Checks Without Balances

January 3, 2015 8:00 PM

For some NC retirees, a big pension - and then some more

Some of North Carolina's highest-paid government retirees are benefiting from a special fund set up by state lawmakers in 2013 so the retirees can receive pensions that otherwise would be too high under federal law. One of the biggest beneficiaries: former UNC Athletics Director Dick Baddour, who has the largest pension in NC's system.

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