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Angry over 2020 ballot deal, NC Republicans vote to limit AG

The flap over absentee ballots in North Carolina’s 2020 election resurfaced Wednesday at the General Assembly as Republicans gave final approval to legislation that would limit Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein’s ability to enter future legal settlements.

Attorney General Stein announces $215 Million in savings for Duke Energy customers

These funds are a result of 14 settlements that Duke Energy reached with 23 insurance companies over coal ash coverage policies, the last of which was settled this week.

Attorney General ‘optimistic’ New Hanover Co. will benefit from $26B opioid agreement

Attorney General Josh Stein paid a visit to the Port City on Tuesday, taking time to discuss some pressing issues.

Attorney General Stein announces $26B agreement with opioid distributors and manufacturer

The agreement would resolve the claims of both states and local governments across the country, including the nearly 4,000 that have filed lawsuits in federal and state courts.

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states, including NC

"While this plan is far from perfect, allowing it to move forward now is the best way to ensure that billions of dollars in desperately-needed funding flows to the communities in North Carolina," Stein said.

Juul to pay $40M in North Carolina teen vaping suit settlement

Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and sales.

Thousands of NC sexual assault kits in backlog now tested

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announces that over half of the sexual assault kits that were left backlogged in evidence lockers have been tested or are in the process of being tested.

NC AG: More than 600 complaints of gas price gouging so far

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein said his office has received more than 600 complaints of gas price gouging across the state as of Thursday morning.

AGs urge Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ proposal

Attorneys general from across the U.S., including in North Carolina, have written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.

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Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.