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What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.

Legislature adjourns as no compromise made to fund research on GenX

Two bills passed to deal with researching GenX. They both differ on who will do the research. One lawmaker says the Senate has made an effort to negotiate.

Senate stays quiet on GenX bill; Clean Cape Fear begs for cooperation

While the House came to a unanimous decision, the Senate remained tight-lipped.

Ribbon cutting ‘opens’ I-140 Wilmington Bypass, sorta

A road project in the works since 2000 is almost done.  The ribbon cutting ceremony for the not quite open final section of the I-140 Wilmington Bypass was held this morning. 

Ethics complaint questions motives in funding for potential Pender County aquarium

The complaint names sate leaders involved in appropriating the funds for the aquarium.

Senate passes plan to find, treat, remove GenX in Cape Fear River

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that allows local officials to being improving water quality in the Cape fear River while helping ensure the state DEQ enforces the law against the company that dumped GenX into the water supply.

NC senators respond to Cooper administration’s GenX funding request

A group of Republican state senators today responded to a request from the Cooper administration for more money for two state agencies in the wake of the GenX investigation.

Bill on Bald Head Island ferry, barge assets still not signed

Governor Cooper still hasn't signed a bill creating a transportation authority over bald head island's ferry operations.

Sunset Beach deannexation bill nears final approval

One more vote in Raleigh could make the Town of Sunset Beach a little smaller.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.