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New Hanover County politicos react to blocked election reform bill

A national election reform bill blocked on the Senate floor has local Democrats and Republicans reacting and debating its true intentions.

Women’s equality exhibit opens at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

A new exhibit chronicles the struggles women faced in the US to gain voting rights and equal treatment as citizens.

15th amendment gives black men right to vote

Since it's black history month and election season it is a good time to look at the right to vote in America.

100 years: Women reflect on history of voting rights in America

Women in the Cape Fear marking a centennial anniversary. It was 100 years ago that women in the United States got the right to vote.

“Sordid history” cited as judge blocks NC’s voter ID law

The federal judge who blocked the newest version of a voter ID law in North Carolina cites the state's “sordid history of racial discrimination and voter suppression” as she ordered officials to not enforce the law in 2020.

US Supreme Court won’t review NC voter ID, other election restrictions

The US Supreme Court has decided not to review election laws passed in 2013 that critics and a federal appeals court have said are discriminatory.

2016 put state in national spotlight over GOP-backed laws

2016 is the year North Carolina's identity crisis ran squarely into the national consciousness.

The Latest: North Carolina board ends work on early voting

The North Carolina State Board of Elections is working through conflicts among local election officials unable to agree on early voting schedules adjusted after a federal court struck down a law approved by Republicans that had trimmed such voting by a week.

GOP, Dems battle over North Carolina early voting rules

The swing state of North Carolina could be pushed in a Republican or Democratic direction when the GOP-led State Board of Elections meets Thursday to finalize early voting plans for a third of the state's counties.

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.