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WBTV Charlotte
School bus overturned on Monroe Road Matthews fire officials say Monroe Road is closed as crews respond to the 106
School bus overturned on Monroe Road
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
Matthews fire officials say Monroe Road is closed as crews respond to the 10600 block of Monroe Road in Matthews. Matthews fire officials say Monroe Road is closed as crews... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Super Bowl weather conditionsBLOG: BLOG: But it also means a return to a more typical February temperature
Super Bowl weather conditions
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
BLOG: BLOG: But it also means a return to a more typical February temperature regime here across the Carolinas. More >> But it also means a return to a more typical February temperature... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba County restaurant robbed at gunpoint, waitress' car stolenBLOG: Super Bowl weather conditionsBLOG: Super Bowl weather conditions But it
Catawba County restaurant robbed at gunpoint, waitress' car stolen
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
BLOG: Super Bowl weather conditionsBLOG: Super Bowl weather conditions But it also means a return to a more typical February temperature regime here across the Carolinas. More >> But it also means a return to a more typical February temperature... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankingsA local healthcare worker says Rowan County ranks near the bottom of the list w
Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankings
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
A local healthcare worker says Rowan County ranks near the bottom of the list when it comes to health rankings in North Carolina, even though a neighboring county is in the top ten. Registration will be closing soon for a Community Health Forum set... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No injuries reported in Cajuh's Mountain house fire Smoke was showing from an older home in Cajuh's Mountain Thursday morning. Mo
No injuries reported in Cajuh's Mountain house fire
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Smoke was showing from an older home in Cajuh's Mountain Thursday morning. More >> Smoke was showing from an older home in Cajuh's Mountain... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Woman with huffing history charged again inside Kmart A Salisbury woman with a history of being charged by police for inhaling fume
Woman with huffing history charged again inside Kmart
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
A Salisbury woman with a history of being charged by police for inhaling fumes, and for several other offenses, was arrested again, this time... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankingsA local healthcare worker says Rowan County ranks near the bottom of the list w
Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankings
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
A local healthcare worker says Rowan County ranks near the bottom of the list when it comes to health rankings in North Carolina, even though a neighboring county is in the top ten. Registration will be closing soon for a Community Health Forum set... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Buddy Poole is Super Bowl boundOfficial: Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankingsOfficial: Rowan
Buddy Poole is Super Bowl bound
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Official: Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankingsOfficial: Rowan ranks 76 out of 100 counties in health rankings Registration will be closing soon for a Community Health Forum set for next Friday. Dr. Somava Stout and Rev. Richard... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. MosqueRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ba
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. Mosque
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States after a California couple who killed 14 people last December were described by authorities as radicalized Muslims inspired by... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Thomas Lee Cooper

LINWOOD -- , 49, of Jubilee Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Hospice

Thomas Lee Cooper
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago

LINWOOD -- , 49, of Jubilee Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Hospice of Rowan County in Salisbury.

A funeral will be held in Erwin, Tennessee. Burial will be Fishery Park in Erwin.

