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Despite Trump’s pledge, governors expect little federal spending on infrastructure

President Trump again said Monday he was preparing to “spend big” on infrastructure. But even as he spoke, administration officials and congressional leaders are telling governors to expect little for new federal investment in public works. Instead, the administration plans to spur public-private partnerships, such as toll roads and transmission lines, by loosening environmental reviews and removing other red tape.

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Velvet Cloak Inn demolished to make room for student housing

A demolition crew tears down the Velvet Cloak Inn, a fixture on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. The inn will be replaced by a 150-unit student housing complex that will accommodate about 500 people.
Travis Long and Chris Seward tlong@newsobserver.com
Velvet Cloak Inn demolished to make room for student housing 1:18

Velvet Cloak Inn demolished to make room for student housing

NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting 1:34

NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll 0:57

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll

What if you had more than 100 chickens, many of them roosters, as neighbors? 1:10

What if you had more than 100 chickens, many of them roosters, as neighbors?