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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has signed a new law that closes loopholes in the state's Freedom of Information Act. Meanwhile, the North Carolina House of Representatives remains on track toward getting its state budget bill approved by the end of the week. And, a North Carolina elections worker has been indicted on charges she altered the voter registrations of roughly 250 convicted felons. Here are some of WFAE's afternoon headlines.

Media Outlets Sue McCrory For Public Records

Jul 22, 2015

North Carolina’s largest newspapers are among the media outlets and advocacy groups suing the McCrory administration for violating the state’s public records law.


The City of Charlotte has announced it will withhold releasing vast amounts of public records about former mayor Patrick Cannon.