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  • Teapot Pork Gets Pig Prize

    RALEIGH — The Sparta Teapot Museum, a target of criticism over unnecessary pork barrel spending after receiving a $400,000 appropriation in last year's state budget, has been recognized by a national government watchdog group after receiving another half-million dollars in federal funds. Related Article: CJ: Teapot museum creates tempest…

  • Teapot Museum Creates Tempest

    RALEIGH — A proposed Alleghany County museum that would display 6,000 teapots worth more than $5 million has become the poster child for pork barrel spending in the recently passed state budget. A $400,000 earmark for the Sparta Teapot Museum was frequently mocked in the media in the past week,…