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Past articles by Anne:

Blackbeard's ship Queen Anne's Revenge, lawsuit over video of shipwreck dismissed

Nautilus Productions and Frederick Allen argued they were being robbed of a bounty after North Carolina adopted a law declaring their video and photos are public records. → Read More

Judge reprimands NC GOP candidate, his ex-wife and her new husband for poor parenting

Republican congressional candidate Steve Von Loor, who is running against U.S. Rep. David Price in the fall, sought a protective order against his ex-wife's new husband. The husband accused Loor of being threatening. → Read More

Why one NC GOP official calls Republican Supreme Court candidate 'the enemy'

NC Republicans claim a Supreme Court candidate is a Democratic plant. Christopher Anglin is a Democrat who just changed party registration. Now he could help a Democratic candidate by taking votes from a Republican incumbent. → Read More

NC Republicans say Wake judicial candidate is a Democratic plant. He's a Republican.

Democrat Walter Rand paid the filing fee for Republican Evan Schreier. Both are campaigning for a Wake County District Court seat. → Read More

Popular Raleigh blogger and friend awarded $5 million for Fyre Fest debacle

A Wake County judge ruled for Seth Crossno, aka William Needham Finley IV, and Mark Thompson after their Fyre Fest experience, ordering orders damages from Billy McFarland, Fyre Fest founder → Read More

'Families Belong Together': Raleigh crowds protest Trump's separation and detention policies

Crowds gathered on Saturday in Raleigh, NC, to protest the Trump administration's family separation and detention policy, which has separated more than 2,000 children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. → Read More

Jury awards more than $25 million to Duplin County couple in hog-farm case

A North Carolina jury has ruled for hog farm neighbors in the second of a series of nuisance lawsuits brought against Murphy-Brown/Smithfield Foods → Read More

With Kennedy gone from Supreme Court, what's next for NC gerrymandering case?

North Carolina's redistricting cases will go to a different Supreme Court after Justice Anthony Kennedy retires. How will they fare? → Read More

Hog farmers win new protections as lawmakers override Roy Cooper's veto

The NC legislature on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto on a bill known as the NC Farm Act or Senate Bill 711 restricting nuisance lawsuits against hog farms. → Read More

Roy Cooper vetoes bill protecting hog farmers: 'Property rights are vital'

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper rejected NC lawmakers' attempts to limit nuisance lawsuits against hog farmers. He vetoed the North Carolina Farm Act, Senate Bill 711, on Monday, June 25, 2018. → Read More

Supreme Court sends NC partisan gerrymander case back for more arguments

The US Supreme Court on Monday, June 25, 2018, kicked a North Carolina case over congressional districts back to lower court after the court's decision in a Wisconsin gerrymandering case. → Read More

Republicans want lawmakers, not governor, to decide who oversees elections

North Carolina Republicans want legislative leaders to appoint all members of the state elections board, a power now held by the governor. Voters would consider the constitutional amendment referendum in November. → Read More

NC lawmakers push for prominent role in selecting judges who rule on their laws

NC Republican Senators Warren Daniel, Buck Newton, Shirley Randleman on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, proposed a constitutional amendment to limit Governor Roy Cooper's power to appoint judges. → Read More

Judge rules for lawmakers: No primary elections for NC judges

A judge on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, sided with lawmakers who canceled North Carolina's judicial primary election. The ruling comes as filing has started for judicial candidates in the general election and as lawmakers consider overrides of Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes. → Read More

Is NC partisan gerrymander case up next after Supreme Court 'punts' on Wisconsin and Maryland?

Legal analysts weigh in on what US Supreme Court decisions in Wisconsin and Maryland partisan gerrymander cases mean for North Carolina. → Read More

NC troopers charged in beating of Kyron Hinton have been fired

NC Highway Patrol troopers Michael G. Blake and Tabithia L. Davis have been fired. → Read More

Think the hog farm next door stinks? Lawmakers limit neighbors from making a big stink in court.

NC lawmakers added hog farm protections to the Farm Act that is moving through the legislature. Meanwhile, a federal judge temporarily halted a nuisance trial to question a juror. → Read More

N.C. Democrats and Republicans reveal who they want on Supreme Court and Appeals Court

In the absence of primary elections, NC Democrats and Republicans endorsed judicial candidates before the filing period. Both parties endorsed candidates for the state Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. → Read More

'The Staircase' left out one very important plot twist: The Owl Theory.

The Netflix documentary "The Staircase" recounted nearly every detail of the death of Kathleen Peterson and the trial of her husband, Michael, for her murder in Durham. But it left out The Owl Theory. We explain the owl attack hypothesis. → Read More

34 arrested while advocating for a $15 minimum wage and better conditions for NC poor

In Raleigh, 34 protesters were arrested on Monday, June 11, 2018, as the Poor People's Campaign and Fight For $15 movements took their fight for the poor to North Carolina lawmakers. → Read More