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Rita Thompson Swords, 73, was sterilized by the state when she was a 21-year-old unwed mother.  John D. Simmons/Charlotte Observer
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January 21, 2015, No comments

Advocates for North Carolina’s eugenics victims are asking state lawmakers to close what they see as a loophole that may be making victims ineligible for compensation.

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After Tuesday’s SOTU, WNC Republicans issue critiques

January 21, 2015, No comments

Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Law ...

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City of Asheville releases preliminary police department assessment

January 20, 2015, No comments

In response to an open records request, the City of Asheville on Friday released preliminary incomplete documents related to an ongoing assessment of ...

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Raleigh Report: WNC senators gain key NCGA leadership jobs

January 20, 2015, No comments

And, in case you missed it, the biggest story out of last week’s opening day of the 2015 N.C. General Assembly session was a set of definitive state ...