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Tourism Spending

Last year saw increases in tourism spending in all 100 North Carolina counties, but the biggest growth came in counties that aren't the state's best-known visitor destinations

MODIFIED: 08/16/19 18:26:40

ACA Rules

North Carolina's Josh Stein is one of more than 20 Attorneys General across the country opposing the Trump Administration's plan to amend the anti-discrimination rules in the Affordable Care Act.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 21:48:07

Religious Exemption

Across the state, numbers of unvaccinated children have been creeping up.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 21:47:25

Hurricane Study

It's hurricane season and government forecasters last week said they're now expecting above-normal activity, with five to nine Atlantic hurricanes, including two to four major storms with winds over 110 miles an hour.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 21:46:46

Native Victims

As a Tuscarora, a tribe with centuries-old roots in North Carolina, Katina Locklear, who was raped and murdered in December of 2018, represents a group that's gaining nationwide attention: missing and murdered Native American women.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:32:47

Police President

A national law enforcement organization has chosen Durham's police chief to be its next president.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:32:00

Meadows' Taxes

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows says he is in the process of paying roughly $6,200 in property tax bills on 83 acres of land in rural northeastern North Carolina -- bills that have sat unpaid since as far back as 2013.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:31:19

Cosplay Advisory

An international video-game competition is underway at the Raleigh Convention Center, with the final bouts expected to play out before a sold-out crowd.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:30:42

Methyl Bromide

With thousands of New Hanover County residents at risk of unsafe exposure to a chemical pesticide used in log fumigation, North Carolina is proposing a two-part rule to help regulate methyl bromide, said Sharon Martin, spokesperson for the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:30:00

Twitter Trouble

A top N.C. State University official is stepping down after posting critical tweets about Republicans.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:29:17

Inmate Moved

North Carolina officials have transferred a transgender inmate to a women's prison.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 19:28:42

Family Jobs

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest's daughter and House Speaker Tim Moore's son have recently gone to work for political committees benefiting their dads

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 18:50:35

Session Costs

Fiscal year 2020 in North Carolina is one-eighth over, and the state still doesn't have a budget.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 17:58:53

Republican Recruiting

Two weeks after mass shootings claimed 30 lives, Mecklenburg County Republicans are having a voter registration drive -- at a gun show.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 17:55:54

Lumber River Debris

Work to clean out debris in the Lumber River in a bid to prevent the type of devastating flooding Robeson County residents have endured in recent years is about to begin.

MODIFIED: 08/15/19 17:55:03

YOU DON'T SAY...

"They're just paying for us to sit around and not talk to each other. Honestly, that's what's going on."
House Minority Leader Darren Jackson, D-Wake, on the costs of the extended session.
WRAL NEWS, 8/15/19

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