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North Carolina

  1. not great
    North Carolina Restaurant Accused of Tampering With Uniformed Officers’ FoodEmployees reportedly doused one’s wings with so much hot sauce he couldn’t eat them.
  2. crime scene
    Real-Life Ronald McDonald Shot Outside a SonicHe was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
  3. lgbt rights
    Oklahoma’s Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Rightfully BackfiredFor now, this fight is over.
  4. Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace on Playing N.C.At times, my mind was even jumping to the fear of “What if a crazy comes to the show and tries to kill me?”
  5. can u not
    A North Carolina School District Want to Ban Skinny Jeans to Prevent BullyingCan this state like chill for a sec?
  6. boycotts
    Maroon 5 Make ‘Morally Right’ Decision to Boycott North CarolinaThey have canceled two shows.
  7. North Carolina Governor Blames His State’s Bathroom Law on U.S. GovernmentCongress has been sitting on the sidelines.” 
  8. protests
    Laura Jane Grace Burns Birth Certificate in NC“Good-bye gender!”
  9. California Assembly Passes Bill to Make All Public Bathrooms Gender-NeutralTake that, North Carolina.
  10. Video Feed
    25-Ton Potato Spill Blocks Off North Carolina Highway for HoursDrivers awoke to a hellish commute courtesy of 50,000 runaway taters.
  11. north carolina
    Cyndi Lauper Will Use NC Show to Protest Bill“Let’s make it a rally.”
  12. transphobia
    DOJ: NC’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Violates Civil Rights The DOJ determined that banning transgender employees from accessing their preferred bathroom is a violation of the Civil Rights Act.
  13. DOJ: NC’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Violates Civil Rights The Justice Department has determined that any employer who bans transgender employees from accessing their preferred bathroom is in violation of the Civil Rights Act.
  14. north carolina
    Beyoncé Denounces North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Laws — After Performing ThereShe applauded efforts to overturn the anti-LGBTQ laws.
  15. Federal Judge Upholds Controversial North Carolina Voter ID LawHe ruled the law does not discriminate against minorities.
  16. vulture guides
    Will Beyoncé and Bieber Boycott North Carolina? Here’s who else has shows scheduled for North Carolina and Mississippi this spring.
  17. The Potty DecidesWill Trump’s opposition to North Carolina’s bathroom bill be the one “gaffe” that actually hurts him?
  18. The Chain Gang
    KFC Apologizes for Serving Woman a Fried KidneyShould’ve gone to Popeye’s.
  19. Donald Trump Comes Out Against North Carolina’s ‘Very Strong’ Bathroom BillThe GOP front-runner says transgender people should “go and use the bathroom they feel is appropriate.”
  20. Horrible Customers
    Truly Awful Customers Leave Hateful ‘Tip’ for Lesbian ServerThey wrote “Leviticus 20:13,” which casually notes gay people “shall surely be put to death.”
  21. boycotts
    Laura Jane Grace Plans to Play North CarolinaThe trans frontwoman and her band will play N.C. next month.
  22. stupidity
    Jimmy Buffet Condemns North Carolina LawStupid, stupid, stupid.
  23. north carolina
    Joel McHale Donates North Carolina Show Proceeds to Durham LGBTQ CenterIt’s like an episode of Community where everyone learns a big lesson.
  24. Cuomo and de Blasio Ban Travel to North Carolina Over Anti-LGBT LawJoining other governments and many businesses in opposing the new measure.
  25. Major Businesses Condemn North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT LawIncluding the NBA.
  26. 5 Cops Disciplined After Trump Rally AssaultWe regret that any of the circumstances at the Trump rally occurred.”
  27. More Than 100 Vehicles Involved in Pileup on North Carolina InterstateCovering a six-mile stretch of highway.
  28. N.C.’s Welfare Drug Tests Find Minimal Drug UseLess than 0.3 percent of those screened had used drugs.
  29. Not A Hoax
    Doctors Are Livid About the ‘Krispy Kreme Challenge’The name is being massacred as an “egregious conflict of interest.”
  30. Close Calls
    Kid Finds Officer’s Gun in a Restaurant Bathroom“I just knew by the panic in her voice, something was wrong.”
  31. Discrimination
    A North Carolina Bar Owner Kicked Out a Gay Couple for Kissing“You’re making people feel uncomfortable.”
  32. Tips
    A North Carolina Diner Customer Left a $9,000 Tip Because of Mother’s DayHe even tipped other customers.
  33. Alleged Shooter Will Face Death Penalty in Killing of 3 MuslimsThe victims’ father called him a “coward” and “scumbag” in court.
  34. WWJP?
    This Restaurant Owner Lets Customers Ask God How Much They Should PaySo far, she says her revenue has nearly tripled.
  35. After 30 Years in Prison, DNA Clears Brothers Convicted of Rape and MurderAnd points to a man they befriended in jail.
  36. Keith Crisco, Clay Aiken’s Primary Opponent, Found Dead in North CarolinaThe 71-year-old reportedly suffered a fall at his home this afternoon.
  37. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Clay Aiken, Hopeful Congressman He has a new image, that’s for sure.
  38. City Councilman Writes Resignation in KlingonWhy the hell not?
  39. The Most Baldly Racist Daily Show Interview EverA must-see.
  40. North Carolina Lawmakers Would Like to Establish an Official ReligionThis is unconstitutional.
  41. Newspaper Editor Quits After Asking for Information About GunsToo much hate mail and threats.
  42. vulture reads
    Long Reads: Oldham, North Carolina Comedy, LynchAnother excuse to stay indoors.
  43. Bipartisan Support for Booze at Dem Convention North Carolina is committed to being a good host.
  44. Trump, Pawlenty, and Perry Serve Up the Red Meat at North Carolina ConventionTrump’s still a birther, Pawlenty’s looking vice-presidential, and Perry on America’s “oops” moment.
  45. Teacher Says Obama Criticism Is CrimeWhoops. 
  46. North Carolina Voters Pass Same-Sex Marriage BanGuess how the supporters celebrated.
  47. Mediavore
    Sly Stone Living on Food Donations; Chains Turn Their Backs on BoozeDespite potential profits, a Cabernet just doesn’t pair well with a value meal.
  48. Sad Emblematic Crime of the DayA man robbed a bank of $1 so he could be sent to prison and get medical care.
  49. This Weekend’s Tornado Outbreak Was One of the Largest in HistoryDeath toll rises to 45.
  50. Death Toll From Southeastern Storms Rises to 44More than 100 twisters have been spotted.
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