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Cooper still hopeful on budget deal with NC Republicans

Entering a second month of active negotiations with lawmakers, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that he was still hopeful they could hammer out a state government budget that he can sign into law.

City breaks ground on Portia Hines Park improvements, teen advocates honored

Dozens came out for a ceremony at a Wilmington park on Monday, celebrating the start of a project that's been in the works for years.

Biden ‘positive’ on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package.

Florida’s top doctor refuses mask, is told to leave meeting

Florida's top health official was asked to leave a meeting after refusing to wear a mask at the office of a state senator who told him she had a serious medical condition, officials have confirmed.

Biden, Manchin and Schumer huddle, but still no budget deal

Deadline driven, President Joe Biden brought two pivotal senators — Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer — to his Delaware home Sunday for talks aimed at resolving the disputes that have stymied the Democrats' wide-ranging social safety net and environmental measure.

Race-blind redistricting? Democrats incredulous at GOP maps

A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived Black voters of their right to political representation. A state court later struck down Republican-drawn maps as based on pure partisanship.

Jan. 6 panel plans contempt vote as Trump sues over probe

A House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is moving swiftly Tuesday to hold at least one of Donald Trump’s allies in contempt as the former president is pushing back on the probe in a new lawsuit.

Jill Biden surprises her South Carolina ‘prayer partner’

Jill Biden on Sunday returned to the South Carolina Baptist church where she says she began to repair her relationship with God following her son's death from brain cancer six years ago.

One-stop early voting for November municipals starts Thursday

In-person early voting for the November 2, 2021 municipal elections begins Thursday, October 14 and ends Saturday, October 30. 

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The Landfall Tradition to feature top collegiate female golfers

One of the country's top collegiate women’s golf tournaments, The Landfall Tradition, begins today at the Country Club of Landfall’s pristine Pete Dye Course near Wrightsville Beach. 

Store clerk robbed at gunpoint in New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery that took place Thursday morning.

Illinois hospital holds NICU Halloween costume contest

The littlest babies at Advocate Children's Hospital are part of a special Halloween costume contest.

Ceremony of Remembrance for the Lost Pilots of Smithville planned Saturday

2021 is the 100th anniversary of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Pilots Association and to commemorate the milestone, and to remember pilots lost at sea, there is a special event and wreath laying planned in Southport.