Stories tagged: "Reopening"

Medical personnel handle test samples at a community coronavirus testing site operated by Cone Health and the county Health Department in Burlington, N.C. in July. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Cooper Extends Coronavirus Measures Into September, Pledging Not to Repeat Other States’ Mistakes

NC Gov. Roy Cooper puts off coronavirus reopening another five weeks, but says state might be able to host scaled back Republican National Convention.

NC Senate leader Phil Berger in a 2016 file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
From a Teacher: Stop Using Equity as a Prop for School Reopening, Sen. Berger

The NC Senate head, whose leadership has been very bad for education, should stay away from equity arguments on school reopening during the coronavirus.

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.

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‘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.

A demonstrator in Raleigh advocates for social distancing and masks. After weeks of pressure, Gov. Cooper ordered a mask rule Wednesday. (Image via Shutterstock)
Gov. Cooper Orders Mandatory Mask Rule. Here’s What That Means for You and Your Family.

Cooper's order follows weeks of growing coronavirus cases, which spurred pressure from health care experts to make mask recommendations into a requirement.

After being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chandler Fashion Center Mall welcomes back patrons with many social distancing guideline signs Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Chandler, Ariz.   (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Trump Has Been Pushing for States to Reopen. Americans Say They’re Not Ready Yet.

Only about half of Americans who regularly went to restaurants, exercised at the gym or traveled would feel comfortable doing so again, according to a new poll.