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News Across North Carolina for March 6, 2015

I think we dodged a weather bullet. I’m glad. Last winter’s March ice storm wasn’t pretty. Either way, I want to thank everyone who’s done the reader survey so far and I welcome you to take a look at it over the weekend. And now, your news for Friday:

News Across North Carolina for March 6, 2015

This bus in Western North Carolina will continue to help migrant and immigrant families find the services they need.

The latest in the governor’s lawsuit against the General Assembly for starting three new commissions, including one governing compliance with coal ash cleanup.

Greensboro’s two previous Republican mayors spoke in support of the changes to City Council districts and makeup at today’s hearing in Raleigh. Meanwhile what everybody else said, did and sent.

Allegations of a “black tax” at a hotel in Charlotte during last week’s CIAA tournament festivities.

Lululemon’s Greensboro store will move and expand at the Shops at Friendly Center.

Mount Airy’s mayor has resigned. She’d been mayor since 2009 and would be mayor until the end of 2017.

The Forsyth County Library hopes to update its bookmobile.

The Winston-Salem Innovation Quarter was honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the best preservation projects of 2014.

The state House bill to increase the gas tax and increase economic development incentives has made it through the house.

The Asheville police force is much whiter than the community it serves.

This new center in Asheville hopes to keep people suffering from mental illness out of the ER.

This no-kill animal shelter in Asheville is now feeding its animals a vegan diet.

A few artifacts from Asheville’s Black History.

A state judge denied a motion brought by a Charlotte citizens group that intends to stop toll lanes from being built on I-77 in Charlotte.

Residents near two proposed storage domes in Wilmington expressed their views on the proposal in a public hearing on Thursday night.

Cumberland County hopes to spend $4.5 million to improve its country-owned parking lots.

And finally, this is your state budget, as proposed by the governor and everything you need to know to understand it.

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