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The News & Observer
Who’s getting NC’s top civilian award? 2 from Durham, 1 from Chapel Hillpeople from Durham and another from Chapel Hill will receive North Carolina’s h
The News & Observer / Posted 15 hours ago
people from Durham and another from Chapel Hill will receive North Carolina’s highest civilian honor next month from Gov. Roy Cooper. Durham architect Philip Freelon, founder of The Freelon Group, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Oct. 21: Republicans politicizing state courtsAssembly's efforts to dismantle North Carolina's court system continue apace.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 hours ago
Assembly's efforts to dismantle North Carolina's court system continue apace. The Honorables just passed (over Gov. Roy Cooper's veto) a bill canceling the 2018 primaries for judicial races. This turns elections for state judges next year... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte and NC could land more TV and film projects thanks to new lawprogram expired in 2014, and then payouts became much smaller for filming in th
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
program expired in 2014, and then payouts became much smaller for filming in the state. But recent action by Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina lawmakers could breathe new life into the state’s film industry. Earlier this month, Cooper... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Conservative group implies Gov. Cooper is acting like Harvey WeinsteinCHARLOTTE, N.C. – A conservative political action committee, NC Values Coalitio
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A conservative political action committee, NC Values Coalition, is accusing Governor Roy Cooper of a “power grab,” and is implying the governor’s actions are the same as those of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Republican leaders speak out against governor's executive orderRepublican leaders in Raleigh broke their silence Thursday afternoon, saying No
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Republican leaders in Raleigh broke their silence Thursday afternoon, saying North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, "lies, breaks promises to North Carolinians,” to move on from the HB2 debate after the law's repeal. Cooper signed an executive order... Read more
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The New Canaan News
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealhe issued prohibiting discrimination renege on a deal the governor helped broke
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
he issued prohibiting discrimination renege on a deal the governor helped broker to take HB2 off the books in March. "Roy Cooper made a deal with the business community and the legislature to repeal HB2 and put divisive social issues that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealhe issued prohibiting discrimination renege on a deal the governor helped broke
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
he issued prohibiting discrimination renege on a deal the governor helped broker to take HB2 off the books in March. "Roy Cooper made a deal with the business community and the legislature to repeal HB2 and put divisive social issues that... Read more
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The Middletown Press
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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The News & Observer
Politics podcast: A 10th veto is canceled, and the bathroom debate returnsWeek for a report on the fair. But first, our reporter panel talks about yet an
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Week for a report on the fair. But first, our reporter panel talks about yet another session and yet another override of a Roy Cooper veto. Plus, Gov. Cooper has reached an agreement with challengers of the law he signed replacing HB2. And our fact... Read more
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The Hill
North Carolina will be a big battleground state in 2020candidates have relied on since Richard Nixon’s “Southern Strategy.” That view
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
candidates have relied on since Richard Nixon’s “Southern Strategy.” That view is shortsighted, however, as Democrat Roy Cooper defeated a sitting GOP governor, and rising Democratic star Josh Stein won the attorney general’s race. The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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The Register Citizen
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
GOP leaders decry North Carolina governor's LGBT rights dealover LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad feelings surrounding the state's so-called bathroom bill. A compromise deal undid the law... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Settlement proposed in NC transgender bathroom lawsuitaims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom
The Charlotte Post / Posted 2 days ago
aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law. The consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper, the American Civil Liberties Union and transgender people who sued the state would remove some of the law’s... Read more
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FOX News
Settlement proposed for transgender bathroom lawsuit in North Carolinahas the authority to enact.” “It’s not enough to just say we won’t discriminat
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
has the authority to enact.” “It’s not enough to just say we won’t discriminate, we must show it."- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Gov. Roy Cooper, Attorney General Josh Stein, the American Civil Liberties Union and transgender residents who... Read more
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FOX News
Settlement proposed for transgender bathroom lawsuit in North CarolinaBranch has the authority to enact.” “It’s not enough to just say we won’t disc
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Branch has the authority to enact.” “It’s not enough to just say we won’t discriminate, we must show it." Gov. Roy Cooper, Attorney General Josh Stein, the American Civil Liberties Union and transgender residents who challenged House... Read more
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The Christian Post
NC Governor's Orders Will Allow Biological Men to Use Women's Restrooms Democratic North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued two orders to allow
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued two orders to allow for citizens to use the restroom of their gender identity rather than their biological... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Republicans stung by court rulings aim to change judgespartisan court elections. The General Assembly in Raleigh reduced the size of t
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
partisan court elections. The General Assembly in Raleigh reduced the size of the state Court of Appeals, depriving Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, of naming replacements for retiring Republicans. And this month, lawmakers drew new boundaries for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionsrun by executive branch agencies that oversee the environment, transportation a
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
run by executive branch agencies that oversee the environment, transportation and Medicaid, among others. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments under his control, including their... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper launched a two-part strateg
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper launched a two-part strategy that could end protracted litigation over the state's so-called bathroom bill and its replacement. Plaintiffs who had sued the state claiming discrimination asked a... Read more
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New York Post
North Carolina could finally resolve it’s transgender bathroom battlerun by executive branch agencies that oversee the environment, transportation a
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
run by executive branch agencies that oversee the environment, transportation and Medicaid, among others. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments under his control, including their... Read more
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Reuters
Settlement proposed in North Carolina transgender bathroom lawsuitto resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law.
