Stories tagged: "COVID-19"

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I Voted for Trump in 2016. But, As A Grandfather of Six, I Can’t Possibly Do It Again.

A Republican voter from NC explains why, after voting for Trump in 2016, Biden will be the first Democratic presidential candidate he's backed since Carter.

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One as he arrives at Tulsa International Airport on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
‘Very Much the Business of the American People.’ Reporters Alarmed Trump’s Charlotte Convention Might Not Be Open to Press.

Members of the media outraged by news press might not be admitted to Trump's Republican National Convention in Charlotte.

In this April 2, 2018 file photo,  Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, center, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, left, co-chairs of the Poor People's Campaign, speak at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
‘Morally Indefensible’: Rev. William Barber Slams GOP Reluctance on More Coronavirus Aid

William Barber led a telethon-like ‘virtual march’ Monday, demanding more federal coronavirus aid from Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell.

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
What Does NC’s Federal Delegation Think of Delaying the Election? We Called Every Member to Find Out.

Trump floated talk of delaying the election last week, but it’s up to Congress to decide when we vote. What does NC's Congressional delegation think?

Gov. Cooper says NC shelters will be in place as Isaias makes landfall, although with coronavirus precautions. (Image via NC DPS)
Isaias Landfall: How Do You Deal With a Hurricane and COVID at the Same Time? NC Is About to Find Out.

With Isaias forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall Monday, how will coronavirus impact NC's storm shelters?

A Charlotte landlord is suing to shut down a camp of people displaced during the coronavirus pandemic. (Image via Shutterstock)
Charlotte Landlord Sues to Shut Down ‘Tent City’ Camp of Homeless People Displaced by Coronavirus

A Charlotte landlord who owns property near the 'Tent City' camp of people displaced by coronavirus has filed a suit demanding the settlement be torn down.

Governor Roy Cooper listens to Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, during their press briefing on the COVID-19 virus at the Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Raleigh. (Image via NC DPS)
Cooper Shuts Down Late-Night Alcohol Sales. Will It Slow Down the Coronavirus?

North Carolinians will no longer be able to purchase alcohol after 11 pm, after Gov. Cooper issued a new ban meant to slow the coronavirus.