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Friday News Roundup

On our Friday regional news roundup, the legislature is busy working on redrawing congressional districts in the wake of a federal court ruling, CMPD reveals arrest disparities with regard to marijuana. African-Americans are being arrested more frequently. We have more on pupil reassignment efforts and we get an update on what’s been happening with GOP candidates in South Carolina before Saturday’s primary there.  Those stories and more.

Tom Bullock,
reporter, WFAE

Mary Newsom, associate director of the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and author of PlanCharlotte.org.

Eric Frazier, editorial writer for The Charlotte Observer

Hilary Burns, staff writer for the Charlotte Business Journal