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1M Americans Lost Jobless Benefits Today

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household […]

12/28/2013

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N.C. Lawmakers To Tweak Law Cutting Jobless Benefits

North Carolina lawmakers plan to make some changes in a new law that cuts unemployment benefits after the U.S. Labor Department pointed out some parts of the law that do not comply with federal regulations.

07/15/2013

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How States Fared On Unemployment Benefit Claims

(AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs remain low and job gains steady. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 343,000, the Labor Department […]

CBS Charlotte–07/03/2013

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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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NC Dem Lawmakers: Keep Jobless Benefits For 170K

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some lawmakers in North Carolina’s General Assembly are criticizing decisions by the Republican-led legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory that will cut off federal unemployment benefits to about 70,000 people in a […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013

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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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NAACP Protesters Court Cases Delayed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Seventeen protesters were scheduled to appear in Wake County District Court […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NAACP Protesters Go To Court Ahead Of Latest Rally

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina legislature are heading to court the same day the group plans to hold its latest rally against the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NC NAACP Prepares For Seventh Week Of Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP is readying for another week of protests that have led to the arrest of nearly 400 people since late April. Chapter president the Rev. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/17/2013

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NC Protests Split On Bible’s Message To Help Poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to oppose policies by the Republican-controlled Legislature. While a broader coalition of supporters is […]

CBS Charlotte–06/12/2013

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