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NC Attorney General reaches $573 million settlement with McKinsey over opioids

North Carolina will receive $18,984,494.71 over five years, with the vast majority coming in the first year. The settlement requires that it be spent on opioid abatement. 

Supporter, opponent of hospital sale react to attorney general’s decision

Attorney General Josh Stein has given his blessing for the county to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, but some still have concerns about whether this is the best decision for the community.

Attorney General Josh Stein does not object to NHRMC/Novant deal

Negotiations also resulted in stronger commitments by Novant/NHRMC to continue to provide critical medical services to the people of New Hanover County and the region.

NC court order threatens executive branch power over funds

A North Carolina Court of Appeals panel’s ruling threatens the ability of elected executive branch leaders to control non-tax dollars without legislative permission.

North Carolina among 48 states suing Facebook for ‘predatory’ conduct

Federal regulators on Wednesday sued to force a breakup of Facebook as 48 states, including North Carolina, and districts accused the company in a separate suit of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors.

North Carolina gets $14M from record telemarketing penalty

North Carolina’s public schools will receive $14 million for the state’s share of a record settlement with a satellite television company that federal courts have determined participated in unlawful telemarketing activities.

District attorney weighs in on decriminalizing small amounts of pot in NC

A local district attorney is weighing in on the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana in North Carolina.

NC task force calls for decriminalizing marijuana possession

The North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice has adopted recommendations related to marijuana possession in the state, Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday.

Attorney General fights robocalls in the state

“Robocalls are a scourge,” said NC Attorney General Josh Stein. “There’s no other way to put it. They annoy you and me, but they don’t exist to annoy us, they exist to take money from vulnerable people.”

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More bills seek to increase attendance at NC school events

More North Carolina state legislators are trying to get more spectators at school sporting events or college graduations that are beyond what Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 latest executive order allows.

Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.

Another Trump on the ballot? Lara Trump eyes Senate seat

The race to replace one of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol riot is shaping up to be a key test of Trump’s staying power amid a fierce inter-party debate over how much to embrace him going forward.