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Special REPORT: RAISING JAILS, parts 1 & 2 of Four

SPECIAL REPORTS

Raising Jails

How and why North Carolina counties decide to build or expand jails, the costs of those decisions and possible alternatives.

Changing Tides

How climate change affects North Carolina’s fisheries
and the people who rely on them for a living.

The killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

Pasquotank County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed Brown
in Elizabeth City in late April 2021.

What ails NC prisons?

Struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic in state’s prison system

Seeking Conviction

Justice elusive for NC sexual assault survivors

Patchwork Protection

Inconsistency and inequity in child welfare policies across NC

Finding Nurses

The importance of sexual assault nurse examiners
and the difficulty of locating them in North Carolina

Faces of Hunger

Grappling with food insecurity in North Carolina

Questionable Care

Is one of North Carolina’s main systems
for housing those with mental illness failing?


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