Josh Howard, left, announced his resignation as NC Board of Elections chair on Nov. 24, 2015. (Photo: WRAL)
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NC elections head steps down as 2016 election cycle revs up

The head of North Carolina's statewide elections board is resigning just as the 2016 elections cycle starts with candidates filing for ballot places next month.
Republican Woody White posted a video online on Nov. 24, 2015, to announce he would not run for US House in 2016. (Source: Woody White)
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Woody White makes up mind on run for Congress

Woody White has made up his mind about whether he will challenge Rep. David Rouzer in next year's Republican primary for US House.
19 hours ago
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Republicans at General Assembly set aside $8M for litigation

North Carolina Republican lawmakers have set aside millions of dollars to keep defending laws they've passed.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper
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McCrory asks Cooper to oppose transgender bathroom lawsuit

Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Governor Pat McCrory to side with a Virginia school district against a discrimination lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union that would allow a transgender high school student to use the men's bathroom.
Leland Middle School
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Brunswick Co. commissioners raise questions about $152 million school bond

Monday the Brunswick County Commission had a chance to ask questions about the proposed $152 million bond for Brunswick County Schools.
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Two sides argue impact of redistricting lawsuit on primaries

The latest on a hearing Monday in front of a three-judge federal panel about whether the state should be forced to redraw some of its legislative districts before the 2016 elections.
Donald Trump
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NBC agrees to give time to 4 Republican candidates

NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina after they complained Donald Trump unfairly benefited from appearing as "Saturday Night Live" host earlier this month.
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Former North Carolina Senate leader Henson Barnes has died

A former lawmaker who helped transform the North Carolina Senate's power structure has died. Henson P. Barnes was 81.