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News across North Carolina for February 13, 2015

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News Across North Carolina for February 13, 2015


The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is making progress on their new transit hub in western Guilford County.

Several Democratic General Assembly members have filed a bill for medical marijuana use.

HUD has granted funds to a number of the state’s public housing authorities for improvements to existing facilities.

What’s planned for Durham’s Streets of Southpoint and Raleigh’s Triangle Town Center.

Instead of another Publix in Raleigh, the organic grocery Sprouts may come instead.

Five North Carolina colleges are among the 5 most beautiful campuses in the South according to the site Best Colleges.

A Davidson County legislator has filed a bill to change his 2013 law to make it easier for those who are addicted to heroin to get the help they need to beat the addiction.

The gas tax change bill is moving from the N.C. Senate to the N.C. House.

The official opposition to the changes proposed for the Greensboro City Council, which is calling for a voter referendum to allow citizens to decide if they want the proposed changes to be made. Also, the city council chamber was packed last night with people voicing their concerns over the bill.

Winston-Salem Forsyth County’s school board has put plans to convert a school into a juvenile detention center on hold.

This bill in the state house will bring back the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit, along with the the historic and film tax credits.

Forsyth County Commissioners have a new prayer policy, but they’ve decided to not act on it yet.

This is how the labor markets of  North Carolina’s major cities are fairing, according to a measure generated by CareerBuilder and its research arm.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is giving all their middle schoolers laptops.

Charlotte’s apartment boom in one chart.

Charlotte attorneys are helping the unaccompanied migrant children who’ve been coming in from Mexico and Central America.

You can now purchase marriage licenses online in Mecklenburg County.

A portion of Wilmington’s historic Thalian Hall, the state’s official performing arts center, has been renovated.

The governor has appointed new members to the state community college board.

A current and former magistrate have filed suit against the state courts for the inability to opt of performing same-sex marriages.

There will actually be a state budget surplus this year.

And finally, WalkBike NC has a new website.

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