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Despite Ban, Sweepstakes Cafes Fight To Stay Open

A year after the state Supreme Court upheld a North Carolina law banning sweepstakes cafes, some of the places where people play fast-moving computer games that mimic Vegas-style slots are still open for business.

01/01/2014

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper. (Photo by Joseph Labolito/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Duke Lacrosse Appeal

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper.

11/12/2013

Revelers march in the New York Gay Pride Parade on June 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Churches Changing Bylaws For Fear Of Being Sued By Gay Couples

Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.

08/24/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Doesn’t Require Native American Child Be Taken Away From Adoptive Parents

A divided Supreme Court said Tuesday that federal law doesn’t require that a Native American child be taken away from her adoptive parents and given to her biological father.

06/25/2013

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Supreme Court Blocks NC From Taking Nearly $1M From Settlement Won By Disabled Teen’s Family

The Supreme Court has blocked North Carolina from trying to take more than $900,000 from a legal settlement won by the family of a 13-year-old girl who suffered devastating injuries during her birth.

03/20/2013

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NC Appeals Ruling On Anti-Abortion License Plate

The state of North Carolina is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that it can’t offer anti-abortion license plates unless it also makes plates available for people who support abortion rights.

01/04/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small Business

As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.

10/25/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

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