This week on “The Debrief”:

*The cost of your Thanksgiving meal should be lower this year than last, but it’s still much higher than in the recent past.

*Candidate filing starts Dec. 4, but we already have some crowded primaries for the 2024 elections in North Carolina.

*Now that the General Assembly has finished its work for 2023, we take stock of major education legislation.

*State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is forced to reverse course on the dismissal of three top staffers in the state Fire Marshal’s Office.

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