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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.


Around 60 percent of Americans use social media. Giving up social media for Lent allows people to disconnect from the virtual world, which is wise to do from time to time to prevent you from being disconnected from the real world. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

North Carolina House Passes Social Media Privacy Bill

A bill forbidding employers and universities from accessing private email or social media accounts of workers and students has passed the North Carolina House.


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Background Checks For Welfare Passes N.C. House

The North Carolina House has approved a bill mandating background checks for welfare recipients.


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Math Mistake Means 1 Out, Another In On UNC Board

A math error by North Carolina House members counting ballots means one person elected to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors this week won’t join the panel after all.


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Block On Health Overhaul Options Clears NC Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The leader of the North Carolina House said Tuesday his chamber would seek to address financial worries from Gov. Pat McCrory over a Senate bill that prevents the state from offering […]

CBS Charlotte–02/06/2013