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NAACP, teachers union part of group buying $1M ad spot in federal voting rights bill fight

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The ads spotlight voters in New Hampshire, Georgia and Arizona whose experience would be particularly affected by restrictive voting bills in their states.
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Democrat Abrams navigates Georgia voting law battle with eye on 2022

Democrat Abrams navigates Georgia voting law battle with eye on 2022

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Amid a turbulent discourse on Georgia's voting rights restrictions, Democrat Stacey Abrams, a potential future candidate for the state's governor role, must balance her party's anger without pushing away moderates.
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Georgia's Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022

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ATLANTA - President Joe Biden called Georgia's new voting law an “atrocity.” A leading Black bishop called for a national boycott of companies headquartered in the state. But when Stacey Abrams, the state's well-known voting rights advocate, is asked about the law that has set much of her party on fire, she is critical but measured.
“These are laws that respond to an increase in voting by people of color,” Abrams told The Associated Press recently. But she discouraged boycotts and reassured Democrats they can still win races under the new rules, even as she hoped they would be struck down...
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Heavy rain, storms expected Sunday afternoon as Claudette begins impacting NC

Heavy rain, storms expected Sunday afternoon as Claudette begins impacting NC

Claudette has been downgraded to a tropical depression, according to the 5 p.m. advisory from the National Weather Center. Read more ...

How Many Dads Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb? Father's Day By The Numbers

How Many Dads Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb? Father's Day By The Numbers

Father's Day happens each year on the third Sunday in June. Here are some fun facts - and a few groaners - to celebrate the day we honor all the dads out there. Read more ...

VA announces gender confirmation surgery to be made available for veterans

VA announces gender confirmation surgery to be made available for veterans

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough made the announcement during a Pride event at the Orlando Vet Center. Read more ...

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis says the pickup truck driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade but then suddenly accelerated when he was... Read more ...

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

A pickup truck driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade but then suddenly accelerated when he was told he was next, crashing into the victims Read more ...

Milwaukee Bucks advance to Eastern Conference finals

Milwaukee Bucks advance to Eastern Conference finals

In overtime, the Milwaukee Bucks win Game 7 and advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Read more ...

Metro celebrates Juneteenth, now a federal holiday

Metro celebrates Juneteenth, now a federal holiday

Celebration a chance to reflect, recommit to progress Read more ...

Hot Sunday; Shower, storm chances continue

Hot Sunday; Shower, storm chances continue

Showers and storms will be possible again Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile highs hit the lower 90s. Read more ...

'It's bright and colorful, just like his personality was': Dom's Park is...

'It's bright and colorful, just like his personality was': Dom's Park is open to the public

After losing their 4-year-old son to cardiac arrest in 2018, Ryan and Tiffany Walters wanted to keep his name alive. On Saturday, their dream became a reality when Dom's Park... Read more ...

Young Reds fan upset after Votto ejected from game, gets signed baseball...

Young Reds fan upset after Votto ejected from game, gets signed baseball from him

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