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Governor Cooper requests additional disaster declaration for Individual Assistance after Dorian

On Saturday Governor Roy Cooper sent an additional request to President Trump for federal assistance to North Carolina residents who are hurting from Hurricane Dorian. The request asks for Individual Assistance for Carteret, Dare, Hyde and New Hanover counties and adds Jones County to the list of requested counties to receive Public Assistance.

Cooper vetoes annual North Carolina regulatory cleanup bill

Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed the annual legislation pitched by Republicans as reducing and streamlining North Carolina regulations.

North Carolina AG praises law to end rape evidence backlog

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says a new law to fund testing for sexual assault kits sitting in law enforcement evidence closets will put rapists in prison and ensure a backlog never happens again.

How NC budget controversy could affect bipartisanship

It's been one week since North Carolina House Republicans voted to override the governor's state budget veto while many Democrats were absent. But on Tuesday, the two parties worked together to pass new legislative district maps. So how well will they be able to work together in the future?

Dems cry ‘cowardice’ as GOP overrides NC budget veto

Republicans dominating a half-empty North Carolina House chamber have voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget.

Gov. Roy Cooper announces opening of bridge on US 421

The Cape Fear region was still recovering from Hurricane Florence when Hurricane Dorian blew in last week. Florence left behind the state's largest washout of a major road on Highway 421.

Three storm-related deaths reported in North Carolina

Governor Roy Cooper visited affected coastal areas again Monday and has directed North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) to continue efforts with state and local partners, including non-profits, to deliver recovery aid to North Carolinians in need.

Hurricane Dorian racing toward Nova Scotia after lashing Massachusetts

Hurricane Dorian is making its way for Nova Scotia, Canada, with dangerous storm surge and strong winds, after lashing the Massachusetts coast during its northward path.

Gov. Cooper visits Cape Fear after Hurricane Dorian strikes

Governor Roy Cooper was in the Cape Fear today visiting the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, and a Wilmington church providing food to those in need.

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