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New NC governor to face resolute GOP legislature
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work on bending back state government's recent rightward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights near the top of his to-do list. But Democrat Roy Cooper, who secured victory as Republican incumbent Pat McCrory finally conceded Monday in their close race, will face a
 
More minorities getting ‘strapped’ in wake of Trump election
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
African-Americans and other minorities are arming themselves, fearing a continued surge in hate crimes since the election of Donald Trump in November, according to NBC News. Four times as many minorities are flocking to gun stores, firearm business owners told NBC News. Additionally, black gun groups such as the National African American Gun Association
 
Gov. McCrory concedes re-election bid
Monday, December 5, 2016
DURHAM – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor's race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day. The win by Cooper, the state's outgoing attorney general, gives Democrats an important consolation prize after a disappointing election across the country. However,
 
Legislators shift gears from pay plan for school administrators
Friday, December 2, 2016
Weeks after a legislative plan to scrap North Carolina’s school principal pay schedule drew a swift rebuke from educators, top state Republicans are seemingly backing off on the controversial proposal while pushing forward with at least modest raises for the state’s underpaid administrators. Senator Jerry Tillman, an influential state
 
Judges order new legislative maps in March, special election
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
RALEIGH – Federal judges told the North Carolina legislature Tuesday to redraw its own districts by mid-March to replace ones the judges previously struck down and to hold a special election using the new maps in November 2017. The ruling means those elected to the state House and Senate a few weeks ago would serve just one year, not two as
 
Cooper, Democrats pressuring Gov. McCrory to concede
Monday, November 21, 2016
RALEIGH – Democrat Roy Cooper on Monday took steps to demonstrate he's the winner of the still-unresolved race for North Carolina's governor, presenting key members of his transition team and turning up the pressure on incumbent Republican Pat McCrory to concede. Cooper, the state's outgoing attorney general, has said repeatedly that he won the race.
 

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