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Bill allowing finance companies to raise interest rates on small loans passes hurdle

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Legislation allowing North Carolina consumer finance companies to raise interest rates and fees on small unsecured loans is headed to the state...

Temporary taxes expire, TAs stay in new Senate budget plan; Governor has concerns

North Carolina lawmakers have come up with a budget plan that could bypass long negotiations between Republicans and Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue.

McIntyre to vote against raising debt ceiling

The US House of Representatives votes tonight on a bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion. It's not expected to pass, because the measure contains no spending cuts.

NC bill would track illegal immigrants in schools

A North Carolina lawmaker says schools should be required to keep track of the illegal immigrants in their student populations. Rep. Dale Folwell of Forsyth County has introduced a bill to require school principals to record the citizenship and immigration status of new students at North Carolina schools.

Medicaid ‘optional’ services may be trimmed in NC

North Carolina's Medicaid recipients could see some of the services they've grown accustomed to no longer covered.

Voter registration could be key to Obama in 2012

The number of registered Democrats has fallen in key states carried by President Barack Obama in 2008 in what could be an early warning sign for his re-election campaign.

House, Senate budget deal would save teaching assistants

The chief budget-writer in the North Carolina House says a potential deal to finalize a budget with the Senate would preserve funding for teaching assistant positions in the public schools.

Community rallies behind District Attorney Jon David

video Although Judge Jerry Jolly isn’t his biggest fan, District Attorney Jon David still has his supporters who say what is happening is wrong and they will not stand for it anymore.

AP Interview: NAACP wants NC threat investigation

The NAACP's national president is asking investigators to find the person responsible for a death threat he says was made against the leader of the organization's North Carolina chapter.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.