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Democrat US House candidate McCready not for Trump impeachment

The Democrat running for a congressional seat in a do-over election in North Carolina said Thursday he is not in favor of holding impeachment hearings aimed at President Donald Trump.

‘Bathroom bill’ sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary

A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

North Carolina sued again over transgender rights

North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.

Ban on North Carolina trips cramps NY state college swimmers

A ban on New York state-funded travel to North Carolina is complicating matters for state college swimmers heading south for an NCAA championship.

New Hanover to vote on resolution to move up HB 142 end date

A bill that replaced the controversial "Bathroom Bill" in North Carolina is set to expire in 2020. New Hanover County Commissioners might support moving that date up.

‘Bathroom bill’ fallout: North Carolina to lose Netflix show

The lingering fallout from North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill" may force a new Netflix series about the state's Outer Banks to film in South Carolina.

NC recruiters won’t disclose full offers to Amazon, Apple

North Carolina taxpayers may never learn how much in tax breaks, free land and other giveaways business recruiters were willing to throw at tech giants Apple and Amazon to attract thousands of jobs to the Raleigh area.

Court: Fight can proceed over ‘bathroom bill’ replacement

A lawsuit challenging the replacement for North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is moving forward, with a judge finding evidence that transgender plaintiffs are being harmed by a prohibition on new local antidiscrimination laws.

‘Bathroom bill’ fight returns to a North Carolina courtroom

Transgender plaintiffs who think the compromise that replaced North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" is still discriminatory are heading back to court.

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Law enforcement, DA to release more details on bowling alley shooting during news conference

City and county law enforcement leaders are set to release more information on two recent shootings at a news conference Monday evening.

CDC: Fully-vaccinated people can gather without masks

Fully-vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing. That's according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials.

Novant Health raises wage to $15 for New Hanover Regional Medical Center staff

Novant Health has extended its $15 per hour wage to all eligible New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) team members, effective Feb. 21.  

Three men charged in separate investigations for sex crimes involving children

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested three men as the result of three separate investigations for sexual crimes against children.