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2:46 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Looking Behind the Moral Monday Protests

Young protestors find their voice during North Carolina's 2013 Moral Monday Rallies.

One Triad high school junior fears North Carolina politicians are reducing her rights through legislation.

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Traffic & Weather
7:28 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Gov. McCrory Declares State of Emergency for North Carolina

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory (center) has signed a State of Emergency declaration and waived weight and hours of service restrictions on truck drivers to expedite response to Friday's winter storm. This picture was taken in Dec. 2013 when the governor visited Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's new cancer treatment center.
Credit Keri Brown

Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency for North Carolina in the wake of a winter storm that's left hundreds of thousands without power.

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10:53 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Growing North Carolina's Economy via Data, Not Political Positions

Governor Pat McCrory delivered opening remarks at the North Carolina Chamber's 72nd Annual Meeting, Wednesday, March 5.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

Governor Pat McCrory says solid data will be the foundation of the state's long-term economic plan.

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5:16 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Governor McCrory Says NC Teachers Will Receive Pay Increase; Medicaid Expansion Still Uncertain

WFDD's Keri Brown talked with N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory during his visit to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Tuesday. McCrory says he is collaborating with education and healthcare leaders throughout the state to develop new strategies and policies for 2014.
Credit Mac Ingraham

Earlier this year, North Carolina lawmakers deleted a provision in the state budget that provided salary supplements to public school teachers with advanced degrees. The move struck a nerve with many teachers across the state. But Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to roll out a teacher pay raise proposal by early 2014.

“I would like to reinstate some form of master’s degree pay, but it has to be directed towards what the goal of the teacher is and what they are actually doing in the classroom,” says McCrory.

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11:35 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Governor Pat McCrory Creates New Resource Tool for Schools

Governor Pat McCrory's budget provides $625,000 over two years for the North Carolina Center for Safer Schools.
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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is releasing his first 2-year budget today. One item guaranteed to get funding is The North Carolina Center for Safer Schools. He wants to provide $625,000 over the next two years to provide training and technical support to educators, law enforcement agencies, and parents.

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