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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

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The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. Full story...
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Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case

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The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed. Full story...
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Supreme Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case

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The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed. Full story...
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Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims

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Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejuene that sickened thousands of Marines. Full story...
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Voting rights rally planned in Raleigh

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A caravan of people urging the restoration of the Voting Rights Act will join North Carolina activists in Raleigh in a protest. Full story...
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Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

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The Supreme Court has thrown a hitch into President Barack Obama's new health care law by blocking a requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control. Full story...
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Bert and Ernie cuddle over Supreme Court ruling

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videoThe New Yorker magazine is celebrating the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality decisions by unveiling a cover featuring "Sesame Street's" Bert and Ernie. Full story...
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Wilmington Pride celebrates Supreme Court decisions

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videoWilmington Pride held a rally tonight to celebrate the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage. Full story...
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Supreme Court decision sparks local discussion

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videoThe Supreme Court’s ruling to allow legally married same-sex couples to obtain the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples has received mixed reactions locally. "Some oppressed people have received some good news. Some captives have been set free and once again justice is flowing like a river,” Reverend John McLaughlin of Saint Jude Metropolitan Community Church said. Full story...
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Supreme Court strikes down key section of Defense of Marriage Act

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videoThe Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. Full story...
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NC senator: Voter ID bill moving ahead with ruling

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A key leader in the North Carolina General Assembly says voter identification legislation will pick up steam again because the US Supreme Court has struck down part of the Voting Rights Act. Full story...
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SCOTUS: Lawyers can't use driver records for solicitations

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The Supreme Court says lawyers may not obtain personal information from state driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits. Full story...
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Supreme Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees

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A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases. Full story...
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Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court spark debate in Wilmington

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video Should gay couples be allowed to marry and and be afforded the same benefits as a man and a woman? Some of our country's brightest legal minds are left to answer that question as the battle hit the United States Supreme Court this afternoon. Full story...
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NC rallies put local face on gay marriage push

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North Carolina advocates in favor of gay marriage are putting a local face on the issue as the U.S. Supreme Court decides the law of the land. Full story...
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