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Black sheriffs make history in NC counties
Thursday, November 8, 2018
While Congressional and General Assembly races got most of the election headlines, history was quietly being made in a series of law enforcement races. On Tuesday, the state’s seven largest counties – Buncombe, Cumberland, Durham, Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg and Wake – all elected black men sheriff. Five – Buncombe, Cumberland,
N Carolina Democrats break GOP’s veto-proof control
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and fellow Democrats gained influence Tuesday at the currently Republican-dominated legislature for the next two years, breaking the GOP’s veto-proof majority in the House and making inroads in the Senate. Democrats gained at least eight additional House seats — well over the four needed to end the

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