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NAACP, family ask for federal review of Bladenboro teen's death
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:41pm.

video The North Carolina NAACP today asked the US Attorney in Raleigh for a full, federal review of the death of a Bladenboro teen.

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Court blocks parts of new NC voting law
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:14pm.

video A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.

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Closing arguments set in hearing on NC voting laws
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:19pm.

Final arguments are underway at a hearing over whether sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will be put on hold until after the November election.

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ONLY ON 3: City Manager explains why Department of Justice came to Port City and issues at WPD
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoIn the last several months the Wilmington Police Department has seen low morale, problems in the K9 unit, and several SBI investigations. Despite these issues, Wilmington City Manager Sterling Cheatham says crime rates have gone down virtually every year for the last 10 years.

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GE Hitachi to pay $2.7M to settle false claims suit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:35am.

videoThe US Justice Department says GE Hitachi has agreed to pay $2.7 million for allegedly giving false information to federal regulators. Despite the settlement a company spokesman says GE Hitachi "vigorously denies" the allegations.

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Judge: No quick trial on NC voting law changes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 3:47pm.

A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina's voting law changes until after the 2014 elections.

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DOJ agrees to allow US Airways-American merger
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 1:16pm.

videoThe Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at key airports in Washington and other big cities.

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US DOJ to sue North Carolina over voter law
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 3:12pm.

video US Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will sue the state for alleged racial discrimination in a new, stricter voting law. Holder says by restricting access and ease of voter participation, this new law would shrink, rather then expand access to voting.

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Justice Department, 6 states challenge proposed airline merger
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 9:53am.

videoThe Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general are challenging the proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp.

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AG removed himself from decision to subpoena AP
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 12:44pm.

videoThe Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder removed himself from a decision to subpoena phone records of The Associated Press.

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