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RALEIGH — State Controller Linda Combs is asking the N.C. Supreme Court not to step into the latest dispute involving the long-running Leandro school funding case. At stake is $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds.

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Some laws turn out to be unconstitutional. It’s usually up to the courts to make that determination.

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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 — Opponents of North Carolina's new election maps want the state Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Phil Berger Jr. from hearing their case.

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RALEIGH — Parents supporting North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program want a three-judge panel to review a lawsuit challenging the scholarships. A motion filed in the N.C. Court of Appeals this month seeks to have the case transferred away from a single trial judge.

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RALEIGH — On Saturday night, Jennifer Clapton stood in a brightly lit bowling alley, watching her autistic, 22-year-old son laugh. He threw ball after ball down the shining, wooden lane, shouting glee each time he hit the pins.

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RALEIGH — A N.C. Business Court judge is working through several cases against Gov. Roy Cooper from business owners seeking to reopen.

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