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Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 9:55pm.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A judge for now has blocked a new law from taking effect that stops members of North Carolina's leading teacher lobbying group from having their dues removed automatically from paychecks. Superior Court Judge Paul Gessner issued a temporary restraining order Monday stopping the law approved late last week by the General Assembly from being enacted. Hours before, the North Carolina Association of Educators sued over the dues check-off law, calling it unconstitutional. Republicans pushed to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of the bill in an after-midnight meeting after holding another session to consider another veto bill involving racial bias and the death penalty. NCAE President Sheri Strickland said the law was singling out the group. GOP leaders are unhappy with the association's political and lobbying activities in recent years. (Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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