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RALEIGH— N.C. bar owners are planning another rally Thursday, Sept. 10, as part of a months-long effort to persuade Gov. Roy Cooper to reopen bars.

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RALEIGH — About a dozen protesters stood in the rain on an Asheville sidewalk at Mission Health on Friday, Aug. 21. Some held umbrellas or “Vote No” signs. A white banner draped over the medical center’s logo urged nurses, “don’t give your voice away.” Passing drivers occasionally honked car horns.

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RALEIGH — ACE Speedway isn’t the only racetrack defying Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive orders against mass gatherings.

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ROCKINGHAM — Police have filed charges against one individual and are seeking charges against another in connection with protests at Richmond Plaza on Sunday.

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ROCKINGHAM — The death of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has sparked protests against police abuse across the country — even in Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM ― A demonstration for unity in the cold rain got a little heated Tuesday afternoon on the downtown streets.

Deborah Conner organized the protest after comments under a post on the Facebook group One mans junk richmond county nc featuring an emaciated dog “got out of hand.”

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 14:56

COLUMN: Two schools, two causes, one lesson

"You're not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot," comedian Louis C.K. said at a New York gig in December, addressing Florida high school students who trafficked on their credentials as "school shooting survivors" to shill for the gun control movement. "You didn't get shot. You pushed some fat kid in the way and now I gotta listen to you talking?"

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RALEIGH — Republican Mark Harris says he expects a state court will certify him the winner of the disputed 9th U.S. Congressional District election. He will go to Washington despite what he considers political interference by a Democratic-controlled state elections board to scuttle his victory.

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