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RALEIGH — Left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber will not get his day at the N.C. Supreme Court. Justices at the state's highest court have turned down Barber's appeal of a 2019 conviction connected to a protest at the General Assembly.

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Our featured leading lady today (Sunday) learned the power of her voice early on and has consistently used it to advocate for countless causes in Richmond County. The 2019 Trailblazer Award recipient of the Richmond County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Foundation, Gloria Mask, is well known for her dedication to the benchmarks of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolence philosophy — principles of fairness and equality.

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Day one of our 2022 Women's History Series kicks off by paying homage to the first black female elected to a county-wide office, Macie B. McQueen. 

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RALEIGH — Lawyers representing the state are asking the N.C. Supreme Court to reject an appeal from left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber.

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ROCKINGHAM — A national group representing Republican state officials is backing N.C. legislators at the U.S. Supreme Court. Legislative leaders want the high court's permission to intervene in a federal lawsuit targeting voter ID.

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RALEIGH — Lawyers representing the state NAACP defend N.C. Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls in their latest filing at the state's high court. At the same time, the civil rights group repeats its call for clear standards that could lead to Republican justices' removal from a high-profile case.

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RALEIGH — A Wake County Superior Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday that was filed against the state’s election redistricting process. The suit alleged that the General Assembly violated previous court precedents governing how election maps should be drawn.

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Tuesday, 02 November 2021 12:49

Lawsuit filed before district maps are approved

RALEIGH — As the North Carolina General Assembly plans for the first votes on new legislative and congressional district maps this week, interest groups have already filed lawsuits to block them. The maps are still in development with several map proposals having been presented to the public in recent hearings.

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It would be outrageous.

It would be unprecedented.

It would damage the credibility and validity of North Carolina’s highest court for decades.

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RALEIGH — Cases involving a high-profile political activist and a controversial state medical regulation await the N.C. Court of Appeals as it returns to regular in-person hearings in August.

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