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A Concord Cub Scout troop is on its way to Selma, Ala. Pack 134 left Friday morning from Grace Lutheran Church. They will participate in a march Sunday across Edmund Pettus Bridge, where police attacked civil rights activists 50 years ago.
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Obama Visits SC for First Time Since 2008 Election
President Barack Obama is holding a town-hall meeting Friday at Benedict College in Columbia to discuss the importance of community involvement. It is his first visit to South Carolina since being elected in 2008. The visit comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Selma voting-rights marches. 07:28 AM
Law Enforcement Continues Discussion on Race Relations with Local Teens
A meeting scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Naomi Drenan Recreation Center will be the next in what Charlotte-area law enforcement officials hope are a series of candid discussions with local youth to discuss race relations. 07:59 AM
Group Travels to Salisbury to Help Hundreds Receive Dental Treatment
Over a million people in North Carolina don’t have dental insurance, according to North Carolina Missions of Mercy organizers. The group traveled to Salisbury and worked with local dentists and UNC-Chapel Hill and East Carolina University volunteers to help people receive treatment Friday. 02:58 PM
US Adds Robust 295K Jobs; Jobless Rate Falls to 5.5 Percent
U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent. 09:18 AM
Report: Sulaimon Not Currently Under Investigation for Sexual Assault
An attorney for Rasheed Sulaimon says an investigation into claims against the former Duke University guard was closed when claims couldn't be substantiated, according to a report in the Raleigh News & Observer. Sulaimon was dissmissed from the team by coach Mike Krzyzewski in January 08:58 AM
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