Computer models show an increasing chance of Erika making it to the East Coast.

Morning Post for August 27, 2015

Good Morning, word on Jones Street of steady budget progress. Elections & Politics • Budget work: Delay puts Rep. Dollar in the hot seat. Read […]

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DENR Secretary takes a virtual tour with Shell-colored glasses

Morning Post for August 26, 2015

  Good Morning, cloudy day here in the Piedmont. Elections & Politics • On and on: House and Senate negotiators said they weren’t in a hurry and they meant it. Next stop, mid-September. Read more. • Education support falling at both ends: A look at reductions in spending for pre-school and higher ed. Read more. […]

Drought conditions on the rise in NC

Morning Post for August 25, 2015

  Good Morning, the sound of school buses rolling through the neighborhood. Elections & Politics • Third time’s a charm: As predicted, another CR is on the way as the NCGA budget stalemate continues. Read more. Also: State Budget Still in Flux at a Cost of Millions to Taxpayers • Voting rights: Wake County judge […]

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Morning Post for August 24, 2015

  Good Morning, well, so much for irrational exuberance. Elections & Politics • Sucker bet? State lawmakers continue to push the lottery for school funding, proposing more advertising, purchases on phones, Web. Read More. • Uh, no: UNC law professor says Donald Trump is dead wrong about U.S. citizenship and the 14th Amendment. Well, obviously, […]

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Pig waste leads to intersex fish study says

A new study shows that pig waste runoff from lagoons is causing intersex fish in North Carolina rivers. Who would have thought? This research was in part spurred by a U.S. Geological Survey study in 2009 that showed intersex male fish in nine U.S. river basins and found that the Pee Dee River basin—which spans […]

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University of North Carolina campus officers to wear body cameras

Students aren’t the only ones returning to campus this week. Starting this fall, 50 UNC police officers will be wearing body cameras on campus. The article originally published on the USA Today website delves into the history of the policy and other schools in the area who are also implementing similar policies. A 2013 study […]

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Greensboro council OKs minimum wage increase

An article by Joe Killian of the News and Record from yesterday revealed the Greensboro City Council’s decision to raise the minimum hourly wage for to $10 for regular and seasonal city employees and $12 an hour for employees who also receive benefits. The plan also aims to raise the minimum rate to $15 per […]

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