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NC, 21 other states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

‘Mine 9,’ movie about a coal mine entrapment, opens Friday

A film whose chilling theme is known all too well by residents of coal producing states — an entrapment inside an Appalachian mine — opens in theaters this week.

Duke Energy files plans to close 7 coal plants over 30 years

Duke Energy has filed plans with state regulators to close its seven North Carolina coal plants during the next 30 years.

Trump administration to terminate Obama’s climate plan

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.

U.S. utilities seek sun as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

Plunging solar power costs are leading U.S. electric companies to capture the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.

Duke Energy reports coal-ash spill

Duke Energy says a pipe under a coal ash pond has broken releasing an unknown amount of coal ash into the Dan River in Rockingham County.

NC files 2nd lawsuit against Duke Energy

The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy, saying that coal ash threatens Charlotte's water supply.

Greenpeace sails into town targeting coal use

video The Port City sees many ships come and go, but one that arrived today hopes to leave a lasting impression.

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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.