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NC high court rules video sweepstakes illegal

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video North Carolina's highest court says the state can outlaw video sweepstakes parlors because they don't have the same free speech protections given to video games. Full story...
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Perdue appoints appeals court judge to Supreme Court

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North Carolina's governor is replacing the only black female on the state's Supreme Court with one of the two black women serving on the appeals court below. Full story...
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Timmons-Goodson to leave NC Supreme Court

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The only black woman to ever serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court says she's leaving next month. Associate Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson announced Wednesday her decision to retire from the state's highest court Dec. 17. Full story...
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NC AG argues Duke wants too much in rate increase

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North Carolina's Supreme Court is considering a case that could pressure utilities regulators to justify rate increase decisions that can involve hundreds of millions of dollars. Full story...
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NC high court hears AG Duke Energy rate challenge

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video North Carolina's attorney general wants the state's highest court to reverse a decision giving Duke Energy permission to raise electricity prices by 7 percent and lock in a 10 percent profit. Full story...
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NC high court weighs status of video sweepstakes

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North Carolina's highest court is deciding whether the state can outlaw video sweepstakes parlors as gambling halls, or whether the video screens give the owners constitutional free-speech rights. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court punts on Brunswick Co. student bra search case

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North Carolina's Supreme Court wants to know who witnessed a contested drug search involving a 15-year-old at an alternative school who had to untuck her shirt and pull out her bra with her thumb. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Paul Newby

When you cast a ballot this fall, you'll have a chance to vote for several judicial offices, including North Carolina Supreme Court. Justice Paul Newby has been on the high court for eight years. He's hoping to hold off Court of Appeals Judge Sam Ervin IV to win a third term. Today, he talked with WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo about why he thinks he should return to the bench in Raleigh.

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NC Supreme Court rejects Laurean appeal

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A ruling by the N.C. Supreme Court will allow a wrongful death lawsuit against a former Marine convicted in the death of a pregnant colleague to proceed. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court stops release of several inmates

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The North Carolina Supreme Court has stopped the release of a handful of inmates sentenced to life in prison so it can consider the case further. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Sam Ervin IV

When you go to the poll this November, you won't just vote on political offices. You'll also choose local and state judges. Among the open judiciary seats is one on the North Carolina Supreme Court currently help by Justice Paul Newby. He's challenged by Sam Ervin IV, who currently serves on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Judge Ervin talked with us about his run for the high court and the challenges of being part politician part judge.

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NC high court suspends ticket-fixing local judge

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A North Carolina district court judge who fixed traffic tickets for friends, their friends, or people who knew a court employee is suspended without pay for 75 days. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court hears student bra search case

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The North Carolina Supreme Court is going to decide whether officials at an alternative school should have required students to participate in a bra search based on a tip that pills were being bought to class. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court weighs trials for hospital bills

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North Carolina's Supreme Court will decide whether patients who object to hospital bills can get a court to decide whether they're unreasonably expensive. Full story...
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NC high court to hear case of school bra search

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The case of a teenager who had to untuck her shirt and pull out her bra with her thumb as part of a search for pills at an alternative school in North Carolina is headed to the state Supreme Court. Full story...
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