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'Bathroom bill' repeal: North Carolina seeks to move on after very long year
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'Bathroom bill' repeal: North Carolina seeks to move on after very long year

Yahoo News Shortly after Gov. Roy Cooper signed a law Thursday repealing North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” Rep. Cecil Brockman, a Democrat who identifies as LGBT, sounded worn out. It wasn’t just a

North Carolina inches closer to repealing 'bathroom bill'
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North Carolina inches closer to repealing 'bathroom bill'

Yahoo News North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, and top Republican legislators in the state say they have reached a tentative compromise on a repeal of the so-called “bathroom bill,” after the

Family visit to Iran leaves South Carolina tech worker stuck
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Family visit to Iran leaves South Carolina tech worker stuck

Yahoo News RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Unable to enjoy what was supposed to be a three-week vacation with her family in Iran, Nazanin Zinouri now worries about when and if she will be able to go home to

New Texas bathroom bill may spark North Carolina-like uproar
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New Texas bathroom bill may spark North Carolina-like uproar

Yahoo News AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top Texas Republicans are eager to bring a fight that sparked upheaval and business boycotts in North Carolina to the country's largest conservative state, unveiling

North Carolina gov.-elect sues over law stripping his powers
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North Carolina gov.-elect sues over law stripping his powers

Yahoo News RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor sued Friday over a new law passed by Republican legislators to limit his powers as he prepares to take office.

Reagan mural defaced at local GOP office in North Carolina
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Reagan mural defaced at local GOP office in North Carolina

Yahoo News GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say someone broke into a local Republican Party office and defaced a wall mural of former President Ronald Reagan.

North Carolina fails to repeal LGBT law as culture wars rage
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North Carolina fails to repeal LGBT law as culture wars rage

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Repealing North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections at the close of a bitter election year was supposed to heal blows to the economy and perhaps open a truce in the culture

North Carolina fails to repeal 'bathroom wars' law
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North Carolina fails to repeal 'bathroom wars' law

North Carolina lawmakers failed to scrap a law that served as a spark in America's "bathroom wars" over transgender identity, and the broader cultural battle between conservatives and liberals.

North Carolina rebuffs transgender bathroom law repeal
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North Carolina rebuffs transgender bathroom law repeal

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature on Wednesday rejected a bid to repeal a state law restricting bathroom access for transgender people,

End in sight for North Carolina's 'bathroom law'
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End in sight for North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

The outgoing North Carolina governor has called for a special legislative session Wednesday to rescind a controversial law over bathroom use for transgender people. Republican Governor Pat McCrory

South Carolina lawmakers propose pornography block on new computers
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South Carolina lawmakers propose pornography block on new computers

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Computers and devices sold in South Carolina that can access the internet would be required to have filters installed to prevent people from viewing pornography,

Proposed bill would block porn from computers sold in South Carolina, somehow
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Proposed bill would block porn from computers sold in South Carolina, somehow

South Carolina representative Bill Chumley has proposed a bill that would make it slightly more difficult for people in his state to watch porn. The bill would require manufacturers to install

South Carolina legislator indicted in ethics probe
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South Carolina legislator indicted in ethics probe

S.C. legislator indicted in ethics probe after Capitol Gains series highlighted his business dealings with lawmakers.

Next North Carolina governor says he can carry out agenda
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Next North Carolina governor says he can carry out agenda

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor says he's optimistic he'll be able to repeal the state's law limiting the state's LGBT protections, vowing to use an array of

New North Carolina governor to face resolute GOP legislature
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New North Carolina governor to face resolute GOP legislature

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work if elected on bending back state government's recent right-ward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights

Pat McCrory concedes North Carolina governor's race
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Pat McCrory concedes North Carolina governor's race

Republican North Carolina incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor’s race to Democrat and current state Attorney General Roy Cooper. The concession ends a nearly monthlong failed recount

The Latest: Recount resumes in North Carolina governor race
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The Latest: Recount resumes in North Carolina governor race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on recounting ballots in North Carolina's yet-finalized race for governor (all times local):

Recount resumes, end in sight in N. Carolina governor's race
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Recount resumes, end in sight in N. Carolina governor's race

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The undecided election for North Carolina governor could reach a conclusion Monday as a recount of tens of thousands of votes wraps up.

Despite uproar, N.Carolina governor rivals use private email
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Despite uproar, N.Carolina governor rivals use private email

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican incumbent Pat McCrory and his Democratic opponent in the undecided North Carolina governor's race have together sent or received hundreds of messages from private

Trump taps South Carolina governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador: official 
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Trump taps South Carolina governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador: official 

President-elect Donald Trump has decided to nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, an Asian-American with little previous foreign policy experience, as US ambassador to the United Nations, his

Trump says he intends to nominate South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as US ambassador to United Nations
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Trump says he intends to nominate South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as US ambassador to United Nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he intends to nominate South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as US ambassador to United Nations.

What's Really Going On in North Carolina's Gubernatorial Race?
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What's Really Going On in North Carolina's Gubernatorial Race?

DURHAM, N.C.—It’s been two weeks since Election Day, which means that in 49 states, residents know who their governor will be next year. North Carolinians, however, are still waiting to see.

Democrat's lead widens in North Carolina governor's race
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Democrat's lead widens in North Carolina governor's race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hardly anyone in North Carolina is willing to guess when their excruciatingly close governor's race will be resolved. A Friday deadline came and went with Democratic Attorney

Trump Train may have left GOP North Carolina governor behind
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Trump Train may have left GOP North Carolina governor behind

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Trump train that carried Republicans to victory all over the South may have left one car behind in North Carolina — Gov. Pat McCrory, who trailed by a few thousand votes

Trump wins Florida, N.Carolina in major blow to Clinton: networks
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Trump wins Florida, N.Carolina in major blow to Clinton: networks

Washington (AFP) - Republican billionaire Donald Trump added key battleground states Florida and North Carolina to his haul of state wins in the race for the White House, US television networks