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1 hr ago | News Observer

North Carolina's children face a troubling future

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is in the business of looking out for the interests of children, particularly poor children, and uses periodic data to report on the "state of the child" in all states.

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

2 hrs ago | Q-Notes

McCrory refuses to answer LGBT employment questions

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's press officials have declined repeatedly to elaborate on the governor's views on LGBT employment protections for more than three weeks since his approval of a state equal employment opportunity executive order.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Transgender, Beverly Perdue

2 hrs ago | News Observer

Saunders: Column about pastor riles up his congregation

Scores of people, mostly women, have called or written to tell me how off-base I was last week in a column in which their beloved pastor, Patrick Wooden, was mentioned and quoted.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wedding

3 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Glenn Beck Tells Common Core Activists They Shouldn't Mention His Name

At a "night of action," the conservative bombthrower advises opponents of the education standards that his radiocative reputation may not help their fight.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, North Carolina, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Scott Walker

3 hrs ago | News Observer

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

The House speaker, who won the Republican Senate nomination in May, has split his time negotiating a North Carolina government budget agreement and collecting dollars for his Senate campaign that's been significantly outraised by Hagan so far.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors, Meredith College, Shaw (Washington, DC)

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Charlotte goes snap, crackle and pop for Bubble Wrap headquarters

NC Gov. Pat McCrory presents Jerome Peribere, CEO of Sealed Air , with a Sun Valley Spartans sweatshirt at a press conference announcing Sealed Air's plan to relocate their headquarters to Charlotte, NC.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Manufacturing, Sealed Air Corporation, Industrial Machines

8 hrs ago | WWNC-AM Asheville

'Moral' leader foments racial discord

A hat tip to Carolina Plotthound for this link of NAACP - North Carolina chapter President and leader of the "Moral Monday" protests Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Immigration Reform, Asheville, NC, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

The Elmwood Park, New Jersey-based maker of Bubble Wrap protective cushioning, food packaging and cleaning products will move all or part of its operations in Saddle Brook, New Jersey; Danbury, Connecticut; Racine, Wisconsin; and Duncan and Greenville, South Carolina, into a new headquarters complex in the Charlotte area costing more than $50 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation, Duncan, SC, Greenville, SC, US Governors

12 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Our View: a better Ledbetter Lake1:45 am | 0

"Voluntary tax" sounds like as much of an oxymoron as "dry lake." But in Richmond County, the first seemingly contradictory phrase could be the solution for the second.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, Rockingham, NC, US Governors, Opinion

16 hrs ago | WLOS

Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

Gov. Pat McCrory has met with Senate Republicans to try to look at ways to narrow their differences over budget adjustments that were supposed to be in place three weeks ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Asheville, NC, Violent Crime, Buncombe County, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick Co., Gov. McCrory stand up against immigration issues

The border crisis has made headlines nationally for months, with thousands of children crossing the border into America.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Brunswick County, NC

Burlington Times News

Johnson's Superior Court judge seat will be filled in November election

Outgoing Superior Court Judge Rob Johnson's vacant seat on the bench will be filled by election.

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Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US Governors

News Observer

McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation Tuesday that includes the review and revision of the state's reading and math curriculum in K-12 schools.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Jay Nixon

Business Journal

N.C. governor takes wait-and-see approach on Mecklenburg sales tax

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory speaks with Charlotte City Councilman Ed Driggs at a press conference Tuesday at the Charlotte Chamber.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mecklenburg County, NC

Business Journal

Governor takes wait-and-see approach on Meck sales tax

Mecklenburg Republican Bob Rucho led the charge last week to put a cap on local sales taxes, a move that would force county commissioners to drop a fall referendum aimed at giving teachers larger raises.

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News Observer

Zipper manufacturer expanding Oxford facility, adding 155 jobs

Ideal Fastener Corp. plans to expand its Granville County facility, where it produces zippers, adding 155 jobs over the next five years.

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Related Topix: Oxford, NC, Granville County, NC, US Governors

Business Journal

Spectra Group says it chose Charlotte for 250 jobs over Austin and Tampa Bay

NC Gov. Pat McCrory thanks Spectra Group President Aditya Narra at a press conference announcing Spectra Group's new Charlotte-based Financial Services Delivery Center.

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Creative Loafing

Newly unemployed in North Carolina?

Did you happen to catch Gov. Pat McCrory on Fox News the week before last? He was full of good news, happy to report that the legislation he and the Republican-dominated General Assembly pushed through last year regarding unemployment-insurance laws has had a wonderful effect, lifting the economy out of its Great Recession doldrums.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Raleigh, NC

Mountain Xpress

Poetic injustuce: Locals respond to N.C.'s poet laureate debate

Poetry has long been an action-packed artistic genre in Western North Carolina. Here, it's not merely written but spoken, slammed and taken into schools .

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, North Carolina, US Governors, Asheville, NC

Business Journal

Spectra Group to bring 250 financial-services jobs to Charlotte

Spectra Group Inc., a financial-services technology consulting company, plans to bring 250 jobs to Charlotte.

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