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31 Oct 2020
The southern US state of North Carolina is the archetypal swing state, which could decide the result of the November 3 presidential election. Its student-packed cities are more liberal, while the countryside tends to be conservative. This year the African-American vote could be decisive, with police brutality towards Black people a crucial issue in voters’ minds. Protests have taken place in the cities of Charlotte and Raleigh in recent months. Our reporters went to meet local voters, from Black Lives Matter activists to police officers. We also meet the mayor of Charlotte, Vi Lyles.
15 Sep 2018
Footage released by NASA showed Hurricane Florence as seen from the International Space Station after it made landfall near Wrightsville beach in North Carolina on Friday, leaving five people dead.
15 Aug 2017
Demonstrators storm the site of the Confederate Soldiers Monument in Durham, North Carolina and topple the bronze statue from its base on Monday.
31 May 2017
At least 14 people were hurt and homes destroyed after powerful storms ripped through eastern North Carolina on Monday night.

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