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June 26, 2017 - 12:30 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper announcing he will veto the state budget approved by the Republican-controlled General Assembly (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Don't expect any compromise reached between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican...
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June 20, 2017 - 1:12 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a final budget deal by the North Carolina General Assembly for the next two years (all times local): 1 p.m. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says the budget agreement reached by Republicans at the General Assembly is fiscally irresponsible. Cooper cold be poised to veto...
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June 07, 2017 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS. Valerie Huber, named this week as chief...
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June 07, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS. Valerie Huber, named this week as chief...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, joined by Education Department Budget Service Director Erica Navarro, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, before the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on the Education Department's fiscal 2018 budget. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 24, 2017 - 3:27 pm
President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. The plan promoted by Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos widened a divide in the...
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May 22, 2017 - 3:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state government ultimately may have to pay more than $100 million in damages to retired workers and teachers after a judge ruled it was wrong to require them to begin paying health insurance premiums six years ago. Retirees sued in 2012 after the legislature...
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May 12, 2017 - 9:47 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston County School District is planning to train teachers to identify the patterns of Gullah and Geechee language, as part of an effort to better serve student speakers. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports ( http://bit.ly/2pDXUHX ) that the professional...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:22 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston County School District is planning to train teachers to identify the patterns of Gullah and Geechee language, as part of an effort to better serve student speakers. The Post and Courier reports ( http://bit.ly/2pDXUHX ) that the professional development...
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Soon-to-be graduates, Callie Rittweger, left, and Ashley Owen, right, from the University of Georgia's Franklin College of Arts communications program, pose for photos at the Arch, Thursday, May 04, 2017. The university will be having its graduation ceremony May 5 at Sanford Stadium. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation allowing guns on Georgia's college campuses today also. (John Roark/ Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 8:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia's public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto of a campus-carry measure last year. Deal shocked fellow Republicans with...
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May 04, 2017 - 7:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia's public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto of a campus-carry measure last year. Deal shocked fellow Republicans with...
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