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Protests of NC Republican policies back in Raleigh

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The movement against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment benefits. Full story...
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Judge: No quick trial on NC voting law changes

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A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina's voting law changes until after the 2014 elections. Full story...
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NC GOP critics to picket stores Pope company owns

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There's been a rare back-and-forth between the leader of forces opposed to laws approved by North Carolina Republicans and an activist whose family money has helped promote conservative policies. Full story...
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DA: Officers justified in Pizza Hut shooting that killed two

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videoDistrict Attorney Ben David says officers were fully justified in their use of force when they shot at three suspects at a Wilmington restaurant last month killing two of the men. Full story...
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Sheriff reaches out to community, responds to NAACP criticism

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videoA Wilmington woman brought a little holiday cheer to the hillcrest community to bring local leaders and residents together. Sheriff Ed McMahon attended and took some time to talk to us about recent comments by the NAACP. Full story...
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NAACP calls for investigation into 'excessive force by police' in New Hanover Co.

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video North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber says he believes street justice is overtaking courtroom justice in Wilmington. Now the civil rights group is calling for change. Full story...
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Chief: Police spied on Moral Monday protesters

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The Raleigh police chief says an undercover officer did attend two meetings of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP held to organize mass protests of the Republican-led state legislature. Full story...
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Union groups join NC NAACP at Labor Day event

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The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation. Full story...
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Judges next to examine broad NC voting changes

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videoJudges will now decide whether an elections overhaul in North Carolina requiring photo identification to vote and scaling back early voting is discriminatory or permitted under the law. Full story...
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Wilmington rally honors Trayvon Martin

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videoHundreds of people rallied at Wilmington's 1898 Memorial at the corner of North 3rd Street and North Front Street this weekend in response to the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Groups quiet about local violence holding Trayvon Martin rallies Saturday

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video The not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman has spawned nationwide protests and rallies. This weekend peace rallies in Trayvon Martin's name will be held here in our area. So we asked why the groups organizing the events were not so vocal after a few local murders and the recent rash of violence in Wilmington. Full story...
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NAACP protesters court cases delayed

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Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Full story...
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Goolsby rips NAACP protests as 'Moron Monday'

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videoSen. Thom Goolsby has gone on the offensive against a weekly series of NAACP-led protests at the General Assembly. Goolsby referred to the events dubbed "Moral Monday" by organizers as "Moron Monday." Full story...
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NC NAACP launches tour against state legislation

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The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is launching a 25-county tour targeting the policies of the Republican-led General Assembly. Full story...
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NC NAACP says Monday demonstrations will continue

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The leader of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says his group will continue its series of weekly protests on Monday at the state legislature. Full story...
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