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NBA All-Star Game arrives after ‘bathroom bill’ changes

The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state's "bathroom bill," which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.

Residents warned of disruptions during NBA All-Star weekend

Residents in North Carolina's largest city are being warned of disruptions to public transit and other changes as the NBA All-Star Game festivities get underway.

Fergie’s rendition of national anthem at NBA All-Star Game raises eyebrows

Fergie delivered a sultry performance of the National Anthem at the star-studded NBA All-Star Game, which took many by surprise.
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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.
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AP source: NBA board to discuss Charlotte as All-Star host

A person with knowledge of the plans says the NBA will discuss whether to bring the 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte at its Board of Governors meeting this week.

North Carolina official: No economic impact from LGBT law

North Carolina's top business official says there's been no negative impact on the economy from passage of a law requiring people to use the bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificates.

NBA picks New Orleans to take over 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte

The city that once took Charlotte's NBA franchise will now take over the league's All-Star festivities from the Queen City.

McCrory says NBA All-Star game decision is ‘Total P.C. BS’

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory said the NBA’s decision to move its 2017 All-Star game from Charlotte is “total P.C. (politically correct) BS.”

Charlotte Hornets release statement on 2017 NBA All-Star Game heading elsewhere

It's a done deal. The 2017 NBA All-Star Game will not be held in Charlotte next February because of the league's objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

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