in a speech Monday night that his new administration would focus on public education, improving the state’s economy and making government more efficient. He also said he won’t be afraid to fluster people from both parties.

02/18/2013

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