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North Carolina teachers win tenure case in Court of Appeals
The N.C. Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that an attempt by the North Carolina General Assembly to strip teachers of "career status" - called teacher tenure by many - is unconstitutional. 32 minutes ago
Former US Congressman Mike McIntyre is now working for a law firm in Raleigh. (Photo courtesy: Poyner Spruill)
Mike McIntyre joining Raleigh law firm
Former US Rep. Mike McIntyre has a new job. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:08pm
Sen. Lindsey Graham launches his presidential bid in Central, SC, on June 1, 2015 (Source: ABC News)
Lindsey Graham launches 2016 bid
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham has kicked off his presidential campaign. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 2:53pm
NC Senate negates Governor's veto of a bill that would allow court officials to refuse to perform gay marriages
Senate to act swiftly on override on McCrory marriage veto
A powerful state senator says his chamber will debate and vote right away on whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a measure allowing some court officials to refuse to perform gay marriage duties because of religious objections. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 2:25pm
Martin OMalley
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley enters Democratic race for president
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. Sat, 05/30/2015 - 4:10pm
Gov. Pat McCrory
McCrory vetoes 2nd bill in as many days
Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed his second bill in as many days, this time a measure giving employers recourse against people who deliberately get hired to try to dig up dirt on their company. Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:44pm
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Federal lawsuit: Race used illegally for NC redistricting
Twenty-seven plaintiffs have sued the state of North Carolina over legislative redistricting, saying the General Assembly unconstitutionally used race to determine the new lines. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:36pm
NC Senate negates Governor's veto of a bill that would allow court officials to refuse to perform gay marriages
McCrory vetoes religious exemption for officiating gay marriages
Gov. Pat McCrory vetoed a bill passed in the General Assembly today that would have given some court officials the option to refuse to carry out same-sex marriage duties based on religious objections. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:05pm