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Locals praise Rhode Island marriage equality law

State becomes 10th to offer marriage equality

Local leaders are praising Rhode Island’s decision to become the tenth state to enact marriage protections for same-sex couples.

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NC GOP staffer: LGBT equality not a civil rights issue

Audio: Devil 'torments us all,' LGBT rights 'not civil rights because you're not black'

Constituents of an eastern North Carolina state senator say his legislative assistant crossed the line when she said two weeks ago that LGBT equality was not a civil rights issue and said the devil had tormented a mother’s deceased gay son.

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Former Fat City owner facing prostitution, drug charges

Former Charlotte restaurateur accused of soliciting sex at new restaurant in South Carolina

The former owner of the popular NoDa restaurant Fat City Deli has been arrested and charged with four counts of solicitation for prostitution.

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ACTing UP? Not so much in Charlotte, recalls one local

Lack of 'activist' spirit doesn't bode well for organizing local groups like ACT UP

In Charlotte, ACT UP organizing efforts were met with an astounding thud, according to one local who shares what he remembers about the Queen City’s short-lived ACT UP chapter.

Suspect in Raleigh stabbing accused of embezzling

Jamie Kirk Hahn, 29, died after a stabbing attack in her home on Monday by longtime friend Jonathan Wayne Broyhill

Jamie Kirk Hahn, 29, a well-known Democratic fundraiser, died early Wednesday morning from injuries sustained after an attack on Monday evening.