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Bill raising juvenile prosecution age in NC gets final OK

RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina legislature agreed on Tuesday that only children 8 and older can be prosecuted in the state's juvenile courts — up from the current age of 6. The bill, which the Senate approved unanimously after the House made significant changes last week, would end North Carolina as having the lowest age ...

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