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Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 8:20 am | Updated: 8:33 pm, Sat Apr 26, 2014.

ROCKY MOUNT -- Gov. Pat McCrory appeared to temper his stance on the state’s higher education system Thursday, two days after his criticism of “educational elite” and gender studies touched off a national firestorm.

The Republican told Rocky Mount business leaders that he wants a combination approach to funding the state’s universities and colleges that considers student enrollment numbers and how many graduates get jobs.

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