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McCrory names Crawford, Wetmore to NC DOT board

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed two more people to the North Carolina Board of Transportation, including a longtime Democratic legislator who endorsed him in last year's campaign.
    
Former Rep. Jim Crawford of Oxford and Louis Wetmore of Hickory were sworn in to the 19-member board Thursday during the monthly board meeting in Raleigh.
    
Crawford served in the House for 14 terms and was one of the chamber's chief budget-writers under both Democratic and Republican speakers. He was defeated in the May 2012 primary.
    
Wetmore is a Republican who is an investment adviser and founder of a shipping container company.
    
McCrory also addressed the board on Thursday.

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