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NC’s new statue in US Capitol honors Rev. Billy Graham

The late Reverend William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr. was honored at the US Capitol on Thursday with a new statue recognizing his lasting legacy of serving Christ and providing a message of hope to millions.  Known as America’s pastor, Rev. Graham spread his faith and the gospel while embodying authenticity and humility. From Charlotte, North...

Brianna Kraemer
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Foxx introduces bill that would require more oversight to NGOs

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, R-NC-05, has introduced legislation that would require all non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that apply for a federal grant to certify that they have not, will not, engage in acts related to the smuggling and transportation of illegal aliens into the United States. 

Theresa Opeka
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Federal judge transfers 30-day voter residency challenge, takes no action on injunction

A federal judge has accepted state lawmakers’ request to transfer a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s 30-day residency requirement for voters. At the same time, the judge took no action on plaintiffs’ request for an injunction blocking the requirement.

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Lindberg, Gray guilty in bribery, fraud retrial

A federal jury has found Greg Lindberg and John Gray guilty in a retrial on bribery and fraud charges in connection with their dealings with state Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey after the 2016 election. It’s the second time jurors have convicted Lindberg and Gray of attempting to bribe Causey.

CJ Staff
Opinion

Cooperation with ICE is not anti immigrant

“STOP the anti-immigrant bill, HB 10.”  When I opened my inbox the above subject line repopulated hundreds of times. It piqued my interest, so I read a little further. The email continued with the assertion that:   “This bill will make immigrants in our community feel unsafe and cause detrimental economic impacts on our state. We...

Ken Fontenot
Opinion

Why we’re rallying for a Convention of States in Raleigh this week

The movement to have North Carolina join other states in exercising the call for an Article V Convention to propose amendments to the US Constitution has been brewing steadily in our state legislature since 2013. As consistent supporters and sponsors of the current Resolution HJR235, here are a few reasons we believe North Carolina needs...

Tim Moffitt, Dennis Riddell
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With evidence complete, NC voter ID’s fate sits with federal Judge Biggs

Critics and supporters of North Carolina’s photo voter identification law wrapped up their evidence Monday in a federal trial in Winston-Salem. US District Judge Loretta Biggs will decide whether to uphold the ID law or strike it down as unconstitutional.

CJ Staff