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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for July 10, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for July 10, 2015


Good morning folks and Happy Friday! Take some of that driving advice I’ve been sharing here and take a ride this weekend. In just a few days, the entire book will be available. Pre-order it here. In the meantime, what’s going on statewide.

If certain members of the General Assembly have their way, TV’s and other large electronics won’t have to be recycled anymore.

The Winston-Salem  former downtown Woolworths building, also the site of some civil rights actions of their own, is now being restored and redeveloped.

The City of Charlotte has rescinded benefits for un-married same-sex partners who aren’t city employees.

The state is trying out more frequent series of standardized tests for some schools.

Moore County is euthanizing fewer of its shelter animals.

According to a study, $144 million in economic incentives have been paid by county governments to corporations over the last five years.

Also on-the-line in the Senate budget proposal to strip away special taxing districts for cities– sand taxes.

And finally, the state will have to make federal air pollution standards changes, despite protesting those changes.

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