News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Regional daily newspaper of the Research Triangle area. Based in Raleigh and also covers Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill. Owned by McClatchy.
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Primary geographic focus: North Carolina
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: N&O


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Hurricane Florence evacuees with disabilities endured unsafe, ‘disrespectful’ conditions, report says

Lynn Bonner
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
February 5, 2019
The state set up a special medical shelter in an old building during Hurricane Florence in a section of Goldsboro at risk for flooding, a new report says.


The things they still carry

Brandon Heffinger
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
November 10, 2017
Veterans are caught in a cruel Catch-22: they cannot obtain treatment for their PTSD because of consequences of their PTSD.

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NCSU reaches legal settlement with disabled student over her support animal, a cat

Jacob Rosenberg
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
October 11, 2017
NCSU had denied Auman’s request to keep her emotional support animal, a cat named Kifree, in her dormitory room as a reasonable accommodation for her disability.

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Hundreds of Wake County residents to have their criminal records erased

Thomasi McDonald
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
January 23, 2017
After meeting with volunteers with N.C. Legal Aid, those seeking expungement got help from more than 30 private attorneys and trial lawyers with the Wake County Bar Association who helped them complete the expungement forms.


Cuts to legal aid an injustice to North Carolina’s poor

Gene Nichol
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
October 24, 2015
In order to help pay for a regime of tax cuts benefiting the wealthiest North Carolinians, the General Assembly zeroed out the state’s appropriation for legal services.


NC missing good investment by cutting civil legal aid

Kirk Warner
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
October 1, 2015
Resources are at the heart of access to justice, and we need to make funding for legal aid a priority.

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