ibm en Governor McCrory On Teacher Raises, Obamacare <p>Governor Pat McCrory says he wants state lawmakers to give teachers a pay raise when they meet in May for the short session.&nbsp; He plans to have a salary proposal ready in February.&nbsp; McCrory made those remarks on WFAE's Charlotte Talks Monday morning.&nbsp;</p><p>The state’s current budget for next year sets aside a $500-a-year raise for the top 25 percent of teachers who decide to give up their tenure and sign a four-year contract.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:55:30 +0000 Lisa Miller & Michael Tomsic 39923 at Foreign Investment Created 7,000 NC Jobs In 2011 <p>North Carolina created more jobs in 2011 through out-of-state and international investment than any other place in the U.S., according to an annual report IBM produces for clients.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:21:18 +0000 Ben Bradford 24120 at