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PEMBROKE — Under a beautiful blue sky, nearly 400 guests, including dozens of local and state officials, celebrated the opening of the James A. Thomas Hall –– a state-of-the-art facility where UNC Pembroke is preparing future business leaders of our region. 

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly opened James A. Thomas Hall at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. 

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RALEIGH — Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it's time to cut off Russian oil. But President Joe Biden and Democrats seem more inclined to replace the nation's Russian oil supply with oil from Venezuela and other regimes, rather than increase domestic production.

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RALEIGH — Opponents of North Carolina's new election maps want the state Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Phil Berger Jr. from hearing their case.

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RALEIGH — The exclusive teaching of Critical Race Theory in public school classrooms would be outlawed under a bill making its way through the N.C. Senate.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and the Senate’s top officer are calling out Charlotte-Mecklenburg school leaders, after the state’s second-largest school system paid $25,000 to a top proponent of Critical Race Theory.

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RALEIGH — Leaders in the General Assembly and governor say they have reached a deal to ensure $30 million for the GREAT rural broadband program.

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More than one N.C. political battle in recent years has generated a court case titled Cooper v. Berger. Last week’s election ensured that the two men behind those names will have to deal with each other again for at least the next two years.

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RALEIGH — Legislators debated past the midnight hour Thursday into Friday on yet another bill that would allow gyms and fitness centers to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Senate Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, wants the governor to give counties the option to reopen hair salons and barber shops, which, like other small businesses, are left crippled by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

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