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RALEIGH — University of North Carolina System could be forced to refund portions of fees charged to students across the state in spring 2020, depending on the outcome of a case heard Tuesday morning at the N.C. Court of Appeals.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals has issued new orders blocking all activity in a lawsuit challenging the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program. That includes “burdensome” discovery targeting multiple private schools.

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RALEIGH — The judge in North Carolina’s long-running Leandro school funding legal dispute calls for state government to spend an additional $785 million on education-related items. But he has jettisoned a controversial provision from a previous court ruling that raised constitutional concerns.

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RALEIGH — A panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has split 2-1 to rule that felons can vote in N.C. elections starting in November. Two Democratic judges agreed to the change, while a Republican colleague dissented.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay in a case dealing with felon voting in North Carolina. The stay blocks any felons from registering to vote until appeals in the case are resolved.

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RALEIGH — State legislative leaders want the N.C. Court of Appeals to block a ruling that could add 56,000 felons to the state's voting rolls. A trial court issued the ruling Monday. It would open up voting to felons on parole, probation, or other post-release supervision.

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RALEIGH — Legislative defenders of North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program are asking the N.C. Court of Appeals to block “burdensome” trial court activity in a lawsuit challenging the program.

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RALEIGH — Two years after Gov. Roy Cooper's administration shut down an Alamance County racetrack during the height of the COVID-19 scare, the track's owners continue a legal fight against the state.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a lawsuit challenging North Carolina's voter ID law. The high court's decision removes the case from the state Court of Appeals and places it on a faster track for final resolution.

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RALEIGH — Based on a 4-3 vote from the state Supreme Court, a congressional election map drawn by legislators gets tossed out. The court substitutes its own map for 2022 elections. The new map tips the scale toward the Democratic Party.

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