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Cirque du Soleil cancels multiple shows in North Carolina because of anti-LGBT bill

Cirque du Soleil cancels multiple shows in North Carolina because of anti-LGBT bill Yet another high profile act is cutting ties with North Carolina.This time, it's theatrical company Cirque du Soleil, which announced on Friday that it would cancel multiple upcoming performances in the state because of recently passed anti-LGBT legislation.

North Carolina's bathroom bill will cost the state $3.7 billion

North Carolina's bathroom bill will cost the state $3.7 billion The state's infamous "bathroom bill" will cost it $3.Adidas decided not to pick North Carolina for a new factory that would have added an estimated $67 million to the state's economy.

North Carolina votes to replace one anti-trans law with another and everyone is obviously outraged

North Carolina votes to replace one anti-trans law with another and everyone is obviously outraged When Democrat Roy Cooper ran for governor in 2016, he made one promise to his constituents: that he would work to repeal HB2, North Carolina's notorious anti-trans bathroom law.On Thursday, Republicans and Democrats came together to vote for HB142, just before the deadline it had been given by the NCAA, which is boycotting the state.

March Madness ref opens up about death threats and online abuse from bitter fans

March Madness ref opens up about death threats and online abuse from bitter fans Last week, we told you about the March Madness ref who was targeted for online abuse from bitter Kentucky Wildcats fans.Now John Higgins, who's still getting vitriol, has opened up about the ordeal.