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The Dorothea Dix debacle

Gov. Pat McCrory has announced a deal to sell the former Dorothea Dix hospital property to the City of Raleigh.  The $52 million deal — if finalized — would transform the property that once held the state’s leading mental health treatment facility into a city…

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NC state govt’s “Dorothea” Pre-“Dix”-ament

    It’s being reported that the GOP majority in the General Assembly, outgoing Gov. Bev Perdue, and incoming Governor Pat McCrory are all squabbling about what to do with the former Dorothea Dix Hospital property in Raleigh.  For decades, Dix was the place to…