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Tweaks in play for North Carolina’s LGBT law

The window is small and the strategy tricky, but GOP legislative leaders in North Carolina say there's a chance to change the state law that sparked a clash over transgender rights nationally.

McCrory, Cooper clash over LGBT rights law

Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper are differentiating themselves in their gubernatorial campaign over a law McCrory signed limiting LGBT anti-discrimination protections in the state.

More consolidation ordered for North Carolina LGBT law cases

A federal judge has agreed to further consolidate lawsuits seeking to defend a North Carolina law that limits protections for the LGBT community.

McCrory, Cooper talk economy in Wrightsville Beach

The economy was a big talker today for both men running for governor when they stopped in Wrightsville Beach today.

Spokesman: Despite court filing, AG still opposes LGBT law

Spokesmen for Roy Cooper's gubernatorial campaign and his office say the attorney general remains steadfast in his refusal to defend the state law requiring transgender students to use restrooms matching the sex on their birth certificates.

11 states sue over federal transgender directive

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools.

Faith leaders: Comparing HB2 with Civil Rights Movement ‘offensive’

A group of African American pastors and faith leaders is taking aim at the Attorney General over comments she made about transgender rights.

NC school board changes mind, bans pepper spray

A North Carolina school board has repealed its decision to allow high school students to carry pepper spray.

Republicans seek to combine North Carolina LGBT lawsuits

North Carolina's Republican leaders are seeking to combine separate lawsuits over a state law limiting protections for the LGBT community.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.