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Profanity law’s repeal a good step toward reform

By Corey Friedman Those coarse words that escape many a driver’s lips in a traffic jam can no longer land you behind bars in North Carolina. The Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, a housecleaning bill designed to streamline the state’s … Continue reading

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Sweepstakes halls face a catch-22

By Corey Friedman Video sweepstakes halls operating in the city of Wilson have the worst of both worlds. On one hand, city officials will charge the businesses $1,000 for each computer monitor, a nuisance fee of sorts for the high … Continue reading

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N.C. man busted for using cannabis for cancer, having guns

[Note: This post orginially appeared as an article in The Wilson Times.] By Corey Friedman John Cameron hasn’t been the same since sheriff’s deputies took his marijuana away. “I’ve lost seven pounds in seven days,” the 71-year-old Cameron said. “I … Continue reading

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Gun ownership an individual choice

By Corey Friedman Authorities in a Georgia city punished Wilson native John McNeil for using the gun they required him to own. McNeil is serving a life sentence after a Cobb County jury convicted him of murder in the 2006 … Continue reading

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