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  • Federal judge blocks North Carolina's voter ID law, citing its discriminatory intent
    The decision could have a big impact in a state that is key to the 2020 presidential electionA federal judge formally blocked North Carolina’s new voter identification law on Tuesday, ruling that discriminatory intent was likely a motivating factor…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Jan 20, 8:00am -
  • Tina Turner mural in North Carolina defaced with swastika
    Mural on pull-down storefront of Static Age Records was vandalized after shop closed on 23 DecemberEmployees at a record store in North Carolina say a mural of Tina Turner has been defaced with a red swastika.The vandalism comes as New York police re…
    - 31 days ago, 27 Dec 19, 11:55am -
  • A black woman faces prison because of a Jim Crow-era plan to ‘protect white voters’
    Lanisha Bratcher voted in the 2016 presidential election. Three years later she was arrested because she had broken a law she didn’t know about.Lanisha Bratcher was finishing breakfast at home one morning at the end of July when there was a knock o…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Dec 19, 6:00am -
  • Confederate groups' presence leads to scrapping of Christmas parades
    Two North Carolina towns call off events fearing ‘disruption’‘We just absolutely had to err on the side of public safety’Two Christmas parades in North Carolina have been cancelled within a week after residents protested against the inclusion…
    - 51 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 3:00am -
  • Keith Holly obituary
    My grandfather Keith Holly, who has died aged 93, was an agriculturalist, a researcher into weeds and a campaigner. In 1960, he was involved in establishing the Weed Research Organisation (WRO) in Begbroke, near Oxford, funded by the Agricultural Res…
    - 63 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 9:59am -
  • Confederate statue removed from historic North Carolina courthouse
    Court ruled that statue in Pittsboro was private propertyCounty official says: ‘Residents are eager to move forward’A North Carolina county removed a Confederate statue from a historic courthouse early on Wednesday, joining the handful of places…
    - 68 days ago, 20 Nov 19, 8:44am -
  • Cows swept off island during Hurricane Dorian found after swimming for miles
    Cows missing for two months were located on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after ‘mini tsunami’ carried wildlife awayThree cows swept off an island during the raging storm of Hurricane Dorian have been located on North Carolina’s Outer Banks af…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 11:06am -
  • The Guardian view on voter suppression: the battle for democracy | Editorial
    The practice is old, the tactics have evolved. The fight to vote will be critical in the upcoming US presidential electionDemocracy is, by definition, people power. But even now the question of who constitutes “the people” remains. The answer may…
    - 78 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 1:33pm -
  • Michael Jordan opens first of two health clinics for underprivileged in Charlotte
    NBA legend has donated $7m toward Charlotte medical clinicsHornets owner is a longtime state resident and played at UNCAn emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged m…
    - 18 Oct 19, 12:02pm -
  • North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat
    Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious set…
    - 10 Sep 19, 10:26pm -

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