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ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks about issues affecting Cape Fear region
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoIt's been almost two years in office, and Gov. Pat McCrory said it's been a roller-coaster ride he's honored to be part of.

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Court allows gay marriage in South Carolina
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:39pm.

A federal court has cleared the way for gay couples to be married in South Carolina. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday denied state Attorney General Alan Wilson's request to block the marriages while it hears his appeal.

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Top NC GOP lawmakers appeal ruling gay marriage OK
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:35pm.

video North Carolina legislative leaders are giving formal notice that their lawyers will appeal a Greensboro federal judge's ruling that legalized same-sex marriages in the state.

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Court official defends directive to NC magistrates
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:03pm.

The chief administrator of North Carolina's courts says magistrates are duty-bound to marry gay couples and says he finds no federal law or rulings that would exempt them based on religious beliefs opposing same-sex marriage.

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GOP: Proper for officials to refuse to marry gays
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:16pm.

Twenty-eight Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are urging state courts administrators not to punish employees who refuse to marry gay couples based on religious objections.

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NC magistrate resigns over same-sex marriage
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:32pm.

A North Carolina magistrate has resigned, saying marrying a same-sex couple violates his religious beliefs. Rockingham County Magistrate John Kallam Jr. sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins on Thursday saying when he took his oath of office, he didn't take it with the understanding that he would be required to marry same-sex couples.

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Judge: GOP can intervene in gay marriage cases
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:06pm.

A federal judge has allowed Republican lawmakers to intervene in a pair of challenges to North Carolina's now-defunct gay marriage ban, potentially enabling them to appeal to the US Supreme Court.

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First gay couple married in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/13/2014 - 7:33am.

videoA federal judge's decision to strike down gay marriage in North Carolina came down too late Friday afternoon for gay couples in our area to get marriage licenses and get married, but several couples wasted no time this morning.

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Two mommies, one family
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:42pm.

videoHistory was made tonight when a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban. Cape Fear Equality board members and supporters didn't waste any time to celebrate and start planning.

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Judge in NC strikes down gay marriage ban
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:03pm.

video A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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