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Shirtless male models and party buses are being offered to encourage female students at North Carolina State University to get out and vote during the Nov. 4 midterm elections.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ruling: No Same-Day Registration In NC Election

Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold.

10/08/2014

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Asks Supreme Court To Restore Election Rules

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting.

10/02/2014

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Govt To Sue North Carolina Over New Voter Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme […]

09/30/2013

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McCrory Absent As NC NAACP Protests At Mansion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — About 150 people marched in a solemn procession around North Carolina’s Executive Mansion on Monday to protest voting law changes by the state’s Republican-led legislature. But Gov. Pat McCrory wasn’t there […]

09/17/2013

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NC NAACP Files Lawsuit Against McCrory, Sets News Conference On Elections Changes

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The state chapter of the NAACP is scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the changes to North Carolina elections signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory. Tuesday’s news conference […]

CBS Charlotte–08/13/2013

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NC Bill Would Place New Restrictions On Voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A revised bill supported by Republicans at the North Carolina legislature would add sweeping new restrictions on when, where and how citizens can vote. The legislation to be taken up in […]

CBS Charlotte–07/23/2013

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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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High Court Voids Key Part Of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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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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