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NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

The NCAA has awarded men's basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that limited protections for LGBT people and put it at risk of being passed over as a host for future events.

Bill would force schools to leave leagues that boycott state

Some lawmakers want to make North Carolina's public colleges leave their athletic conferences if those leagues boycott the state.

NBA says Charlotte is eligible to host 2019 All-Star Game

Charlotte will be eligible to host the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, the league's commissioner said Friday.

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.

Reaction split after decision to repeal HB2

The Democratic and Republican Caucasus were split today when they voted to pass HB 142, much like the reaction of people here in our area.

AP: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76 billion

The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

NCAA gives NC deadline to repeal HB2 or lose events for next 5 years

The NCAA made a clear as could be statement on Thursday in regard to North Carolina's HB2 law.

Justice Department backs off request to halt ‘bathroom bill’

The Trump administration is taking steps to drop the federal government's legal fight against North Carolina's "bathroom bill."

Josh Gad wants ‘audiences to decide’ if his ‘Beauty and the Beast’ character is gay

"LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston," Condon said.

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Carolina Beach hosts Arts Festival

A wildly successful event helped fund several local artists.

Driftwood Apartments to continue providing affordable housing after recent sale

A Wilmington apartment complex once in danger of closing for good will get to continue providing affordable housing to the chronically homeless.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

Deputies identify man killed in Bladen County shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a deadly shooting Friday night.