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North Carolina Teachers Still Haven't Received A Pay Raise

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina budget talks puttered along Monday as House Republicans held a public one-sided negotiations meeting and Gov. Pa...

North Carolina May Be The Next State To Reject The Common Core

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., June 5 (Reuters) - North Carolina is poised to join a handful of states that have rejec...

Governor Makes Pick In GOP Senate Primary

AP | By GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he's backing Thom Tillis in the Republican primary for Senate in North Carolina. ...

Pretty Little Speed Trap

Kristen Hotham Carroll | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Kristen Hotham Carroll

My wife and I are artists, and we travel extensively in search of beauty and inspiration. We have been fortunate to see some of the most glorious c...

Food Store Cook Reportedly Fired For Sarcastic Remark To GOP Gov

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

A gourmet food store cook in Charlotte was fired Sunday after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s security detail complained about a comment the worke...

North Carolina is No Fairy Tale -- But Will There Be a Happy Ending?

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Katie Mgongolwa

In this faraway land, McCrory was very happy to become the ruler over this vast land. He sat down in his new, bright and shiny office and thought about the things he had promised people over his campaign.

GOP Gov. Talks Of 'Toughest Battle'

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory unveiled highlights of his second-year agenda Tuesday, keeping to themes of improving North Carolina's economi...

Rebecca Klein

Why One Republican Governor Got A Bag Of Coal For Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Some North Carolina teachers want Republican Gov. Pat McCrory to know that he landed on their "naughty list" this holiday season. Displeased with r...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Governor: We Didn't 'Shorten Early Voting,' We 'Compacted The Calendar'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Aug. 13, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a voter ID bill that was widely denounced by civil rights advocates. Not...

GOP Gov Vows To Fight Lawsuit Over Harsh Voting Law

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER AND PETE YOST, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's Republican governor is vowing to fight a lawsuit by t...

State To Close Critical Abortion Clinic

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

FemCare, said to be the only North Carolina abortion clinic to remain open following the recent passage of a controversial abortion bill, had its lice...

North Carolina Teacher Quits In Protest Of GOP-Backed Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

After seeing her salary increased by just over one percent in the past five years and with no hope for a raise in the immediate future, Anastasia True...

Governor Signs State's Controversial Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a restrictive anti-abortion bill into law, CNN reported on Monday. The bill first passed the state's Sen...

Amanda Terkel

NC GOP Turns Motorcycle Safety Bill Into Abortion Bill With No Public Notice

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Carolina House Republicans are pushing legislation that would restrict abortion access, attaching the measure to an unrelated moto...

Laura Bassett

Harsh Anti-Abortion Bill Advances Despite GOP Governor's Rebuke

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

The North Carolina state Senate quickly voted Wednesday to pass a package of anti-abortion amendments attached to a bill that would ban Sharia law, de...

Law Protecting Against Racial Bias Repealed By GOP Lawmakers

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina has repealed a landmark law that had allowed convicted murderers to have their sentences reduced to life in prison if ...

Gov Pushes Back Against Massive Protests Of GOP Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

A day after a large protest at North Carolina's General Assembly flooded into the halls of the state Senate and led to more than 150 arrests, Gov. Pat...

New Gov Continues Shift Toward Tea Party

Bloomberg | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

In 14 years as Charlotte's mayor, North Carolina governor-elect Pat McCrory advocated light rail, bike lanes, tree planting and mandatory sidewalks in...