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Critics of NC’s 30-day voter residency requirement seek trial after March 5

Plaintiffs challenging North Carolina’s 30-day residency requirement for voters are asking a federal court to combine an injunction hearing with a trial to decide the case’s outcome. Paperwork filed in court this week seeks to hold the trial after the March 5 primary.

CJ Staff
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State’s highest court could decide fate of Greenville red light camera program

The North Carolina Supreme Court will decide in the months ahead whether a cost-sharing agreement that funded Greenville’s red light camera enforcement program complied with the state constitution. Justices heard an hour of oral arguments on the topic Wednesday.

CJ Staff

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The Debrief: Biden Visits NC, Lawsuit Updates, and Raleigh City Council Chaos

Raleigh schools and businesses close ahead of President Biden’s visit to promote the Biden economy. Plus, Anita Earls drops her lawsuit against judicial standards group, and a federal judge extends state senate redistricting dispute by at least five days.

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Locke’s Mitch Kokai assesses Gov. Roy Cooper’s approach to the national political stage

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s work with national Democrats ahead of the 2024 election season. Kokai offered these comments during the Dec. 1, 2024, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “State Lines.”

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Ukrainian people in NC rally to support homeland 

As the Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine continues to escalate, North Carolina’s local Ukrainian population is rallying to bring attention to the suffering of people in their homeland and to gather supplies to help them. Donna Goldstein, co-president of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, finds herself at the forefront of these efforts.  Goldstein has...

David Larson
Opinion

Why the Fourth Estate is in receivership

The fourth estate, journalism, is racing to receivership unless we can rescue it from its rapacious self. The hubris hasn’t always been this bad, this blatant, or this biased, yet it worsens daily. In the town I grew up in, Nashville, Tennessee, there were two newspapers in the 1950s and 1960s, one for the morning,...

Mark Herring