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The passing of Senate Bill 514, a measure to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage, will now appear during the primary election in May instead of November, on the same ballot as the presidential election. The issue of same-sex marriage is becoming a contentious matter between parties and critics believe Republicans are using voters' emotions to garner support.
A Federal court case will involve three young Muslim men from the Triangle accused of supporting terrorist groups. Daniel Patrick Boyd is the leader of the group which is charged with providing \"material support\" and planning attacks on overseas targets.
Recent changes in Durham's Department of Social Services prompted an investigation of newly hired director, Gail Perry. Perry was appointed shortly after former director Gerri Robinson was dismissed.