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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for May 20, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for May 20, 2015

You know, when we complained about the cold last winter, the next sentence was often, don’t complain about the heat. However, I’m sure someone is already. I can always pack you some cold from here in Kansas City. Or you can look at the classic photo above where I’m enjoying Myrtle Beach.

You already know that it’s warm and sunny, now here’s what else you need to know about North Carolina for May 20, 2015:

The controversial Greensboro property rezoning has passed city council.

Wilmington and Raleigh are considering property tax increases.

This state senator is under fire for representing people doing business with the state in his private law practice.

Duke Energy is retiring its coal plant in Asheville and replacing it with natural gas.

A handful of counties in western North Carolina are looking at an economic development partnership with some in upstate South Carolina.

The I-77 toll lanes could become a state-funded project.

Issues are surfacing with Charlotte’s city manager after the police chief announced his July 1 retirement.

Wilmington will examine some troubled railroad crossings.

Several of the states brewers that came online as microbreweries are beginning to expand their reach.

And finally, education funds are growing in the state budget again.

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