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Judge won’t restore North Carolina judicial primaries
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
RALEIGH — A federal judge has definitively ruled out judicial primaries in North Carolina this election year, favoring Republican legislative leaders who said they wanted to avoid confusing the voters. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles announced Tuesday she would side with the GOP defendants in a lawsuit filed by the state Democratic Party and
Child advocates call for Medicaid expansion
Monday, June 18, 2018
With opioids abuse fueling a dramatic increase in children entering North Carolina’s foster care system, one child advocacy group is calling for Medicaid expansion as the best way to stifle this trend. NC Child, a Raleigh-based organization that advocates for “public policies to ensure all children – regardless of race, ethnicity or place
Early voting bill would change North Carolina schedule, time
Friday, June 15, 2018
RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican lawmakers are again looking at changing the rules on the state’s extremely popular early in-person voting, which has prompted legal action in the past. The full House gave initial approval Thursday to legislation to change the 17-day early voting schedule and require more consistent voting times statewide.
Voter ID proposed again
Friday, June 8, 2018
RALEIGH — Republicans are poised again to advance a photo identification requirement to vote in North Carolina, despite their previous attempt getting struck down by federal judges. House Speaker Tim Moore and other GOP representatives filed Thursday a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would ask voters to decide whether a photo ID

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Artist Ernie Barnes comes home

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CONCERT: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads

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Judge won’t restore North Carolina judicial primaries

RALEIGH — A federal judge has definitively ruled out judicial primaries in North Carolina