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San Antonio Express-News
Tired of waiting, Cooper wants appointees to 3 boards OK'dhasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
hasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to vote this week. Cooper wrote Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore on Monday to complain about inaction on his nominees from April, May and June to the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tired of waiting, Cooper wants appointees to 3 boards OK'dhasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 hours ago
hasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to vote this week. Cooper wrote Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore on Monday to complain about inaction on his nominees from April, May and June to the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Tired of waiting, Cooper wants appointees to 3 boards OK'dhasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
hasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to vote this week. Cooper wrote Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore on Monday to complain about inaction on his nominees from April, May and June to the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Tired of waiting, Cooper wants appointees to 3 boards OK'dhasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
hasn't yet confirmed 10 of his nominees to three state boards and wants them to vote this week. Cooper wrote Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore on Monday to complain about inaction on his nominees from April, May and June to the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
State legislature returning Monday for veto overrideCooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
Cooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2018 only. A spokeswoman for Senate leader Phil Berger said Friday that senators are expected to gather Monday night for action on the override. The House also... Read more
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The News & Observer
After prison workers killed, state employees’ union slams legislature for inactionbenefits and make the jobs easier to fill, she said. She also said that after C
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
benefits and make the jobs easier to fill, she said. She also said that after Callahan was killed, Republican Senate leader Phil Berger referred to her on the Senate floor – mistakenly – as a law enforcement officer. “In the eyes of the General... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
N Carolina legislature returning Monday for veto overrideCooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Cooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2018 only. A spokeswoman for Senate leader Phil Berger said Friday that senators are expected to gather Monday night for action on the override. The House also... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
N Carolina legislature returning Monday for veto overrideCooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Cooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2018 only. A spokeswoman for Senate leader Phil Berger said Friday that senators are expected to gather Monday night for action on the override. The House also... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
N Carolina legislature returning Monday for veto overrideCooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Cooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for judicial elections in 2018 only. A spokeswoman for Senate leader Phil Berger said Friday that senators are expected to gather Monday night for action on the override. The House also... Read more
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The News & Observer
Roy Cooper once backed appointment of NC judges. Here’s what he says now.in Raleigh.” Details of a potential judicial selection process haven't emerged
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
in Raleigh.” Details of a potential judicial selection process haven't emerged at the legislature, but Senate leader Phil Berger said in a statement Tuesday that merit selection similar to the 1995 proposal is being considered. "We agree... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s how much charter school backers have spent on NC campaignsfounder of for-profit charter management companyNational Heritage Academies, co
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
founder of for-profit charter management companyNational Heritage Academies, contributed $2,000 to state Senate leader Phil Berger; $2,500 to state Sen. Jerry Tillman, who has pushed for more charter schools and charter-friendly laws; and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Is plan to cancel 2018 judicial primaries a tip that NC voters will be asked to abandon election of judges?prosecutorial districts, a key Senate aide has been testing out a different ide
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
prosecutorial districts, a key Senate aide has been testing out a different idea. Jim Blaine, the chief of staff for Sen. Phil Berger, the Rockingham County Republican who wields much power in the legislature, has been talking to judges about... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fact check: Berger says NC has America’s ‘strictest’ redistricting standardsFact check: Phil Berger says North Carolina has the "strictest anti-gerrymander
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Fact check: Phil Berger says North Carolina has the "strictest anti-gerrymandering" rules in the nation | News & Observer Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore of the N.C. Senate fields questions during a press conference in 2016 at the State... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Oct. 5: Brave Republicans save us from a real solution on GenXthe GenX crisis. And, he got a good deal -- $435,000. In a joint statement iss
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
the GenX crisis. And, he got a good deal -- $435,000. In a joint statement issued Wednesday by the office of Senate Leader Phil Berger, Sens. Lee and Rabon said, “It’s a shame that families in the lower Cape Fear region had to wait this long for a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Judicial district maps clear committeeSandhills. A full House vote is expected Thursday. Senators have been cool to
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Sandhills. A full House vote is expected Thursday. Senators have been cool to district changes, however, and Senate leader Phil Berger told colleagues it was unlikely it would be taken up before this week's special session ends. 7:35... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
State judicial district maps clear committeeSandhills. A full House vote is expected Thursday. Senators have been cool to
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
Sandhills. A full House vote is expected Thursday. Senators have been cool to district changes, however, and Senate leader Phil Berger told colleagues it was unlikely it would be taken up before this week's special session ends. 7:35... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House wants to examine MLS stadium idea. A Senate leader isn’t soldapprove the bill for it to come to fruition and it’s unclear whether they suppo
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
approve the bill for it to come to fruition and it’s unclear whether they support the idea. Cooper and state Senate leader Phil Berger weren’t immediately available for comment on Wednesday morning. Sen. Harry Brown of Jacksonville, who is the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Legislature back at work, close to GenX overridethe measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
the measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to agree to the override, and Senate leader Phil Berger has urged that to happen. Cooper rejected the bill approved in late August because he wanted $2.6 million for... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Legislature back at work, close to GenX overridethe measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
the measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to agree to the override, and Senate leader Phil Berger has urged that to happen. Cooper rejected the bill approved in late August because he wanted $2.6 million for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Legislature back at work, close to GenX overridethe measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
the measure notwithstanding Cooper's objections. The Senate would still have to agree to the override, and Senate leader Phil Berger has urged that to happen. Cooper rejected the bill approved in late August because he wanted $2.6 million for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
N Carolina legislature back at work a 3rd time since wrap-upaffecting local landfills and ending a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. Hou
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
affecting local landfills and ending a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger have urged colleagues to override the veto of the bill, which earmarked GenX-related funds instead to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
N Carolina legislature back at work a 3rd time since wrapaffecting local landfills and ending a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. Hou
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
affecting local landfills and ending a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger have urged colleagues to override the veto of the bill, which earmarked GenX-related funds instead to... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘... to return to the people of North Carolina their sovereignty’essence of a democratic society,” Wynn said. “It is the bedrock of our politica
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
essence of a democratic society,” Wynn said. “It is the bedrock of our political system.” It doesn’t depend on the grace of Phil Berger and Tim Moore. The General Assembly has “interfered with the very mechanism by which the people confer their... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Findinghave repealed a plastic bag ban on N.C.’s coast). This fighting has been polar
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 days ago
have repealed a plastic bag ban on N.C.’s coast). This fighting has been polarized politics as usual, with Republican Sen. Phil Berger accusing Cooper of wanting to grow the bureaucracy with the multimillion dollar outlay, and Cooper naming HB 56... Read more
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Island Packet
NC rep’s comments go nationwide — again. This time, he says, everyone got it wrongit,” Walker said. Walker, who spent two decades as a Baptist minister, was fir
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
it,” Walker said. Walker, who spent two decades as a Baptist minister, was first elected to Congress in 2014. He defeated Phil Berger Jr., the son of the leader of the state Senate, in a run-off in the Republican primary that year. Walker was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Berger campaign forfeiture reduced after waiting one year to respond to auditpaid a reduced fine as a result. Documents obtained by WBTV show the campaign
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
paid a reduced fine as a result. Documents obtained by WBTV show the campaign of North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) failed to respond to an audit of the campaign’s financial statements. Auditors at the North... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Cooper blocks legislation that would aid GenX removal in Cape Fear Riverhis preferred objective of growing a bureaucracy that has thus far failed to re
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 21 days ago
his preferred objective of growing a bureaucracy that has thus far failed to resolve this crisis,” N.C. Senate Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said in a statement. Jamie DeWitt, an East Carolina University toxicology professor, said she... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Sept. 24: Toxic politics wins out on GenX responseof Southeastern North Carolina -- if you are a Republican in the N.C. General A
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
of Southeastern North Carolina -- if you are a Republican in the N.C. General Assembly, you kiss the rings of Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore. Our trio of Honorables cannot bring themselves to try and help better fund the one... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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The News & Observer
Commission moves swiftly to postpone decision on Confederate monumentsoperates under the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Both have lead
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
operates under the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Both have leaders appointed by Cooper. Senate leader Phil Berger, a Republican, opposes the effort and said in a letter to Cooper that the Historical Commission does not have the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
Lake Placid News / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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The News & Observer
As NC pollution concerns grow, so do environmental budget cutsresearchers, permit reviewers and engineers that have been cut in recent years,
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
researchers, permit reviewers and engineers that have been cut in recent years, plus pay for water testing. Senate leader Phil Berger, a Rockingham County Republican, said Cooper’s objective is “growing a bureaucracy that has thus far failed to... Read more
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ABC News
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gov. Cooper vetoes river cleanup bill; says it was insufficientin January - when the General Assembly reconvenes in early October. Seven vetoe
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
in January - when the General Assembly reconvenes in early October. Seven vetoes have been overridden so far. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore urged colleagues to swiftly vote for another. Cooper and Republican legislators... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Panel weighs Cooper's request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington Mayor to state leaders on GenX investigation: 'just get it done'rejecting the only proposal that will actually help clean our drinking water in
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
rejecting the only proposal that will actually help clean our drinking water in the lower Cape Fear region. Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) also released a statement regarding the veto: Shame on Gov. Cooper for vetoing a local solution,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
The New Canaan News / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
KTVN Reno / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monumentsthe reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don'
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 24 days ago
the reasons being given for the relocation and the Bentonville battle site don't meet the law's requirements. Senate leader Phil Berger told Cooper in a letter that any decision to approve the relocation would likely be overturned in court with... Read more
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