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'Moral Mondays' Protest Agenda Of N.C. Legislature

In North Carolina, NAACP leaders are planning a seventh week of protests at the state legislature. The demonstrations have grown in size and number of arrests every week since they started back in April. Protest organizers oppose the social, economic and voting policies of the Republican-led General Assembly, and they want lawmakers to take notice. But it's not clear whether legislators will change their policies as a result of the protests.
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Immigration Reform Bill Crosses First Hurdle In Senate

The Senate's immigration bill cleared its first hurdles on the floor on Tuesday, winning enough votes for formal consideration. It's unclear whether that level of support will remain after the senators get done amending the overhaul.
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ACLU Sues Feds Over Surveillance Program

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government over the National Security Agency's phone and Internet surveillance program.
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The Latest In Adventurous Tastings? Prison Food

Prison food gets a bad rap, but a recent tasting at a historic penitentiary showed that prison menus of the past were less predictable and maybe even more nutritious than the institutional-style meals served in most prisons today. Some prisons are returning to scratch cooking, and are opening restaurants to train inmates in food service.
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Hillary Clinton Sends Her First Tweet

Hillary's first two followers were Bill and Chelsea. She hasn't posted much yet but her Twitter bio is getting lots of attention. Clinton describes herself as wife, mom, hair icon, glass ceiling cracker and pantsuit aficionado.
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Justice And Jury Selection: Judging Jurors Before A Trial

Jury selection is underway in the George Zimmerman trial. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to the second-degree murder in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida in 2012. Lawyers on both sides are questioning candidates for the high-profile case.

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