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McCrory asks Cooper to oppose transgender bathroom lawsuit

Posted: 11:55 AM - Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Governor 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.

Roy Cooper backing refugee pause in North Carolina

Posted: 11/19/2015 - 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.

Many disagreements locally over allowing Syrian refugees

Updated: 11/18/2015 - After a conference call with the White House late Tuesday evening, Governor Pat McCrory and local representatives are still uneasy about allowing Syrian refugees into North Carolina, especially in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.

U.S. flag lowered to half-staff worldwide

Updated: 11/15/2015 - The U.S. flag is being lowered to half-staff at the White House, federal buildings across the country and American military and diplomatic stations around the world as a mark of respect for victims of the Paris attacks.

UNC leaders give up closed-door pay raise info

Updated: 11/13/2015 - The University of North Carolina's Board of Governors is turning over details of the private meeting two weeks ago when they gave chancellors at 12 of the state's 17 campuses raises of up to 20 percent.

GOP presidential candidates meet for 4th debate

Posted: 11/10/2015 - A feisty Jeb Bush sought to regain his footing in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, challenging President Barack Obama's economic record and criticizing Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton for pledging to build on his policies.

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