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Name:Roy Cooper
Hometown:Nashville, NC
Born:June 13, 1957 (61)
Notes:75th Governor of North Carolina
UNC alum to UNC alum: Roy Cooper presents retiring newsman Bill Leslie with state's highest honor
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper visited WRAL TV on Thursday to present departing news anchor Bill Leslie with a special honor. The state's chief executive...

‘A life of purpose’
For more than two centuries, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has prepared the state’s lawyers, business leaders, journalists, teachers, politicians and doctors...

Roy Cooper delivers uplifting message for University Day
Gov. Roy Cooper delivered the University Day keynote address Thursday. He spoke about remaining positive in a time when it is easy to be discouraged...

Roy Cooper gives UNC permission to remove Silent Sam
Gov. Roy Cooper wrote a letter to UNC-System President Margaret Spellings giving the University permission to remove Silent Sam if leaders "believe there is a...

Flags at UNC to be lowered Saturday in honor of chancellor who died
Flags at the UNC-Chapel Hill campus will be lowered to half-staff Saturday as a tribute to the late chancellor, Paul Hardin, who died July 1...

Gov. Roy Cooper evokes Woody Durham in declaring June Aphasia Awareness Month
Gov. Roy Cooper was among the thousands in this state who came of age to the familiar soundtrack of Woody Durham’s voice on the radio...

Four Corners: Visiting Raleigh
Between the Carolina team visiting Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly this week, UNC-related NBA Draft news and updates on former Tar...

UNC celebrates National Championship at Governor's Mansion
Gov. Roy Cooper welcomed the North Carolina men's basketball team to the Governor's Mansion on Wednesday to celebrate the Tar Heels' sixth national title. On...

Tar Heels to be honored by governor Roy Cooper, N.C. legislature
The UNC men's basketball team is coming to Raleigh to get lauded by the General Assembly and Gov. Roy Cooper for its national championship last...

North Carolina Governors Who Went to UNC
When Roy Cooper was sworn in as Governor of North Carolina on January 1st, he became the 32nd North Carolina Governor to have attended the...


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