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  1. Attorney David Gibbs III, along with Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds and wife KimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WBTV

    Attorneys representing both sides in the Rowan County Commission prayer case made their arguments in the United States Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday morning. The case is the appeal by Rowan County of a federal court ruling that found that commissioners violated the Constitution when they offered public prayers that the federal court said overwhelmingly advanced beliefs specific to one religion.

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  2. More Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WBTV

    The men were convicted in 2013 but the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, overturned their original convictions. The appeals court said prosecutors improperly delayed releasing information to defense attorneys.

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  3. NC appeals dismissed lawsuit over Alcoa riverbed ownershipRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | WBTV

    North Carolina officials are keeping alive the state's fight challenging the underwater land rights where Alcoa Inc. and its predecessors built hydropower dams going back nearly a century. The state filed its appeal Wednesday in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.

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  4. Man claims he lost job at Catholic home because he's gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | WBTV

    Murphy has filed a discrimination claim against the C... . John Murphy, left, who served as executive director of the Saint Francis Home, and his husband, Jerry Carter, pose for a photo in their home in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015.

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  5. Salisbury hires new Communications DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | WBTV

    From the City of Salisbury: The City of Salisbury has named Linda M. McElroy as director of communications. McElroy brings more than 15 years of experience in strategic public relations, multimedia production, internal communications and social media strategy and execution with organizations such as the City of Charlotte, Colonial Williamsburg, Noland Company/WinWholesale and Henrico County Public Schools.

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

    Aug 28, 2015 | 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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  7. Appeals court agrees SC robocall ban is unconstitutionalRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | 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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  8. Chief: Officers 'did what they had to do' in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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