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North Carolina woman sued $500,000 for angry Facebook post

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – If you’ve ever written an angry Facebook comment, take note: it could cost you half a million dollars. A North Carolina woman knows this all too well. Jacqueline Hammond from Asheville was sued for a post that she wrote in November 2015. Apparently, Hammond said something controversial about someone she knew: “I didn’t get drunk and…

NC jewelry store puts up billboard that says 'it's OK to throw rocks at girls'

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) -A North Carolina jewelry store is getting a lot of attention over its newest billboard. It reads: “Sometimes, it’s OK to throw rocks at girls.” Many people say it’s harmless, and the message is all about context. But many others are upset, and want it taken down.

North Carolina pastor enraged after American Girl introduces first boy doll

American Girl introduced their newest addition, a first-ever male doll. The move has one influential North Carolina pastor in quite a tizzy. The Rev. Keith Ogden of the Asheville-area sent a message to hundreds of his supporters and parishioners Wednesday saying the doll is a”trick to emasculate little boys and confuse their role as men.” Logan Everett is the first…