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School Board To Consider Book Ban

A North Carolina school board is considering a ban on a book assigned to high school students.


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No Executions In SC For More Than 2 Years

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the second year in a row, South Carolina saw no executions in 2013. The state had no new death sentences in the last year, either. It’s a downward trend that […]


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Racial Justice Act Repeal Heads To NC Gov. McCrory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill that Republicans say is designed to clear the way for executions to resume in North Carolina is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk after receiving final legislative approval Wednesday. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/13/2013

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NC House Passes Repeal Of Racial Justice Act

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House has passed a bill clearing the way for executions to resume in the state. The House voted Wednesday to fully repeal a law that allows convicted murderers […]

CBS Charlotte–06/05/2013

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N.C. Bill Restarting Executions Advances In House

A North Carolina House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that repeals a procedure for condemned inmates to challenge death sentences on racial grounds, sending the measure to the full House for final passage.



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