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File photo of Gov. Pat McCroy. (Photo by Takaaki Iwabu/Raleigh News &; Observer/MCT via Getty Images)

NC Governor Says He Won’t Back Down To Protesters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Faced with increasing public criticism over GOP policies, Gov. Pat McCrory promised Saturday he would continue to stand his ground and push for legislation that would promote his party’s conservative ideals. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/09/2013

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

NC NAACP To Announce Rally, New Round Of Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is ready to announce new planned acts of civil disobedience following the arrest of 17 NAACP members […]

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2013

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NC NAACP Opposes Restrictions On Early Voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state chapter of the NAACP is fighting back against legislative proposals to curb early voting in North Carolina. The group and its partners are holding a news conference Friday at […]

CBS Charlotte–03/29/2013

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Tour Of North Carolina’s Poverty Areas Heads West

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An effort by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and other groups to spotlight poverty across North Carolina is hitting the road again.

CBS Charlotte–04/30/2012