Displaying items by tag: COVID 19

RALEIGH — More students face repeating a grade than any time in the past century, says David Stegall, deputy superintendent of innovation at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

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The global swelling of government power and the associated decline in individual liberty as a response to the coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in modern times. New lockdown orders and continued restrictions on mobility and commerce inflict severe human and economic costs, with depression rates soaring and more than 150 million people thrust into extreme global poverty.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday reported as many new COVID-19 cases as the previous two days combined.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper moved North Carolina backward in economic reopening in another virtual news conference that shut out some media outlets.

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CHARLOTTE — This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, the American Red Cross honors and remembers veterans during this unprecedented time in our nation’s history. The Red Cross is proud to acknowledge U.S. veterans who are choosing, once again, to serve on the front lines. Today, U.S. veterans are standing up with the Red Cross to stop the spread of the coronavirus affecting military and veteran communities across the globe.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County and North Carolina saw an increase in new positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, with the state setting a new daily record.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolinians look towards the holidays and begin to plan celebratory gatherings, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services launches a new advertisement as part of the statewide "Whatever Your Reason" campaign. This newest television commercial reminds everyone the decision to wear a mask is not about “who you know, or how well you know them.”

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RALEIGH — Johnnie Carswell won’t be a tool for Gov. Roy Cooper’s shutdowns. He had words for Dr. Mandy Cohen, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services secretary, too.

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ROCKINGHAM — With Halloween around the corner, many Richmond County residents are wondering how trick-or-treating will look this year.

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Monday, 26 October 2020 11:49

OPINION: Who was that masked man?

My first introduction to “The William Tell Overture” came not in some opera theater but as a young boy watching a grainy, black and white television. 

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