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A rundown of the NC General Assembly's latest bills

Possum Drop could return The North Carolina Possum Drop tradition — which had comedian John Oliver in fits of laughter during his visit to Durham in December — might be returning this year. A proposal making its way through the legislature would allow a live animal to be part of the Brasstown Possum Drop.

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UNC-system ASG will tap new leader this weekend

Some UNC students know the Association of Student Governments for its advocacy to state lawmakers and the UNC-system Board of Governors — while others know it as an ineffective organization that the University has considered leaving twice since 2012.

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UNC geography professor Altha Cravey reads aloud a statement in support of the poverty center at the UNC-system Board of Governors meeting on Friday, Feb. 27 in Charlotte. The board voted unanimously to shut down three centers.

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A K9 unit walks near Carroll Hall on Thursday afternoon following a threatening Yik Yak post late Wednesday night.

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More than 1,000 people turned out at the N.C. General Assembly for the fifth "Moral Monday" protest earlier this week. The pre-protest rally took place in the late afternoon on the lawn behind the legislative building.

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Pro-abortion rights activists sported motorcycle helmets at the N.C. General Assembly Thursday in recognition of state legislators’ decision Wednesday to insert abortion clinic regulations into a motorcycle safety bill.

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Looming clouds didn’t deter more than 2,000 protestors from flooding Halifax Mall outside the N.C. General Assembly for the 10th Moral Monday, many of them decrying an abortion bill passed by the Senate last week.

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U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs Eric Shinseki (left) and UNC system president Tom Ross spoke Tuesday on ways to improve access to higher education in North Carolina for military veterans.

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Rev. William Barber tells people at the rally that an oncoming storm would force the "Moral Monday" to end early, before the 151 arrested had left the building.

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The crowd looks on as Rev. William Barber, president of North Carolina's chapter of the NAACP, makes an announcement.

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