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North Carolina leaders remain divided about LGBT protections

Nov. 07, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a law limiting local protections for gay rights in North Carolina was enacted, leaders remain sharply split over whether House Bill 2 was needed and what protections should be afforded to LGBTQ people. A narrow majority of...

Late NC political giant Basnight remembered by ex-colleagues

Sep. 21, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered Tuesday to remember his lasting contributions to North Carolina and to view a portrait of the Outer Banks Democrat that will hang in the chamber. Gov. Roy Cooper, former Lt. Gov....