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Wednesday January 26th

N.c. General Assembly


Death penalty restrictions may relax

Only four capital trials were held this year in North Carolina, and for the first time since 1977, no new death sentences were imposed in 2012, according to The (Raleigh) News and Observer. The last execution in the state was carried out in 2006, but legal obstacles to the state’s use of the death penalty could soon be relaxed.

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The BOG's shift to the right

Being the party in charge of the North Carolina General Assembly comes with a few perks. One example is putting your campaign donors and ideological allies in charge of higher education policy.

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