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  1. More diplomas for vets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... requested a diploma in March 2009. The original policy was signed into law by former North Carolina Governor Mike Easley in 2001. The policy stated that only eligible veterans of World War II were able to receive the diplomas. Though the directive ...

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  2. North Carolina editorial roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... The state of North Carolina has violated and mutilated these people. It's not enough to apologize, as Gov. Mike Easley did in 2002. It's an outrage for our state to continue to dither and delay and discuss. A settlement should be paid to Mills and ...

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  3. Local briefs: Comics Fest coming to Durham July 6-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    ... in 1992 by Gov. Jim Hunt and to the group's board of trustees in 1999. He was reappointed to the board by Gov. Mike Easley and by Gov. Beverly Perdue. During his tenure, he served as a member of the board's Executive Committee and as chairman of the ...

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  4. At the First Gubernatorial Debate, Pat McCrory Blames Everyone But HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    But feisty doesn't quite cover it: the governor was also by turns whiny and defensive. As Cooper noted, he blamed everyone but himself for the gaping wound that is House Bill 2. And then he blamed his Democratic predecessors for the current exodus of fed-up public school teachers.

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  5. Breaking lottery promise costs countiesRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    In 2005, when then-Gov. Mike Easley signed into the law the North Carolina Education Lottery, the state made a simple commitment to its 100 counties: 40 percent of lottery proceeds would go to them for school construction. That's because starting in 2011, state lawmakers began appropriating a flat $100 million a year in lottery proceeds to counties for school construction.

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  6. Education looks to a Goldilocks tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... statistics-based methodology. A decade ago, when the state had a Democratic-majority legislature and Democrat Mike Easley in the governor's office, Forbes ranked North Carolina third. Forbes places North Carolina second in 2016. The state has ranked ...

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  7. State s education funding looks to a Goldilocks tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    ... statistics-based methodology. A decade ago, when the state had a Democratic-majority legislature and Democrat Mike Easley in the governor's office, Forbes ranked North Carolina third. Forbes places North Carolina second in 2016. The state has ranked ...

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  8. Road policies deserve attentionRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... policy, on both the spending side and the revenue side. Beginning under former Democratic governors Mike Easley and Bev Perdue, and then accelerating under current Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, North Carolina has changed its funding formulas and ...

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  9. N.C. road policies need legislatorsa attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... policy, on both the spending side and the revenue side. Beginning under former Democratic governors Mike Easley and Bev Perdue, and then accelerating under current Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, North Carolina has changed its funding formulas and ...

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  10. Road policies deserve attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    ... policy, on both the spending side and the revenue side. Beginning under former Democratic governors Mike Easley and Bev Perdue, and then accelerating under current Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, North Carolina has changed its funding formulas and ...

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  11. All signs point to McCroryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... Bev. Perdue outperformed McCrory in 2008 and proceeded to win in the General Election. Same thing occurred with Mike Easley in 2004 and 2000 as well as Jim Hunt in 1992. Out performing the challenger in the primary is a good predictor. But there's ...

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  12. With primaries over, McCrory-Cooper a battlea is onRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... be tight as a tick," added Mac McCorkle, a Duke University professor and former consultant to Democratic Govs. Mike Easley and Beverly Perdue. It could be among the nation's most expensive gubernatorial races, due in part to North Carolina's many ...

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  13. Suicide suspected in man wrongly convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... in February 2004 on the basis of DNA evidence that led police to another person, who confessed. Then-Gov. Mike Easley pardoned Hunt, and the state awarded him more than $300,000. The city of Winston-Salem awarded him more than $1.6 million, and a ...

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  14. Private email rules vary across NC agencies, audit showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... American people are sick and tired about hearing about your damn emails." About a decade ago, Democratic Gov. Mike Easley drew sharp criticism after setting up a private email account administration staffers said was designed to circumvent public ...

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  15. Private email use by top state officials varies by agencyRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Washington Times

    Nearly a decade ago, North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley drew sharp criticism after setting up a private email account administration staffers later said was designed to circumvent public records laws. The secret address - the name of fictional detective Nick Danger spelled backward - was eventually revealed in a public records lawsuit by several media outlets, including The Associated Press and The News & Observer of Raleigh.

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  16. Police: Man exonerated of murder likely died by suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... in February 2004 on the basis of DNA evidence that led police to another suspect, who confessed. Then-Gov. Mike Easley pardoned Hunt, and the state awarded him more than $300,000. The city of Winston-Salem awarded him more than $1.6 million, and a ...

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  17. Man wrongly convicted in racially charged case found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... police to Willard Brown, who confessed to the killing. After he was exonerated, Hunt was pardoned by then-Gov. Mike Easley. He was awarded a settlement of more than $1.6 million in 2007 and founded the Darryl Hunt Project for Freedom and Justice, an ...

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  18. Police: Exonerated man's body found inside vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... to Willard Brown, who confessed to the slaying. After his release from prison, Hunt was pardoned by then-Gov. Mike Easley. A citizens review committee uncovered mistakes in the police investigation, and the city of Winston-Salem awarded him $1.6 ...

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  19. Guillory: Facts vs. facts in education debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Teacher pay raises averaged 8.2 percent, 5 percent, and 3 percent in the last three years of Democratic Gov. Mike Easley's administration. Then came no pay raise from 2009 to 2012, when budgets were hard hit by the recession. Teachers received a 1.2 ...

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  20. Primaries loom for low-profile jobs that make N.C. tickRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... McCorkle, a Duke University professor and political consultant for former Democratic Govs. Beverly Perdue and Mike Easley. "It's tough, because they're not in the public eye. Especially these days, the vote is going to be highly partisan. Most ...

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