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Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in NC

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.

‘Bathroom bill’ sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary

A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

North Carolina sued again over transgender rights

North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.

Ban on North Carolina trips cramps NY state college swimmers

A ban on New York state-funded travel to North Carolina is complicating matters for state college swimmers heading south for an NCAA championship.

NBA All-Star Game arrives after ‘bathroom bill’ changes

The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state's "bathroom bill," which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.

New Hanover to vote on resolution to move up HB 142 end date

A bill that replaced the controversial "Bathroom Bill" in North Carolina is set to expire in 2020. New Hanover County Commissioners might support moving that date up.

‘Bathroom bill’ fallout: North Carolina to lose Netflix show

The lingering fallout from North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill" may force a new Netflix series about the state's Outer Banks to film in South Carolina.

Court: Fight can proceed over ‘bathroom bill’ replacement

A lawsuit challenging the replacement for North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is moving forward, with a judge finding evidence that transgender plaintiffs are being harmed by a prohibition on new local antidiscrimination laws.

‘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.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.