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  1. US appeals court won't reconsider Wake school board rulingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WBTV

    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to reconsider its ruling that keeps alive a challenge of the Wake County school board election districts. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the court in Richmond, Virginia, ruled 2-1 in May to keep alive a challenge of the district lines.

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  2. Appeals court agrees SC robocall ban is unconstitutionalRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WBTV

    A federal appeals court is backing a lower court in ruling that South Carolina's ban on automated political phone calls is unconstitutional. The U.S. 4th District Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, ruled earlier this month that the South Carolina law sought to restrict political and commercial robocalls but allows other types to multiply.

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  3. Chief: Officers 'did what they had to do' in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WBTV

    An armed suspect fired first at two police... . This image provided by the Richmond Police Department shows officer Jacob A. DeBoard.

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  4. Justices allow new hearings in North Carolina capital casesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | WBTV

    The Supreme Court has left in place lower court rulings ordering hearings over jurors in two North Carolina death penalty trials who reached beyond the jury room for biblical references to help their deliberations. The justices on Monday rejected North Carolina's appeal of the two rulings by the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia.

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  5. Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WBTV

    Confederate monuments in a half-dozen places this wee... . FILE - This June 21, 2015, file photo shows a statue memorializing the Confederacy spray-painted with the message "Black Lives Matter" in Charleston, S.C. Confederate monuments in a half-dozen places this week ha... .

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  6. Supreme Court sides with KBR in false claims disputeRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | WBTV

    The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of defense contractor KBR Inc. in a whistleblower lawsuit over claims that the company overbilled the government for work in Iraq. The justices ruled unanimously Tuesday that former KBR employee Benjamin Carter waited too long to file a suit alleging that the company had fraudulently billed the government for water purification services in Iraq.

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  7. Tears of joy for Va. family as man pardoned after 29 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WBTV

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, pardoned a Virginia man who has spent 29 years in pri... RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Kenneth McAlister's family shed more than a few tears over the 29 years he was locked up for an attempted rape he didn't commit.

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  8. Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | WBTV

    In this Monday, April 6, 2015 photo, a Civil War statue is on display at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. In the decades after the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers were placed... . In this Monday, April 6, 2015 photo, a Civil War statue is on display at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. In the decades after the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers were placed... .

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  9. Civil War: 150th anniversary of Lee surrender at AppomattoxRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | WBTV

    The surrender of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 150 years ago on Thursday was a milestone event in the end of the Civil War.

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  10. More Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | WBTV

    The Supreme Court has passed up an early chance to review a contested North Carolina election law that opponents say limits the ability of African-Americans to cast ballots. The high court intervened in October to order that the law remain in effect for the fall elections after a lower court ruling blocking part of the law.

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  11. Mecklenburg commissioners approve Frito-Lay tax incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBTV

    Mecklenburg County commissioners on Tuesday approved their portion of nearly $3.3 million in tax incentives for an expansion project by snack giant Frito-Lay, but not without some fireworks on the fairness of incentive grants. The company plans to spend $74 million to expand an existing southwest Charlotte warehouse and distribution center, generating 30 to 35 jobs with an average $50,000 a year salary.

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  12. Tobacco giants resist harsh public admissions about smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WBTV

    In 2006, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered the nation's largest cigarette makers to publicly admit that they had lied for decades about the dangers of smoking. The basis for the punishment: Testimony from 162 witnesses, a nine-month bench trial and thousands of findings by the judge that defendants engaged in what the largest public health organizations in the country have called a massive campaign of fraud.

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  13. Correction: Former Governor Trial storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WBTV

    In a story Feb. 20 about the sentencing of former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, The Associated Press reported erroneously in some versions that she was the first spouse of a governor in modern history to be sentenced to prison on a felony corruption. She could become the first modern-day first lady sentenced for crimes committed while in an executive mansion.

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  14. A 1st lady 1st? Former Virginia gov's wife to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WBTV

    4, 2014, file photo, Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell arrives at federal court for the third day of jury deliberations in her corruption trial in Richmond, Va. For more than a month, McDon... RICHMOND, Va.

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  15. Jailed Va. lawmaker still has backers despite new chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WBTV

    Joe Morrissey, I-Henrico, looks over the calendar during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Morrissey resigned his House of Delegates seat after prosecutors accused him of having ... .

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  16. Woman hopes "artificial pancreas" will save life of diabetic sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WBTV

    A Rowan County woman is hopeful that a research study involving an "artificial pancreas" could save the life of her diabetic son. Michelle Baughman says the health of her son Tyler, 13, is deteriorating.

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  17. Virginia lawmaker sworn in despite sex scandal convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBTV

    Morrissey... . In this Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 photo, women protest against Joe Morrissey as he leaves the Richmond Crusade for Voters, Inc. 74th District forum with candidates Matt Walton and Morrissey at Hobson Lodge i... RICHMOND, Va.

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  18. Jailed Virginia lawmaker who won seat back is sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBTV

    Morrissey... . In this Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 photo, women protest against Joe Morrissey as he leaves the Richmond Crusade for Voters, Inc. 74th District forum with candidates Matt Walton and Morrissey at Hobson Lodge i... RICHMOND, Va.

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  19. Chilly reception awaits jailed lawmaker at Virginia CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WBTV

    Morrissey... . In this Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 photo, women protest against Joe Morrissey as he leaves the Richmond Crusade for Voters, Inc. 74th District forum with candidates Matt Walton and Morrissey at Hobson Lodge i... RICHMOND, Va.

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