Valley Funeral Home in Erwin... Read more

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The Lexington Dispatch
Acting brings source of joy for womanSome people play cards or sports, go shopping or exercise for fun. Staley Nanc
Acting brings source of joy for woman
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Some people play cards or sports, go shopping or exercise for fun. Staley Nance likes to act. The Lexington resident came to this passion later in life when she was asked to be a part of the Lexington Charity League's annual theater presentations... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Wreck closes part of I-85 southbound in Gaston County12-year-old reported missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with family12-year-
Wreck closes part of I-85 southbound in Gaston County
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
12-year-old reported missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with family12-year-old reported missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with family Damarian Young was reported missing after being last seen on Bromwich Road in west Charlotte. Damarian... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
12-old reported missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with familyUPDATE: 12-year-old missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with familyUPDATE: 1
12-old reported missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with family
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
UPDATE: 12-year-old missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with familyUPDATE: 12-year-old missing in Charlotte is home, reunited with family Damarian Young was reported missing after being last seen on Bromwich Road in west Charlotte. Damarian... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Driver collides with car, sideswipes building in HuntersvilleHow do you 'brand' Rowan County? This guy has some ideasHow do you 'brand' Rowa
Driver collides with car, sideswipes building in Huntersville
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
How do you 'brand' Rowan County? This guy has some ideasHow do you 'brand' Rowan County? This guy has some ideas The new Rowan County brand campaign with Steve Chandler of Chandler Thinks will speak at Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s next Power... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
How do you 'brand' Rowan County? This guy has some ideasSteve Chandler of Chandler Thinks and the new Rowan County brand campaign will
How do you 'brand' Rowan County? This guy has some ideas
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Steve Chandler of Chandler Thinks and the new Rowan County brand campaign will speak at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership (PIP) breakfast on Thurs., Feb. 18, 7:30 a.m. at Trinity Oaks (728 Klumac Road). This month’s PIP will... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Cat, baby rabbits saved from Salisbury mobile home fireFire crews responded Tuesday to a mobile home fire that affected traffic at the
Cat, baby rabbits saved from Salisbury mobile home fire
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Fire crews responded Tuesday to a mobile home fire that affected traffic at the Rowan County Airport. The fire broke out at a home in the Matika Villa Mobile Home Park on Airport Road in Salisbury. One mobile home was heavily damaged, and another... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Albemarle man facing multiple child sex exploitation, drug charges'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude'
Albemarle man facing multiple child sex exploitation, drug charges
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder Jude has been dubbed "Super Jude" due to his fight with a rare genetic disorder (Photo courtesy: Paul Corbin - a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Early Spring! Beauregard Lee does not see his shadow'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude'
Early Spring! Beauregard Lee does not see his shadow
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder Jude has been dubbed "Super Jude" due to his fight with a rare genetic disorder (Photo courtesy: Paul Corbin - a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Men added to Rowan Co. 'Most Wanted' listTwo men were added to Rowan County's "Most Wanted" list Tuesday. Perry Simmons
Men added to Rowan Co. 'Most Wanted' list
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
Two men were added to Rowan County's "Most Wanted" list Tuesday. Perry Simmons, 53 and a registered sex offender, is wanted for failure to notify of address change. Simmons is described as being around 5'10" and 160 pounds. Donald Reynolds, 28, is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
WATCH: Young Carolina fan answers, 'What does a Panther say?''Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude'
WATCH: Young Carolina fan answers, 'What does a Panther say?'
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder'Super Jude' makes trip to Delaware for treatment for rare disorder Jude has been dubbed "Super Jude" due to his fight with a rare genetic disorder (Photo courtesy: Paul Corbin - a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
County, Granite Quarry approve deal to bring two new spec buildings to industrial parkTwo new spec buildings are coming to Granite Quarry, according to a news releas
County, Granite Quarry approve deal to bring two new spec buildings to industrial park
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
Two new spec buildings are coming to Granite Quarry, according to a news release provided to WBTV. Easter Creek Partners L.L.C. (Easter Creek) has announced its plans to construct two (2) speculative industrial buildings at Granite Industrial Park... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Troopers: Two killed in crash, woman and teen boy injured According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident occurred along D
Troopers: Two killed in crash, woman and teen boy injured
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident occurred along Davidson College Road around 5:48 p.m. Sunday. More... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Driver killed, passenger injured in Rowan County crashNortheast Charlotte shooting may be Craigslist, robbery relatedNortheast Charlo
Driver killed, passenger injured in Rowan County crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Northeast Charlotte shooting may be Craigslist, robbery relatedNortheast Charlotte shooting may be Craigslist, robbery related Police say the man was shot at an apartment complex on Prospect Drive before driving to the Exxon on W Sugar Creek... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One killed, one hurt in Highway 801 crashOne person was killed and another hurt seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801
One killed, one hurt in Highway 801 crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
One person was killed and another hurt seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan County on Sunday night. Witnesses at the scene said that a pick up truck ran off the road and struck a tree. Troopers say the driver was not wearing a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One person in custody in 7-hour east Charlotte SWAT situation The situation unfolded on Barrington Drive late Sunday night and lasted throu
One person in custody in 7-hour east Charlotte SWAT situation
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
The situation unfolded on Barrington Drive late Sunday night and lasted through early Monday morning. The situation unfolded... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
One person in custody following SWAT situation in east CharlotteTwo hurt in crash on Highway 801Two hurt in crash on Highway 801 One person wa
One person in custody following SWAT situation in east Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Two hurt in crash on Highway 801Two hurt in crash on Highway 801 One person was seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan County on Sunday night. One person was seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan County on... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Troopers investigating fatal crash in Rowan CountyHighway Patrol troopers said they are investigating a fatal wreck in Rowan Coun
Troopers investigating fatal crash in Rowan County
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Highway Patrol troopers said they are investigating a fatal wreck in Rowan County Sunday. The accident involved a single vehicle. Troopers believe the car was traveling south on N.C. Highway 801 when the driver crossed the center line, ran off the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Two hurt in crash on Highway 801 One person was seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan Coun
Two hurt in crash on Highway 801
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
