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North Carolina

  1. Hurricane Michael Threatens to Upend Florida ElectionsEven if Republicans don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, they have to deal with the political reality of more intense autumn storms.
  2. relief efforts
    José Andrés’s Relief Kitchen Has Arrived in North CarolinaFor the first time in its history, the chef’s World Central Kitchen is showing up mid-disaster.
  3. Why North Carolina May Have to Redraw Its Gerrymandered Map Before the MidtermsA federal court raised the possibility of requiring a new map for the midterms, which could help Democrats while generating electoral chaos.
  4. Justice Department Finds 19 Illegal Voters; Right-Wing Peanut Gallery CheersFinding a few cases of illegal voting does not justify Trump’s sweeping claims that “millions and millions” of illegal votes have been cast.
  5. Confederate Monument ‘Silent Sam’ Torn Down by Protesters on UNC CampusThough the governor and University of North Carolina officials have signaled that they want the statue to go, they condemned the act of vandalism.
  6. Michigan Case Illustrates the Overlap Between Racial and Partisan GerrymanderingMichigan Republicans bragged about concentrating “Dem garbage” and minimizing impact of black voters. Is this too much or not enough for the courts?
  7. GOP Awards Its 2020 Convention to the Only City That Sorta Kinda Wanted ItMore than likely, the 2020 RNC will be a global and local protest magnet.
  8. SCOTUS Punts Again on the Question of Partisan GerrymanderingIt’s now unlikely the Supremes will clarify any limitations on using redistricting for blatantly partisan purposes until the eve of 2020.
  9. horrible things
    Man Accused of Crashing Car Into Restaurant, Killing Family Members As They AteA 62-year-old North Carolina man is at the center of the bizarre, tragic incident.
  10. Teacher Protests Spread to North CarolinaLike teachers in other states, those in North Carolina are looking to political changes in November to secure legislative support for their demands.
  11. racial discrimination
    Waffle House Faces Boycott After Another Black Customer Is Violently ArrestedThis time, it was a North Carolinian in a prom tux.
  12. Favorites Win Nearly Everywhere on First Big Primary Night of 2018With the exception of a GOP House member losing in North Carolina, upsets were few and far between in a four-state primary night.
  13. What to Watch on 2018’s First Super Tuesday of PrimariesWild who’s-the-Trumpiest GOP Senate races in Indiana and West Virginia and a Democratic gubernatorial fight in Ohio are the big events.
  14. The Clock Is Ticking on SCOTUS’s Decision about Partisan GerrymanderingThe second major partisan gerrymandering case before SCOTUS isn’t clearing up the Court’s future direction.
  15. William Barber II and the MLK Legacy of Church-Based ActivismThe North Carolina–based founder of Moral Mondays is a prophetic voice for progressive politics in the MLK mold.
  16. Court Orders North Carolina to Draw Less GOP-Biased DistrictsFor the first time ever, a federal court just ruled that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional. That could gain Democrats five new House seats.
  17. local mysteries
    Why Does Wilmington, N.C., Smell Like Cat Pee?“I put a pillow over my face just to give myself something to breathe through.”
  18. bad receipts
    Restaurant Fires Waiter for Posting Customer’s Anti-Gay Receipt on FacebookA hand-scrawled note said, “Our gay waiter made me wanna throw up my food!”
  19. Why to Visit Durham, North Carolina, Even If You’re Not Meeting an Old FlameThe best reasons to visit the North Carolina city: where to eat and stay, what to do, and where to hear live music and relax in a swimming hole.
  20. Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue in North CarolinaThe state’s governor said that while racism and violence are unacceptable, “there is a better way to remove these monuments.”
  21. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Big Wisconsin Gerrymandering CaseIt is well established that states cannot draw district lines to disadvantage racial minorities. Political minorities have no such protection — yet.
  22. the chain gang
    Starbucks Baristas in Trouble for Mocking Trump-Supporting CustomerThe customer says they shoved it at her and “started cracking up laughing.”
  23. Supreme Court Strikes Down Two Gerrymandered North Carolina DistrictsClarence Thomas joined the court’s liberals in ruling that the congressional districts were designed to dilute the influence of black voters.
  24. bad ideas
    Cops Falsely Accuse Restaurant’s Staff of Singing ‘F**k Tha Police’The owner says everyone involved will be fired.
