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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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ACLU wants judge to put NC voter ID law on hold
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:56am.

Advocacy groups are asking a federal judge to put key provisions of North Carolina's elections overhaul law on hold for the November election.

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NC begins issuing free IDs for voting
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:48am.

North Carolina has starting issuing free photo identification cards in preparation for new voter requirements. On Thursday, the state Division of Motor Vehicles started issuing the photo ID cards to people who don't have other forms of identification.

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New NC laws in new year alter campaigns, taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/01/2014 - 7:30am.

More than 20 laws take effect in the new year in North Carolina.

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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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NC lawyers reject arguments in election lawsuits
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 1:26pm.

Attorneys representing the state of North Carolina and Gov. Pat McCrory have asked that a pair of federal lawsuits challenging several portions of a law overhauling elections in the state be dismissed.

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FIRST ON 3: McCrory: Cooper could be witness against NC in voter ID suit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:05am.

videoGov. Pat McCrory says Attorney General Roy Cooper could wind up a witness against the state of North Carolina in a lawsuit the US Department of Justice filed against the state's new voter ID law.

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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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Colin Powell blasts North Carolina voter ID law
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:49pm.

When asked about North Carolina's new voter ID law during a business forum in Raleigh Thursday, former secretary of state Colin Powell said he disagreed with it.

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Moral Monday meets opposition in Southport
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 2:35pm.

video Moral Monday has swept across the Tar Heel State: from Raleigh, to Charlotte, even Wilmington, and now it has hit the streets of Southport, where protestors for and against the policies of Sen. Bill Rabon have come together and peacefully stated their opinion outside of his veterinary clinic.

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