Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday that he will urge the legislature to let North Carolinians vote in November on a pair of bond proposals that would have the state borrow $2.85 billion to take advantage of low interest rates and move quickly on needed improvements for state roads and buildings.
Sen. Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, says he’s lobbying to get the Air Force to change its decision to inactivate the 440th Airlift Wing because it would harm the ability of the Army’s Global Response Force to fly from Fort Bragg to trouble spots in any part of the world in 18 hours or less.
It’s been more than a decade since John Railey was part of a team of Winston-Salem Journal reporters who revealed the inner workings of the state’s eugenics program. But Railey has never let go of the story.
The House voted 113-0 to get rid of the state Map Act, which enables the state Department of Transportation to cut its right-of-way costs by preventing landowners from developing property it expects to buy for future highway projects.
The Orioles and Red Sox have had their share of tense moments at Fenway Park over the years, but what happened in the fourth inning of Boston's 3-2, walk-off win Friday night didn't seem to be one of them.