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RALEIGH — The General Assembly will look a bit different after the 2020 session. Twenty-four lawmakers — Republicans and Democrats — have opted not to run for re-election.

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RALEIGH — Legislators are looking at a controversial reform to lower patients’ medical bills for surgery in North Carolina.

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Tuesday, 04 February 2020 20:51

Richmond County declared Second Amendment sanctuary

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond is the latest North Carolina county to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

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RALEIGH — The clock is ticking on hemp licenses for North Carolina farmers.

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Eight decades after the anti-pot propaganda film “Reefer Madness” stirred a moral panic over marijuana, cops and prosecutors in North Carolina are bending the truth to bind hemp to its infamous cannabis cousin. 

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RALEIGH — The January meeting of the N.C. State Board of Education ran late into the evening, but it concluded with a tense discussion between the board and State Superintendent Mark Johnson.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will not seek to restore North Carolina’s voter identification requirement for the 2020 primary election. The decision announced Thursday, Jan. 2, prompted criticism from the state’s top elected Republican.

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RALEIGH — Barring a successful and rapid appeal, North Carolina’s voter ID requirement for the March 2020 primary looks dead.

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RALEIGH — Some blind workers hope to recover their jobs in Winston-Salem.

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RALEIGH — A new N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation report shows Republican lawmakers scored an average of 91.95% on business-related decisions during the 2019 legislative session. Democrats averaged 57.9%, and the General Assembly as a whole averaged 77.15%.

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