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Appeals court strikes down NC abortion law

(AP) A North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound to the pregnant woman is “ideological in intent” and violates doctors’ free-speech rights, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge ...

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Morrissey will not run as Democrat

(AP) A Virginia lawmaker who recently submitted his resignation says he will not seek the Democratic nomination for the House of Delegates seat in a special election. Joseph D. Morrissey still could run as an independent or not at all. ...

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Feds: No charges in Puckett resignation

(AP) The sudden resignation of a Democratic state senator whose decision to quit prompted potential job offers from powerful officials in both parties will not lead to any criminal charges, a federal prosecutor said Friday. U.S. Attorney for the Western ...

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