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13 min ago | The Charlotte Observer

Report: Recession isn't over for many NC workers

North Carolina needs to add nearly half a million jobs to return to the level of prosperity the state enjoyed before the recession wreaked havoc with the economy, according to a new report released Sunday.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Marriage rights on trial: Action in several cases

Schaefer. Similar briefs have already been filed by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and by the anti-equality group Alliance Defending Freedom.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Bostic, NC, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

NC's Moral Week of Action, the finale: Vote Your Dreams, Not Your Fears

What a wonderful experience was yesterday's seventh and final day of the NC NAACP's Jericho March to take back North Carolina.


Related Topix: US Governors, Ferguson, MO

Online charter schools spawn NC debate

It wasn't clear what caused the blaze, which started at about 6:30 p.m. and was quickly brought under control.


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The Washington Post

23 states still havena t expanded Medicaid. Which could be next?

Thursday's announcement that Pennsylvania will expand its Medicaid program brings the country one state closer to the original expansion outlined under Obamacare.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Bill Haslam

The Washington Post

North Carolina lawmakers press governor for special session to pass...

A scene from the CBS drama "Under The Dome," which is filmed in North Carolina. Pictured from left, actors Grace Victoria Cox and Rachelle Lefevre .


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News

JD Supra

Ten Things to Know About the 2014 North Carolina Legislative Session

The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its 2014 session. During this "short session," Legislators focused primarily on adjusting the second year of the State budget enacted last year, but also considered a number of other important issues.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors

Business Journal

End of N.C. film incentives could spell setback for niche studios

DreamQuest Productions Executive Producer Allan Smith, bottom left, filming a documentary on Mt.


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Business Journal

North Carolina offered Toyota $107M package before losing to Texas

Toyota is relocating to a 100-acre, 4,000-employee site for its new West Plano corporate campus.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, Texas, Plano, TX, US Governors, Fort Worth, TX

The Charlotte Observer

Environmental advocates ready to file new ash lawsuits

North Carolina's environmental agency said Thursday it won't file further coal ash lawsuits against Duke Energy, as advocacy groups prepared to sue the utility next week.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWNC-AM Asheville

AUDIO: Gov. McCrory Stops In Asheville

The General Assembly's "short" session ended with some issues undecided and a special session may be needed to address things like Medicaid reform.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, US Governors


Mayor: Updated offer soon on old NC hospital land

The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, US Governors, Beverly Perdue

The Daily Advance

Our View: SBI now under McCrorya s control, not Justice Dept.a s

The latest "fix" in Raleigh to a problem that didn't need fixing is the move of the State Bureau of Investigation from Attorney General's jurisdiction to the state Department of Public Safety under the eye of Gov. Pat McCrory.


Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

'Sons Of Guns' Canceled After Host Charged With Raping 12-Year-Old Daughter 'Almost Daily'

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Hayden told the little girl, "Don't tell them nothing, because I'm all you got."


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

The Charlotte Observer

Petitioners confront McCrory on marriage ban

Chris Sgro, Executive Director Equality NC, is surrounded by supporters while discussing the petition they had just delivered to the governor's uptown Charlotte office on Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2014.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Charlotte Observer

McCrory facing pressure to call special session over incentives

RALEIGH Pressure is building for Gov. Pat McCrory to call lawmakers back to Raleigh for a special session to pass economic incentives measures aimed at sealing the deal with companies considering North Carolina.


Related Topix: US Governors, Raleigh, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Legislative session closes while campaigning, work remain

North Carolina lawmakers headed home Aug. 20 after a protracted short session in Raleigh that, for some, delayed campaigning for the fall elections as the possibility hung in the air that Gov. Pat McCrory would call them back this year to address unfinished business, like economic development opportunities he wanted the state to enact.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, US Governors, Haywood County, NC


EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner

Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US Governors

Jacksonville Daily News

Carteret man to lead ethics commission

Gov. Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission, the governor's office announced this week.


Related Topix: US Governors, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Wake Forest University

US News & World Report

School Prayer Fight Begins Anew

Local public school districts in North Carolina won't just be dealing with the normal hassles - changing class schedules, shuffling teachers, working out other logistical kinks - that come with the first weeks of the academic year.


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