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NC Governor Urges End To Weekly NAACP Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Republican governor and a Democratic prosecutor are urging an end to the near-weekly demonstrations inside the state legislative building that have been organized by the NAACP to protest the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/05/2013

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McCrory To Unveil 2-Year NC Government Budget Plan

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory is ready to release his first two-year state budget proposal — one that his office suggests will focus on education, the economy and making North Carolina government more […]

CBS Charlotte–03/20/2013

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McCrory Leads First NC Council Of State Meeting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Pat McCrory sounded like he was running the Charlotte city council meeting again as he presided for the first time at the monthly meeting of North Carolina’s 10 statewide […]

CBS Charlotte–02/05/2013

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Study: Medicaid Expansion Will Save NC Money

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A nonpartisan group says North Carolina should expand the Medicaid program because it would provide health insurance coverage to 500,000 people, most of whom would remain uninsured without the expansion. The […]

CBS Charlotte–02/01/2013

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McCrory, Foxx Disagree On Streetcar Funding

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS/Charlotte) — Former Charlotte mayor Pat McCrory has voiced his disapproval over a proposal that would use property taxes to fund the controversial streetcar project.  McCrory, now the Gov. of North Carolina, sent […]

CBS Charlotte–02/01/2013

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Group: McCrory Should Try To Live On $350 A Week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Community leaders and advocates for the unemployed are calling on Gov. Pat McCrory to live for one week on the maximum employment benefit of $350 weekly that lawmakers are considering. Challenge […]

CBS Charlotte–01/28/2013

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NC Highway Money Advocates Encouraged By McCrory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pat McCrory’s career as Charlotte’s longtime mayor, a transportation consultant and two-time candidate for governor means he has plenty of ideas about fixing North Carolina’s road-building woes as he moves into […]

CBS Charlotte–12/03/2012


NC Voters Pick New Governor, Presidential Course

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters prepared to decide whether to put a Republican in the Executive Mansion for the first time in 20 years and if President Barack Obama could turn a narrow victory four years ago in the state into a Democratic winning streak.

CBS Charlotte–11/06/2012

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Dalton, McCrory Differ On Fracking’s Future In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Walter Dalton and Pat McCrory each sound willing for the state to allow a newly sanctioned form of natural gas exploration in the state known as fracking.

CBS Charlotte–10/31/2012


Dalton, McCrory In Charlotte With 2 Weeks To Go

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There are two weeks before Election Day and the major-party candidates for North Carolina governor want to reach those people ready to vote in the state’s largest city.

CBS Charlotte–10/23/2012