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This is expected to be the final week of the current session of the North Carolina legislature and the House Monday is scheduled to vote on a bill that would put on the fall ballot a question on making a photo ID requirement to vote part of the state constitution.

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The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on North Carolina's case on partisan redistricting for now.

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Transgender plaintiffs who think the compromise that replaced North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" is still discriminatory are heading back to court.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina legislative Republicans on Thursday advanced their goal of permanently requiring voters to show photo identification — a proposal previously thwarted by veto and federal judges who declared a similar mandate racially discriminatory.

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Mecklenburg County now has new electoral districts for superior and district court judges, after the House completed an override of Governor Roy Cooper’s veto Wednesday. The measure redraws superior court election districts to address population imbalances in the previous districts that Republican lawmakers call unconstitutional. District court judges will no longer be elected countywide.

A bill addressing opioid abuse by creating new crimes against medical workers and granting certain police investigators easier access to prescription records awaits Governor Roy Cooper’s signature. The Senate quickly approved the measure, known as the HOPE Act, 41-3 Thursday.

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Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are again looking at changing the rules on early voting, a popular idea which has prompted legal action.

Grocery store chain Kroger plans to close all 14 of its stores in the Raleigh-Durham on August 14th and lay off around 1,500 workers.

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North Carolina General Assembly Republicans completed the override Tuesday of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of their state budget legislation for the second year in a row.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A proposal in North Carolina's legislature would let law officers access a statewide database recording who is prescribing controlled drugs from morphine to codeine.

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