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NC rallies put local face on gay marriage push
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 7:57am.

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.

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Convicted murderer to get new sentencing hearing
Submitted by on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 3:04pm.

videoA Wilmington woman sentenced to life without parole for the 2006 ambush killing of a 26-year-old man will appear in New Hanover County Superior Court Friday morning for a new sentencing hearing.

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Successful Roe v. Wade attorney speaks at UNCW
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 11:05pm.

video It was a case that made history in our nation, Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court's decision legalized abortion 40 years ago and remains the law of the land. The powerhouse attorney who won that case spoke at UNCW Tuesday.

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NC high court decision on sweepstakes takes effect
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 2:04pm.

video A North Carolina Supreme Court decision upholding a ban on video sweepstakes machines is going into effect.

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NC Supreme Court says no to sweepstakes halls
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 1:08pm.

video North Carolina's video sweepstakes halls could be closed soon after the state's highest court refused a request from industry officials to delay those closings while they appeal to the US Supreme Court.

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NC House to take up law for minors who murder
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 10:42am.

The North Carolina House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill to get the state into compliance with a recent US Supreme Court decision regarding sentencing for minors convicted of murder.

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Young adults react to health care law tax
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:37pm.

video One of the more popular parts of President Obama's health care law upheld by the Supreme Court Thursday is the measure allowing adults up until the age of 25 coverage under their parents plan. However, once they turn 26, young adults will be forced to buy their own insurance or be hit with a potentially big new tax.

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State leaders react to Supreme Court health care law decision
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:44pm.

President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure. Meanwhile leaders across North Carolina are responding to the US Supreme Court's ruling upholding health care reform legislation.

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Wilmington veteran disappointed, not surprised Stolen Valor Act struck down
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:15pm.

video Congress passed the Stolen Valor Act in 2006 to protect the reputation and meaning of military honors. The Supreme Court, though, said the First Amendment defends a person's right to lie, even if they are lying about awards won through military service.

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Local Republicans, Democrats have different view of health care ruling
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 3:09pm.

video The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of health care reform law has triggered plenty of opinions here in Wilmington. Democrats view it as a victory, while Republicans don't quite see it that way.

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