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law. The consent decree proposed by Governor Roy Cooper, the American Civil Liberties Union and transgender people who sued the state would remove some of the law’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
Prison security must be a priorityto Callahan’s death, it had been seven years since a prison officer had died as
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
to Callahan’s death, it had been seven years since a prison officer had died as a result of an inmate assault. Gov. Roy Cooper showed the right sense of urgency in meeting with his Public Safety Secretary Erik Hooks and state prison... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC’s GOP legislators take petty revenge against Cooperboards | News & Observer Cooper fights NC legislature on appointments to board
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
boards | News & Observer Cooper fights NC legislature on appointments to boards | News & Observer North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says he will veto the budget bill from the North Carolina legislature during a press conference at the Executive... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC lawmakers bully democracy with vetoes and inaction| News & Observer Gov. Cooper locked in veto battle with NC legislature | News
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer Gov. Cooper locked in veto battle with NC legislature | News & Observer North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says he will veto the budget bill from the North Carolina legislature during a press conference at the Executive... Read more
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Reuters
Proposed settlement reached in North Carolina's transgender bathroom lawsuitto resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law.
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law. The consent decree proposed by Governor Roy Cooper, the American Civil Liberties Union and transgender people who sued the state would remove some of the law’s... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Cooper signs non-discrimination executive orderCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on Wednesday in an effort to prohibit discrimination in government agencies and government contracts in the Tar Heel State. The order prohibits discrimination in his... Read more
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The Hill
NC governor, ACLU reach settlement on transgender bathroom ruleNorth Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the American Civil Liberties Union agreed to
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the American Civil Liberties Union agreed to settle a federal lawsuit on Wednesday, filing a consent decree allowing transgender people in the state to use the public restrooms that match with their gender... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionspeople can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities o
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
people can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities overseen by the executive branch. Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments and agencies from discriminating on the basis... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionspeople can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities o
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
people can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities overseen by the executive branch. Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments and agencies from discriminating on the basis... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionspeople can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities o
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
people can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities overseen by the executive branch. Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments and agencies from discriminating on the basis... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionspeople can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities o
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
people can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities overseen by the executive branch. Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments and agencies from discriminating on the basis... Read more
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Reuters
ACLU, North Carolina governor reach agreement in transgender bathroom lawsuitthe federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law. The propo
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law. The proposed agreement was announced by Governor Roy Cooper and the American Civil Liberties Union. A judge must sign off on the proposal before it takes effect. A measure... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cooper: ‘Transgender people are not prevented from the use of public facilities’HB2: Gov. Roy Cooper announces path to resolution of lawsuit from HB2 replaceme
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
HB2: Gov. Roy Cooper announces path to resolution of lawsuit from HB2 replacement | News & Observer HB2: Gov. Roy Cooper announces path to resolution of lawsuit from HB2 replacement | News & Observer North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper during a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionspeople can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
people can use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity in facilities overseen by the executive branch. Gov. Roy Cooper also issued an executive order prohibiting Cabinet-level departments and agencies from discriminating on the basis... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gov. Cooper issues executive order protecting gender identityRALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order We
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday to promote diversity and prohibit discrimination in government agencies and government contracts in an effort to make the state a welcoming place to all. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
Look at the overwhelmingly positive responses to #metoo, a hashtag for survivors of sexual abusefrom the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony i
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged the protesters during their speeches. The N.C. State Fair schedule is... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bill seeks to reduce judges' terms to 2 yearsreduce judges' terms to 2 years | News & Observer The Latest on actions by the
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
reduce judges' terms to 2 years | News & Observer The Latest on actions by the North Carolina legislature to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of an elections bill that would cancel judicial primaries next year and lower ballot-access thresholds for... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Bill seeks to reduce judges' terms to 2 yearsfor the bill is unclear, and a news release announcing the bill suggests it cou
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
for the bill is unclear, and a news release announcing the bill suggests it could be designed to spite Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. The governor issued a veto the General Assembly overrode earlier Tuesday of a bill that cancelled next May's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Residents of Caldwell County seek to rebuild in wake of tornado damagea decision hasn't been made. "That kind of declaration, we have to look at all
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
a decision hasn't been made. "That kind of declaration, we have to look at all of the numbers to see if they add up,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “We work closely with local authorities to see if that should be the case." Local church groups, like... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Burke Co. officials cited man for operating a still, gallons seized– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continen
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continental brake plant, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper took time out to reaffirm the state’s position on attracting Amazon’s second North American headquarters. “We will... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
People of Caldwell County seek to rebuild in wake of tornado damagea decision hasn't been made. "That kind of declaration, we have to look at all
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
a decision hasn't been made. "That kind of declaration, we have to look at all of the numbers to see if they add up,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “We work closely with local authorities to see if that should be the case." Local church groups, like... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Troopers keeping an extra eye on school buses this weekdon’t include the number of tickets that may come from the new Stop Arm cameras
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
don’t include the number of tickets that may come from the new Stop Arm cameras installed on buses. In July, Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law a bill that allows counties to ticket law-breaking motorists based on footage captured on the bus... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Early voting starts Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continen
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continental brake plant, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper took time out to reaffirm the state’s position on attracting Amazon’s second North American headquarters. “We will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
15-old girl reported missing in Gaston County– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continen
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continental brake plant, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper took time out to reaffirm the state’s position on attracting Amazon’s second North American headquarters. “We will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Gov. Cooper calls North Carolina 'perfect place' for Amazon days before bids due– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continen
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
– During a trip to Morganton for the announcement job expansion at the Continental brake plant, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper took time out to reaffirm the state’s position on attracting Amazon’s second North American headquarters. “We will... Read more
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