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December 11, 2018 - 6:36 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were bracing for plunging temperatures early Tuesday that could refreeze melting snow and make roads more treacherous. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were remaining closed for a second day. Georgia also announced...
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December 11, 2018 - 6:25 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations. Chairman Joshua Malcolm wrote to state judges Monday, saying those subpoenaed in the...
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December 10, 2018 - 6:27 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE TRUMP, TOP DEMOCRATS DIFFER AHEAD OF MEETING The president wants a funding package for the next fiscal year to include billions for his proposed border wall with Mexico, an idea...
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December 07, 2018 - 6:16 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SOME OF THE PRESIDENT'S MEN Robert Mueller is set to reveal more details about his Russia investigation on Friday as he faces court deadlines in the cases of two men who worked closely with...
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December 06, 2018 - 7:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Democrat trailing in a North Carolina congressional race withdrew his concession Thursday as state election officials investigated allegations of absentee ballot fraud. Dan McCready's reversal came as a top leader at the state's Republican Party said it would support a new...
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December 06, 2018 - 1:59 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina Republican Party would support a new election in the state's unresolved congressional race if an investigation shows that wrongdoing swayed its outcome, its executive director said Thursday, softening the organization's stance as allegations of absentee ballot...
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(John D. Simmons /The Charlotte Observer via AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ballot totals showed Republican Mark Harris ahead of Democrat Dan McCready...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:16 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a step that triggered an uproar by chanting demonstrators who...
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November 29, 2018 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Details on how North Carolina's new constitutional mandate for photo voter identification will be carried out received preliminary state Senate approval Wednesday in a measure offering more ID options and exceptions than previous legislation. The proposal implements the...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina General Assembly reconvened Tuesday, with Republicans advancing their chief objective during the lame-duck session of passing a voter identification law to carry out a new constitutional amendment mandating photo ID. The Senate and House gaveled in the session...
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