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AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

State Politics

In salaries, Cherry is on top

In January, 19 psychiatrists and supervisors at Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro received pay raises ranging from 8 to nearly 20 percent, some totaling $40,000. The increases pushed salaries at Cherry well above pay for identical positions at the state's two other mental hospitals.

NC State

NC State women beat Auburn to advance to NCAA tournament second round

The last time NC State Wolfpack reached the NCAA tournament, in 2014, Dominique Wilson was ineligible to play, having transferred from Arkansas that season. Absent from the tournament for two seasons, NC State returned Friday, beating Auburn Tigers 62-48 in the opening round on March 17, 2017, and Wilson flourished. The Wolfpack faces the Texas Longhorns on March 19, 2017.

ACC

UNCW falls short against Virginia in NCAA tournament Round of 64

For the second year in a row, UNC-Wilmington Seahawks gave an ACC team a first-round NCAA tournament basketball scare, only to fall short of a signature upset.Fifth-seeded Virginia Cavaliers led by just two in the final minute, but held off the Seahawks to escape with a 76-71 win on March 16, 2017 at the Amway Center in Greenville, SC.

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Former NC Gov Pat McCrory “Don’t put your stupid hat on and take care of your pets”

Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory posted a video on his Facebook page from his Charlotte, N.C. home telling North Carolinians “don’t put your stupid hat on and take care of your pets.”
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Former NC Gov Pat McCrory “Don’t put your stupid hat on and take care of your pets” 0:42

Former NC Gov Pat McCrory “Don’t put your stupid hat on and take care of your pets”

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The heart and soul of Garner Football

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500 power trucks roll out to help restore power after Hurricane Matthew

Empty Bowl Project gets underway 2:03

Empty Bowl Project gets underway