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Ilia Henderson (left) is planning to sign up for a health insurance plan on the federal marketplace with help from Charlotte, N.C.-based navigator Julieanne Taylor (right) again this year. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Reductions In Federal Funding For Health Law Navigators Cut Unevenly

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An undated photo provided by the Buncombe County Detention Center shows Michael Christopher Estes, who is accused of planting an improvised explosive device at the Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina on Oct. 6. AP hide caption

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The Rev. Robert Wright Lee, a relative of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, resigned on Monday as pastor from a North Carolina church. Above, Lee speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards in August. Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger says Democrats are looking to deflect blame for their electoral losses. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators march from the courthouse to the jail in Durham, N.C. Dozens of protesters attempted to turn themselves in to law enforcement Thursday in solidarity with those who have been arrested for toppling a Confederate monument earlier this week. Jonathan Drew/AP hide caption

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Visitors had to leave Ocracoke Island, lining up at this gas station as they set off, when electricity was cut off on July 27. Evacuation orders for the North Carolina holiday spot are lifted as of noon Friday, along with those for Hatteras Island, now that power has been restored. C. Leinbach/AP hide caption

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Texas House Speaker Joe Straus at the state Capitol in April 2017. Straus opposes efforts by other powerful Republicans to pass a 'bathroom bill' that would affect transgender people. Martin do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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Vehicles line up Thursday at a gas station on Ocracoke Island of the Outer Banks. An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered to evacuate the island after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people stranded without air conditioning or places to eat. C. Leinbach/Ocracoke Observer via AP hide caption

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A man votes in November in Durham, N.C. The U.S. Supreme Court had refused to reinstate strict voter restrictions in time for Election Day. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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