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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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Holiday Shopping Expo

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Jingle Bell Jazz

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Christmas at Historic Stagville

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Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president

DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been

Charles Jenkins hosts Christmas special

Recording artist Charles Jenkins, who is currently riding the Billboard Adult R&B and Gospel

Science camp receives support from Duke Energy

DURHAM – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will help get more kids outdoors