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8/28 - Ancient Mayan cities' ruins discovered in Mexico
8/28 - Coalitions of environmental groups file suits against U.S. Forest Service to stop sale of old-growth timber in Alaska
8/28 - Union report says NC loses millions from airline tax breaks
8/28 - NC fall ballot to include amendment on right to a jury trial
8/27 - 4 out of 10 restaurant workers live in near-poverty conditions
8/27 - NC officials fine Duke Energy for coal ash dumps seeping pollution into groundwater near Wilmington
8/27 - Gay club's advertisement of two of 19th century's most prominent cultural figures kissing sparks controversy in Kazakhstan
8/27 - Study finds link between states with legal marijuana use and lower painkiller overdose deaths
8/26 - New analysis shows combined sources of pollution kill ten million annually in developing world
8/26 - Time's 'no angel' comment about Michael Brown is race-baiting, Melissa Harris-Perry argues
8/26 - Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Hobby Lobby president to lead 'Star Spangled Sunday' event at Charlotte's First Baptist
8/26 - Citizen-Times: Tillis' plan to move to 'user fees' is part of ALEC's plan to move US back to 19th century
8/22 - VA drafts revised marriage license in anticipation of same-sex marriage
8/22 - Supreme Court delays ruling on VA same-sex marriage ban
8/22 - NC coal ash legislation passes with broad majority
8/22 - NC budget provision requires three judge panel to rule on any constitutional challenge to state law
8/21 - With little oversight, millions of dollars from Homeland Security given to US law enforcement for military-grade equipment since 9/11
8/21 - Little League player appears for first time on Sports Illustrated cover
8/21 - Birds burnt in midair by solar plant highlight fact that no energy source is without dangers
8/21 - McCrory violates campaign promise by signing new restrictions on abortion rights
8/21 - Companies illegally using diesel fuel in fracking compounds
8/21 - Ferguson courts harass poor and minority citizens, report shows
8/19 - Research explores how 'values voters' systematically distort information to suit their own biases
8/19 - New mental health act in Congress would encourage coercive state laws, says psychiatric association
8/19 - Protest, and working class-solidarity with indigenous people, on rise in Canada
8/19 - Despite Republican promises, business recruitment declines in NC
8/18 - Norway is world leader in converting trash into energy - and getting paid for it
8/18 - Leonard Pitts: In Ferguson, the whole world is watching
8/18 - NC tax credit that helped rescue historic businesses and homes faces likely extinction
8/18 - Racial profiling in Alamance County makes national news
8/17 - Documents reveal Charles Koch was a member of the John Birch Society
8/17 - Legally, any American can take any police officer's photo
8/17 - Ferguson police charged a man with destruction of property for bleeding on their uniforms after they beat him
8/17 - McCrory: "We haven't broken any rules" in sale of Duke Energy stock
8/16 - Growth hormone treatments linked to higher risk of stroke
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