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‘Bathroom bill’ fight returns to a North Carolina courtroom

Transgender plaintiffs who think the compromise that replaced North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" is still discriminatory are heading back to court.

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

NC House member sued over public records requests

A North Carolina resident unhappy with responses to his records requests by a legislator is now suing the state House member for those documents.

Trump rolls back limits on military gear for police

President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters.

Lawsuit says ‘bathroom bill’ effects still felt

Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.

Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit

The Trump administration is dropping a lawsuit against North Carolina after the state moved to undo its "bathroom bill."

Speaker Moore: Bill against gay marriage will die in committee

A bill in the North Carolina General Assembly that targets federal legalization of gay marriage will not move forward.

Charter Day dress code lawsuit moves forward

A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against Charter Day School claiming the school’s dress code discriminates against girls can move forward.

Gov. Roy Cooper signs bill to roll back HB2

A repeal of HB2 has passed the North Carolina General Assembly and is headed to Gov. Roy Cooper for his signature to become law.

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World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.