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NC House speaker accuses Democrats on police funding issue

House Speaker Tim Moore and some Republican sheriffs are accusing Democratic legislative candidates of pushing to reduce police funding if elected this November.

NC lawmakers want Cooper to seek Trump’s extended benefits

North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders want Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to get on board with extending unemployment benefits that President Donald Trump offered in an executive order.

OKI leaders: Isaias leaves dunes ‘flattened’, at least $10 million in damage

As the clean up from Isaias continues, some Brunswick County beach towns are facing millions of dollars in damage.

Top state lawmakers want a presidential debate in NC

The two most powerful state lawmakers in North Carolina want President Donald Trump and Joe Biden to have an extra presidential debate.

Governor vetoes teacher pay bills, seeks higher raises

North Carolina's governor has vetoed bills that increase teacher pay, saying the state can do better.

North Carolina Republicans return for session likely end

The North Carolina General Assembly could soon be done wrestling with legislation this year, but that doesn't mean they'll pin down a broad budget law or path forward on Medicaid expansion.

Cooper quickly vetoes NC immigration bill

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed legislation requiring North Carolina sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally, calling the bill unconstitutional and politically motivated.

Budget stalemate continues as new school year nears

The budget battle appears to be moving slow, but the clock is ticking as teachers soon head back to begin preparations for the upcoming school year. Many will not see a pay raise yet according to school officials.

NC House members: Cellphone ban while driving needs work

Legislation originally designed to prohibit hand-held cellphones while driving in North Carolina nearly sank after a rewrite because lawmakers worried it would punish people who eat or put on makeup behind the wheel.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.