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Political action committees representing U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Koch Brothers helped Republican Thom Tillis to a 3-1 fundraising edge over his GOP rivals heading into the final month of their U.S. Senate campaign.
A bipartisan commission hand-picked by state Treasurer Janet Cowell is recommending that she and future treasurers share high-level investment decisions for the state’s $87 billion pension fund with a board of trustees.
The proposed Garden Parkway fared poorly on the state’s new ranking of highway projects, but supporters of the toll road aren’t giving up.

George Pappas’ Victory Lanes in Mooresville will host 160 of the world’s top professional bowlers Sunday through Wednesday for the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic.

Parents struggling to get out of local shelters got a boost Thursday when Charlotte-based Electrolux donated more than $100,000 in washers and dryers to charities working to rehouse families.

Weekend temperatures in the Carolinas will be in the 80s, but it’ll be in the 50s and 60s to our north.

Sale hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

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