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    McCrory on ‘Special Report’

    Gov. Pat McCrory—a plaintiff along with the governors of 25 other states in the lawsuit against the Obama administration’s executive orders on immigration–discussed the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in plaintiffs’ favor on Special Report with Brett Baier. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com…
    Sam Hieb, November 11, 2015
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    Forsyth County commissioners: one ballpark incentive at a time

    Winston-Salem Journal reports Forsyth County commissioners delayed a vote on a $450,000 per year incentive for a parking deck that would service a proposed $53 million mixed-use development next to BB&T Ballpark. But before commissioners vote on that incentive, they want a signed document releasing the county from an…
    Sam Hieb, November 10, 2015
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    Berger-McCrory prison contract showdown

    Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger tells the N&O* he had no idea the FBI was investigating the state’s private prison maintenance contracts when he and House Speaker Tim Moore removed a provision banning such contracts ” in the waning days of their budget negotiations, spending no more than…
    Sam Hieb, November 7, 2015
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    Look who’s last in ACC football graduation rates

    Three guesses and the first two don’t count.
    Sam Hieb, November 5, 2015
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    No charges in Guilford County animal shelter investigation

    Guilford County’s district attorney will not file charges against former employees of the county animal shelter: The investigation of the shelter, launched in July by the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the DA, dug into allegations of animal cruelty, potential drug violations and financial misappropriation at the…
    Sam Hieb, November 4, 2015
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    No charges against jewelry store employee…..

    …..Who shot a would-be robber at Long Jewelers in Winston-Salem on Monday afternoon: A “person in control” of Long Jewelers shot one of the three masked thieves during the attempted robbery Monday afternoon, police said. Because the man is not being charged, his identity will not be released by…
    Sam Hieb, November 4, 2015
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    Incumbents sweep Gboro City Council election

    All nine incumbents on the Greensboro City Council were reelected in yesterday’s municipal election. Mayor Nancy Vaughan will be Gboro’s first two-time mayor since Keith Holliday after taking 88 percent of the vote. Meanwhile–in the District 1 rematch—incumbent Sharon Hightower easily defeats Dianne Bellamy-Small—the incumbent Hightower…
    Sam Hieb, November 4, 2015
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    RIP Howard Coble

    WGHP reports the long-time 6th District congressman died late Tuesday night.
    Sam Hieb, November 4, 2015