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Gov. Pat McCrory

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McCrory To Let NC Coal Ash Regulation Become Law

Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he won’t sign a new law regulating Duke Energy’s toxic coal ash pits because he has problems with it, but he will allow the legislation to become law without his signature.

09/10/2014

File photo of Gov. Pat McCroy. (Photo by Takaaki Iwabu/Raleigh News &; Observer/MCT via Getty Images)

As Expected, NC Governor Signs Budget Bill

Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday signed a state government budget bill that had been expected on his desk at least five weeks ago, giving teachers and state employees significant raises for the first time in several years.

08/07/2014

File photo of Gov. Pat McCrory.  (credit: Takaaki Iwabu/Getty Images)

McCrory Says Info Lacking On Relocated Children

North Carolina officials know too little about the hundreds of unaccompanied children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in the state, Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday in pleading with federal officials for more information.

08/05/2014

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.  (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Arthur Weakens, Downgraded To Tropical Storm

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Businesses on two of North Carolina’s barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada […]

07/05/2014

Power company trucks travel along Highway 64 after flooding caused by Hurricane Arthur in Nags Head, North Carolina. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

North Carolina Coast Survives Hurricane Arthur

Tens of thousands without power after Hurricane Arthur causes flooding in the Outer Banks.

07/04/2014

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.  (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Arthur Could Become 1st Hurricane To Hit US On July 4th As Forecasters Expect It To Strengthen To Category 2

Hurricane Arthur gained strength in the Atlantic on Thursday and threatened to strike near the North Carolina coast on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state’s popular but flood-prone Outer Banks.

07/03/2014

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NC Governor: Don’t Wear ‘Stupid Hat’ During Storm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory is urging residents and visitors to “not put your stupid hat on” as North Carolina prepares for Tropical Storm Arthur, which is forecast to become a hurricane as it […]

07/02/2014

File photo of Gov. Pat McCrory.  (credit: Takaaki Iwabu/Getty Images)

NC House Gives Initial OK To $21B State Budget

The Republican-led House gave initial approval Thursday night to North Carolina government budget adjustments that favor raising lottery profits to raise teacher pay and Gov. Pat McCrory’s spending recommendations more than the Senate’s rival plan.

06/12/2014

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McCrory: Tougher Punishment For Prison Cellphones

Gov. Pat McCrory is joining North Carolina’s district attorneys in seeking tougher penalties for those caught smuggling cellphones into prisons.

05/19/2014

File photo of Gov. Pat McCroy. (Photo by Takaaki Iwabu/Raleigh News &; Observer/MCT via Getty Images)

McCrory Seeks To Reduce Substance Abuse In NC

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is expected to announce a new statewide initiative focused on substance abuse and underage drinking. McCrory and several of his aides are due to visit East […]

05/13/2014

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