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Democratic Gov.-elect Roy Cooper defeated incumbent Pat McCrory in a tight election. Cooper is seen here with his wife, Kristin, at an election night rally in Raleigh. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Democratic Gov.-elect Roy Cooper and those advocating to repeal HB2 hold signs last month in Charlotte, N.C. Brian Gomsak/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign hide caption

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Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey said he will not play in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 30, so he can focus on preparing for the NFL draft. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, accompanied by his wife, Ann McCrory, speaks to supporters at a postelection rally in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov. 9. McCrory was not re-elected. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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President-elect Donald Trump points to his supporters during his "Thank You" rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Tuesday night. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Stewart, the attorney for Walter Scott's family, answers questions Sept. 10 during a news conference after a bail hearing for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, S.C. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Walter Scott Family's Lawyer Says People Shouldn't Lose Hope After Mistrial

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Amid Racist Harassment, Many In North Carolina Town Vow To Fight Back

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An aerial view of a hog farm in North Carolina. The shot on the right shows a flooded manure lagoon after Hurricane Matthew. Google Earth (left)/Waterkeeper Alliance/EWG (right) hide caption

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