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Pat McCrory isn’t the first North Carolina governor to strike back at efforts to make cigarette packaging less appealing. In 1959, Luther Hodges wired Gov. Ralph Herseth of South Dakota to protest a bill that would require tobacco to carry a skull and crossbones label and the statement “Not recommended by state of South Dakota”: […]

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Pat McCrory isn’t the first North Carolina governor to find life in the Executive Mansion less than ideal. In 1969, after Gov. Bob Scott complained about deteriorating conditions in the 1891 behemoth, WBTV in Charlotte issued a call to raze and replace it: “Though Victorian architecture leaned toward the frilly, there are many such buildings […]

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