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N.C. Repeals Its Death Penalty Racial Bias Law

State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates

The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.

By Aaron Morrison

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Lawmakers Draft Bill to Protect Large Soda

Lawmakers draft an "Anti-Bloomberg" soda protection law

In direct response to NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s attempted ban on large soda, 3 lawmakers look…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Proposal Bans Welfare Recipients from Buying Lottery Tickets

Do you think this is fair?

North Carolina lawmakers draft legislation banning welfare recipients from playing the lottery

By Makkada B. Selah

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Billy Scott, 70′s R&B Singer, Dead at 70

The beloved singer had battled cancer

Scott was one of the champions of “Carolina Beach” music.

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Barack Obama chats with a patron during a lunch stop at Reid's House Restaurant in Reidsville, N.C. (Image: Pete Souza/Official White House Photo)

Obama Tests New Jobs Message on the Road

The nation’s commander in chief travels to swing states with his piecemeal approach to the jobs bill

After Senate Republicans successfully blocked debate on the American Jobs Act, President Obama implemented a…

By Joyce Jones

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In the News: Google to Buy Motorola for $12.5 Billion;Obama Approval Rating Slips and More

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See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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NC Casino Cleans Slots Every 2 Hours To Beat Virus

CHEROKEE, N.C. (AP) — Workers are cleaning slot machines with bleach every two hours as…

By Associated Press

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