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North Carolina Republican's son says warned father about operative's past

North Carolina Republican's son says warned father about operative's pastA state probe into the election for the 9th Congressional District has uncovered the fraudulent scheme by a consultant working for the campaign of candidate Mark Harris. The probe could lead to a new election to fill the seat, which has remained vacant since state officials refused to certify Harris’ apparent victory over Democratic rival Dan McCready by 905 votes out of 282,717 ballots cast. The five-member State Board of Elections heard evidence this week that the political consultant, Leslie McCrae Dowless, hired workers to solicit and collect absentee ballots from voters in violation of state law.



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N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally

N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegallyRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina's elections director said Monday, but the first session of a days-long hearing produced scant evidence that the GOP congressional candidate he worked for knew about it or even benefited.



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Lion kills young worker at North Carolina wildlife sanctuary

Lion kills young worker at North Carolina wildlife sanctuaryA lion at a North Carolina private wildlife sanctuary fatally mauled a 22-year-old worker on Sunday before being shot and killed.



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North Carolina Animal Sanctuary 'Devastated' by Death of Intern Mauled by Lion

North Carolina Animal Sanctuary 'Devastated' by Death of Intern Mauled by LionThe Center confirmed that Matthai was euthanized by necessity by first responders. Matthai was born at the Center not long after his mother was placed there as the result of a government-assisted confiscation in 2004.



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Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections bill

Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections billRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With Republicans' veto-proof majority ending in days, the North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation that would keep campaign finance investigations confidential and allow the GOP to possibly dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.



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North Carolina affidavits released in alleged election fraud case

North Carolina affidavits released in alleged election fraud caseIt is illegal in North Carolina for anyone except the voter or a near relative to deliver an absentee ballot in person. Voters in Bladen County said McCrae Dowless, who worked for Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, collected their ballots and they did not know what he did with them, according to the affidavits, which were released on Sunday.



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Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets Decision

Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets DecisionChili's social media department is getting ribbed after it weighed in on North



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More time may be needed for North Carolina election decision

More time may be needed for North Carolina election decisionRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations.



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Heavy snow batters North Carolina and Virginia, leaving thousands of drivers stranded

Heavy snow batters North Carolina and Virginia, leaving thousands of drivers strandedAt least four deaths have been blamed on "mammoth" snowstorm in the Southeast, causing drivers to abandon their cars on the road due to dangerous conditions.



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North Carolina Republican Says He May Support New Election

North Carolina Republican Says He May Support New ElectionThe candidate, Mark Harris, holds a 905-vote lead in the North Carolina race, which hasn’t been certified by the state election board amid allegations that a consultant hired by his campaign destroyed or altered absentee ballots. The state board of elections will meet again before Dec. 21 and could call for a new election if wrongdoing is found to cast doubt on the entire election, according to North Carolina statute.



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