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Billboard About Gender Roles Sparks Debate, Protest In North Carolina

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Wind turbines and farm equipment now dot Horace Pritchard's land, where he raises corn, soybeans, and other crops. He also receives payments for hosting nine of the more than 100 wind turbines now operating near Elizabeth City, N.C. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But That's Changing

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Demonstrators at the state Legislature building in Raleigh, N.C., on Dec. 15, 2016, during a special session to pass laws limiting the power of the state's new governor, Roy Cooper. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Yadkin Valley Farm in Yadkin County, N.C., has been in Chuck Wooten Jr.'s family for at least five generations. Ari Shaprio/NPR hide caption

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In Rural N.C., Trump Supporters Eagerly Await A Different Kind Of Change

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Sara Kelly Jones of Charlotte, N.C., says she is terrified she will lose her health insurance if lawmakers repeal the Affordable Care Act. Hannah Sharpe/Legal Services of Southern Piedmont hide caption

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As Obamacare Repeal Heats Up, Newly Insured North Carolinians Fret

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks during a news conference at the Texas Republican Convention on May 13, 2016, in Dallas. There is a "bathroom bill" proposal in the Texas legislature that could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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'Bathroom Bill' Fight Brewing In Texas

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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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