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Special NC SPIN with 4-H panel

| August 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

If you want to know how our Millennial generation thinks be sure to watch this week’s edition of NC SPIN as we feature a panel of 4-H students in North Carolina. These young people will surprise and impress you with their insights. They are: Callie Steger from Sanford, in Lee County; Kerry Aguilera-Pineda from Harmony, in Yadkin […]

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NC SPIN episode # 929 – Air Date 8/21/2016

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Welcome to this special edition of NC SPIN. We are delighted to have a special partnership with 4-H in North Carolina and are always pleased to have a panel of these outstanding 4-H members to let us know the issues in which they are most they are interested. Let us introduce […]

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State pension fund underfunded, losing money

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Dan Way, Carolina Journal, August 17, 2016. North Carolina’s public employees retirement system is underfunded, bled more than $2 billion in red ink in the most recent 12-month period reported, and is outperformed by most other states, data show. Republican state treasurer candidate Dale Folwell, a certified public accountant, said that if he is […]

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Despite decades in office Cooper, leaves faint email trail

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Tyler Dukes, WRAL.com, August 14, 2016. For several years at the end of April, an email fired off from the account of Attorney General Roy Cooper to every one of his more than 800 workers in the North Carolina Department of Justice. It’s an email not atypical of a state agency boss praising his […]

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McCrory continues criticism of coal ash scientist contamination warnings

| August 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

by Mark Binker, Tyler Dukes, Gilbert Baez, Julia Sim, WRAL, August 11, 2016. Gov. Pat McCrory for the first time Thursday personally addressed allegations by two state scientists who have said administration officials provided a “false narrative” to the public over how top administrators oversaw the development and then reversed warnings regarding well water potentially […]

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