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The News & Observer
Another NC redistricting case may head to US Supreme Court | News & Observer February 11, 2016 5:56 PM NC Supreme Court rejects reque
Another NC redistricting case may head to US Supreme Court
The News & Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
| News & Observer February 11, 2016 5:56 PM NC Supreme Court rejects request for rehearing Several cases could land in US... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
More waiting on congressional maps with Roberts' requestRALEIGH — North Carolina voters and legislators likely will be kept guessing fo
More waiting on congressional maps with Roberts' request
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH — North Carolina voters and legislators likely will be kept guessing for at least several more days on whether the state's current congressional districts can be used in the March 15 primary or have to be redrawn before votes are cast. On... Read more
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The News & Observer
Republican overreach on NC voting maps will be to blame for any disruption of elections | News & Observer February 9, 2016 7:03 PM Court fight over districts...
Republican overreach on NC voting maps will be to blame for any disruption of elections
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 7:03 PM Court fight over districts... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Redistricting ruling prompts more questions than answers Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM If you live i
Redistricting ruling prompts more questions than answers
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM If you live in the 1st Congressional District, you might be in another district by March, or by 2018, or maybe not at all.Last... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
March primary in flux following federal rulingIf you live in the 1st Congressional District, you might be in another district
March primary in flux following federal ruling
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
If you live in the 1st Congressional District, you might be in another district by March, or by 2018, or maybe not at all.Friday, a three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled state legislators... Read more
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International Business Times
North Carolina lawmakers file appeal after federal court rules gerrymandered maps are unconstitutional Lawmakers in North Carolina filed an emergency appeal on 8 February, just three
North Carolina lawmakers file appeal after federal court rules gerrymandered maps are unconstitutional
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers in North Carolina filed an emergency appeal on 8 February, just three days after a federal court ruled that the boundaries of two congressional districts were unconstitutional. The state leaders argued in a motion to the same three federal... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
'Computerized apartheid' results in gerrymandered representationNorth Carolina has to redraw its congressional districts after a federal court
'Computerized apartheid' results in gerrymandered representation
The Charlotte Post / Posted 3 days ago
North Carolina has to redraw its congressional districts after a federal court ruled they reduce the clout of black voters. A federal court found the majority-black 1st and 12th districts unconstitutional based on the use of race by the... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC leaders file appeal of congressional districts ruling | News & Observer February 8, 2016 3:01 PM Judges ruled Friday that two di
NC leaders file appeal of congressional districts ruling
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 3:01 PM Judges ruled Friday that two districts were illegally drawn along racial lines State’s... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Local congressional district maps causes controversyA local congressional district is causing major controversy, potentially creati
Local congressional district maps causes controversy
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
A local congressional district is causing major controversy, potentially creating change for thousands of voters from Charlotte to Greensboro. A federal court struck down Districts 12 and 1 on Friday, saying they are unconstitutional based on... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congression
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH – Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice. Two of... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Court rules N.C. majority-black districts unconstitutionalRALEIGH — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congression
Court rules N.C. majority-black districts unconstitutional
The Charlotte Post / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice. Two of... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Judges strike down 2 NC congressional districtsTwo of the three judges on the redistricting panel hearing the 2013 lawsuit agr
Judges strike down 2 NC congressional districts
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Two of the three judges on the redistricting panel hearing the 2013 lawsuit agreed the size and composition of both the 1st and 12th Districts violated the Constitution's equal protection provision and must be redrawn. The judges ordered the General... Read more
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Raw Story
Judge orders two North Carolina congressional districts redrawn due to racial gerrymanderingTwo of North Carolina’s congressional districts were racially gerrymandered in
Judge orders two North Carolina congressional districts redrawn due to racial gerrymandering
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
Two of North Carolina’s congressional districts were racially gerrymandered in a 2011 redistricting and must be redrawn within two weeks, a U.S. appeals court panel ruled on Friday. The order written by Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Roger... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) � The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) � The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districtsFriday, February 05, 2016 9:08 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges struck
Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districts
The Wilson Times / Posted 6 days ago
Friday, February 05, 2016 9:08 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsThe Latest: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges stri
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
The Latest: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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Salon.com
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Federal Judges strike down two NC Congressional DistrictsA panel of federal judges has struck down two North Carolina majority black con
Federal Judges strike down two NC Congressional Districts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
A panel of federal judges has struck down two North Carolina majority black congressional districts, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked the justification for doing so. The judges ruled late... Read more
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ABC News
State Lawmakers to Appeal Ruling on DistrictsNorth Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional distric
State Lawmakers to Appeal Ruling on Districts
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial considerations throws a primary election underway into turmoil and threatens to disenfranchise voters. A panel of judges late Friday threw out the 1st... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Federal court invalidates maps of North Carolina's 1st, 12th congressional districtsRALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge on Friday ruled that North Carolina’s 1st and 1
Federal court invalidates maps of North Carolina's 1st, 12th congressional districts
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge on Friday ruled that North Carolina’s 1st and 12th congressional districts are racial gerrymanders and must be redrawn in a week. An order, written by U.S. Circuit Judge Roger L. Gregory, also bars elections in the... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – With enforcement of new photo identification requirements now likely
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 19 days ago
RALEIGH – With enforcement of new photo identification requirements now likely in North Carolina for the March 15 primary, a court now must decide whether they’ll stay in place. Attorneys for state officials and those who sued to overturn the 2013... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
South Carolina to delay state tax refunds to fight fraudTeen killed, baby injured in crash at Meck, Lincoln County lineTeen killed, bab
South Carolina to delay state tax refunds to fight fraud
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
Teen killed, baby injured in crash at Meck, Lincoln County lineTeen killed, baby injured in crash at Meck, Lincoln County line The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 73 near the Lincoln County Bridge. Medic confirmed that one person was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Teen killed, baby injured in crash at Meck, Lincoln County line The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 73 near the Lincoln County Bri
Teen killed, baby injured in crash at Meck, Lincoln County line
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 73 near the Lincoln County Bridge. Medic confirmed that one person was... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
$1.5B Powerball winners tour Graceland hours after verifying lotto ticketRep. Dan Bishop rips Charlotte’s ‘radical transgender proposal’Rep. Dan Bishop
$1.5B Powerball winners tour Graceland hours after verifying lotto ticket
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
Rep. Dan Bishop rips Charlotte’s ‘radical transgender proposal’Rep. Dan Bishop rips Charlotte’s ‘radical transgender proposal’ (David T. Foster | The Charlotte Observer) Bishop is running for the Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Bob Rucho.... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rep. Dan Bishop rips Charlotte’s ‘radical transgender proposal’CHARLOTTE, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - Republican state Rep. Dan
Rep. Dan Bishop rips Charlotte’s ‘radical transgender proposal’
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jim Morrill/The Charlotte Observer) - Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop Tuesday slammed Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and the Charlotte City Council for considering what he called a “radical transgender proposal,” and warned of... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March electionRALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identi
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March election
The Charlotte Post / Posted 25 days ago
RALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroder's ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March electionRALEIGH — A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identi
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March election
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
RALEIGH — A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroder's ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina’s photo identi
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
RALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina’s photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder’s ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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The News & Observer
Federal judge rejects request to block NC voter ID requirement before trial | News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:51 PM NAACP and others disappointed w
Federal judge rejects request to block NC voter ID requirement before trial
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:51 PM NAACP and others disappointed with action Trial on... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC legislators consider expanding sales taxes, cutting income taxes | News & Observer January 12, 2016 5:52 PM The conservative Tax Foundation
NC legislators consider expanding sales taxes, cutting income taxes
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
| News & Observer January 12, 2016 5:52 PM The conservative Tax Foundation says state should apply sales tax to... Read more

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