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Judge Orders State To Pay PETA’s Legal Fees

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge is ordering a state agency to pay nearly $75,000 in legal fees to an animal rights group trying to stop a community from using a live possum […]

CBS Charlotte–07/31/2013

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Thousands Of Goats’ Lives To Be Spared In Military Trauma Training

Thousands of goats at Fort Bragg will have their lives spared after a new law requires military bases to stop using animals in trauma training.

CBS Charlotte–01/16/2013

File photo of possums. (credit: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Organizer Won’t Say If Live Possum Used On New Year’s Following PETA Lawsuit

The organizer of a New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in western North Carolina kept folks guessing on whether he used a live specimen to ring in 2013.


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PETA Wants NC New Year’s Eve Opossum Drop Halted

A national animal rights group is headed to court in North Carolina to try to stop a small mountain town’s tradition of lowering a caged opossum on New Year’s Eve.