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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.'

The head of the NC Black Alliance applauded Gov. Cooper's veto of a controversial police records bill after days of protest.
NC Black Alliance Head Denounces ‘Poisoned Policies’ After Cooper Vetoes Police Records Bill

Marcus Bass of the NC Black Alliance says Cooper's veto of a controversial police records bill, weeks after George Floyd's death, sends a powerful message.

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Biden Will Unveil a $700 Billion Economic Plan Today. Here’s How to Watch.

“The vice president believes it’s not the time to just build it back the way things were before ... it’s time to imagine and build a new American economy for the next generation.”

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.”

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.