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Gov. Roy Cooper decried spread of 'false science' on coronavirus Thursday in Raleigh.
Gov. Roy Cooper Hits Back At Dan Forest Mask Doubts: Stop Spreading ‘False Science’ on Coronavirus

With coronavirus trending in the wrong direction in NC, Gov. Cooper says state must focus on science and social distancing, and forget the 'false science.'

Protesters associated with the controversial 'Reopen NC' group in Raleigh in April. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
Controversial ‘Reopen NC’ Group Demands Gov. Cooper’s Impeachment

A controversial group of protesters advocating for a full reopening of NC gathered in Raleigh Wednesday to demand the impeachment of NC Gov. Roy Cooper.

House minority leader Darren Jackson, D-Wake, wears a mask at the legislature in this April 28 file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘This Is No Flu’: NC Lawmakers’ Efforts to Override Gov. Cooper’s Veto Fall Short

Gyms, skating rinks and bowling alleys to remain closed after NC lawmakers fail to override Gov. Cooper’s vetoes of bills trying to force them open.

US Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-N.C., wears a face mask during a House committee meeting in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP)
Rep. Alma Adams: Trump Is Taking A ‘No Lives Matter’ Approach To Coronavirus

Amid a grim coronavirus surge in her home state and city, US Rep. Alma Adams said President Donald Trump’s approach to the virus is “no lives matter.”

Graphic via Tania Lili for Courier
COVID Cases Are Spiking in NC. What is Trump Doing About It?

State government responding to NC’s troubling coronavirus spike, but little indication change is coming in Trump administration.

A NC DREAMER says denying unemployment to undocumented people during the coronavirus only worsens the pandemic. (Image via Shutterstock)
From a NC DREAMER: Want to Lower Coronavirus Infections? Offer Unemployment Benefits to Undocumented People Too

Coronavirus doesn’t care about citizenship status. And denying unemployment to undocumented people only incentivizes people to work while sick.

Una DREAMER en NC asegura que negarle beneficios de desempleo a personas indocumentadas solamente empeora la situación durante una pandemia.
Esta DREAMER en NC Propone: ‘¿Queremos Menos COVID-19? Demos Beneficios de Desempleo Para Indocumentados’.

Si los funcionarios electos de NC realmente buscan aplanar la curva y reducir el número de casos de COVID, no puede haber excepciones sobre quién puede acceder a los beneficios de desempleo.