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AG vows to fight for law keeping sex offenders from parks, schools

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videoNorth Carolina's attorney general says he will fight a federal lawsuit against him and the state to protect children from sex offenders. The lawsuit challenges a state law that makes it illegal for sex offenders to be close to places intended for children. Full story...
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Brian Berger releases statement on his return to the New Hanover County Commission

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video Brian Berger statement regarding Judge Gale issued Order, dated September 5, 2013: "I'm grateful to have been reinstated to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners I was elected to and continuing to fulfill the public service and civic obligation that compelled me to sacrifice so much for the greater good. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court blocks sex offenders from social media

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videoThe North Carolina Supreme Court has granted a stay requested by Attorney General Roy Cooper that will keep registered sex offenders from using social media websites. Full story...
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Cooper defends speaking against NC elections bill

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Republican Gov. Pat McCrory is unhappy how Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper spoke against an elections overhaul bill he signed into law this week, as Cooper could have to defend it in court on North Carolina's behalf. Full story...
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McCrory quietly signs sweeping NC elections bill

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has quietly signed into law a Republican-supported measure that makes sweeping changes in how and when people can cast their ballots in North Carolina. Full story...
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AG Cooper says new laws could cost taxpayers millions

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper says several potential new laws could cost taxpayers millions of dollars in legal fights. Full story...
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McCrory levels criticism after NC Senate passes abortion rules

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Critics are crying foul after they say Republicans pushed a bill through the state Senate last night and this morning that opponents say restricts abortions in North Carolina. Full story...
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AG Cooper disagrees with Senate plan to move SBI

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper is speaking out against Republican plans to move the state bureau of investigation out of his control. Full story...
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School mentor program shows off for NC AG

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper paid a visit to a Wilmington school during his time in town today. Cooper stopped by Forest Hills elementary to check out the DOGS program. Full story...
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Law enforcement backs NC attorney general on SBI

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North Carolina's Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper is opposing a state Senate budget provision that moves much of an investigative unit from his department to one headed by an appointee of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. Full story...
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Ceremony to remember Bladen Co. deputy, fallen NC officers

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North Carolina is paying tribute to law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty with the state's annual Peace Officers Memorial Day ceremony. Attorney General Roy Cooper will deliver opening remarks at the event being held Tuesday morning at Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Full story...
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Sheriffs hope for more state lab techs to speed up cases

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Law enforcement leaders from across the state are meeting in Wrightsville Beach this week for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association meeting. They're discussing topics including how to get case work done faster to help the people involved in a case. Full story...
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Troxler worried about cuts on NC meat inspectors

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Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is worried that across-the-board federal spending cuts required by Washington could slow meat inspections at North Carolina slaughterhouses and hurt farmers and chicken, beef and bacon consumers. Full story...
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NC AG wants to expand investigative grand juries

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North Carolina's attorney general is again seeking the power for prosecutors to call investigative grand juries for public corruption cases, saying the tool makes it easier to look into cases involving powerful people. Full story...
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Cooper: NC should revisit safe schools proposal

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North Carolina's attorney general is calling on lawmakers and the governor to reconsider recommendations he made more than six years ago that he believes will make schools safer. Full story...
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