More lawmakers join push for proposed legislation that would repeal HB2

RALEIGH, NC (WBTV) - New legislation, filed Wednesday, in the North Carolina House of Representatives, is gaining additional bipartisan support as it seeks to repeal the state’s controversial House Bill 2. House Bill 186 was introduced with bipartisan support, being filed by two Republicans and two Democrats. Since then 15 additional lawmakers have signed on as sponsors of the bill, which includes three additional Democrats and twelve Republicans. The bill seeks to fully repeal HB2 and update to state’s non-discrimination laws to match federal protections.  PREVIOUS ARTICLE: Bipartisan bill to repeal…

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Woman ejected from vehicle in crash after police chase in Gaston Co

(Sky3 | WBTV) (Sky3 | WBTV) GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) – A woman was ejected from a vehicle when a pursuit involving NC troopers ended in a crash in Gaston County Wednesday. The crash happened just before 4 p.m. on near the intersection of West Mauney Avenue at N Myrtle Street. Troopers confirmed they were chasing the vehicle that crashed, but did not give further details. Firefighters said a woman was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Her name and condition have not been released, and it is not clear…

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House Republicans introduce new bill addressing HB2; not full repeal

(Source: WBTV/File) RALEIGH, NC (WBTV) - New legislation filed by Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives seeks to make changes to House Bill 2, commonly referred to as the “bathroom bill.” The new bill, which includes both Republican and Democrat co-sponsors, would leave the bathroom provisions of HB2 untouched. People would still be required to use the public restrooms corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificate but other portions of HB2 would be walked back. Under the proposed legislation, North Carolina would use the federal non-discrimination…

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How To Find The Best Raleigh Apartments Today

Have you been searching for the very best Raleigh apartments? It can be quite the difficult task even for the most talented apartment hunter. Raleigh is one of the cities in the nation that has a wide variety of apartments. In fact, it is due to the large number of choices that it makes it so difficult to narrow down to just one. You also have to take into account various neighborhoods, schools, and jobs. With all of these tasks, we wanted to help by simplifying the process. One of…

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Evacuation order lifted for nearly 200,000 Californians

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 200,000 Northern Californians who live downstream of the country’s tallest dam were allowed to return home Tuesday after two nights of uncertainty, but they were warned they may still have to again flee to higher ground on a moment’s notice if hastily made repairs to the battered structure don’t hold. The fixes could be put to their first test later this week with first of a series of small storms forecast for the region. But the real test is still to come in the weeks…

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4 Ways To Find Affordable Raleigh Apartments Today

Did you know that there are many ways to find apartments in Raleigh North Carolina that are extremely affordable. You might be thinking that cheap rent always refers to an apartment complex that is less than favorable, but that is not always the case. You should be able to find a nice one that is reasonable, one that will fit well within your budget. You can also find several different apartment complexes in Raleigh that might be close to where you work, or where you go to school. Here is…

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7 people treated, 8 cars burn in Disneyland parking fire

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A fire broke out in Disneyland’s main parking structure Monday that burned eight cars and caused seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said. No foul play was suspected but authorities haven’t given a cause for the blaze at the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure. Four cars were destroyed and four more had major damage from the fire, which brought losses estimated at $180,000, the Anaheim Police Department said. Thousands of cars are tightly packed into the structure daily. Seven Disney employees were treated…

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4 Reasons To Pack Up And Move To Raleigh

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If you are not from North Carolina, Raleigh may not be on your radar. With that said, you should probably make some adjustments and put it on there. Many people move there each day to take advantage of all the benefits the city as to offer. In case you are unfamiliar with what they are, here is a peek at what you can expect if you decide to move. 1. Well-Priced Real Estate This is a subjective concept, but most people in Raleigh find the area to be pretty affordable…

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Creating A Budget When Living In An Apartment

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One should not be of the opinion that they would not need any budget just because they rent an apartment or that their finances are quite simple. Almost anyone can have some benefit of making a proper budget. Making one will allow you to keep tabs on the money and know your limitations regarding your expenditures. If you are looking forward to living in Raleigh apartments, then you should consider the points discussed below when making your next budget. Follow “one-third rule”. Make sure that you do not budget beyond…

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