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AP: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76 billion

The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

US consumer spending up slightly, inflation at 4-year high

U.S. consumer spending rose at a sluggish pace in January, despite signs of growing optimism about the economy.

US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health

Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is healthy despite higher mortgage rates.

NC’s unemployment rate below national average for 2nd month

North Carolina's unemployment is better than the national average for the second month in a row, dropping in August to 4.6 percent.

US consumer spending posts scant February increase

U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply.

Wilmington shot TV pilot one of 3 productions to get NC Film Grant

A TV pilot shooting in Wilmington is one of three productions in the state that will get money from the North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant, the NC Department of Commerce announced today.

Jenni Harris leaves UNCW for job with NC Commerce

UNCW's Assistant to the Chancellor for Community Partnerships is leaving the university to take a job in state government.

McCrory shuffles NC business, environment heads

videoNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is shuffling the heads of two state agencies that report to him.

Charlotte call center to eliminate 239 jobs

A call center in Charlotte is closing next month in a move that will eliminate 239 jobs.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.