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NBA All-Star Game arrives after ‘bathroom bill’ changes

The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state's "bathroom bill," which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.

Lawmakers say they have a deal with Gov. Cooper on HB2

North Carolina Republican lawmakers say they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over House Bill 2.

Gov. Roy Cooper signs bill to roll back HB2

A repeal of HB2 has passed the North Carolina General Assembly and is headed to Gov. Roy Cooper for his signature to become law.

Another effort at ‘bathroom bill’ fix fizzles

Another effort to craft legislation to get rid of North Carolina's "bathroom's bill" and halt more economic losses appears gone as Republicans and Democrats point fingers over whether an agreement ever existed.

AP: Price tag of North Carolina’s LGBT law: $3.76B

Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Gov. Cooper discusses key issues while visiting Wilmington

Governor Roy Cooper had a busy day in the Port City Tuesday as he held a roundtable with Wilmington film industry leaders and headlined an event.

Gov. Roy Cooper gives 1st ‘State of the State’ address, urges for repeal of HB2

The latest on North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's first State of the State address Monday night at the Legislative Building

CAA Women’s Golf Championship moving out of Brunswick County due to HB2

Who said politics and sports don't mix? The CAA Women's Golf Championship is being moved out of Brunswick County, but why?

Deb Butler gets major LGBTQ endorsement for House District 18 seat

This Wednesday state leaders will decide on who will fill the seat recently vacated by Susi Hamilton. Monday afternoon, Deb Butler was endorsed by Equality North Carolina, the state's largest LGBTQ advocacy organization.

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New Hanover Co. to require face-coverings inside county buildings starting Friday

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Automakers pledge to increase U.S. electric vehicle sales

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