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Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. The group circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights. The group is also gathering for a voting rights rally nearby. Full story...
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Customers protest car dealership

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videoA car dealership in Wilmington is under fire. Customers say the cars they bought are not up to par. Several of them gathered to protest across the street from Lovitt's Auto and Truck Center on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...

City Council protests stop for now

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videoSupporters of pay increases for Wilmington Police and Firefighter employees have stopped demonstrating at Wilmington Council Meetings for now. Full story...
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Voting rights rally planned in Raleigh

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A caravan of people urging the restoration of the Voting Rights Act will join North Carolina activists in Raleigh in a protest. Full story...
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Protestors make school board see red

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As members of the New Hanover County Board of Education met for their meeting they were met by protestors who were Red for Ed. Full story...
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Wilmington Peace Group protests US involvement in Syria

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videoAs the President prepares to seek approval from congress before taking action in Syria, people around the world are weighing in, and that includes right here in the port city. The Wilmington Peace Group held a rally today in protest of U.S. involvement in Syria. Full story...
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Topless women rally for rights

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Several hundred people attended a rally in Asheville to promote the right of women to go topless. Full story...
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Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts

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a href="http://www.wwaytv3.com/node/42943" title="watch video">video Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today. Full story...
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Topless women to rally in Asheville for 2nd time

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A North Carolina protest demanding the right for women to go topless is back for a second year. Full story...
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Protestors hit the streets of downtown Wilmington

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videoMore than 50 people marched through downtown Wilmington today protesting what they call a blurring line between the separation of church and state. Full story...
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Dozens march in protest of Trayvon Martin shooting

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video Tensions are rising nationwide because of the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida. Marches have been held throughout the country, and Wilmington is no different. Dozens of protesters gathered Thursday, marching from City Hall to Riverfront Park. Full story...
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Wilmington rally to focus on race, justice for slain Florida teen

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Tensions are rising nationwide because of the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a Neighborhood Watch captain in Florida. Protests have been held throughout the country. Now a Wilmington man is organizing another for this weekend. Full story...
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Greenpeace protesting at NC Progress Energy plant

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Some Greenpeace protesters have climbed a smokestack that towers over a power plant near Asheville. Full story...
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Occupy Wilmington protests corporate control downtown

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video Occupy Wilmington made its presence known in Downtown Wilmington Saturday afternoon with a protest at the Bank of America building on Third Street. Over 200 people gathered to show their support for the global movement. Participants waved signs, chanted, and answered questions from people in the community. Full story...
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Life Chain lines the streets of Wilmington with Pro-Life message

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The event is designed to be a silent protest by Christians to voice their opposition to abortion. Those who took part in the protest say they have no animosity towards those who disagree with their point of view - they just want to express their own beliefs. They say the pro-life cause is something they truly believe in. Full story...
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