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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on March 14, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)

Gov. Cooper issues executive order protecting gender identity

Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday to promote diversity and prohibit discrimination in government agencies and government contracts.
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Political remap could shift North Carolina battle’s outcome

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature has been repeatedly walloping Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper since before he took office, and the bitter conflict shows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundaries could sway its outcome.
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Lawsuit says ‘bathroom bill’ effects still felt

Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
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Credit Suisse gets $40m in tax breaks, adds 1,200 jobs in NC

Swiss bank Credit Suisse is adding 1,200 jobs at its North Carolina technology hub as it reorganizes operations and cuts jobs elsewhere.
Pat McCrory chats on the driving range at the Wells Fargo Championship on May 3, 2017. (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)video

Pat McCrory plays Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am, talks about life since leaving office

As Wilmington hosts the state's largest event since the rollback of North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill," a familiar face was in the field for today's Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am Tournament.
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ACC football championship, other events heading back to North Carolina

The ACC is bringing championship events back to its home state.
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NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

The NCAA has awarded men's basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that limited protections for LGBT people and put it at risk of being passed over as a host for future events.
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Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit

The Trump administration is dropping a lawsuit against North Carolina after the state moved to undo its "bathroom bill."

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