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NC Legislators: Medicaid Expansion Efforts Pushed To 2023

November 9, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday that they’re shuttling the idea of Medicaid expansion to 2023, rather than attempting to negotiate a bill that could be voted on before the General Assembly’s current two-year edition […]

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Leandro Case Finally Prevails

November 4, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A local North Carolina judge had the power to transfer large amounts of taxpayer dollars from government coffers to state agencies to carry out a plan to address longstanding education inequities, the state Supreme Court ruled on […]

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First World Series Without A Black Player Since 1950

October 31, 2022

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA On August 13, 1950, a white police officer murdered 22-year-old Hilliard Brooks Jr., a Black man, on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. The bus driver had called the police claiming that Brooks had caused a […]

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Why You Must Vote

October 28, 2022

The midterm elections are finally here with thousands of Americans already voting early casting their votes for the candidates that they feel best represents not only their values but will advocate for their best interests in government. Voting is one […]

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FBI background check blocked gun sale to St. Louis shooter

October 28, 2022

By JIM SALTER The 19-year-old gunman who forced his way into a St. Louis school and killed two people purchased the AR-15-style rifle from a private seller after an FBI background check stopped him from buying a weapon from a licensed dealer, […]

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Arizona agrees not to enforce total abortion ban until 2023

October 28, 2022

By BOB CHRISTIE Arizona’s attorney general has agreed not to enforce a near total ban on abortions at least until next year, a move that Planned Parenthood Arizona credited Thursday with allowing the group to restart abortion care across the […]

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N Carolina sheriff who disparaged Black employees resigns

October 24, 2022

A suspended North Carolina sheriff has resigned in the aftermath of a leaked audio recording in which he called Black employees by derogatory names and said they should be fired, his attorney announced Monday. Attorney Michael Mills made the announcement […]

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Control of Congress: What’s at play in the 2022 midterms?

October 24, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have held both chambers of Congress and the presidency for the last two years, but they may not have such consolidated power for much longer.  Republicans are favored to win the House in the Nov. 8 […]

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Atty Ben Crump Files Class Action Suit On Behalf of Black Farmers

October 20, 2022

America’s “Black Attorney General,” Civil rights attorney Ben Crump on Wednesday, October 12, announced a class action suit against the United States government on behalf of the National Black Farmers Association. The lawsuit comes amid findings that Black farmers lost […]

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Police: 5 killed, including officer, in N. Carolina shooting

October 14, 2022

By HANNAH SCHOENBAUM and STEFANIE DAZIO Five people were killed by a shooter who opened fire along a walking trail in North Carolina’s capital city on Thursday and eluded officers for hours before he was cornered in a home and […]

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