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Mitt Romney Will Not Run For President

RALEIGH - Mitt Romney will not be running for president next year. As Romney reached out to members of his former team in recent weeks, he discovered that several of his past fundraisers had already committed to supporting Jeb Bush next year.
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Public School Districts Request Alternative Guidelines for Charter Schools

RALEIGH - With state lawmakers back in session, local public school districts across the state are making a somewhat unexpected request.
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Parks See Record Attendance

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s state parks and state recreation areas experienced record attendance in 2014, with 15.6 million visitors, a 10 percent increase from the 14.2 million visitors the previous year, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.
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Off Road Vehicle Company Banned From Doing NC Business

RALEIGH -- North Carolina off-road vehicle seller can no longer do business in the state after collecting more than $400,000 in payments and deposits and failing to deliver vehicles as promised, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced.
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Chemical Company to Expand in Greensboro

GREENSBORO -- Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations in Greensboro and create 45 new jobs over the next three years.  The company plans to build a new 37,000 square foot office building and invest $10 million in Guilford County.
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Industrial Commissioner Announced Deputies

RALEIGH - North Carolina Industrial Commission Chairman Andrew T. Heath has announced the appointment of seven deputy commissioners. Chairman Heath has appointed Lori W. Gaines, Melanie Wade Goodwin, Sumit Gupta, Robert Harris, Christopher Loutit, William “Bill” Shipley and Michael Silver.  All appointments are for six-year terms.  Deputy commissioners function as the Industrial Commission’s trial-level judges and hold hearings in contested workers’ compensation cases, state tort claims, and other matters. 
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NCWorks Issues Grants

RALEIGH -- North Carolina has awarded $205,000 to 26 employers across the state to help them invest in building the skills of their workers. 
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