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Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks

Joe Biden’s controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.

Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, agrees to take indefinite ‘leave of absence’ following controversy

Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to take an 'indefinite leave of absence' as president and chancellor of the college.

UNCW calls professor’s tweets ‘vile and inexcusable’ following growing backlash online

Professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has come under fire for tweets he posted which the school has called "vile and inexcusable," according to a statement the school provided to CNN Saturday.

Currahee Brewing Co. beer name brews controversy

The recent naming of a local beer has stirred up controversy. Some allege the name has racial overtones.

Kendall Jenner’s protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash

"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Kendall Jenner as a soda-wielding protester in Pepsi's latest ad has some on social media saying the image is appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Controversy surrounding short-term rentals continues in Historic Downtown

Short-term rentals have been a hot button issue in downtown Wilmington over the last few months, and now the city is working on an ordinance to change the way vacation rentals work.

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Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.