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McCrory Asked Not To Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina’s gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.


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Bruton Smith May Want NC Help With Charlotte Improvements

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s Bruton Smith wants to make $100 million of improvements at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/02/2014

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NC Begins Issuing Free IDs For Voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has starting issuing free photo identification cards in preparation for new voter requirements. On Thursday, the state Division of Motor Vehicles started issuing the photo ID cards to people […]


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NC Gov. Mansion Gets Ballistic Windows, Gas Logs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The administration of Gov. Pat McCrory has spent $167,000 on renovations and repairs at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, including the additions of bullet-resistant windows, gas fireplace logs and outdoor fire […]


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High-Demand NC Food Banks Getting Funds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina food banks are getting $2.75 million soon from the state, Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Monday. The move comes as local and regional pantries have […]


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McCrory May Benefit From Vetoes No Matter Outcome

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans leading the General Assembly and the executive branch find themselves in an intraparty tug-of-war over relatively low-key legislation that may reveal who’s got political strength in Raleigh and let Gov. […]


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NC NAACP Files Lawsuit Against McCrory, Sets News Conference On Elections Changes

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The state chapter of the NAACP is scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the changes to North Carolina elections signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory. Tuesday’s news conference […]

CBS Charlotte–08/13/2013

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If NC Tax Deal Is Reached, Will It Be True Reform?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory pledged to work toward modernizing and simplifying North Carolina’s tax code this year, largely by cutting tax rates and eliminating tax exemptions that […]

CBS Charlotte–07/15/2013

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NC Governor Visiting Medicaid System Centers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory wants to see up close how a new Medicaid claims billing system for North Carolina is working. McCrory and top administrators for the state Department of Health and […]

CBS Charlotte–07/09/2013

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NC Dem Lawmakers: Keep Jobless Benefits For 170K

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some lawmakers in North Carolina’s General Assembly are criticizing decisions by the Republican-led legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory that will cut off federal unemployment benefits to about 70,000 people in a […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013



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