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N.C. court: Social network ban for sex offenders too vague

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from commercial social networking sites like Facebook that children can use is unconstitutional because it’s vague and violates free speech, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. A ...

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Disabled teen wins Supreme Court case over settlement

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has blocked North Carolina from trying to take more than $900,000 from a legal settlement won by the family of a 13-year-old girl who suffered devastating injuries during her birth. The court ruled 6-3 Wednesday ...

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Prosecutors defend verdict in teen’s murder

Prosecutors admit they presented new evidence during closing arguments in the case of murdered North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes, but say their “isolated comments” are not a reason to grant Michael Maurice Johnson’s request for a new trial, because they were simply responding to arguments made by defense attorneys.

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Notre Dame to ACC in all sports but football

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame. The school announced Wednesday that it would join the ACC in all the conference’s sports except football, though it will play five ...

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Md. T-shirt company donated revenue to charities

FENWICK ISLAND — For many people, 302 or 410 are simply the first three digits dialed on the phone when calling friends or family. For Salty Project ltd., the numbers mean more. The T-shirt company sells shirts in three area ...

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O’Malley hails Obama support of gay marriage

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Martin O’Malley says Marylanders agree with President Barack Obama that same-sex marriage should be legal. Obama announced his support of gay marriage Wednesday. Maryland is one of two states with a same-sex marriage law that has ...

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