Politics & Government

June 8, 2009 6:24 PM

N.C. State fires Mary Easley as scandal erupts

At issue is a $170,000-a-year job that was created for Mary Easley last year, apparently at the instigation of her husband, Mike, who was then North Carolina's governor. E-mail messages also implicate the university's chancellor and a key trustee in creating the job; both resigned Monday.

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