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Eleanor Holmes Norton says Senate must not confirm Thomas Farr 2:07

Eleanor Holmes Norton says Senate must not confirm Thomas Farr

Berger reacts to gerrymandering ruling 2:02

Berger reacts to gerrymandering ruling

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Rep. Alma Adams: We don't want Farr here in N.C.

Drone footage of Raleigh’s winter wonderland snowfall 2:12

Drone footage of Raleigh’s winter wonderland snowfall

NC State sways before game at PNC 0:35

NC State sways before game at PNC

NC State's Johnson: 'It is only up from here' 1:46

NC State's Johnson: 'It is only up from here'

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia' 1:46

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia'

'We've got to help Victor,' Hurricanes coach Bill Peters says 2:19

'We've got to help Victor,' Hurricanes coach Bill Peters says

NC State's Keatts: 'We found a way to win... because I thought our guys defended at the end' 1:42

NC State's Keatts: 'We found a way to win... because I thought our guys defended at the end'

NC 'dreamer' waits for action from Congress 4:18

NC 'dreamer' waits for action from Congress

  • North Carolina’s contorted history of congressional redistricting

    Federal judges recently ruled that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts by race. But redrawing districts to benefit the political party in power is nothing new and has been going on for years.

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Supreme Court stops quick redraw of NC congressional districts ruled partisan gerrymanders

North Carolina lawmakers received an emergency stay from the US Supreme Court and do not have to meet other federal judges’ schedule for redrawing congressional maps.

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Wake County demographics by census tract

The map shows the change in various measures by tract from 2010 to 2016. Some measures are represented by percent difference (like population), while others are measured by percentage point difference (like poverty rate).

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NC loses out on major Toyota plant

North Carolina has not landed the much sought-after Toyota-Mazda joint auto manufacturing plant, which would have brought 4,000 jobs to the state and an investment of $1.6 billion, The News & Observer has learned.

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Eleanor Holmes Norton says Senate must not confirm Thomas Farr

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'We've got to help Victor,' Hurricanes coach Bill Peters says

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NC State's Keatts: 'We found a way to win... because I thought our guys defended at the end'

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NC Symphony announces three popular holiday concerts

This weekend's Baroque Masters concert is must-join event because the program is full of the joyful, festive Vivaldi pieces, along with the magisterial music of Bach. 2:05

This weekend's Baroque Masters concert is must-join event because the program is full of the joyful, festive Vivaldi pieces, along with the magisterial music of Bach.