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RALEIGH — Left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber will not get his day at the N.C. Supreme Court. Justices at the state's highest court have turned down Barber's appeal of a 2019 conviction connected to a protest at the General Assembly.

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A North Carolina woman’s tongue-in-cheek crusade to keep her personalized license plate is making national news and even scored her an interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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Before we scold the Richmond County Board of Commissioners for approving another problematic public comment policy, we have to give credit for the positive changes commissioners made.

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RALEIGH — Lawyers representing the state are asking the N.C. Supreme Court to reject an appeal from left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the new public comment policy, despite a last-minute letter from a civil liberties organization with concerns over the potential chilling of free speech.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners is slated to vote Tuesday evening on its public appearance policy which has been in place for more than 20 years, but open government experts say the draft is still potentially problematic.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s fiscal health is improving, according to the audit report presented to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy.

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Comedians have always played a unique role in western society. Armed with humor and wit, it is their job to push the envelope, holding a mirror up to society and speaking truth to power. 

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