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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 21, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 21, 2015

Happy Friday! Let’s get to the news:

The State House has rejected the sales tax redistribution proposal and they hope that the Senate won’t take up the idea again.

A bipartistan notion from some of our Washington representatives and Senators on the need for more jobs and ways to get said jobs.

Meanwhile, Senator Burr has expressed concern over anti-terrorism strategies and technology.

Enrollment is down at Guilford Technical Community College.

The City of Winston-Salem is reviewing one of its economic development programs.

Asheville’s new police chief continues to emphasize commitment to community policing. Meanwhile, Wilmington’s police chief is under fire for remarks he made, that he won’t apologize for saying.

The “dark side” of the boom in tourism in Asheville.

These are the high-wreck intersections of Charlotte.

Opponents of the I-77 toll lanes will continue to fight, despite the recent vote to include them as part of the new ten-year comprehensive regional transportation plan.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will also end drivers ed programs.

The next time you fly into or out of Charlotte-Douglas Airport, there are new, fancier restaurants and dishes for you to eat.

Fayetteville’s City Council has given its city manager a city-owned car and a 2% raise.

The latest on the negotiations at the General Assembly over the Medicaid reform bill.

And finally, changes continue in Downtown Raleigh, especially in housing.

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