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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.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.

Liberal group criticizes North Carolina Democratic AG

An organization committed to ending mass incarceration in North Carolina and demanding racial equity in criminal justice has called out Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein.

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.

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High-altitude balloon likely white object spotted over eastern NC

Have you noticed a white dot high in the sky? Many have reported seeing a white object across eastern North Carolina over the last few days.

Space Force commander fired over podcast remarks

The Space Force has relieved an officer of his command after recent comments he made on a podcast criticizing the diversity and inclusion initiatives the military has recently been encouraging. 

U.S. will send 20 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad

President Biden on Monday announced the U.S. will send an additional 20 million doses of approved COVID-19 vaccines to other countries for a total of 80 million doses to other countries by the end of June.

CFPUA expands capacity at Richardson Water Treatment Plant

CFPUA’s Richardson Water Treatment Plant can now treat and distribute an additional 1 million gallons of water per day (MGD), keeping pace with growth in Northern New Hanover County.