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Rev. Franklin Graham adds politics to prayer on evangelical tour

Hundreds of people filled Legion Stadium on Saturday afternoon to hear the words of the Reverend Franklin Graham.

More scrutiny on hurricane recovery from NC Republicans

North Carolina Republican lawmakers in Raleigh and Washington say they're seeking more answers about why long-term federal hurricane recovery funds are inching out for housing repairs or reimbursements.

NC gov brings in teachers to build budget pressure

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is meeting with North Carolina public school teachers to try to build additional pressure upon Republicans to resolve the two-month budget stalemate to his liking.

Immigration bill responding to dissenting sheriffs reappears

Immigration law-enforcement legislation that North Carolina Republicans have idled for months in the General Assembly is back in gear.

NC State official resigns in wake of Twitter comments against Republicans

A North Carolina university official has resigned from his post in the wake of complaints by conservative activists about his Twitter posts that made disparaging comments about Republicans.

Republicans running out of time to OK NC budget on schedule

North Carolina Republicans leading the General Assembly aren't waiting much longer to pass a state budget, even without Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's blessing.

Republicans to debate in race for 9th District House seat

Many of the 10 Republicans who want to be North Carolina's newest U.S. House member plan to discuss their differences.

North Carolina Democrats see opportunity in do-over election

The district that now stretches from part of Charlotte to western Bladen County has been held by Republicans for half a century.

Conference focuses on redistricting trends, legal challenges

People unhappy with recent trends in drawing congressional and legislative maps are gathering on a North Carolina campus to talk about ways they say will make redistricting more equitable.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.