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  • North Carolina GOP convention follows dismissal of chairman 
    Updated: May-06-16 3:58 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Republican Party leaders are anxious to increase harmony within the ranks at this weekend's state convention heading into what points to a perilous - or at least extraordinary - presidential election year for the GOP.

  • NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 6:54 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

  • The Latest: UNC could lose $1.4 billion over due to LGBT law story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 5:01 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on disagreements over a North Carolina law that restricts transgender people to public restrooms aligned with their biological sex and prevents governments from passing their own anti-discrimination rules (all times local):

  • Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 6:05 pm

    Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall.

  • The Latest: Cooper seeks business backing over LGBT law 
    Updated: May-04-16 3:19 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on the two major candidates for North Carolina governor addressing the state's chamber of commerce. (all times local):

  • McCrory, Cooper speak to NC Chamber amid LGBT law boycotts 
    Updated: May-04-16 11:06 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The major party candidates for governor are speaking to North Carolina's business lobby which wants more from state government as it stays out of the fray involving the state's new LGBT law.

  • North Carolina Court says alcohol agent firing political 
    Updated: May-03-16 5:06 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The state Court of Appeals agreed Tuesday that the former director of Alcohol Law Enforcement was fired from his most recent job as an ALE field agent solely for political reasons and should be reinstated.

  • NCAE, Democratic lawmakers speaker out on teachers' day 
    Updated: May-03-16 4:05 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Critics of the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly say low morale within the teaching profession needs to be reversed.

  • The Latest: Former congressman Hayes back as party chairman 
    Updated: May-01-16 11:00 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on North Carolina Republican Party activists meeting Saturday to consider a petition to remove the state party's chairman (all times local):

  • North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 8:14 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority and tried to crash a GOP website.

  • Republican group unveils first TV ad attacking Cooper 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 1:10 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Republican Governors Association is running its first television commercial in North Carolina's gubernatorial race, criticizing Democratic candidate Roy Cooper about his record while in the General Assembly.

  • NCAA board OKs anti-discrimination measure for event bidding 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 10:08 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wednesday that would affect the way the governing body evaluates bids to host sporting events.

  • There's more than House Bill 2 entering legislative session 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 12:03 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A new law approved by the North Carolina General Assembly during a special session last month addressing bathroom use by transgender people and limiting LGBT protections is still dominating headlines heading into the Legislature's annual work session starting Monday.

  • North Carolina GOP's careful plan could be in jeopardy 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 11:10 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A decade ago, GOP leaders developed a strategy to take over North Carolina's state government for the first time since 1870: Aggressively pursue the seats of vulnerable Democratic lawmakers and win House and Senate majorities by 2010; use those majorities to redistrict the state in Republicans' favor; and push a business-friendly, socially conservative agenda in a Southern state where progressive policies once held sway.

  • Top lawmaker: North Carolina rights law will stay in place story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 7:55 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina legislative leader said Wednesday he doesn't see the need to repeal or revise a law that limits protections for the LGBT community.

  • LGBT law puts North Carolina governor in precarious position 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 6:56 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - When Republican North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a far-reaching LGBT law that critics called discriminatory, he said it wouldn't hurt the state's ability to attract jobs. It did.

  • The Latest: Top lawmaker: N. Carolina law will stay in place 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 6:05 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on a law that limits protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people (all times local):

  • The Latest: New Mexico governor will campaign for McCrory 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 4:01 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Latest on a canceled visit to North Carolina by the chairwoman of the Republican Governors Association (all times local):

  • NC governor: More dialogue needed on transgender issues 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 2:06 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's governor called Sunday for more dialogue on the issue of transgender people and bathroom use while saying he stands by provisions of a bill regarding access to facilities.

  • Latina governor's fundraising prowess on display at GOP gala 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 2:59 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - Second-term Gov. Susana Martinez is raising money through a political action committee as if she still is a contender, and lavishing more funds than ever on a Republican strategist while taking her tough-talking agenda on immigration issues and taxes to out-of-state audiences.

  • Dems put LGBT leader in Legislature after transgender law 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 2:58 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Democrats in North Carolina's third-largest county on Saturday voted to send a leading gay-rights advocate to the state Legislature for its annual session beginning later this month.

  • Sen. Dan Soucek, who didn't seek re-election, now resigns 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 5:51 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina Republican state senator who cited family considerations in deciding not to seek re-election this year has now resigned his seat.

  • Raimondo says she won't ban travel to North Carolina 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 7:54 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says she won't ban state employees from traveling to North Carolina in protest of a new law that critics say is discriminatory.

  • North Carolina Editorial Roundup 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 6:30 pm

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:

  • Montana invites PayPal after firm spurns North Carolina 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:54 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Montana officials sought to capitalize on North Carolina's loss and announced Wednesday that they would be courting PayPal to open an operations center.