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Cooper wins again in balance-of-power case (access required)

A North Carolina court has struck down more legislation Republicans approved for their lame-duck governor’s signature to erode the powers of an incoming Democrat. A Wake County judge ruled that the General Assembly unconstitutionally allowed outgoing GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, ...

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NC man accused of impersonating US Marshal (access required)

A man in North Carolina is accused of impersonating a U.S. Marshal with forged credentials and identification of “remarkable quality.” A U.S. Marshals search warrant application says Michael Robert Kwasniewski later told authorities he bought the items on eBay. The ...

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NC lawmakers approve $400M in Florence spending (access required)

The sharp partisanship that’s typified North Carolina’s government was buried temporarily on Monday as legislators approved spending $400 million to quickly help people and communities reeling from flooding left by Hurricane Florence and setting aside another $450 million for upcoming ...

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