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Reality TV Family Helping NC Senate Hopeful Harris

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Mark Harris is getting a big personal endorsement from a large family in his bid to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in North Carolina. The Charlotte minister […]

03/14/2014

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Democratic Incumbent Hagan Filing For Senate In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is officially filing to run for a second six-year term. The Greensboro Democrat planned to turn in her candidacy papers Monday at the State Board of Elections […]

02/24/2014

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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 […]

12/28/2013

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McCrory Releases Exempt Position Count In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is providing more information about workers in his administration not subject to the same job protections as most state government employees. McCrory’s office announced Tuesday there […]

10/02/2013

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McCrory Absent As NC NAACP Protests At Mansion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — About 150 people marched in a solemn procession around North Carolina’s Executive Mansion on Monday to protest voting law changes by the state’s Republican-led legislature. But Gov. Pat McCrory wasn’t there […]

09/17/2013

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McCrory Names New Head For NC Public Safety Agency

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory is promoting a former FBI agent to head North Carolina’s public safety agency. McCrory announced Wednesday that Frank Perry will become the new secretary of the state Department […]

08/22/2013

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McCrory Asks Public’s Help To Preserve NC Vetoes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is urging the public to help him preserve a pair of vetoes he issued this week on legislation related to immigration and welfare benefits. His office […]

CBS Charlotte–08/16/2013

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Judges Next To Examine Broad NC Voting Changes

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Judges have now been asked to decide whether an elections overhaul in North Carolina requiring photo identification to vote, scaling back early voting and ending same-day registration is discriminatory or permitted […]

CBS Charlotte–08/14/2013

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Immigrant Driving, Detention Bill Before NC House

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation to give driving privileges to more immigrants living in the country illegally is poised for debate in the North Carolina House. The bill called the “Reclaim NC” Act scheduled for […]

CBS Charlotte–07/15/2013

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NC Redistricting Maps Upheld By 3-Judge Panel

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A three-judge panel on Monday upheld the boundaries for North Carolina’s legislative and congressional seats drawn by Republicans, saying the lines don’t damage constitutional rights of citizens. The Superior Court judges, […]

CBS Charlotte–07/08/2013

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