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Voter ID bill raises controversy in North Carolina

Gov. Pat McCrory is continuing to cause a stir during his time in office.

House Bill 589 — known commGov. Pat McCroryonly as the voter ID bill — is the most recent controversial legislation to make its way past McCrory’s desk. The bill, which was signed into law Aug. 12, requires presentation of a government-issued photo identification at election times. But student IDs will not be acceptable forms of identification, which is raising eyebrows in North Carolina’s education system. READ MORE

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