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3 weeks ago
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State senator: Maps a ‘step backward in time’

A longtime North Carolina legislator says Republicans at the General Assembly used outdated views on racial divisions and politics when they drew state House and Senate districts being scrutinized in a federal courtroom.
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2 months ago
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Filing opens for June US House primary

Filing opened today for candidates who want to run in the June primary for US House of Representatives.
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2 months ago
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NFL exec admits to CTE-football head trauma link

An NFL official has acknowledged a link between football and the brain disease CTE for the first time.
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2 months ago
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Judge wants lawyer comments on NC Congress map soon

A federal judge has set a quick schedule for attorneys to argue why North Carolina's new congressional map should be used in the rescheduled June primary or rejected.
President Obama announces plans to close the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Feb. 23, 2016. (Photo: ABC News)
2 months ago
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Pentagon’s Guantanamo closing plan lays out costs, savings

President Barack Obama says the detention center at Guantanamo Bay undermines America's national security and needs to be closed.
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2 months ago
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Voters want judges to review quickly new Congress lines

Voters who successfully sued so far in striking down North Carolina congressional districts want a federal court to quickly review the new map approved last week by the General Assembly to determine if it's legal.
Rep. Susi Hamilton (Photo: NCLeg.net)
2 months ago
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Hamilton mulls run for Congress in newly-drawn 7th District

Congressional races across North Carolina could be getting a bit of a shake up, as state lawmakers finalize plans to redraw Congressional districts and move the congressional primary from March to June.
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2 months ago
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Redrawn congressional maps get final approval

The North Carolina legislature is nearly done redrawing the state's congressional map and delaying the March 15 U.S. House primary until June 7.
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2 months ago
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Otto responds to congressional map redraw and new primary date

Among the impacts of the proposed congressional district changes is which candidates would live in the districts where they are running for office.
A General Assembly committee proposed this map on Feb. 17, 2016, to redraw North Carolina's Congressional districts. (Photo: WTVD)
2 months ago
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Senate passes redrawn map, House agrees to move Congressional primary

The North Carolina Senate has passed a new map of congressional districts after a lengthy debate.