N.C. Republicans target wind farms that would impact military sites

N.C. Republicans target wind farms that would impact military sites

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2017 A group of North Carolina Republican lawmakers is seeking a 3-year moratorium on the construction of wind farms that they say pose potential safety risks to the state’s military installations. NC Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown and other lawmakers said that unchecked wind farm development could interfere with radar […]

NCAA threatens North Carolina: Repeal HB2 or lose championships through 2022

NCAA threatens North Carolina: Repeal HB2 or lose championships through 2022

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 The NCAA has warned North Carolina that it must act quickly to repeal House Bill 2 or risk losing NCAA college sports championship events through 2022. “As the state knows, next week our various sports committees will begin making championships site selections for 2018-2022,” the NCAA said in a […]

North Carolina economy booming despite slights from NCAA, NBA, Bruce Springsteen

North Carolina economy booming despite slights from NCAA, NBA, Bruce Springsteen

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2017 North Carolina’s economy continues to roll in the aftermath of high-profile boycotts by the NCAA, the NBA, and the Boss over the state’s HB2 transgender bathroom bill. Earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest told Texas lawmakers, who are considering a bill similar to HB2, that the economic effect […]

NC lawmaker to challenge tax-exempt status of NCAA

NC lawmaker to challenge tax-exempt status of NCAA

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2017 The NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) engaged in political and lobbying activity when they canceled events in North Carolina over opposition to House Bill 2 and should be investigated for a possible violation of their tax-exempt status, a lawmaker said. “The NCAA and ACC have allegedly engaged in […]

NC senate leader accuses newspaper, Facebook of censoring reader comments

NC senate leader accuses newspaper, Facebook of censoring reader comments

by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2017 The president pro tempore of the North Carolina Senate said the Raleigh News & Observer prodded Facebook to censor reader comments on news stories he had posted. “Today The News & Observer had Facebook delete hundreds of your comments on this page – just because they don’t like that we include […]

Police arrest NC man after app firm identified him as terror threat

Police arrest NC man after app firm identified him as terror threat

by WorldTribune Staff, February 22, 2017 A messaging app was able to pinpoint the location of a North Carolina man who was arrested for making what authorities said was a terrorist threat. Garrett Grimsley, 27, of Cary was charged after authorities said he posted an online threat against non-Muslims, ABC11 reported on Feb. 22. An […]

$418 million arms sale to Kenya on Obama’s last day in office raises questions

$418 million arms sale to Kenya on Obama’s last day in office raises questions

by WorldTribune Staff, February 22, 2017 Lawmakers have requested a congressional investigation into a $418 million weapons sale to Kenya on Jan. 19, former President Barack Obama’s last day in office. The State Department approved the sale to Kenya of 14 weaponized crop-duster-like planes — including two trainer planes and services, for missions against terrorist […]

Ex-Gov. McCrory: Texas also has the ‘bathroom bill’ but the Super Bowl was not boycotted

Ex-Gov. McCrory: Texas also has the ‘bathroom bill’ but the Super Bowl was not boycotted

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2017 The NBA was practicing “selective hypocrisy” when it pulled the 2017 All-Star Game out of North Carolina over the state’s HB2 “bathroom bill”, former Gov. Pat McCrory said. McCrory noted that the NFL on Feb. 5, held the Super Bowl in Texas, which has “the exact same law” on […]

Sportscaster calls for Justice probe of NCAA for imposing ‘transgender ideology’

Sportscaster calls for Justice probe of NCAA for imposing ‘transgender ideology’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2017 Once confirmed, Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions should stand against the “cartel-like” NCAA in its bid to impose transgender laws on Americans, an ex-sportscaster and former NFL player said. “I certainly hope the Attorney General — when he takes office — lets them know that everything is on the […]

Drug bust in N.C. shows long reach of Mexico’s cartels, likely corruption of U.S. officials

Drug bust in N.C. shows long reach of Mexico’s cartels, likely corruption of U.S. officials

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2017 A drug bust in North Carolina show how far the tentacles of Mexico’s drug cartels reach into the United States, a report said. A heroin ring operated by a Mexican cartel was recently busted in Rowan Country, more than 1,500 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, Judicial Watch noted in […]

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