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NC Supreme Court pushes primary elections back, halts candidate filing to let courts hear lawsuits on gerrymandering.
Molly Cordell reached a $4 million settlement from Cherokee County’s insurer. She looks at how DSS treatment disrupted her life.
Cherokee County DSS removed Molly Cordell as a child from her family without judicial authority, like many other children. More lawsuits pending.
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How and why North Carolina counties decide to build or expand jails, the costs of those decisions and possible alternatives.
How climate change affects North Carolina’s fisheries
and the people who rely on them for a living.
Pasquotank County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed Brown
in Elizabeth City in late April 2021.
Struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic in state’s prison system
Justice elusive for NC sexual assault survivors
Inconsistency and inequity in child welfare policies across NC
The importance of sexual assault nurse examiners
and the difficulty of locating them in North Carolina
Grappling with food insecurity in North Carolina
Is one of North Carolina’s main systems
for housing those with mental illness failing?
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Case challenged process for drawing congressional and legislative maps rather than the maps themselves. Court said it could not intervene. Direct challenge to maps awaits.
Secretary led NC health agency through the COVID-19 pandemic.
State’s ICUs disproportionately filled with unvaccinated people, as COVID-19 case percentage creeps up.
Find answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccines in North Carolina.
Más allá de las cárceles: explorando cambios en las políticas para reducir la necesidad de cárceles más grandes
Muchos condados urbanos han reducido la población carcelaria a través de reformas, pero los condados rurales han estado encarcelando a más gente.
Media coalition to appeal ruling in months-long fight for transparency in Pasquotank County deputies’ shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.
North Carolina farmers weigh in on a possible shortage and the effect on pricing.
Shortage of nurses contributes to delays in getting testing programs underway in many North Carolina school districts.
Latest changes include priorities such as protecting submerged aquatic vegetation and wetlands, abiding by environmental rules, wastewater infrastructure solutions to improve water quality, and habitat mapping.
Learn more about how the additional shots work and who might need them.
State Board of Elections considers new election security measure, works to figure out whether and how to incorporate it into state practices.