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  • NC elections head steps down as 2016 election cycle revs up 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 3:36 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The head of North Carolina's statewide elections board is resigning just as the 2016 election cycle starts with candidates filing for ballot places next month, he said Tuesday.

  • McCrory asks Cooper to oppose transgender bathroom lawsuit 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 2:20 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Gov. Pat McCrory to side with a Virginia school district against a discrimination lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union that would allow a transgender high school student to use the men's bathroom.

  • Republicans at General Assembly set aside $8M for litigation 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 11:03 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Faced with new and protracted lawsuits and keeping reservations about the Democratic attorney general, North Carolina Republican legislators have set aside $8 million to keep defending laws they've passed.

  • Executive Mansion rally to focus on Obama immigration action 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 10:03 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Immigrants living in North Carolina and their advocates want Gov. Pat McCrory to withdraw from a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's executive actions designed to protect millions of people in the country illegally from deportation.

  • Roy Cooper backing refugee pause in North Carolina 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 10:42 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper is joining top Republican elected officials in North Carolina who want some refugee resettlements into the state curtailed following the Paris attacks.

  • The Latest: Legislative panel backs McCrory refugee request 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 8:53 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The latest on a North Carolina General Assembly government oversight committee meeting Wednesday to discuss several issues, including some state prison maintenance contracts and decision by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors (All times local):

  • McCrory backed by North Carolina GOP leaders on refugees 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 6:24 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory's request that President Barack Obama's administration stop sending refugees from Syria to North Carolina for now has support from fellow state Republicans in Congress and in the legislature.

  • Funeral service held for former North Carolina US Rep. Coble 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 7:48 pm

    GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Politicians and congressional staffers were among those who turned out to say their final goodbyes to North Carolina U.S. Rep. Howard Coble.

  • McCrory: FEMA denies disaster regulation for 8 counties 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 7:14 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory says he will appeal the federal government's decision refusing aid for eight coastal North Carolina counties for damage caused by heavy rains and flooding in late September and early October.

  • Prison contract meeting with McCrory points to donor limits 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 7:03 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A meeting Gov. Pat McCrory held with a campaign donor who was seeking to extend his company's state contracts highlights the need for a law to further limit giving by state vendors to campaigns, a government watchdog group said Tuesday.

  • McCrory environment agency confronts critics, pushes policy 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 3:26 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - For years, North Carolina's environmental agency usually stayed out of the public discourse, quietly carrying out the will of the General Assembly and the mandates of states and federal policymakers and the current gubernatorial administration.

  • Virginia, North Carolina governors ask about survey delays 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 6:07 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Two East Coast governors want the federal government to determine why applications designed to collect data on Atlantic coast waters to aid in potential energy exploration are taking so long to review.

  • NC State Sen. Bob Rucho won't run for re-election 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 2:01 pm

    MATTHEWS, North Carolina - A leading Republican proponent of overhauling North Carolina's tax system and opening the state to fracking announced Thursday he won't seek re-election next year.

  • Correction: Obit-Coble story story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 10:42 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - In a story Nov. 4 about the death of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Coble won his initial 1984 congressional race by 79 votes. Coble won in 1984 by about 2,700 votes, according to election results. The 79-vote margin occurred in 1986.

  • Former US Rep. Coble dies at age 84, served for 30 years story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 3:32 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, whose penchant for old-time politicking, humor and courtesy parlayed him into becoming the longest-serving Republican U.S. House member in North Carolina history, has died. He was 84.

  • Charlotte voters to pick city's 5th mayor in last 6 years 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 5:09 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The revolving door into the mayor's office in Charlotte will take another spin next week when voters choose that city's fifth chief executive in the last six years.

  • McCrory signs 9 bills, lets 2 others become law 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 9:19 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory never used his veto stamp on the bills left behind on his desk when the General Assembly adjourned last month.

  • Seymour Johnson chosen to host Air Force tanker fleet 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 5:30 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force says Seymour Johnson Air Force base in eastern North Carolina has been selected to host a new fleet of aerial tankers beginning in 2019.