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McCrory doesn't like religious exemption bills

Updated: 03/30/2015 - Gov. Pat McCrory isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who decline to perform certain marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses.

NAACP to protest GOP senators' refusal to support Lynch

Posted: 03/30/2015 - Protesters with the "Moral Monday" movement plan demonstrations at the home-state offices of North Carolina's U.S. senators to protest their opposition to President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next attorney general.

Bergdahl charges revive questions over prisoner swap

Posted: 03/26/2015 - The tough military charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have revived the questions and controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's decision to swap five Taliban detainees to secure his release, as well as the wisdom of the White House fanfare that followed.

Cruz announces 2016 presidential candidacy

Updated: 03/23/2015 - Sen. Ted Cruz showed he was a candidate in a hurry early Monday morning, announcing his presidential candidacy on Twitter just after midnight, several hours before the official launch at the college founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Monday morning.

Judges side with McCrory in fight with legislature

Updated: 03/16/2015 - A three-judge panel has sided with Gov. Pat McCrory and two of his predecessors in ruling the General Assembly violated North Carolina's Constitution by creating three commissions for which several members are appointed by legislative leaders.

McCrory urges strong federal partner on road needs

Posted: 03/17/2015 - Gov. Pat McCrory has told Congress the federal government must be a strong and reliable partner with North Carolina and other states to improve roads and other transportation infrastructure.

Afghan withdrawal delay

Posted: 03/16/2015 - Withdrawal of 10,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan may be delayed until next year.
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