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ACLU sues over South Carolina ban on school mask mandates

South Carolina is one of seven states that have implemented a ban on mask mandates.

Effort to keep pregnant NC prisoners healthy limits shackles

There’s a bipartisan effort to better care for pregnant North Carolina prisoners and jail inmates before and after they deliver their babies.

ACLU criticizes handling of ‘mob’ outside black teen’s home

The North Carolina chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is speaking out about the arrest of a sheriff’s deputy who authorities say led a group of armed people to the wrong home in search of a missing girl.

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban

A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union's bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.

‘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.

Judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

A federal judge in Seattle has partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees.

F-TRUMP: Couple at odds with Texas sheriff over anti-Trump sticker

A viral photo spreading across social media prompted a Texas sheriff department to hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday.

Full appeals court to hear challenge to prayers at meetings

A federal appeals court is taking another look at a lawsuit challenging a North Carolina county commission's practice of opening meetings with Christian prayer.

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Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.