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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.'

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.”

A NC educator says that if we want to motivate coronavirus shirkers, we could learn from a first-grade teacher. (Image via Shutterstock)
Lessons From A First-Grade Teacher: Here’s How To Deal With Those Who Think Coronavirus Is No Big Deal

A NC teacher says that, with schools attempting to reopen this fall, the state will have to find a way to motivate coronavirus shirkers.

Coronavirus has closed more than a quarter of NC's childcare centers, but the economy can't recover without them. (Image via Shutterstock)
Coronavirus Has Closed a Quarter of NC Childcare Centers. But the Economy Can’t Recover Without Them.

With 20% of children in childcare ‘deserts' in North Carolina during the coronavirus, experts say we have to rethink funding for early childhood education.

Duke researchers say they've discovered a more infection strain of coronavirus.
As Coronavirus Infections Swell, NC Researchers Discover a More Infectious Strain

Researchers at Duke say they've discovered a new, more infectious, strain of coronavirus that appears to have emerged as the dominant strain.

A new poll finds North Carolinians deeply divided on how to reopen schools. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘A Story of Uncertainty’: Poll Finds North Carolinians Divided Over Reopening Schools

A new poll finds North Carolina residents deeply divided about reopening schools in August during the coronavirus pandemic.

The head of the NC Black Alliance applauded Gov. Cooper's veto of a controversial police records bill after days of protest.
Why Roy Cooper Won’t Rule Out School Reopening Amid Coronavirus Surge

Science is inconclusive on NC schools reopening, but Roy Cooper points to early studies suggesting lower coronavirus transmission rates among children.