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NC NAACP Leader: Coal Ash Spill Is Disaster, Sin

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Standing across the street from the governor’s home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina’s NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of […]


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King Day Moral Monday March Planned For Goldsboro

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina civil rights leaders plan to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a Moral Monday march in Goldsboro. Organizers said the march Monday on the King Holiday is the […]


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Civil Rights Group To Announce More NC Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Civil rights leaders are going to announce their plans for another round of protests over Republican policies in North Carolina. The state chapter of the NAACP is holding a news conference […]


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NC Moral Mondays Continue, Spread To Other States

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Moral Monday movement to protest changes in North Carolina public policy that organizers believe are extreme and hurt the state won’t abate in 2014 and will spread to other states, […]


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Moral Monday Protesters Brave Rain, Rally On Capitol Grounds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Activists who have spent months protesting laws backed by the Republican governor and the state’s Republican-controlled legislature brought their grievances close to the governor’s office Monday after a judge granted them […]


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Protests Of NC Republican Policies Back In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The movement to go against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment […]


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Top 10 Local News Stories Of 2013

(CBS Charlotte) — Where local news is concerned, 2013 was a busy year — full of breaking news stories, shootings, protests, and much more. Here is our recap of the Top 10 News Stories in […]


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Charges Dismissed For 2 Moral Monday Protesters

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Wake County judge has dismissed charges against a husband and wife who were among more than 900 people arrested during the mass protests at the N.C. General Assembly. A week […]


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NC NAACP Head Protests Campaign Cash At High Court

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina’s NAACP is planning to be in Washington as the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case about big money in elections. The News & Observer of Raleigh […]


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First NC Protester Tried Found Guilty

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first activist to face trial for being arrested during this year’s mass protests at the North Carolina legislature has been found guilty on all charges. Wake County District Court Judge […]

CBS Charlotte–10/04/2013



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