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NC House approves 2 replacement amendments

The North Carolina House has made quick work of two proposed revised amendments to the state constitution that would go before voters in November.

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.

Forest statement on road project points to 2020 governor bid

Brief words from North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest about a toll project have reinforced expectations he will run for governor in 2020.

5 ex-governors seek to be heard on amendment questions

North Carolina's five former living governors want state judges to hear them on why two constitutional referendums should be removed from this fall's ballots.

Local lawmakers react to 5 governors opposing ballot amendments

A battle for balance or a power grab. Five former governors are calling out lawmakers over two amendments voters will see on the November ballot.

5 ex-North Carolina governors rebuke lawmakers on amendments

North Carolina's five living former governors are meeting to oppose constitutional amendments on November ballots that would swing powers involving judicial vacancies and state boards from the executive branch to the legislature.

Amendments are ballot twist in North Carolina power struggle

In closely divided North Carolina, an intense power struggle between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper will shift from the General Assembly and courts to voting booths this fall.

One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

Drilling opponents converge on NC federal meeting

Hundreds of environmentalists opposed to the Trump administration proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters converged Monday to press their case at the federal government's only public meeting for input in North Carolina.

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To wear, or not to wear? Businesses decide whether to continue requiring masks

After Governor Cooper took away the mask mandate, maximum capacity and social distancing requirements Friday, small businesses were given a choice. After taking the weekend to decide, many are thrilled to have a say.

Making up for lost time: Siblings find one another through DNA website after decades apart

Four siblings in the Cape Fear are making up for lost time after finding one another in late 2020.

North Carolina police officer injured during hit-and-run

Authorities say a North Carolina police officer was injured when his cruiser was hit by a man who was driving while impaired and fled the scene of the accident.

Prosecutor to discuss probe into fatal shooting of NC man

A North Carolina prosecutor says he is ready to discuss the results of a state investigation into the fatal shooting of a man by sheriff’s deputies.