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Protesters Seek Medical Marijuana Allowance In NC

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A handful of protesters have been on the road for more than a week as they try raising support for North Carolina to legalize marijuana use for medical purposes.

06/16/2014

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U.S. Open 2014: Odds & Ends In Pinehurst, NC

Here are this year’s U.S. Open 2014 Odds & Ends while at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/10/2014

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Bruton Smith May Want NC Help With Charlotte Improvements

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s Bruton Smith wants to make $100 million of improvements at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/02/2014

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NC Teen Accused Of Poisoning Grandmother’s Collard Greens

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina teenager tried to kill her grandmother by dumping insecticide and termite killer into a pot of collard greens. Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West said Friday […]

04/26/2014

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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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