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North Carolina Politics

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NC Gun Bill Likely Heading To Conference Committee

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A series of proposed changes to North Carolina gun laws won’t take effect unless House and Senate budget negotiators first work out a compromise between competing bills. The House voted Tuesday […]

CBS Charlotte–07/17/2013

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NC Abortion Bill Won’t Get Quick Action In Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Senate isn’t going to act immediately on a House bill further regulating abortion in North Carolina even though Gov. Pat McCrory says he’d sign it into law if it came […]

CBS Charlotte–07/15/2013

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NC House Approves Abortion Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican lawmakers pushed ahead Thursday with their demand for new rules at North Carolina’s abortion clinics, saying they will make the procedure safer for women. Opponents argued it was a blatant […]

CBS Charlotte–07/12/2013

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Question On Jury Trials Could Soon Reach NC Voters

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters could decide next year whether some defendants should be given the option to waive their right to a jury trial. The legislature has given its final approval for […]

CBS Charlotte–07/03/2013

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NC Governor Urges Schools To Boost Teacher Pay

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is urging leaders in the state education system to devise ways to boost teacher pay and college graduation rates, despite years of deep cuts to per-pupil […]

CBS Charlotte–06/20/2013

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NC Senate Tentatively OKs Concealed-Carry Bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A measure that lets people carry concealed firearms in more places and repeals a requirement to get a license to buy a handgun tentatively passed the North Carolina Senate Wednesday. The […]

CBS Charlotte–06/13/2013

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Racial Justice Act Repeal Heads To NC Gov. McCrory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill that Republicans say is designed to clear the way for executions to resume in North Carolina is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk after receiving final legislative approval Wednesday. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/13/2013

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McCrory Signs 39 Bills That Become NC Law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory has cleared his desk of dozens of bills sent to him by the North Carolina General Assembly. McCrory announced he signed 39 pieces of legislation into law, including […]

CBS Charlotte–06/13/2013

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