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    Walker calls for DOJ reimburse in Terry Johnson case

    Rep. Mark Walker—along with fellow Rep. Renee Ellmers—has called for the U.S. Department of Justice to repay the full costs of its unsuccessful racial discrimination case against Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson: Ellmers and Walker released separate statements on their decisions to send the letter. “The Alamance County…
    Sam Hieb, December 18, 2015
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    Richard Burr’s viewing habits

    I guess it’s not so much that Sen. Richard Burr admitted he didn’t watch the Republican presidential debate–during which Sen. Ted Cruz may have revealed classified information —-but that he admitted he was watching “The Voice” instead.
    Sam Hieb, December 17, 2015
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    Rep. Brockman’s traffic stop

    Charlotte’s WBTV obtained dash cam video Rep. Cecil Brockman, D-Guilford, being pulled over and questioned by state troopers in Archdale: The stop begins with Allred trying to pull Brockman over on Main Street in Archdale. In the video, Brockman drives for more than a minute with Allred behind him…
    Sam Hieb, December 14, 2015
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    Gboro council fills performing arts center budget hole

    No doubt you’ve heard or read that the Greensboro City Council approved a plan to fill the $9.6 millionn budget gap for the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. The vote was 7-2–with council members Tony Wilkins and Marikay Abuzuaiter voting ‘no.’ Wilkins asked questions about ticket…
    Sam Hieb, December 9, 2015
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    Mo Green bolting for Reynolds Foundation

    Guilford County Schools Superintendent Mo Green told the school board during last night’s meeting that he is resigning to take over as executive director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Emotions ran high among school board members in the wake of Green’s announcement: Board member Linda Welborn’s voice shook…
    Sam Hieb, December 9, 2015
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    Mark Walker responds to Susan Ladd….

    The 6th District representative first responded on Facebook to the N&R columnist’s charge that he is culpable in the Colorado Planned Parenthood shootings. The newspaper publishes his response in today’s print edition.
    Sam Hieb, December 7, 2015
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    Incentive for Natty Greene’s?

    N&R reports the Greensboro City Council will consider incentives to help Natty Greene’s expand its brewing operation the revitalized Revolution Mills property off Yanceyville Street in Northeast Greensboro. According to the N&R, the plan is to keep the S. Elm Street restaurant and pub at its current location. That’s…
    Sam Hieb, December 5, 2015
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    Susan Ladd blames Mark Walker for Colorado shootings

    Liberal N&R columnist Susan Ladd blames 6th District Rep. Mark Walker for the Colorado Planned Parenthood shootings: That Walker and others legitimized these videos by continuing to cite them in their campaign against Planned Parenthood makes these politicians complicit in the terror attack on the Colorado clinic. They helped…
    Sam Hieb, December 2, 2015