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Supreme Court primary goes on
Monday, May 30, 2016
June 7 primary because the state Supreme Court couldn't agree whether a law that led a colleague to seek re-election through a new method complied with the state constitution. Justices deadlocked 3-3 this month on a lower court ruling that struck down the law giving Associate Justice Robert Edmunds of Greensboro the option to run alone for a new term in
 
State workers, union members take concerns to Legislature
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
RALEIGH – State employees that are members of U.E. local 150, N.C. Public Service Workers Union from across the state were in Raleigh Tuesday to meet with their legislators and encourage them to consider significant raises this legislative session, along with other measures to protect and expand worker safety and rights. "After years of stagnant
 
Republicans seek to combine NC LGBT lawsuits
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina's Republican leaders are seeking to combine separate lawsuits over a state law limiting protections for the LGBT community – moves that could help steer the cases to a judge who twice ruled against the federal government in recent years. Three federal judges are currently assigned to five dueling lawsuits over the law,
 
Supreme Court ruling could change jury selection
Monday, May 23, 2016
DURHAM – A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court could give North Carolina death row inmates new avenues to challenge racial bias in capital trials and will force the state to confront discriminatory jury selection practices. The Court ruled 7-1 in a Georgia case, Foster v. Chatman, that prosecutors violated the Constitution by purposefully
 
NC lawmakers leaving millions on the table
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
RALEIGH – As much as $170 million a year could go a long way when it comes to paying North Carolina's teachers, improving state infrastructure and economic development, but it's money the state passed on when it eliminated the estate tax. The tax was done away with three years ago, and, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy
 

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Supreme Court primary goes on

June 7 primary because the state Supreme Court couldn't agree whether a law that led a colleague

Falcons win fourth straight DII outdoor title

BRADENTON, Fla. – Saint Augustine’s track and field program continues to roll

‘Roots’ returns in History Channel remake

The “Roots” miniseries is coming back to TV with a contemporary twist. This one