One person was seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan County on Sunday night. One person was seriously hurt in a crash on Highway 801 in western Rowan County on... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bike lanes, soccer state champs among items on council agenda The Salisbury City Council will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday
Bike lanes, soccer state champs among items on council agenda
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
The Salisbury City Council will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 2, at 4:00 pm. More >> The Salisbury... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
What is it about Hamlet? Community Forum to size up Shakespeare's masterpieceWilliam Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been translated into almost every known langua
What is it about Hamlet? Community Forum to size up Shakespeare's masterpiece
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been translated into almost every known language and is still performed worldwide more often than any other play ever written. For over 400 years, people have been fascinated by this tale of an ancient court of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck in west CharlotteKannapolis based NASCAR team offering fans a chance to 'intern' for Danica Patr
Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck in west Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
Kannapolis based NASCAR team offering fans a chance to 'intern' for Danica Patrick Photo: David Whisenant-WBTV With the start of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season fast approaching, Nature’s Bakery, primary sponsor of Danica Patrick and the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Governor McCrory headlines Chamber's 90th anniversary galaIf you saw that bright spotlight piercing the sky on Thursday night, it was lea
Governor McCrory headlines Chamber's 90th anniversary gala
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
If you saw that bright spotlight piercing the sky on Thursday night, it was leading lots of folks to the historic Salisbury Depot for the The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s 90th Annual “Gala” Meeting. The sold out event featured Governor Pat... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Job Fair for displaced Freightliner workers on FridayA job fair for former Freightliner workers that was postponed once due to bad w
Job Fair for displaced Freightliner workers on Friday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
A job fair for former Freightliner workers that was postponed once due to bad weather is set for Friday at the West End Plaza. Rowan County Government, RowanWORKS Economic Development, The Centralina Workforce Development Board, Rowan County United... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Judge denies appeal by Erica Parsons’ adoptive fatherA judge has denied an appeal by the adoptive father of missing Rowan County tee
Judge denies appeal by Erica Parsons’ adoptive father
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
A judge has denied an appeal by the adoptive father of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons. Sandy Parsons is serving an eight-year prison term after he was convicted of fraud. He and his wife, Casey Parsons, were convicted of collecting... Read more
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Officer.com
Suspect Sought in ATV Assault of North Carolina TrooperROWAN COUNTY, North Carolina -- Authorities are still trying to identify a driv
Suspect Sought in ATV Assault of North Carolina Trooper
Officer.com / Posted 9 days ago
ROWAN COUNTY, North Carolina -- Authorities are still trying to identify a driver who tried to run down a State Highway Patrol trooper in Rowan County over the weekend, and have released surveillance photos to aid in the search. The incident... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Don't use prayer to divide peopleReligion plays an important role in many people's lives, even if church attenda
Don't use prayer to divide people
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Religion plays an important role in many people's lives, even if church attendance in the United States has declined. Faith often motivates people to undertake good deeds, like feeding the hungry, offering shelter to the homeless, giving medical care... Read more
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The Columbian
Appeals court weighs in on practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court wrestled on Wednesday with whether loca
Appeals court weighs in on practice of Christian prayers at meetings
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court wrestled on Wednesday with whether local government leaders in North Carolina are violating the Constitution by holding exclusively Christian prayers at their meetings — the first time a court at that level has... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court wrestled on Wednesday with whether loca
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetings
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court wrestled on Wednesday with whether local government leaders in North Carolina are violating the Constitution by holding exclusively Christian prayers at their meetings — the first time a court at that level has... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetings The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetings
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know RICHMOND, Va. — A federal... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Oral arguments in Rowan prayer case heard this morningAttorneys representing both sides in the Rowan County Commission prayer case ma
Oral arguments in Rowan prayer case heard this morning
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
Attorneys representing both sides in the Rowan County Commission prayer case made their arguments in the United States Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia Wednesday morning. The case is the appeal by Rowan County of a federal court ruling that... Read more
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The Columbian
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court is grappling with the constitutionality
Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetings
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court is grappling with the constitutionality of prayers at local council meetings for the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a similar case in 2014. Oral arguments were held Wednesday before a... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 9:43... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether cou
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetingsA federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in No
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Today's arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will be the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether count
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday's arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether count
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday's arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetingsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether count
Court to weigh practice of Christian prayers at meetings
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is poised to examine whether county commissioners in North Carolina should be allowed to open their meetings with Christian prayers. Wednesday's arguments before a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH — A federal appeals court will consider whether county commissioners in
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 10 days ago
RALEIGH — A federal appeals court will consider whether county commissioners in North Carolina violated the Constitution by delivering Christian prayers at their meetings and inviting audience members to join. The case marks the first time a federal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Appeals court to weigh in on prayers at N.C. meetings Neighborhoods RALEIGH — A federal appeals court will consider whether coun
Appeals court to weigh in on prayers at N.C. meetings
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Neighborhoods RALEIGH — A federal appeals court will consider whether county commissioners in North Carolina violated the Constitution by... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Federal appeals court to consider first public prayer case since Supreme Court ruling Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM RALEIGH, N.
Federal appeals court to consider first public prayer case since Supreme Court ruling
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider whether county commissioners in North... Read more
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