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Gov. McCrory Asked Not to Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 27
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.

Gay Marriage Backers Ask Judge for Quick NC Ruling

NATIONAL | Aug 15
Gay marriage advocates want a federal judge to quickly overturn North Carolina's ban on same-sex unions after an appeals court ruling to overturn a similar prohibition in Virginia.

Together 48 Years, Couple Fights NC Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Michael Biesecker | Aug 14
The story of the lead plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the state's voter-approved constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex relationships.

Gay Marriage Supporters Push for Quick NC Ruling

NATIONAL | By Michael Biesecker | Jul 29
Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional.

NC Attorney General Won't Defend Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Michael Beisecker | Jul 28
North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.

North Carolina Pastors Rally For Gay Marriage Ban

RELIGION | By Katelyn Ferral | Jul 16
Pastors on Tuesday called on North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to defend that state's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in the face of lawsuits from same-sex couples in the state and around the country.

N.C. Pastors Call for Support on Marriage Ban

RELIGION | Jul 15
Pastors from across the state will rally to call on Gov. Pat McCrory to defend traditional marriage before a Court of Appeals judge is set to rule on the issue.

Candidate Aiken Says People See Him Differently

CELEBRITIES | May 20
Congressional candidate Clay Aiken says voters in North Carolina are getting a different look at him from his "American Idol" background.

Clay Aiken Wins NC Dem Congressional Primary

CELEBRITIES | May 13
"American Idol" singer Clay Aiken won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to a final, unofficial vote count that was posted Tuesday, a day after the accidental death of his closest rival.

Clay Aiken’s Primary Opponent Dies at His Home

POLITICS | May 12
The entrepreneur who was locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken died Monday, his family said.

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