North Topsail beach leaders looking for beach re-nourishment funding.
1 week ago
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North Topsail leaders pursue more dredging

North Topsail Beach Town leaders are trying to find money to pay for the next beach re-nourishment project.
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4 weeks ago
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NC lawmakers review ‘revenge porn’ law penalties

The Senate took up the bill with wide support earlier this week, but tabled a vote after one senator said the law's felony punishments went too far to punish teenagers "who do stupid stuff."
A Republican state senator's two-year term will be his last
3 months ago
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NC state Sen. Bingham says this term will be his last

A Republican state senator says this two-year term in the North Carolina General Assembly will be his last.
NC Senate budget-writers roll out early spending bill
7 months ago
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NC Senate budget-writers roll out early spending bill

Top Senate budget-writers have written an early-session spending bill that in part seeks to ensure a panel drafting new academic standards for North Carolina's public schools has money to perform its work. The bill filed Monday directs the Department of Public Instruction to transfer $275,000 to help the panel, which was created last year.
Legislators discuss economy on first day
7 months ago
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Legislators discuss economy on first day

The State Legislature was back in session Wednesday in Raleigh for their first full day of 2015.
New rules for NC abortion clinics unveiled
9 months ago
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New rules for NC abortion clinics unveiled

North Carolina government health officials have developed new rules for the state's abortion clinics more than a year after the legislature demanded upgrades so that they would be treated like outpatient surgery centers. The proposed regulations were released Monday.
NC House finalizes $21B state budget for 2014-15
1 year ago
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NC House finalizes $21B state budget for 2014-15

North Carolina's General Assembly is finalizing the annual spending plan for education, public health, transportation and other government services.
Lawmakers to pay respects to late Senator Nesbitt
1 year ago
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Lawmakers to pay respects to late Senator Nesbitt

Colleagues of the late Sen. Martin Nesbitt are planning to gather in western North Carolina to bid the lawmaker farewell and honor his legacy representing mountain constituents.
Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina
2 years ago
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Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina

There's another push to change North Carolina's redistricting laws. Right now, there are very few competitive districts because Republicans and Democrats can draw such specific lines.