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Fantasy sports regulation advances in North Carolina House

A repeat effort to regulate popular fantasy sports games in North Carolina advanced through a House panel on Wednesday, two years after a similar effort was derailed.

‘We shouldn’t have to be here’: What NC teachers say they’re fighting for

The streets of Raleigh were full of red today, not just for the hockey game tonight, but for the teachers’ rally which drew thousands of educators from around the state.

State tax credit proposed for repair of historic buildings damaged during natural disasters

A newly proposed tax credit could provide relief for historic home owners hit by Florence and even Matthew.

Local leaders want loggerhead turtles to be a state animal

Their buggy black eyes, wiggly flippers and fierce determination to reach the sea have charmed Cape Fear locals for generations. Now, the loggerhead turtle could soon become an official state symbol.

Quick Response Team has helped more than 50 overdose survivors in six months

The opioid epidemic continues to destroy the lives of people across the Cape Fear region, but Coastal Horizons is putting their team to work.

Lawmakers propose tax for beach nourishment

If you are a tourist or a resident in Brunswick County headed to a restaurant for a meal, you could soon pay 10 cents for every $20 bill.

Wife of Rep. Deb Butler dies unexpectedly

According to an obituary, Anni Parra, 52, died suddenly Friday of an unexpected illness.

Lawmakers react to governor’s veto, statements on newest bill

The Governor says the bill would make the process to prosecute fraudulant campaign activity or violations more difficult and less transparent.

ELECTION ANALYSIS: New Hanover’s blue wave matched by red tide in Brunswick, Pender

In southeastern North Carolina there were signs not only of a blue wave but an even bigger red tide, if you will.

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Tennessee won’t incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

The governor of Tennessee does not support offering a financial incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid 19 but he does support reimbursing farmers for vaccinating their cows against several types of diseases.

Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

Pet Pals: 1-Year-old Tabby Cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 1-year-old Tabby Cat.