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General Assembly passes anti-LGBT law, legalizes discrimination

Reilly Swennes, Editorials Editor

April 18, 2016

One special session and $42,000 later, North Carolina has successfully regressed back into an age where discrimination is the law of the land. House Bill 2, originally intended to protect members of the LGBT community from unf...

Amazon “use tax” hits North Carolina

Nicole Johnson, Copy Editor

May 23, 2014

Online retail company Amazon began charging sales tax to North Carolina customers Feb. 1 2014. This move made North Carolina the 20th state with the tax and provided aid to an ongoing movement to make collecting online sales taxes ...