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NC Republicans Announce Budget Deal For Next Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leaders at the North Carolina Legislature say they have a budget deal for the fiscal year that begins in about two weeks.

CBS Charlotte–06/20/2012

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NC Republicans Ascend To Top Of Lawmaker Rankings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans dominated the top spots of a biennial effectiveness survey for the North Carolina Legislature released Monday by a nonpartisan think tank, but a handful of Democrats now out of power still wield significant influence.

CBS Charlotte–04/09/2012