North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory embraces Raleigh mayor Nancy McFarlane after announcing that the Council of State approved the sale of the former Dix Hospital property to the City of Raleigh for $52 million on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory embraces Raleigh mayor Nancy McFarlane after announcing that the Council of State approved the sale of the former Dix Hospital property to the City of Raleigh for $52 million on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory embraces Raleigh mayor Nancy McFarlane after announcing that the Council of State approved the sale of the former Dix Hospital property to the City of Raleigh for $52 million on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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