  25. NBA Expects Charlotte to Host 2019 All-Star GameLeague commissioner Adam Silver said it’s not a done deal, but it’s his “expectation.”
  26. kids in restaurants
    Restaurant Gets ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Reservations After Banning Kids Under 5The owner says they were making his “classy” Italian spot feel like the local pizzeria.
  27. North Carolina Lawmakers Announce Deal on Bathroom LawLGBT groups dismissed the compromise, saying it’s just “doubling down on the discrimination.”
  28. Former North Carolina Governor Who Signed ‘Bathroom Bill’ Can’t Find a JobAfter helping make his state the target of boycotts over discrimination, Pat McCrory says he’s facing a political ‘purge.’
  29. North Carolina Judges Stop GOP Legislators From Stripping Governor’s PowersThe Republican-controlled legislature is temporarily halted from assuming veto power over Democratic governor’s cabinet appointments.
  30. N.C. Governor Tries to Sneak a Medicaid Expansion Under the WireRoy Cooper is trying to get over a half-million people covered before it’s too late.
  31. lgbtq rights
    How LGBTQ Leaders Plan to Fight Back Against TrumpOfficials at the federal, state, and local level see North Carolina as a model for standing up to the Trump administration.
  32. North Carolina Lawmakers Fail to Repeal Anti-Transgender Bathroom LawThe deal stalled over a Republican plan to impose a six-month moratorium on local ordinances barring LGBT discrimination.
  33. a closer look
    Seth Meyers Looks Into North Carolina’s PoliticsHe’s aided by some colorful props.
  34. lgbtq rights
    North Carolina Is Repealing Its Anti-Transgender Bathroom LawAccording to its new Democratic governor.
  35. North Carolina Republicans Grabbing Power With Both HandsWith no notice, Tar Heel GOP exploits special session to gut the governor’s influence. But they may regret it.
  36. North Carolina GOP Makes Brazen Attempt to Curb Power of New Democratic GovernorThey called a special session to introduce bills that would drastically change how the state operates, before Roy Cooper takes office.
  37. Faced With a Loss, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Cries Voter FraudTwo weeks after the election, and trailing Democrat Roy Cooper, the Republican incumbent is refusing to concede.
  38. Latino Turnout Is Surging in Early Voting Across Battleground StatesAnd the spike appears to be fueled by low-propensity voters, whom pollsters weren’t counting on. For Trump, that could mean doom.
  39. Black Turnout Is Down in Early Voting. Does That Mean the Trumpocalypse Is Nigh?Democrats’ nightmare looks like this: Upscale Republicans come home for Trump, while black voters just stay home. The latter may be happening.
  40. Trump Is Losing Ground in the Reddest of Swing StatesFlorida and North Carolina are slipping out of his grasp — and the GOP’s Senate hopes could slip away with them.
  41. Despite Close Race, Democrats Stop Spending Against Rubio in FloridaThe DSCC cancels $6 million in ad reservations, leaving Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy on his own down the homestretch.
  42. A Week Later, Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Continues to RiseIn North Carolina whole towns remain underwater.
  43. North Carolina Is Still Underwater From Hurricane MatthewWhile his sister, Hurricane Nicole, slams Bermuda as a powerful category 3 storm.
  44. Hurricane Matthew, Now a Category 1, Makes Landfall in South CarolinaSignificant flooding is still expected from the record rainfall and coastal storm surge.
  45. teens
    This Teen Texted Behind Donald Trump on Live TVWow, Donald Trump is really struggling with millennials.
  46. North Carolina Boycott Continues As ACC Pulls League ChampionshipsThe state stands to lose at least $30 million from the protest over its transgender “bathroom law.”
  47. Deadlocked SCOTUS Refuses to Revive N.C.’s Voter Suppression Law – for NowIn the long battle over voting rights, today’s decision doesn’t even amount to a skirmish. But don’t tell that to conspiracy-minded Trump supporters.
  48. GOP Voter-Suppression Efforts Are Shifting to the Local LevelRepublicans are finding ways of evading federal judicial supervision.
  49. NBA: No All-Star Game in NC Due to Bathroom LawMonths after the NBA warned North Carolina that its discriminatory law would cost it the All-Star Game, the league has made good on that threat.
  50. 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.
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