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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.

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Investigation Into Coal Ash Spill Widens

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed nearly 20 state environmental agency employees to testify before a grand jury.


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McCrory: ‘Carolina Comeback’ Economic Recovery

Gov. Pat McCrory touted what he termed as the “Great Carolina Comeback” on Monday as evidence the state’s Republican-authored economic and tax reforms are working.



Many Pay More Under New NC Tax Laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory and his Republican allies at the North Carolina legislature have hammered home a simple message about the tax reform package they passed into law this year: Taxpayers will […]


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Checks To Dozens Of NC Politicians Came From Illegal Gambling

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A checking account used last year to make $235,000 in donations to the campaigns of dozens of North Carolina politicians contained the laundered proceeds of a criminal gambling enterprise, according to […]


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Protests Of NC Republican Policies Back In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The movement to go against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment […]



Judge To Weigh Trial Schedule On NC Voting Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge was set to hear arguments Thursday over whether a trial on the legality of recent Republican-backed changes to North Carolina’s voting laws should be held before or after […]



Scope Of NC Medicaid Overhaul Proposal Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several months ago, Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration proposed a dramatic overhaul of what he’s repeatedly called a “broken” Medicaid system — one beset annually by hundreds of millions of dollars in […]


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McCrory To Head To Washington To Discuss Military

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to use a trip to Washington to bring attention to the importance of the military and veterans in North Carolina. A statement from the governor’s office […]


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McCrory Visiting Facebook Headquarters In Calif.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory can update his Facebook status this week from the social networking company’s California headquarters. On Monday, McCrory is set to visit Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, […]