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Gov. Roy Cooper and the state prison system agreed to settle a lawsuit over the conditions inside state prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic. The judge in the case, NAACP v. Cooper, had already issued a preliminary injunction, ruling that the conditions in the prisons were likely unconstitutional and that the groups suing the state had […]
Late Census data has created problems for election schedules, but agreement on the best solution remains elusive.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recognized ‘misuse of resources’ when previously independent Cherokee Broadband was moved into the tribal government structure.
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Managing editor Frank Taylor reflects on news coverage of an unpredictable and unprecedented year.
Economic impact on North Carolina tourism towns changes Commerce Department designations for 2020.
Release of prisoners during next six months will be over and above other planned releases due to health concerns with overcrowding during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Local jurisdictions recognizing they can no longer wait to bring high-speed Internet service to residents in NC, thanks to challenges during COVID-19 precautions.
Interest in cycling increases, but funding for bike-friendly roads faces an uphill battle.
73 NC counties lack any minimum housing code, which the state doesn’t require. Tenants may have little recourse and conditions can be unsafe during a pandemic.
Inequity in sentencing and building more prisons in mostly Black communities add up to increased COVID-19 among people of color, including prison workers, inside and outside of NC prisons.
Federal law approved in 2020 lets Forest Service skip environmental analysis for many projects, including some that would be typical in NC mountains, raising concern among conservation groups.
University volunteers and school staff in some NC districts receive COVID-19 vaccine doses ahead of schedule.
Winds of nearly 160 miles per hour tore through Brunswick County, NC, leaving three dead and thousands of dollars in damage.
Advocates for NC homeless populations say shelter staff and homeless residents should be getting vaccinated sooner and moving them down the list was a mistake.
Software doesn’t do things called for in state contract, locals upset over clunkiness, data lag.