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McCrory Against Appealing NC Abortion Speech Case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory opposes a court fight to reverse a federal judge’s ruling invalidating part of a state law that would have required abortion providers to describe a pre-procedure […]

01/26/2014

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Cleveland County Fair Opens Year After Outbreak

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — Officials say increased safety measures are in place as the Cleveland County Fair opens a year after a E. coli outbreak. Health department staff and volunteers were at hand-washing stations, demonstrating […]

09/27/2013

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NC Protesters Rally To Keep Pressure On Lawmakers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina civil rights activists are using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to keep pressure upon state legislators to repeal policies they argue hurt minority groups and the […]

08/28/2013

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Protest At NC Legislature To Focus On Women

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest weekly protests of Republican policies at the North Carolina General Assembly will take place as legislation regulating abortion is waiting to be finalized. The state chapter of the NAACP […]

07/15/2013

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NAACP Prepares 9th Protest Over Unemployment Cuts

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally to mark the ninth week of protests at the state legislature and cuts to unemployment benefits. The NAACP […]

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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NAACP Protesters’ Cases Delayed, 100 More Arrested

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people were arrested Monday following what police called the largest NAACP-led demonstration yet against the policies of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature. The eighth week of what the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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NAACP Protesters Court Cases Delayed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Seventeen protesters were scheduled to appear in Wake County District Court […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NAACP Protesters Go To Court Ahead Of Latest Rally

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina legislature are heading to court the same day the group plans to hold its latest rally against the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NC NAACP Prepares For Seventh Week Of Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP is readying for another week of protests that have led to the arrest of nearly 400 people since late April. Chapter president the Rev. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/17/2013

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NC Protests Split On Bible’s Message To Help Poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to oppose policies by the Republican-controlled Legislature. While a broader coalition of supporters is […]

CBS Charlotte–06/12/2013

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