Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
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EPA Officials: Dan River Thriving Nearly One Year After Coal Ash Spill
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Senate to Begin Hearings for President Obama's Attorney General Nominee
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U.S. Surgeon General to Make Stop in Queen City
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NC Film Grant Program Open for Applications
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