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September redistricting hearings held for NC maps input

Sep. 08, 2021 05:02 AM EDT

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are going outside Raleigh to hear from residents about how General Assembly and congressional districts should be redrawn for the next decade. The House and Senate scheduled over a dozen public hearings for September, with...

N. Carolina man in critical condition after police shooting

Aug. 31, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Officers shot and wounded a man who investigators believe stole a vehicle from a North Carolina parking lot, police said. A news release from the Lenoir Police Department says two undercover officers and a patrol officer confronted Joshua Alan...

Suit: Activism got players tossed from women's college team

Jul. 22, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Eight women's college basketball players and a manager were kicked off the team at a private North Carolina university because they organized symposiums to discuss racism and social justice, a lawsuit says. The lawsuit, which was filed earlier...