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Movin’ on up: Glazier ups ante in DPI campaign

State Rep. Rick Glazier’s (D-Fayetteville) ambitions have him setting his sights on the Secretary of the Department of Education seat in Raleigh currently held by his fellow Democrat June Atkinson.  Atkinson has not officially announced her plans for 2012 — whether or not she will…

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A vacancy at DPI?

  It is looking like there may be an open seat on North Carolina’s Council of State in 2012.  Rumors are swirling about a possible retirement by incumbent N.C. Department of Public Instruction Secretary June Atkinson.  (Atkinson is not exactly breaking her neck to deny…