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RALEIGH — On April 20, or "4/20," which in the world of marijuana smokers is like a national holiday, prominent N.C. Democrats celebrated the day themselves by calling for the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana and for clemency for those currently in prison for marijuana charges. The term "4/20" was popularized by the Grateful Dead as a time some of their fans would smoke together after school.

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RALEIGH — A pair of orders from the N.C. Supreme Court Monday officially rejected requests from the state's sheriffs, district attorneys, and Superior Court clerks to reopen candidate filing as soon as possible.

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RALEIGH — A major cable television network and one of the nation's leading mainstream newspapers both mentioned N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper this week as a potential 2024 presidential candidate.

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RALIEGH — The full N.C. Court of Appeals has overturned a three-judge panel’s order blocking congressional and legislative candidate filing. Filing can proceed until the full 15-member court considers challenges to new state election maps.

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PINEVILLE — One Democrat has thrown his proverbial hat in the ring to challenge Rep. Dan Bishop for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.

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Friday, 03 November 2017 11:41

ELECTION COVERAGE: Ellerbe Candidate Preview

ELLERBE – While there doesn’t seem to be much buzz about the countywide elections to be held next week (Tuesday, November 7), for those running, this year’s election is something worth talking about. The Richmond Observer is proud to present information needed to go out and make an informed vote.

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Thursday, 02 November 2017 09:38

ELECTION COVERAGE: Hamlet Candidate Preview

HAMLET – Seeing that this is not a presidential election year, local elections are taking over headlines. Richmond County will hold municipal elections for the various towns throughout the county next week, on Tuesday, November 7.

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