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House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

It’s unclear if enough senators will eventually support final passage.

Congress racing to make sure billions make it to renters before eviction moratorium ends 

But by the end of May, only $1.5 billion had gone out. And officials are racing against the clock: The federal eviction moratorium ends July 31.

Global pandemic fueling price increases on everyday items

Gas prices have soared passed $3 per gallon. The costs of used cars and new furniture, airline tickets, department store blouses, beef and a burrito at Chipotle are all on the rise, too.

Congressmen introduce bill to allow NC volunteer firefighters to get retirement benefits

Volunteer firefighters in North Carolina may someday qualify for state retirement benefits.

3rd stimulus check: Why you shouldn’t expect another payment for weeks

Treasury is still trying to reach some people who should have gotten paid in the first round last year.

Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill

even supporters like No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Dick Durbin of Illinois say the party may have to settle for less.

Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

Trump issued a statement early Thursday acknowledging his term in office is coming to a close just minutes after Congress certified his loss to Biden.

4 people died as Trump supporters occupied Capitol; 1 woman shot by police, 3 in medical emergencies.

At least one person was shot and rushed to a hospital after supporters of President Donald Trump who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol clashed with police officers and breached the building, forcing a lockdown with members of Congress inside.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.